A 'Consumer Data Rights' law, planned for 2018, will give Australian consumers access to their data being held by telecommunications and energy companies, and banks.
No more 'lock-in' plans, no allegiance to any carrier, and the ability to switch automatically to the network which provides the best coverage and price as you travel the world. This is the promise of the eSIM.
Have you seen the news? The telco's are going to be dead in three year's time! At least that's the prediction of some commentators reacting to the arrival of the eSIM. Are they right?
You may have noticed a sudden spike in NBN advertising just lately, as the company responds to market research which says most of us have no clue and little interest in the upgraded network.
Data downloads on mobile devices increased by 69% in a year forcing Australian telco providers to respond with higher data allowances, revealed the ACCC in its 2017 Telecommunications Report.
The ACCC has put telco's on notice to expect greater scrutiny in 2017 as it focuses on consumer guarantees and educating buyers to know what they are entitled to under law.
Half-yearly results unveiled last week showed Vodafone lost $163.9 million in the six month period to June 2016, however the loss is 37% less than the loss in the same period last year.
The past 24 months has seen the transformation of VoicePlus from a business greatly reliant on a single traditional income stream generated from one partner, to a business which has innovated and diversified, developing unique products and generating new revenue from independent sources.
Telstra is creating a new Mining Services Division as it makes a play for the operational technology budgets of Australia's mining industry.
Samsung extended its lead over Apple in the first quarter of 2016, as sales of smartphones globally grew by just 3.9 percent and Chinese brands threatened as market disrupters.