Optus has launched a dedicated workspace within the Sydney Startup Hub, dubbed the Optus Innovation Hub, which will see the telco’s small to medium business division work with startups to address some of the existing and potential issues they face. Key issues that Optus hopes to READ MORE
Vocus Group has hired telco industry veteran Kevin Russell as its new managing director and CEO, following the departure of former chief exec Geoff Horth three months ago. Russell, who comes on board with an A$1.1 million pay packet, most recently served as Group executive READ MORE
While the concept of smart cities is still in its infancy, Robert Linsdell, ANZ MD of critical infrastructure firm Vertiv, has warned that it will eventually gain significant traction, and businesses and government need to be prepared for it. Linsdell said the extent of smart READ MORE
New research by Accenture shows that while 77 percent of chief executives in the telco sector understand that adopting intelligent technologies and artificial intelligence (AI) will be critical to the organisation’s ability to differentiate and compete in the market, only 25 percent believe their workforce READ MORE
Emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI) and augmented reality are increasingly becoming part of the digital transformation conversation within businesses, however there is still a lack of ability to see that these technologies can be used to give a competitive advantage. Speaking to Telecom READ MORE
Since Australian telco provider Amaysim launched its National Broadband Network (NBN) product just under a year ago, it has been a learning curve for the company, according to its chief technology officer Julian Dell.
IT solutions provider NEC Australia has been awarded another 12-month contract by the NSW government’s Department of Finance, Services and Innovation (DFSI) to continue delivering a proof of concept of a fully managed service for a software-defined wide-area network (SD-WAN).