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Classification Classification
6 May 2016
Did you know that three classification categories have something in common? The PG, M and MA 15+ classifications all refer to 15 years of age in...
Classification Classification
4 May 2016
'CTC' or 'Check the Classification' allows advertising for upcoming releases to start well before they are classified in Australia—sometimes even...
Why CTC?
3 May 2016
The Australian Communications and Media Authority's (ACMA) latest research snapshot Regional Australians Online gives a great insight into how...
Regional Australians Online: Key highlights from ACMA research
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29 April 2016
Fast broadband is now available those living in regional Australia with the nbn satellite Sky Muster offering commercial services from today.
Satellite dishes
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28 April 2016
New protections for consumers and tougher laws against overseas gambling providers have been announced today in response to the O'Farrell Review...
Login screen with username and password options.
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28 April 2016
28 April 2016 is Girls in ICT Day—an annual International Telecommunications Union (ITU) event to empower and encourage girls and young women to...
Jo Brennan IT Security Advisor
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21 April 2016
A consumer market hungry for data is driving competition and leading to better service offerings for Australians, according to two new reports.
ACCC 2014–15 telco reports released
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14 April 2016
Very few elements of modern technology have a name sourced from 1970s British comedy, but spam is an exception.
Spam, spam, spam and spam
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7 April 2016
The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) has released the Internet Activity, Australia, December 2015 (cat no 8153.0).
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1 April 2016
Girls in ICT Day is an annual International Telecommunications Union (ITU) event.
Two girls looking at a tablet