A brand you kinda want to be buds with, the aptly named telco MATE is only six years old and has already clocked up $100 million in revenue, employed 83 staff (including 19 cousins), and cemented hundreds of thousands of quantifiably happy customers. Built off the promise to be a telco “Aussies can trust”, the fully… Read more »
Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman says small business cops it hardest when problems arise with telcos
Complaints about telecommunications providers declined last year for the third year in a row – but a surge in complaints from small businesses suggests that Australia’s telecommunications providers are still falling short of their promises of improved customer service. Phone and Internet-related complaints declined 6.1% during the 2020-21 financial year, according to the Telecommunications Industry… Read more »
Australians may have been struggling to pay their bills, or get through to their mobile phone provider over the last year but new data from competition regulator the ACCC shows that the nations top 3 telcos have not wasted a good crisis, increasing the cost of mobile phone plans by as much as 50%. Since… Read more »
Accurassi is the brainchild of Ross Sharman, who founded it with the goal of taking the hassle out of comparing essential service providers. As he puts it, the current experience of comparing different providers for everything from energy to insurance – and much more in between – can be difficult and confusing for customers. “Accurassi… Read more »
Telstra is set to recruit 1,500 new staff in tech roles, to be sourced “where the best talent is available, both within and outside of Australia,” the company’s CEO Andy Penn announced yesterday.
Telco startup OVO Mobile raises $5 million from Southern Cross Austereo to build out digital sports broadcasting offering
Media group Southern Cross Austereo, whose properties include the Hit and Triple M radio networks and the Southern Cross television stations across regional Australia, has invested $5 million in telco startup OVO Mobile.
Unlockd has announced the close of a AU$30.7 million Series B and a new partnership to help accelerate the business’s growth into Asia.
Telstra announced at the continuation of its partnership with Ericsson, with the two companies working to launch a Cat-M1 IoT network throughout Australia.
The federal government has announced this week a $22 million fund that will support the development of telecommunications infrastructure in regional WA.
Telstra has announced a new brand campaign as part of its evolution from a telecommunications company and into a technology driven one. The rebrand will reflect Telstra’s vision of a connected world and highlight its support and development of the startup ecosystem.
Those of us afflicted with first-world problems know exactly how frustrating it is when our phone battery goes flat or we’ve forgotten our earphones at home. But Queensland startup MobileCentral24/7 has developed a simple, yet ground-breaking solution!