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2009-03-25 12:29:44

A New Zealand telecommunications company has hired a teenage computer hacker who caused millions of dollars of damages as part of a global cyber-crime ring to provide security advice.

2009-03-19 14:34:47

An 18-year-old in Australia has racked up a $12,000 cell phone bill through two months of national call, text and Internet services, a company official says. A spokesman for the Telstra telecommunications company said the unidentified teen enjoyed 384 Internet sessions at a total cost of $10,686, while also amassing other charges through 373 calls and more than 500 text messages, the Melbourne Herald Sun said in its Friday edition. Julie Wentworth, an Anglicare financial counselor, called the...

2009-03-15 15:35:01

The Australian telecommunications group Telstra says customers must pay extra if they want to speak with one of its Australian employees. An unidentified Telstra spokesman said the company has created a new messaging service that allows customers to avoid speaking with overseas workers for a negotiated

2009-02-17 08:00:00

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2008-12-19 11:36:00


2008-10-01 15:00:15

At the WiMAX World 2008 Conference and Expo, Yankee Group released its Anywhere Network Scorecard: Communications Service Providers report, which explores the progress communications service providers have made to date in transforming their businesses to profit from the global Anywhere Network(TM).

2008-09-30 15:00:28

By PULLAR-STRECKER Tom TELSTRACLEAR will let residential broadband customers surf Trade Me and watch videos posted on its Clear.net portal without that counting toward their data traffic caps for three months, in a move that may pave the way for more tie- ups between carriers and content providers.

2008-09-30 15:00:22

By PULLAR-STRECKER Tom TELECOM is expected to confirm this week that it will build a nationwide WCDMA mobile network using its 850MHz radio spectrum, but speculation that long- standing partner Alcatel-Lucent -- and not rival Ericsson -- has won the contract threatens to take the shine off the announcement.

2008-09-10 15:00:28

By PULLAR-STRECKER Tom THERE'S been no shortage of backchat from Vodafone and TelstraClear on National's plan to invest $1.5 billion in a fibre network, and a stony silence from Telecom.

2008-09-10 15:00:28

By PULLAR-STRECKER Tom NEW ZEALANDERS should have a choice of five mobile companies within weeks, with Australian-listed telco M2 and locally owned start-up Black and White set to join Telecom, Vodafone and TelstraClear in the $2.2 billion market.

Word of the Day
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.