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  • IT employers seeking specific skill sets in 2011

    Australia’s IT jobs market has experienced a number of peaks and troughs in the last few months, however according to recruitment firm, Randstad, there will be strong demand for certain skills in the coming year.

    Written by Chloe Herrick24 Jan. 11 12:42
  • BT plans growth with new showcase, cloud services

    British Telecommunications has opened a customer showcase in Sydney in an effort to woo more enterprises to its new cloud infrastructure and services portfolio as the company celebrates 25 years in Australia.

    Written by Rodney Gedda19 Jan. 11 11:58
  • In brief: Westnet accelerates regional DSLAM rollout

    iiNet subsidiary Westnet will provide ADSL2+ services for the first time to approximately 140,000 homes in regional NSW and Western Australia as part of a $5 million broadband infrastructure upgrade.

    Written by Computerworld Staff11 Jan. 11 11:26
  • NBN Co welcomes greenfield estates

    NBN Co has called on housing developers to apply for fibre installation at housing estates of over 100 premises, with deployment of the technology expected to commence from the end of February.

    Written by James Hutchinson07 Jan. 11 14:33
  • Budget NBN offering unlikely to hit it big

    A new entry-level broadband offering planned for introduction by internet service providers over the National Broadband Network is unlikely to boost adoption, according to Internode.

    Written by James Hutchinson06 Jan. 11 16:01
  • NBN first release sites to trial telehealth

    Two of the first mainland release sites under the National Broadband Network (NBN) will receive telehealth monitoring units in coming months, as part of a $4 million trial conducted by NSW Health.

    Written by James Hutchinson01 Dec. 10 10:21
  • RBBP rollout in pictures

    Senator Stephen Conroy visited the RBBP National Project Office to commemorate Nextgen’s passing of the halfway mark (3000 km) of the RBBP rollout

    Written by Georgina Swan30 Nov. 10 10:37
  • NBN business case summary released

    Independent senator Nick Xenophon has secured a deal with Prime Minister, Julia Gillard, for the release of the NBN business plan. The release clears the way for the passage of the Telstra separation bill this week in the Senate.

    Written by Tim Lohman24 Nov. 10 13:28
  • Telstra separation bill advances

    The Federal Government has advanced its Telstra separation bill, achieving a second reading of the bill in the Senate, despite strong criticism of the bill by the Opposition.

    Written by Tim Lohman24 Nov. 10 11:50
  • Turnbull ups pressure for NBN business case release

    The Federal Government’s arguments for not releasing the National Broadband Network (NBN) business case this week amount to “pathetic excuses” according to Opposition communications minister, Malcolm Turnbull.

    Written by Tim Lohman24 Nov. 10 07:33
  • NBN assumptions independently tested

    The Department of Finance and Deregulation is expected to receive today draft results from an independent review into NBN Co’s business plan.

    Written by Computerworld Staff23 Nov. 10 09:42
  • Telstra separation bill faces Senate hammer

    A bill proposing to functionally or structurally separate Telstra’s wholesale and retail arms continued to face stiff competition as it entered the Senate again this week, with amendments expected for consideration from the Coalition, Greens and independent Senator, Nick Xenophon.

    Written by James Hutchinson22 Nov. 10 16:48