Telstra today has been fined $50 million for “unconscionable” practices exploiting the vulnerabilities of Indigenous Australians. In the ACCC proceedings, Telstra admitted to breaching Australian Consumer Law by exploiting the language barriers of Indigenous customers, misrepresenting the terms of agreement and selling them contracts that they could not afford. According

 Aware Super, one of Australia’s largest industry superannuation funds with more than $130 billion of funds under management, has set a path to transform its IT infrastructure to enhance employee and member experience, and to drive growth. The company rebranded from First State Super in September 2020, is one of

Huddle, the direct-to-consumer insurance service under fintech Open and Telstra, Australia’s largest telco this morning announced a partnership that enables Telstra Plus members to earn Telstra Plus points when they insure with Huddle. The company which s part is part of the Australian fintech group, Open, says its goal is

Toyota’s latest Australian cars will be able to automatically send alerts for collisions, track their location when stolen, and send SOS emergency calls to roadside assistance under a new partnership with Telstra. The telco giant will provide the network connectivity for Toyota’s Connected Services Module – an onboard IoT communications

UNSW and Telstra have co-developed two micro-credentials for cyber security fundamentals and coding to help build staff capabilities as the risk of cybercrime grows. The micro-credentials include: Security Fundamentals, a five-week introductory course on a range of computer security topics. Aimed at those with a technical background or skill set

Australia’s largest telco has developed new “adaptive networks” for enterprise customers, comparing the release to the jump to 5G for consumers. Telstra today launched its own adaptive networks describing them as “the future of Data and IP” and a response to the rapidly changing nature of enterprise networks and increasing

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Telstra and Microsoft have recommitted to their long running partnership on cloud computing, network connectivity and sustainability. The announcement, made late last week, means the two companies will work closely on 5G, edge computing and IoT. Microsoft’s Azure will also be the telcos cloud public cloud of choice and be

Telstra CEO Andrew Penn has not been to his city office for five and a half months but says he and the telco are still able to operate “surprisingly well” under pandemic induced remote work. Speaking via video link from currently locked down Melbourne for an Australian Financial Review online

The ACCC has granted interim authorisation allowing the NBN, Telstra, Optus, Vodafone, TPG and Vocus to collaborate to keep telecommunications and networks operating effectively during the current COVID-19 pandemic.  At the request of Mitch Fifield, minister for communications these six organisations have formed a group to share information, coordinate strategies

Global and local tech giants are offering their services for free via an online portal that has launched to assist Australian companies during the COVID-19 pandemic.  The Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA) unveiled the online resource centre yesterday to help businesses and workplaces move towards remote working arrangements as the