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Optus taking mobile market share from Telstra: Kantar

(Image: Kantar) Optus took mobile market share from Telstra across the prepaid segment during the quarter ending June 30, according to the most recent statistics published by market research company Kantar. According to Kantar, Telstra holds 39.5 percent of the total Australian mobile market, followed by Optus, at 24.2 percent; ...

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Cisco's Q4 marred by losses despite revenue beat

Cisco reported in-line fourth quarter financial results Wednesday despite significant segment losses and a weak revenue outlook for the current quarter. The networking giant delivered a net income of $2.4 billion, or 48 cents per share. Non-GAAP earnings were 61 cents per share on revenue of $12.1 billion, down 4 ...

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Microsoft releases preview of updated Skype Desktop app

Microsoft is starting to roll out a preview of a redesigned version of its Skype application for Windows and Mac desktop users. Credit: Microsoft The Skype Desktop preview released today is not the same as the Universal Windows Platform version fo Skype for Windows 10. Instead, this is the updated ...

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Vodafone overhauls Red post-paid mobile plans

(Image: Vodafone) Vodafone Australia has announced a refresh of its Red post-paid mobile plans, introducing SIM-only plans and a choice between different monthly instalments while consumers are paying off a handset, as well as allowing them to choose between several add-ons. Under Vodafone’s new plans, customers can buy smartphones outright ...

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MNF plans geographic expansion across APAC

(Image: MNF) Australian retail and wholesale voice-over-IP (VoIP) provider MNF Group has detailed its plans for the upcoming financial year, saying it will continue to push growth through geographic expansion in the Asia-Pacific region. Such expansion will be driven by its Global Wholesale segment, MNF said, as it invests in ...

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6 percent of FttN NBN connections cannot hit 25Mbps

Users sitting on the end of long copper runs could potentially be stuck with a connection incapable of hitting the National Broadband Network’s (NBN) mandated 25Mbps until well into the next decade. In response to Senate Estimates Questions on Notice, NBN said of all its fibre-to-the-node (FttN) connections, as of ...

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