Australian telcos alleged to have misled customers over Internet speeds

Allegedly false and misleading statements were made on the companies’ websites. The Australian Competition Consumer Commission has instituted separate proceedings in the Federal Court against each of Telstra Corporation Ltd (Telstra), Optus Internet Pty Limited (Optus), and TPG Internet Pty Ltd (TPG) for making alleged false or misleading representations in…

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Building resilient telecommunications infrastructure

Recommendations on the potential impacts of embers, radiation and flame on and around telco equipment. Australia’s national science agency, CSIRO, and Optus have released findings of a joint nationwide project to improve bushfire resilience of critical telecommunications. The research analysed where there is risk of damage to the network and…

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Singapore National Eye Centre taps AI for patient scheduling

Collaborates with NCS to leverage smart data platform to reduce patient. The Singapore National Eye Centre (SNEC) has partnered with NCS to design, build, and deploy a new Appointment Scheduling Optimiser (ASO) to transform clinic operations, reduce patient waiting times and allocate manpower and resources more efficiently. The ASO taps…

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Australia’s construction sector experiences a tech-based rebound

One third very confident of financial growth this year. With Australia’s economy now shifting strongly from recovery to expansion as a result of a recovery in housing construction in early 2021 the construction sector is poised to expand significantly and investment in communications technology will be a critical enabler of…

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Singtel prepares for digital economy growth spurt

New strategic direction to capture growth and unlock value. Singtel has recently released its strategic direction designed to capture untapped digital growth in the 5G era, sharpen the Group’s focus and improve shareholder value. The strategic reset centres around three key tenets – leveraging its 5G leadership to reinvigorate its…

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