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4 December 2015
New and converging digital technologies are disrupting the way we do business and old regulation needs to keep up.
Reform saves communications sector $250 million
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4 December 2015
We have released an implementation plan for the Review of the Integrated Public Number Database (IPND).
Implementation plan for Review of the Integrated Public Number Database
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2 December 2015
A new report from the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) shows the communications sector is continuing to rapidly change, with...
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27 November 2015
Congratulations to the Restack and Retune project teams, who received a Silver and Innovation Award at the annual Prime Minister’s Awards for...
Congratulations to our Restack and Retune project teams who received a Silver and Innovation Award at the annual Prime Minister’s Awards for Excellence in Public Sector Management
Bureau of Communications Research Bureau of Communications and Arts Research
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11 November 2015
Australians are embracing changes in technology and our consumption patterns are adjusting accordingly.
We’re data hungry and diversifying
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5 November 2015
The annual PAX Conference in Melbourne brings together the gaming industry and gamers to discuss a range of matters related to gaming both in...
Classifications at PAX
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2 November 2015
The World Radiocommunication Conference has begun today in Geneva, Switzerland, and will run for a mammoth four weeks.
World Radiocommunication Conference – WRC-15
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22 October 2015
nbn has successfully completed its first trial of G.Fast technology providing faster speeds over copper networks.
Australia’s first G.Fast trial a success
21 October 2015
The Department of Communications Annual Report 2014–15 was tabled in Parliament on Thursday 22 October 2015 (the Department’s name was changed to...
21 October 2015
Today—21 October 2015—was the futuristic date to which Marty McFly travelled forward thirty years in time in the classic sci-fi movie Back to the...