Lucy Battersby is a business reporter focusing on corporate regulation and litigation.
Lucy Battersby REVENUE from mobile phone calls could be wiped out by the next wave of 4G technology because network capacity would justify free phone calls, a telecoms analyst says.
Lucy Battersby THE federal government-owned NBN Co will freeze its tender process and employment program while minimising spending until a new government is formed, it announced yesterday.
Lucy Battersby THE future of the telecommunications industry remains in limbo, with the hung parliament providing no clear future for the national broadband network or Telstra.
Lucy Battersby Investors send Telstra shares more than 6% lower on doubts about the future of its broadband plans. The stock also went ex-dividend.
Lucy Battersby TELECOM NEW ZEALAND'S shareholders could vote on structural separation as early as mid-2011, executives say, as the company announces increasing cash flow for the first time in four years due to...
Eric Johnston and Lucy Battersby THE future of boutique fund 452 Capital remains in the air with its chief executive and remaining joint investment heads flagging their intention to step aside.
Lucy Battersby SHORT-TERM bonuses for senior Telstra executives were slashed last year after their divisions returned poor revenue or missed customer satisfaction bonuses.
Lucy Battersby Telstra's era of earning huge profits from its monopoly telephone network is officially over, with revenue from fixed-line telephones slumping for a second year in a row.
Lucy Battersby TELSTRA is heading for a fall in profits of up to 9 per cent this year thanks to a projected squeeze in margins as it vies to win back market share from its rivals and arrest a long-term down trend...
Lucy Battersby TELSTRA'S era of earning huge profits from its monopoly telephone network is officially over, with revenue from fixed telephones slumping for a second year in a row and investors wiping $4 billion...
Lucy Battersby Telco's shares sink after it reports a 4.7 per cent fall in full-year net profit.
Lucy Battersby TELSTRA is expected to announce weak revenue and a fall in annual profit this morning, and may outline plans to cut more running costs to reverse a long-term fall in profit margins.
Lucy Battersby THE telecoms industry has savaged the Coalition's broadband policy, calling it a ''grab-bag'' of old ideas and rejecting it as a solution to long-term competition problems in the industry.
Lucy Battersby The Coalition says it would provide super-fast internet to 97% of the country for $6.3b and would scrap the much costlier NBN if elected.
Lucy Battersby TRILLIONS of dollars will not be invested in infrastructure projects unless governments pledge better planning habits and improving long-term returns, according to chief executives in the money...
Lucy Battersby THE customer base of Vodafone Hutchison Australia increased to
Lucy Battersby Hutchison Telecom announces a $17.9 million profit over the past six months from its holding in Vodafone Hutchison Australia.
Lucy Battersby A PERTH-BASED telecommunications company is making a strategic play to increase its market share and stop its competitor from purchasing a mutual takeover target.
Lucy Battersby A mobile phone price war is looming with Telstra doubling data allowances for smart phone plans before the iPhone 4 launch.
Lucy Battersby TELSTRA will cop an $18.5 million fine for breaching its licence conditions after a Federal Court judge found the company showed no remorse for mistakenly locking broadband competitors out of Telstra...