Business

Lucy Battersby

Lucy Battersby has covered trends, technology and telecommunications since joining The Age in 2008.

Tensions are building between consumers and telcos over download speeds, particularly during peak evening periods.

ACCC cracks down on 'misleading' NBN speed claims

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.

Rupert Murdoch, co-chairman of Twenty-First Century Fox Inc., left, and Lachlan Murdoch, co-chairman of Twenty-First ...

Billionaire bickering over Ten laid bare in court

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.

Vocus owns a lot of fixed fibre optic infrastructure around Australia.

Vocus receives second $2.2b takeover offer

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.