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Whether they are big or small organisations, owners are oblivious to their responsibilities of implementing preventative measures and countering potential damage to their assets and employees.
Over the next decade, Virtual and Augmented Reality (AR) technologies will create opportunities for small and medium size businesses to interact with their customers in new immersive ways.
The Access Economy is thriving in Australia because people care more about convenience and lower cost options than they do about owning possessions outright. Sharing or just paying for access doesn't mean missing out.
MediaScope's Denise Shrivell is it’s time for Australian marketing, advertising and media to talk about the NBN roll-out strategy and understand its impact
With just a team of three, Hutbitat has managed to achieve market coverage for NSW and Victoria in under a year. Now, it looks to Western Australia.
So, are you a teleworker? New info from National Broadband Network says that by 2020, upwards of 12 per cent of the Aussie workforce will...
The rollout will continue, since the government has paid Telstra $11 billion to get access to its network. So we will get an NBN in one form or another. The only question is the technology and the time frame.
Queensland businesses that are not online have been given an opportunity to leap into digital era, with a state-wide program to help train businesses. Skills Queensland is running a state-wide program called "Get Up to Speed" for the next 12 months that is designed to help businesses embrace online.
The super-speedy new National Broadband Network (NBN) is sloooowly inching closer. But it’s not just digital junkies who’ll benefit from the multitude of megabits; their pushers can also expect a new lease on life. Internet Service Providers (ISP), that is.
Leon and Garry talk about Telstra’s shares soaring with the Government getting the NBN legislation through parliament. What’s next, and how is the business model shaping up? Plus, a look at the new anti-siphoning laws and why they provide wins for both free-to-air TV and pay TV.
The establishment of an NBN, as currently proposed, creates a legitimate concern: will Australia supplant one great big monopoly with another great big monopoly? If the controlling body of the NBN displays monopolistic tendencies in pricing and management (which it may have to do given the proposed level of investment), then what benefits will we really be creating?
The National Broadband Network has been heralded as a groundbreaking advance but has also raised concerns that it will create just another monopoly. In this first of two parts, Tony Simmons argues that the NBN can at last bring to Australian telecommunications a genuine opportunity for competition and growth... provided we learn from past.
In this week's Talking Business interview, Leon and Garry speak with Liberal MP Malcolm Turnbull, former Opposition leader and current shadow spokesman for telecommunications and broadband. He criticises the Government’s plan for the National Broadband Network as too expensive and lacking in any cost-benefit analysis. Calling the NBN an effective monopoly that will make any competition impossible, Mr. Turnbull endorses incremental improvements to the existing network as a fiscally responsible policy.
Leon and Garry talk about the difficulty getting the legislation for the NBN through Parliament. But the Government needs to hurry as Telstra wants to have the NBN finalised by Christmas. Telstra has also released its latest renewal plan. Meanwhile, its share price has fallen to an all-time low.
Garry and Leon talk about the new Labor government just scraping back into office. Download the podcast to find out how it will affect the outcomes of Australia’s credit rating, the mining tax, the NBN and more, plus all the latest in business news.