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COVER STORY BIG DEALS for BIGAIR and BIGCOMMERCE; BigAir bigger with Oriel; .. and Bigcommerce raises another $50 million ; Telstra hots up hotspot Wi-Fi war with free offer; Netflix is coming! Netflix is coming! ANALYSIS Will Netflix Australia be a Netflop? ; Google’s Queensland BalLOON tr; ACCC tells how to prevent an NBN monopoly; OPINION Turnbull lauds ‘interim’ NBN corporate plan; Excess data charge complaints still increasing; Click Frenzy a click flop; SPECIAL – ERICSSON MOBILITY REPORT: World nears one mobile connection per person
Ericsson’s Mobility Report dissects the numbers; while youth, urbanisation and smartphones are the big drivers in our region; but more mobile spectrum ‘vital to growth’; Digital dividend restack completed; Mobile data ‘more than half global roaming revenues by 2019’; Firefox adopts Bing as default search engine; BT expands cloud services in Asia Pacific; Carrier Wi-Fi market to ‘hit US$3 billion in 2018’; Mobile transactions to ‘grow to 2 billion users’; Cloud ready for prime time; BlackBerry to provide a BES12 hosted EMM service in Australia; Optus boosts 4G regional coverage; NextDC shakes up status quo with pay-as-you-go; The coming 100GbE growth spurt; ANALYSIS The metadata of the Government’s intentions; Higher 4G speeds for Vodafone in Melbourne; Nokia says the future is bright; NEC and Singapore’s EDB sign R&D deal; A visit to Bell Labs

Telstra hots up hotspot Wi-Fi war with free offer; BigAir bigger with Oriel; Netflix is coming! Netflix is coming!; ANALYSIS Will Netflix Australia be a Netflop?; Connected services driving mobile growth; but more mobile spectrum ‘vital to growth’.

OPINION Turnbull lauds ‘interim’ NBN corporate plan; NBN Co has released a new Corporate Plan to underwhelming response.; ANALYSIS World nears one mobile connection per person; Ericsson’s Mobility Report dissects the numbers; while youth, urbanisation and smartphones are the big drivers in our region; BT expands cloud services in Asia Pacific; A visit to Bell Labs - an idea not a place.

Google’s Queensland BalLOON trial; ACCC tells how to prevent an NBN monopoly; BlackBerry to provide a BES12 hosted EMM service in Australia; Carrier Wi-Fi market to ‘hit US$3 billion in 2018’; Mobile transactions to ‘grow to 2 billion users’; Optus boosts 4G regional coverage; NextDC shakes up status quo with pay-as-you-go.

Excess data charge complaints still increasing; ANALYSIS The metadata of the Government’s intentions; Higher 4G speeds for Vodafone in Melbourne; Nokia says the future is bright; NEC and Singapore’s EDB sign R&D deal; The coming 100GbE growth spurt.

Optus turns the corner – profit, revenues, customers up; and introduces a mobile payments app; NBN Co formalises the multi technology mix; Optus selects NEC and NetCracker for OSS; and NEC wins deal to boost Solomon Islands mobile and broadband; US court stops attempt to seize domain names; Ericsson will cut jobs to cut costs; Kiwi telco levy draft published.

Amcom and Vocus take the next step as TPG raises the stakes; Optus turns the corner – profit, revenues, customers up and introduces a mobile payments app ; NBN Co formalises the multi technology mix; Sydney rates poorly as a networked city; Optus selects NEC and NetCracker for OSS and NEC wins deal to boost Solomon Islands mobile and broadband; US court stops attempt to seize domain names; Kiwi telco levy draft published; Major spectrum management reform coming ; AMTA welcomes spectrum paper; iiNet versus Dallas Buyers Club; Jumpin’ Juniper! CEO ousted; Telstra introduces real-time data usage alerts; Consumers wary of copyright monitoring costs; ANALYSIS Shift Plan shifts Alcatel-Lucent; Alcatel-Lucent ‘brings IP routing to cloud’; Microsoft’s missing Lync; ZipTel to spend up big on marketing; Psoda expands Australian operations; On-premise UC solutions on the decline; Ericsson gets gong from Analysys Mason but cuts jobs to cut costs; Spark lowers Australian roaming costs; ECONOMUSE Act now – or the NBN will be a white elephant; Infosys Finacle sets new banking benchmark; Brocade expands ‘the effortless network’; NFV and SDN market to reach US$11 billion; Shift to OTT viewing in US driving large increase in household bandwidth needs; Inmarsat readies to deliver global mobile, broadband services; ITU conference ends with mutual backslapping.

Telstra introduces real-time data usage alerts; Consumers wary of copyright monitoring costs; ANALYSIS Shift Plan shifts Alcatel-Lucent; Alcatel-Lucent ‘brings IP routing to cloud’; Microsoft’s missing Lync; Sydney rates poorly as a networked city.

Major spectrum management reform coming; The Proposals; AMTA welcomes spectrum paper; ANALYSIS TPG raises the stakes in Amcom game; iiNet versus Dallas Buyers Club; Jumpin’ Juniper! CEO ousted; Inmarsat readies to deliver global mobile, broadband services.

The full text and video of Graeme Samuel's 2014 Charles Todd Oration are available on the TelSoc website. The video includes the presentation of the 2014 Charles Todd Medal to Simon Hackett.

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