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Telstra Global enhances cloud service with Cisco Master Partner certification

Telstra Global has taken another step forward with its cloud services drive by achieving Cisco's Cloud and Managed Services Master Partner certification, enabling it to sell and deliver cloud and managed services using the vendor's technology to its multinational corporation clients.

Ericsson, Telstra demo 300 Mbps downlink via carrier aggregation

Ericsson and Australian telco Telstra said they have demonstrated downlink data speeds up to 300 Mbps via LTE Advanced carrier aggregation that combined 20 MHz of bandwidth from the 1800 MHz band with 20 MHz form the 2600 MHz band.

Telstra Global adds 100G to Asia Pac UNITY submarine cable

Telstra Global has incorporated 100G optical technology on the UNITY submarine cable route, a move that will enable it to deliver higher speed services and greater diversity to its growing base of trans-Pacific and Asia Pacific customers.

Telstra Global expands data center locations in Asia, Australia and North America

Telstra Global is ramping up its data center location reach by integrating and adding capacity to data centers across six locations in Asia, Australia and North America.

SDN will be 2014's biggest network trend, says Strategy Analytics

The shift toward software-defined networking will entail a 10-year process, but the migration is already beginning and will ramp up even more during 2014, according to research firm Strategy Analytics.

LTE Broadcast still far off in Europe, but coming into focus

LTE Broadcast is probably still some way ahead in Europe as operators continue to focus on their macro LTE services launches, but the interest in the technology's potential is clearly there. While operators such as EE see cost savings through the optimisation of spectrum and backhaul as an early opportunity for the technology, other use cases are expected to emerge over time, with events currently expected to be the initial launch pad for service offerings.

Telstra, Alcatel-Lucent demonstrate 100 Mbps over existing copper

Telstra, Australia's incumbent telco, said it was able to transmit up to 100 Mbps of bandwidth over existing copper networks leveraging Alcatel-Lucent's VDSL2 and vectoring technology.

CenturyLink deepens Telstra Global's U.S. reach via NNI arrangement

CenturyLink has established a network-to-network interconnection agreement with Telstra Global, enabling the Australian provider to increase its footprint throughout the United States to satisfy the needs of its multinational business customers.

NBN Co. names former Telstra boss Switkowski as chairman

The Australian government has made it official that Telstra's former CEO Ziggy Switkowski will be NBN Co.'s new executive chairman.

Telstra to lay off 1,100 employees, more cuts to come

Telstra, Australia's incumbent telco, announced that it is going to cut 1,100 employees--mainly wireline network technicians--from its operations division by next June.