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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.
Infographic—portfolio highlights. 2015—20+ comms deregulation initiatives. Reduce red tape on businesses in telecommunications, broadcasting, radiocommunications & postal sectors. Expected to generate $250m+ compliance savings for businesses yearly.
Phone: services, pricing, regulation. Phone
4 December 2015
We have released an implementation plan for the Review of the Integrated Public Number Database (IPND).
Telephone over a telephone address book.
Internet: NBN, competition, consumer safeguards. Internet
2 December 2015
A new report from the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) shows the communications sector is continuing to rapidly change, with...
Person using a mobile phone.
Television: licensing, advertising, SBS and ABC. Television
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
Internet: NBN, competition, consumer safeguards. Internet
11 November 2015
Australians are embracing changes in technology and our consumption patterns are adjusting accordingly.
Bureau of Communications Research graph - broadband subscribers vs data downloaded volume, 1999 to 2015.
Internet: NBN, competition, consumer safeguards. Internet
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...
People at a PAX conference.
Spectrum: wireless, frequencies, radio communications. Spectrum
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
Internet: NBN, competition, consumer safeguards. Internet
22 October 2015
nbn has successfully completed its first trial of G.Fast technology providing faster speeds over copper networks.
Data on a tunnel wall with light at the end of the tunnel.
DoC website icons separate artboards - general. General
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...
Annual report 2015–16.
DoC website icons separate artboards - general. General
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...
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