Some residents and businesses in Brunswick and South Morang are facing risk of being disconnected from phone and internet services unless they apply to their service providers to join the national broadband network (NBN) before their existing services are cut off in May this year.
NBN Co has advised residents and businesses in the regions to make the switch from their existing landline, ADSL internet and Telstra cable internet services to NBN equipment before 28th of March.
In a bid to thwart intensified competitive pressure fro rival carriers like AT&T and T-Mobile USA, Verizon Wireless has announced a new plan called "More Everything," which will be available starting this week.
The new plan will include unlimited international messaging, 25 GB of cloud storage, along with wide-ranging data options.
Verizon Wireless CEO Ken Dixon said More Everything would offer more choices on the company's unmatched 4G LTE network.
Telecommunication services provider Verizon has confirmed that it will be testing a new wireless technology during Super Bowl Sunday that will allow consumers to enjoy a faster and smoother live streaming.
The Super Bowl (the National Football League), which is typically the most popular annual football championship, is all set to take place in MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, N. J.
Verizon will use the event to test its LTE Multicast technology. This innovative technology makes use of the company's LTE network in distributing video feeds to numerous devices.
AT&T Inc. has reported strong earnings of $0.53 per share on revenue of $33.2 billion for the quarter ended December 31, 2013.
The Dallas-based network provider has also announced that it gained 566,000 new postpaid wireless subscribers during the October to December quarter of last year.
During the company's earnings call, AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson, said the company's cash generation had been boosted by both operations and monetization of non-strategic assets.
After successfully launching a 150 Mbps LTE-Advanced network in mid of last year, South Korean wireless carrier SK Telecom is now preparing to roll out a even faster 300 Mbps service in the country later this year.
SK Telecom on Monday announced that it would roll out a blazing fast 300 Mbps service that would take advantage of three LTE bands, viz. 20MHz + 10MHz + 10MHz.
The ongoing price war in the U. S. telecom industry would hurt operators' revenues and cut into their profits, many analysts believe.
Earlier this month, AT&T announced that it would offer up a credit of up to $450 to customers who would switch from T-Mobile USA to its network. AT&T also announced it would also trade in their smartphones.
U. S. wireless carrier Sprint may soon announce a deal to acquire rival network provider T-Mobile USA, according to fresh media reports.
As per a new report by Reuters, Japan-based SoftBank, the majority owner of Sprint, is the `final stages' of discussions with Deutsche Telekom over the potential purchase of T-Mobile.
The report explained that SoftBank has plans to use Sprint shares to acquire T-Mobile from its German parent firm Deutsche Telekom in a deal worth around $19 billion.
While Cupertino, California-based Apple Inc is confident that its recently announced deal with China Mobile will allow it to grab a bigger share of the lucrative smartphone market in the world's most populous country; many analysts doubt that the deal would make a dent in overall smartphone market.
As per an estimate, the deal will help the Cupertino firm sell anywhere between 10-40 million iPhones during next fiscal year. But, some argue that the deal will not make a big difference as the iPhone is already available in China through China Unicom and china Telecom.
Handset maker Motorola's MotoMaker site is offering the Moto X smartphone at an attractive discount of $50. It means the 16GB model of the Moto X is available for just $49.99 and the 32GB model can be had for just $99.99 with a new two-year service contract with the carrier.
AT&T's off-contract customers will be able to enjoy considerable savings on the carrier's various services staring tomorrow, December 8, thanks to the launch of new Mobile Share Value Plans.
The mobile phone carrier has already confirmed that its new Mobile Share Value Plans would be open to all users who have completed their service contract, buy a handset at full retail price, bring a compatible handset to the network, or join the carrier's Next early upgrade plan.
Network providers AT&T Inc. and T-Mobile U. S. Inc are weighing bids for a block of spectrum licenses that Verizon Wireless wants to offload, according to a fresh report by the Wall Street Journal (WSJ).
The WSJ report, published on Wednesday, said that Verizon Wireless had previously made an attempt to sell a block of spectrum licenses, and that it remained open to a deal. It may be noted here that Verizon Wireless, the largest & most profitable U. S. mobile phone carrier, is a joint venture (JV) of Verizon Communications Inc. and British telecommunications giant Vodafone PLC.
Parkes constituents have delivered a petition containing more than 270,000 signatures urging the Coalition government to retain the fibre-to-the-premises (FTTP) model for the ambitious National Broadband Network (NBN).
The petition, which was initiated on the weekend of the Federal election by Queensland student Nick Paine, was hosted by Australia's change. org platform. It triggered the creation of FTTP supporter groups across the country.
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