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2009-11-18 05:00:00

HONG KONG, Nov. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amdocs (NYSE: DOX), the leading provider of customer experience systems, today announced that Telstra has deployed Amdocs ChangingWorlds personalization technology to support its BigPond Mobile portal. The portal offers customers news and information services through mobile devices. The announcement was made at Mobile Asia Congress taking place this week. Telstra has enhanced its BigPond Mobile portal offering to deliver a more personalized user...

2009-08-24 07:00:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Telstra International, a global provider of managed network services, has today expanded its range of Ethernet Wide Area Network (WAN) services to provide customers with a complete range of Ethernet connectivity options across the US, Asia and Europe. The offering, available throughout 12 countries, will enable multinational companies to expand their international reach and establish scalable connections with regional offices around the world. Telstra...

2009-06-09 11:00:00

SYDNEY, June 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Telstra announced today that it has extended its information technology (IT) operations and services agreement with IBM (NYSE: IBM) until the year 2014. The five-year contract, which is an extension of an existing services agreement, is worth a total of AU$745million. It will result in greater automation and improved remote management capability of Telstra's IT systems, while reducing server build time enabling the telecommunications giant to more...

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2009-04-07 11:14:18

Australia on Tuesday announced it would build a $31 billion dollar broadband network itself rather than contract the deal. Prime Minister Kevin Rudd said a new government company would be responsible for building the network, but it would receive support from the private sector. Rudd said the nation's current network is slowing down business and hurting the local economy. He likened the new massive Web infrastructure plan to the birth of electricity in the 20th century. "Just as railway...

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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. Owen Thor Walker was discharged without conviction last year as an 18-year-old after admitting to six cyber-crime charges. He was the brains behind a group of international hackers that used his programs to access personal data, send viruses around the world and commit other crimes, causing loses of $20 million,...

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 fee, the Sydney Telegraph reported Sunday. Following feedback, calls for selected customers would be answered in Australia, the spokesman said. Telstra had previously outsourced its messaging...

2009-02-17 08:00:00

BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- ZTE, a leading global provider of telecommunications equipment and network solutions and Hong Kong's #1 mobile operator CSL New World Mobility (CSLNWM), a subsidiary of Australia's Telstra Corporation, today announced that they would work together to build in Hong-Kong, the world's first SDR (Software Defined Radio) based HSPA+ network making it the first large-scale all-IP network with such technology. Selected after a thorough...

2008-12-19 11:36:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Dec. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Telstra today announced it had deployed more than 10,000 new Telstra IP Telephony (TIPT) services across the organization - the largest ever roll-out of hosted IP telephony in Australia and an important milestone in the internal upgrade of the existing CustomNet voice solution. Telstra Enterprise & Government Executive Director Paul Geason said the roll-out utilized the Telstra Next IP(TM) network and was another example of how Telstra...

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). The Anywhere Network is Yankee Group's vision of a seamless, intelligent, ubiquitous network with broadband capacity, which delivers a connection for everyone to everything that can benefit. This...


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