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The government looks set to pull $253 million a year from Telstra

The federal government has outlined its response to the Regional Telecommunications Independent Review and has agreed with the report’s recommendation for a review of the Universal Services Obligation. The USO currently sees the government pay $253 million to Telstra each year as the fixed line phone service provider of last […]
The government looks set to pull $253 million a year from Telstra
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Telstra and Vodafone are making good progress with their networks

Both Telstra and Vodafone are pushing hard with their efforts to fill coverage gaps in regional Australia as part of the government’s Mobile Blackspot Programme. Telstra who has the majority of the government contract is set to complete the construction of 66 base stations by the end of June, while […]
Telstra and Vodafone are making good progress with their networks
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VODAFONE CEO: There’s $25 billion worth of untapped digital business in regional areas

Recent research from PricewaterhouseCoopers shows there’s $49.2 billion over 10 years in untapped digital business in Australia, with 53% in areas outside Australia’s inner metropolitan areas. Small businesses and the economy generally, will see significant benefits by embracing mobile and internet technologies to transform how they work. The benefits are […]
VODAFONE CEO: There’s $25 billion worth of untapped digital business in regional areas