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  • Vodafone releases and prices new Windows Phones

    Vodafone has announced pricing details for two new Windows Phone 8 devices -- the HTC Windows Phone 8X and the Nokia Lumia 820 -- and will begin selling the new phones from today.

    Written by Ross Catanzariti05 Dec. 12 15:27
  • Happy bday! SMS txt msgs turn 20

    In the fast moving world of technology, there are perhaps few things that have proved as resistant to change as the simple SMS text message.

    Written by Martyn Williams30 Nov. 12 20:42
  • SMS Emergency Alerts used for the first time

    The national Emergency Alert text messaging service, which warns the public of disasters in their area, has been used for the first time in South Australia.

    Written by Stephanie McDonald22 Nov. 12 08:35
  • Vodafone CEO urges regulators to rein in Telstra

    The NBN is not enough to level telecom competition in Australia, according to Vodafone Hutchison Australia CEO Bill Morrow. At an American Chamber of Commerce event today in Sydney, he called on government to support policies that scale back Telstra’s “regulatory favour.”

    Written by Adam Bender16 Nov. 12 15:39
  • India's auction of 2G spectrum gets poor response

    The auction of 2G spectrum in India that ended Wednesday will earn the government about one-quarter of what it had planned, reflecting industry concerns about the high cost of the spectrum and the saturation of the country's mobile market.

    Written by John Ribeiro14 Nov. 12 17:21
  • The race that tested telco networks

    Melbourne Cup Day provided some mixed results for two of the major telecommunication providers with Telstra reporting a drop in data traffic and Vodafone experiencing a spike in SMS, voice and data traffic.

    Written by Hamish Barwick08 Nov. 12 10:33
  • Vodafone to finalise redundancies in a "few weeks"

    A Vodafone spokesperson has told Computerworld Australia the process of alerting staff about a round of redundancies announced on Monday is currently in progress, with the redundancies to be completed in a “few weeks”.

    Written by Stephanie McDonald02 Nov. 12 12:30
  • Vodafone to cut 500 jobs

    Vodafone Australia has confirmed that it will cut around 500 jobs, about 10 per cent of its workforce, as part of a restructure announced today by CEO Bill Morrow.

    Written by Byron Connolly29 Oct. 12 13:40
  • ACMA issues Vodafone with TCP Code directions

    The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) provided directions for Vodafone and Vodafone Network to comply with the Telecommunications Consumer Protections Code (TCP Code).

    Written by Hamish Barwick21 Dec. 11 10:36
  • Vodafone gets on NBN trial bandwagon

    Telecommunications provider, Vodafone, has connected 12 customers in Armidale, NSW to the National Broadband Network (NBN) as part of the company’s first trial.

    Written by Hamish Barwick19 Dec. 11 12:21
  • Vodafone eases call forwarding rates for small businesses

    Telecommunications service provider, Vodafone, has launched a new service called Unite which gives small business customers the ability to divert calls from fixed line numbers to a mobile without call forwarding charges.

    Written by Hamish Barwick12 Dec. 11 14:16
  • In pictures: Vodafone paints the store red for iPhone 4S launch

    Vodafone went red all over for its official Australian launch of the iPhone 4S in Sydney. The telco will be selling the iPhone 4S from more than 100 stores nationally, and it promises there will be more phones and less queues than before. Special guests included fashion designer, Wayne Coopers, and Operator Please drummer, Tim Commandeur.

    Written by Hamish Barwick14 Oct. 11 14:48
  • Telstra details iPhone 4S pricing

    Telstra has joined the raft of other Australian telcos to announce pricing and availability for the iPhone 4S ahead of its launch on 14 October.

    Written by Chloe Herrick12 Oct. 11 10:27