Lucy Battersby is Technology Reporter for Fairfax Media. She worked on communications policy for the federal government before joining Fairfax in 2006.
Lucy Battersby Design and construction of NBN Co's network has stalled because of the change in government policy and a "significant backlog" of work caused by Telstra's asbestos remediation program.
Lucy Battersby NBN Co's latest annual report reveals it earnt a 10th of what it was expected to be earning by 2013 due to continuing rollout delays, throwing into question the government's ability to attract...
Lucy Battersby The volume of data downloaded over mobile broadband networks has nearly doubled in the past year as the number of mobile handset subscribers in Australia increased to nearly 20 million.
Lucy Battersby A new calling feature in Apple's latest operating system threatens billions of dollars of revenue that network operators such as Telstra, Optus and Vodafone receive from mobile voice calls.
Lucy Battersby NBN Co will continue connecting fibre to homes where construction has started but will also start testing copper-based broadband technologies under instructions from the new Communications Minister.
Lucy Battersby Telstra has received a slap on the wrist from the communications regulator for over-charging hundreds of thousands of customers by $30 million over six years.
Lucy Battersby The condition of millions of copper wires the Coalition will rely on to deliver its broadband policy is unknown, and it will take months to uncover how many are functional and how many are beyond use.
Lucy Battersby The condition of millions of copper wires that the Coalition will rely on to deliver its broadband policy remains a mystery, and it will take months to uncover how many are functional and how many...
Lucy Battersby Once the world's most popular mobile phone maker, Nokia has sold its handset division to Microsoft for 8 billion euro ($5.6 billion), marking the end of an era in the consumer mobile phone market.
Lucy Battersby Rubbish bins tracking pedestrians as they walk along the street sound like something out of a sci-fi movie.
Lucy Battersby Rubbish bins tracking pedestrians as they walk along the street sounds like something from a sci-fi movie.
Lucy Battersby Nearly 80 per cent of Australian children under ten years of age use social networks. Among older teenagers – those 16 and 17 – parents underestimate bullying and risky online behaviour.
Lucy Battersby Telstra will open its AFL live-match streaming service to all mobile networks this year.
Lucy Battersby The sight of Telstra payphones on city footpaths and in country towns will be a fixture for the next 20 years after a historical shift in the way payphones are funded in Australia.
Lucy Battersby ACCC to investigate companies suspected of writing their own reviews or paying for positive reviews.
Lucy Battersby FAKE reviews and group buying sites offering discounts are top of the competition watchdog's hit-list as it moves to police misleading online behaviour.
Bianca Hall and Lucy Battersby The Australian Securities and Investment Commission has called for sweeping powers so it can access phone call and internet data for its war on white-collar crime.
Lucy Battersby Privacy advocates say a government proposal to keep all of Australia's internet and telephone information for two years would create a ''honey pot'' for hackers and criminals.
Dylan Welch, Ben Grubb, Bianca hall and Lucy Battersby THE Attorney-General, Nicola Roxon, appears to have swung her support behind a controversial plan to capture the online data of all Australians, despite six weeks ago saying ''the case had yet to be...
Dylan Welch, Ben Grubb, Bianca Hall and Lucy Battersby Attorney-General Nicola Roxon appears to have swung her support behind a controversial plan to capture the online data of all Australians, despite six weeks ago saying ''the case had yet to be made''...