The future of mobile telecommunications in Australia will stand to benefit from the current review of the Australian Communications and Media Authority
The Internet of Things is a wide-reaching term with depth and diversity which is gathering momentum as it demonstrates its relevance. The sum of IoT is much more than embedded sensors, networks and gadgets. It is a driving technological force which underpins the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
National Road Safety Week - obey the speed limit, wear a seatbelt, don't drink or take drugs and drive and keep your hand off the mobile phone.
Sometimes customers may have difficulty paying a mobile bill. This can be because they’ve received an unexpectedly high bill or they are experiencing financial hardship due to a change in circumstance e.g. illness, job loss, relationship breakdown or natural disaster.
No doubt, your kids have told you that everyone else at school already has a phone, and in fact, ACMA research found that 80% of Australian teenagers (aged 14-17) are now using a smartphone. The advice from experts can be confusing when it comes to smartphones and kids as differing opinions are strongly held.
I often get asked what mobile device I am using, maybe with the expectation that I should be using the original Nokia 3310 or some other vintage item. That certainly brings new meaning to extending the life of your mobile and avoiding waste.
GSMA's global survey, conducted in November and December 2016 with nearly 1,000 respondents, uncovered significant understanding of the issues facing the wider deployment and monetisation of connected cars, along with significant enthusiasm for connected car technologies and services in general and autonomous driving.
Red Cross research has found that 80 per cent of Australians believe it’s important to prepare for a disaster but in fact only 20 percent actually do it.
From the northern coast of East Arnhem land to Burnie in Tasmania, over thirty local councils from around Australia are in the running for a Top Recycler award in this year’s MobileMuster Local Government Awards.
Battery and charger safety is a key issue for the mobile phone industry and also needs to be taken seriously by all mobile phone users particularly in regard to immediately reporting any problems to manufacturers
Cartesian’s mobile video report, in collaboration with Mobile World Live, provides an in-depth analysis into current and future trends of smartphone video consumption, currently the biggest traffic driver on today’s mobile and Wi-Fi networks.
Mobile World Congress 2017 is the largest international gathering for the mobile industry and provides an exceptional forum for networking, discussion and knowledge transfer. It is also the scene for numerous product and partnership launches.
Privacy Awareness Week runs from 15 to 19 May 2017, and it highlights the importance of getting data security right from the start. This includes how to effectively manage data security on mobile phones and apps.
IoT decision makers are putting a high priority on open standards for data and connectivity and on open source software standards
Australians have rallied together for a worthy cause, decluttering their homes and donating 60,000 old phones to recycle, which will allow OzHarvest to deliver the equivalent amount of meals to people in need.
The new Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science, Senator the Hon Arthur Sinodinos AO, has acknowledged the Fourth Industrial Revolution and its importance to Australia.
The supply, possession and operation of mobile phone jammers in Australia is prohibited by the Australian Communications and Media Authority as such devices can cause significant interference to radiocommunications services, including mobile phone networks.
In his address to the annual National Consumer Congress, ACCC Chairman Rod Sims highlights the importance of consumer advocacy, the challenges presented by new technology and digital disruption, and what's ahead for the ACCC.
Can partnering with social causes and charities help to incentivise people and give them another reason why they should declutter and recycle?
On International Women’s Day, it is important to acknowledge that much can be done to improve digital and financial inclusion for women in low and middle income countries.
Optus will start switching off its 2G mobile network from April 2017 and Vodafone's 2G network will turn off in September 2017. Telstra already shut down its 2G mobile network at the end of 2016. The Optus 2G network in WA and NT will switch off on 3 April 2017 and in SA, QLD, VIC, NSW, TAS and ACT it will switch off on 1 August 2017. Most 2G customers will need to either upgrade their SIM or handset to continue to receive service. Contact your service provider to find out what your options are. While some customers may be happy to upgrade to smartphone, others may prefer to stick with a more straightforward phone just for text and voice. Service providers have a wide range of handsets available and can help affected customers decide what would suit them best. If you do decide to upgrade to a smartphone - make sure you do your research first to work out what phone and plan will best suit your needs.