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ACCC
Telstra to address 5G competition concerns by ACCC
August 2022
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has accepted a court-enforceable undertaking from Telstra to address competition concerns with Optus.
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Microsoft
Telstra and Microsoft sign five-year deal to support digital growth
July 2022
Telstra and Microsoft have signed a five-year strategic agreement to help further support Australia's digital growth. 
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Telstra
Ericsson and Ciena, Telstra enhance service capacity for Telstra's optical network
July 2022
Ericsson, Telstra, and Ciena have announced new enhancements to Telstra's Next Generation Optical Network, which will increase the service capacity of Telstra's optical network to 400 GE (Gigabit per Second Ethernet).
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F5 Networks
Telstra, F5 team up to bolster services and solutions
June 2022
“This partnership demonstrates our ongoing investment into APAC as we continue delivering high value services and solutions to our partners and customers."
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Phishing
MailGuard warns of new scam targeting Telstra customers
May 2022
Telstra customers in Australia are being warned of a new scam involving "Unsuccessful Payment" messages.
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Boost Mobile
Boost Mobile now makes up over 7% of Aussie prepaid market
May 2022
Boost Mobile has doubled its market share over the past four years and now has more than 7% of Australia's prepaid market, equivalent to over 700,000 people.
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Broadband
Telstra enters into new RSP agreement with Opticomm
May 2022
Telstra has entered into an RSP agreement with Opticomm (A Uniti Group Limited subsidiary) to provide network fibre services to customers.
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Telstra
Telstra, Google and Accenture launch 5G AR experience for AFL
May 2022
Telstra, Google and Accenture are developing a new 5G powered augmented reality (AR) experience at Melbourne's Marvel Stadium for the footy season.
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Cloud
Telstra and Silver Trak Digital delivers 5G to the cinemas
May 2022
Telstra and Silver Trak Digital say they've launched Australia's fastest and most secure delivery of content over 5G for cinemas.
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Cloud
Telstra expands business offerings in the Philippines
May 2022
The expansion aims to offer more choice for customers and enhance connectivity into the Philippines, and within the country.
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Telstra
Telstra’s new subsea cable to connect APAC and the US
May 2022
Telstra says the first direct subsea cable to connect Australia with the US will offer low latency and a massive 72Tbps of capacity.
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Cloud
Telstra expands regional team through Connected Communities
April 2022
"Put simply, our Connected Communities program means more boots on the ground in regional Australia," says Telstra chief executive Andrew Penn.
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COVID-19
Pandemic accelerates adoption but widens digital divide
April 2022
1 in 10 Australians are digitally excluded, and it's estimated 1 in 5 New Zealanders struggle to engage in the digital world, an industry panel hears.
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Cloud
Telstra to deliver faster internet for QLD schools
March 2022
State school students across Queensland will now have faster internet speeds, following a new $187m deal between Telstra and the Queensland Government.
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IOT
Telstra and Intellihub sign $100M IoT deal, Telstra reaches 5 million IoT devices
February 2022
Telstra has announced a $100 million deal with ANZ smart utility infrastructure provider, Intellihub, that will see Telstra provide up to 4.1 million IoT SIMs over the next decade.
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Cloud
Telstra deploys industry-first Ericsson Private 5G for enterprise
January 2022
The first-ever deployment of Ericsson Private 5G, an on-premise dedicated 5G network for enterprise utilising a single-server 5G dual-mode core, has been announced by Telstra and Ericsson.
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Microsoft
Telstra now provides direct connection to Microsoft Azure Peering Service and Teams
October 2021
Telstra is selected as a carrier for the Microsoft Azure Peering Service, a service enhancing customer connectivity, and Operator Connect for Microsoft Teams.
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Network Speed
Telstra and TPG Telecom join forces in Australian first
July 2021
“This is a win for Telstra customers who’ve seen an immediate improvement in Telstra 4G speeds in these locations and also shows telcos can work together to drive better network outcomes.”
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Telecommunications
Morrison & Co join takeover of Australia's Telstra mobile towers
July 2021
Wellington-based investment manager Morrison & Co is part of a group buying 49 percent of Australian telecommunication giant Telstra's mobile towers business.
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Contact Centre
Why the Government should encourage contact centres to call Australia home
May 2021
Locally based contact centres are good for the country and better for business, writes MaxContact director of operations for Australia Daniel Harding.
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MDM
Telstra switches on low band 5G network for commercial use
March 2021
“The addition of low band 5G to our network is going to offer greater depth to our 5G coverage and help us bring 5G to some hard to reach places."
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AWS
Telstra & AWS develop 5G, edge compute for Australian businesses
January 2021
Telstra hopes the end result will mean that 5G devices will be able to access cloud services that run from edge compute locations, all without leaving Telstra’s network.
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5G
New 5G download speed record set on a commercial network
January 2021
The record, 5Gbps for a single smartphone, was announced today by Telstra in collaboration with Ericsson and Qualcomm.
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5G
Telstra's 5G footprint now covers 50% of Australians, the company says
January 2021
“Our customers have told us coverage is the most important thing when it comes to 5G so Telstra’s 5G roll out reaching more than half of the Australian population is a huge milestone.”