Telstra gets two more years to upgrade or sell its residential fibre networks – Telco/ISP- Tempemail

Users in Telstra fibre areas face up to two more years with limited retail choices and service quality issues after the government decided Telstra could stay exempt from rules that would otherwise force it to make its fibre areas wholesale only and open access. The move represents a reprieve for Telstra, Continue Reading

Siemens chases Telstra customers over alleged cracked software use – Software – Telco/ISP- Tempemail

Siemens Industry Software has moved to unmask the owners of 20 users of IP addresses within Telstra’s ranges that it believes used cracked versions of its product lifecycle management (PLM) software. The industrial software maker obtained a court order on Friday last week requiring Telstra to disclose the identities of Continue Reading

Telstra taps UTS to upskill workforce with micro-credentials – Training & Development- Tempemail

The University of Technology Sydney has partnered with Telstra to deliver a suite of micro-credentials for the telco’s staff and broader community. Over 80 Telstra employees will be the first to experience UTS’ inaugural micro-credential offering, comprising online courses on data analysis, artificial intelligence and machine learning. The three eight-week Continue Reading

Telstra automates the way it documents internal processes – Software- Tempemail

Telstra is looking to automate the way it finds and documents internal processes, which could allow it to locate opportunities for improvement much faster. Head of intelligent automation Tim Barnes told the Blue Prism World conference overnight that automated discovery would supplement his team’s existing approach in manually scoping out Continue Reading

Telstra loses its Asia Pacific CISO – Training & Development – Security- Tempemail

Telstra’s CSOC environment. (Credit: Telstra) Telstra has lost Asia Pacific chief information security officer Berin Lautenbach, one of two high profile departures from its security function in recent months. Lautenbach announced his departure on LinkedIn, saying he had finished up on Wednesday this week and would spend “the next few Continue Reading

NBN should consider buying fibre networks from Telstra, Labor says | Technology

The government-owned Tempemail Broadband Network should consider buying fibre networks from Telstra and other fibre operators across Australia covering up to 300,000 homes, Labor has said. Last month, NBN Co announced it had managed to raise an extra $4.1bn in private debt facility, pushing the total debt to be taken Continue Reading

Telstra CEO wants NBN upgrade paths reflected in govt policy – Telco/ISP- Tempemail

Telstra CEO Andy Penn wants a “long term” strategy for Australian telecommunications to be developed with government, spelling out upgrade paths for the NBN and removing barriers to 5G and edge compute deployments. Penn laid out a broad policy wishlist on Monday, in which he sought to use the restart Continue Reading

Telstra 5G clocks 157 Mbps on average, says Opensignal – Telco/ISP- Tempemail

Telstra’s 5G service is hitting average download speeds of 157 Mbps according to Opensignal’s latest survey, placing it above average among the pack of telcos offering 5G services. The true 5G speed king is American telco Verizon, which uses high-frequency spectrum in the 28 and 39 GHz millimetre wave bands. Continue Reading

Telstra turns to IBM to help reshape its network supply chain – Telco/ISP- Tempemail

Telstra is using cognitive technology from IBM to decide how and where to distribute spares and other materials needed to build and maintain its network. Supply chain executive Jon Young told IBM’s Think 2020 conference last week that the telco is “nine months into a 12-plus month journey” deploying a Continue Reading