Telstra is likely to lose billions of dollars in funding over the next 20 years if the government backs a recommendation to scrap a requirement on the telco to provide "universal access" to telephone lines and payphones.
Lucy Battersby has covered trends, technology and telecommunications since joining The Age in 2008.
Australia will finally get a new high-speed broadband cable running straight into Asia.
Telstra has appointed Robyn Denholm as its new chief operations officer, a role vacated by Kate McKenzie in July.
Changing its game plan has paid off for Optus with the telco winning more than $25 million in the second round of public funding for new and upgraded mobile sites in regional and remote Australia.
In the latest sign of the struggle for revenue by Australia's television industry, a new television advertisement promoting television will start airing on Thursday.
News Corporation has fully acquired Australian News Channel, which produces Sky News in Australia and New Zealand.
Optus pre-paid customers who are prepared to have advertisements on their mobile phone's lock screen can earn a free gigabyte of data each month, worth about $10.
Stuck with a 2G mobile network and slow internet speeds, a group of Norfolk Islanders are agitating to get the ultimate technology boost: fibre-to-the-island.
NBN Co applied for credit rating without an explicit government guarantee even though it is wholly owned by the Federal government, it emerged on Friday.
Scrapping the loan scheme for vocational training is costing job search site Seek $8 million and forcing it into its first ever redundancy program, its chief executive has revealed.