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Has the bubble burst for Huawei?

03 June 2019 by Michael Giffney 0 Comments

It’s no secret that Donald Trump and the US have been suspicious of Huawei for a while now. But it may have come as a surprise to some when the US forced its companies to cut ties with the Chinese tech giant altogether. Could this mean the end for Huawei in the west?

Macquarie to enter Australian mobile market with used smartphone offer

30 April 2019 by Michelle Lewis 0 Comments

Macquarie Group has taken the telco giants by surprise with news breaking that it will enter the Australian market as a virtual retailer with a used smartphone and SIM bundle strategy.

Myer to stop selling Apple - not enough profit margin

28 March 2019 by Michelle Lewis 0 Comments

Myer has declared Apple products "unprofitable" and will no longer sell the range at any of its department stores.

Gartner: Five actions to save 20% when  mobile fleet re-contracting

28 March 2019 by Michelle Lewis 0 Comments

Sourcing, procurement and vendor management leaders who take five key actions to optimise mobile contracting can cut mobile costs by up to 20 percent, says Gartner.

Why did TPG really cancel its mobile network?

06 February 2019 by Michelle Lewis 0 Comments

TPG has called a halt to its $600 million mobile network build, blaming the Government's ban on the use of Huawei equipment, but that may only be half the story...

Telstra will have 5G handsets available in next few months

04 February 2019 by Michelle Lewis 0 Comments

Telstra has promised its first 5G handsets will be available by June 2019 after signing an "exclusive" deal with multiple manufacturers.

We need to build skills - not walls, says Telstra CEO, Andy Penn

04 February 2019 by Michelle Lewis 0 Comments

Australia is not producing enough talent, forcing Telstra to look to India to meet its recruitment needs, says Telstra CEO, Andy Penn.

Amazon stops geoblocking Australia just in time for Christmas

25 November 2018 by Michelle Lewis 0 Comments

It's like an early Christmas present,,,Amazon.com has stopped geoblocking Australians from accessing its much larger US site.  

Telstra T22 underway as telco looks for $2.5bn in savings

23 October 2018 by Michelle Lewis 0 Comments

1st October was 'D' day for many Telstra employees as the telco began shedding the 8,000 jobs signalled as part of T22 - a strategy to realign the business and find $2.5 billion in savings.

Global tech companies don’t give Australia the focus we deserve

22 October 2018 by Michelle Lewis 0 Comments

Westpac’s outgoing CIO, Dave Curran, has warned that global IT vendors need to "transform their behaviour" to be considered true business partners, saying they are too focused on sales, and "don't give Australia the focus we deserve".

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