La Trobe University is trialing two new robots that will provide support to the elderly in their homes and nursing facilities.
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The National Broadband Network (NBN) has officially been switched on at 4000 premises in Gungahlin, 17km north of Canberra.
Around 1700 premises in Toowoomba can now sign up for fibre services on the National Broadband Network (NBN).
While the National Broadband Network (NBN) has now passed more than 72,000 premises, Greg Bader, chief business officer at iiNet, says the network is still at least 12 months away from reaching a "tipping point".
Optus has restored more than 50 per cent of sites that have been out due to flooding in the Central and South East areas of Queensland.
Telstra has completed repairs to a damaged redundant inland fibre cable near Harlin in Kingaroy, restoring emergency triple zero services.
The Queensland floods have impacted on National Broadband Network (NBN) services in parts of Queensland and in New South Wales.
Quickflix has signed an agreement with LG to distribute Quickflix’s digital service through LG televisions and Blu-Ray players in Australia and New Zealand.
The CSIRO is aiming to add $4 billion per annum to Australia’s economy by 2025 through a new $40 million research program.
Telstra landline, mobile and broadband services are progressively being restored across Central and Northern Queensland following repairs to a damaged fibre optic cable at Colosseum.
Optus is providing mobile and fixed services to central and north Queensland via its fibre network following outages in Telstra’s network due to flooding in Queensland.
Vodafone has backed down from implementing proposed changes to charging in 1MB blocks due to pressure from customers.
Deloitte has predicted a spectrum and broadband shortage around the world on the back of growth in smartphone shipments and global 4G rollouts.
An undersea cable between Perth and Singapore has been cut, affecting Yahoo and Telecom New Zealand Xtra customers.
The Prime Minister has announced new guidelines for handling complaints on social media, which the government has dubbed ‘the protocol’.