Optus is spending $1 billion building 500 new mobile base stations around regional Australia to compete better against Telstra and Vodafone.
Lucy Battersby has covered trends, technology and telecommunications since joining The Age in 2008.
Telecommunications companies are misleading customers over broadband internet speeds and the worst offenders will likely face prosecution over dodgy advertising by the end of the year, the consumer watchdog says.
Legal action by Ten's administrators this week has unearthed two letters from its billionaire shareholders' advisers that resulted in the board calling in corporate undertakers to manage the television network and put it up for sale.
ASIC has raised concerns about KordaMentha's independence ahead of its appointment as administrator to Network Ten, at a hearing in the Federal Court.
Inner-city apartment residents have the option to bulk purchase higher-speed connections from NBN Co under its plan to add nearly 4 million premises to its network this year.
Australia's smallest cinemas are looking for more bargaining power.
Australia's fourth-biggest telco, Vocus Group, has received a second takeover offer of $3.50 a share as Asia-based private equity firm Affinity Equity Partners entered the fray.
Local production companies for some of Ten's most popular shows have been listed as unsecured creditors and are collectively owed tens of millions of dollars.
Marketing agency Appco Group is suing Seven Network for malicious falsehood over an expose alleging the fundraising organisation retains more than a fair share of money it collects on behalf of charities, according to documents filed with the Federal Court.
Two of Ten Network Holdings' billionaire backers, Lachlan Murdoch and Bruce Gordon, have lodged a proposal to jointly bid for the troubled broadcaster with the competition regulator.