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.au Domain CEO Rosemary Sinclair to step down in 2024
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Rosemary Sinclair AM, .au Domain Administration CEO, will leave her post in 2024. She is celebrated for her advocacy for a global, secure, and open Australian digital economy.
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Growing demand for AI expertise despite US tech job decline
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Contrary to a 2% decline in US tech job vacancies, burgeoning demand for skills in AI, particularly generative AI, underscores a notable shift in the industry, IoT Analytics reports.
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Aire Networks boosts single-fibre infrastructure with Infinera's ICE-X solution
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Aire Networks plans to boost its single-fibre network infrastructure across Spain and Portugal through Infinera's ICE-X solution. The upgrade aims to meet surging customer bandwidth needs.
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Travel eSIM users to surge 440% by 2028, says Juniper Research
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Juniper Research predicts a tremendous 440% increase in global travel eSIM users from 40m in 2024 to over 215m by 2028, as high international roaming costs drive demand.
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Exclusive: How Devoli is shaking up the Telco industry
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New Zealand-based telco, Devoli, is revolutionising the industry with its software-based automation business, creating unique offerings while fuelling plans for Asia-Pacific expansion.
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UK IT leaders see transformative potential in generative AI, report finds
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New Elastic study reveals nearly all (99%) UK IT decision makers believe generative AI can drive significant organisational change, despite concerns around privacy, security and regulation.
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Virgin Media O2 to provide mobility data to UK Government
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The Office for National Statistics selects Virgin Media O2 Business to supply anonymised mobility data, aiding government decision-making for national policies via the Integrated Data Service platform.
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CommBank Yello partners with More to enhance customer benefits
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CommBank partners with More to introduce mobile and nbn offers, promising substantial savings for loyal customers through its unique customer recognition program, CommBank Yello.
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Report urges transparency in Australian telco regulation enforcement
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The Centre for Media Transition's latest report, commissioned by ACCAN, urges the ACMA to increase transparency around telecommunications regulation enforcement, recommending a public register of penalties.
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Key IoT trends uncovered at Mobile World Congress Barcelona 2024
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IoT Analytics uncovers critical trends, including AI integration and sustainability focus, in IoT and telecom sectors from its 123-page report on Mobile World Congress Barcelona 2024.
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Calabrio & Customer Driven expand partnership into Australia
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Workforce management firm Calabrio expands its partnership with Customer Driven Solutions to enhance contact centre operations in Australia.
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Tangerine scores high in Finder's & WeMoney's telco awards
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Tangerine has clinched key awards at the recent Finder’s nbn and Mobile Awards and WeMoney Telco and Broadband Awards.
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Spark unveils online protections against cyber hazards & scams
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Spark is set to boost customer online safety with new features, including an automated text scam firewall and filters to block malware, phishing, and child sexual abuse materials.
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Aussies lose trust in traditional comms due to scam surge, study reveals
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A surge in scams targeting traditional communication channels such as SMS and email has caused Australians to lose faith in these methods, with in-app messaging emerging as the most trusted platform, according to a recent study.
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Three reasons contact centres are embracing Open CcaaS
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With exceptional CX now the norm, businesses are increasingly adopting Open CCaaS due to its focus on digital channels, support for AI innovation, and preference for best-of-breed applications.
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Swoop Holdings welcomes Declan O'Callaghan as new COO
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Telecoms firm Swoop Holdings announces Declan O'Callaghan, seasoned industry leader, as its new Chief Operating Officer, following a highly successful H1 FY24.
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Red Hat reveals changing trends in application modernisation
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Red Hat reveals shift in interpretation of application modernisation, highlighting security, reliability, and scalability as key modernisation drivers.
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Infinera partners with Orange to boost France's network capabilities
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Infinera and Orange announce partnership to intensify Orange's network capabilities across France, leaning on Infinera's GX Series and optical solutions.
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NVIDIA's 6G Research Cloud to propel AI-driven wireless technology
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NVIDIA launches its 6G Research Cloud platform for AI-driven advancement in wireless tech, attracting top-tier companies for early utilisation and 6G development.
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New study exposes flaw-riddled corporate web applications
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Kaspersky study unveils that between 2021-2023, access control and data protection flaws were found in numerous corporate web applications.
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Symbio unveils eSIM tech boosting Australia's MVNO market
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Symbio, a subsidiary of Aussie Broadband Group, shakes up Australia's MVNO market with its latest eSIM technology, offering faster and more eco-friendly mobile connectivity options.
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Tangerine Telecom innovates to lessen monthly mobile expenses
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Tangerine Telecom fights rising telecom costs with innovative mobile billing solutions, offering plans focused on affordability, flexibility, and value for customers' evolving needs.
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Kordia CEO Shaun Rendell steps down for health reasons
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Shaun Rendell resigns as CEO of New Zealand's leading telecom and broadcast org, Kordia, citing health concerns; tenure marked by expansion into cyber security and cloud services.
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NBN Co partners with Infinera to enhance Australia's broadband capacity
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Australia's national broadband provider, NBN Co, aims to boost its network capacity and high-speed delivery by integrating Infinera's GX Series platform and ICE-X intelligent coherent pluggables.