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Lockdown measures instituted to combat the spread of COVID-19 have caused a surge of around 30 per cent in internet traffic in the last month, according to data from Akamai, a company responsible for serving a significant amount of online content. “I’ve been looking at traffic graphs for over 20

Smartphones are now at the heart of Australian consumers’ digital experience, driving trends in media, entertainment and ecommerce. Based on a 120-minute survey with a representative sample of over 1,000 Australians, The Telsyte Australian Digital Consumer Study 2020 brings together the collective knowledge of its industry analysts and proprietary databases

Online platforms have empowered aspiring artists to distribute music independently rather than through a label. However, new research into the music industry shows a successful career takes more than just a moment of social media magic. Platforms such as Instagram, YouTube and Spotify enable ordinary people to release their music

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has said there are four areas of the internet that need to be regulated, calling for new rules for harmful content, election integrity, privacy and data portability. Facebook has resisted calls increased regulation in the past but Zuckerberg said there now needs to be a more

The terrorist attack in Christchurch is a horrific attack on society. We must consider all measures available to avoid something like this ever happening again, anywhere. Now in Australia, Prime Minister Scott Morrison wants to introduce new criminal laws for social media companies that fail to quickly remove footage like

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The pace of the hyper connected world is set to exponentially accelerate with the introduction of pervasive 5G networks and Wi-Fi six enabling unprecedented bandwidth possibilities as connectivity and digital transformation moves beyond humans and devices to the realm of machine-to-machine. Addressing the audience at Cisco Live in Melbourne, Irving

Australia’s next generation mobile network is presenting a unique opportunity for stakeholders to share the burden of infrastructure costs, according to Axicom CEO, Graeme Barclay. While 5G is being touted as a transformative network because of its higher speeds, low latency and “network splicing” — an ability to create subnetworks

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Southeast Asia’s internet economy is expected to exceed US$240 billion by 2025, a fifth more than previously estimated, as more consumers use their smartphones to go online. The joint study from Google and Temasek first published in 2016, encompasses ride-hailing, ecommerce, online travel and online media. The latest report, released

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A third of Australian households are interested in having their home internet services based on 5G technologies, according to a new Telsyte study. The Telsyte Australian Mobile Services Market Study FY2018 said that figure was approximately three million households using 5G as either a primary or additional access technology as

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The emergence of 5G doesn’t spell the end of 4G. The rise of the next generation mobile network dominated the discussion during Telstra Vantage conference in Melbourne this week, but industry leaders also assured attendees that 4G wasn’t going anywhere. During the ‘networks for the future – 5G innovation and