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Spectrum: wireless, frequencies, radio communications. Spectrum
25 August 2015
The Government has released its response to the Spectrum Review, designed to make Australia's spectrum framework simpler, more flexible and...
Spectrum image of lines in a graph shape.
Internet: NBN, competition, consumer safeguards. Internet
24 August 2015
NBN Co has released its 2016 Corporate Plan and 2014–15 Annual Report, providing detailed information on the National Broadband Network rollout.
Person writing reports.
14 August 2015
The Department has launched an interactive online map that allows Australians to see the carriers that are providing telecommunications in new...
Map of the world showing Australia and New Zealand.
Post: AustPost, mail, reform. Post
13 August 2015
The Australia Post Head of Emerging Technology and Platforms, Duc Do, has addressed the department about disruptive innovation and how we need to...
Australia Post sign.
13 August 2015
On 1 October 2015, nbn will launch the first of two new satellites that will provide high speed broadband to even the most remote areas of...
Satellite in space circling earth.
Internet: NBN, competition, consumer safeguards. Internet
11 August 2015
The Government has released use cases collected as part of a study into the new and innovate ways Australian organisations are using open...
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31 July 2015
In his first speech streamed live to the broader Australian Public Service, Digital Transformation Office CEO Paul Shetler shared his vision for a...
DTO - Paul Shetler - think big, start small.
27 July 2015
As the Department of Communications follows the road to innovation, it faces some challenges but many potential benefits.
Cartoon image of network on a globe.
Bureau of Communications Research Bureau of Communications and Arts Research
22 July 2015
This week the Productivity Commission (PC) released its productivity update 2015, analysing Australia's productivity performance in 2013–14.
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Internet: NBN, competition, consumer safeguards. Internet
22 July 2015
The Government has released new research on the levels of online copyright infringement in Australia and why people choose to download content...
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