Articles by Telecoms
Six Million Turn Out For Last Mass Of Pope Francis In The Philippines
January 19 2015 3:36 PM
Pope Francis' outdoor mass held on his last day in the Philippines reportedly broke the attendance of the World Youth Day in 1995, which happened also in Manila
BlackBerry Offers $600 To Lure iPhone Owners To Switch To Passport Phone
November 27 2014 5:17 PM
In a bid to regain its lost market share, Ontario-based phonemaker BlackBerry is offering owners of iPhones up to $400 if they would trade in their Apple-made units for a BlackBerry Passport phone.
Canadian Regulator To Examine Cost, Access To High-Speed Internet
November 25 2014 2:39 PM
The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission wants a level-playing field for big and small ISPs in the country.
Australian Stock Market Report – Morning November 12, 2014
November 12 2014 9:56 AM
In the US, the NFIB business optimism index rose from 95.3 to 96.1 in October. And chain store sales were up 3.8% in the latest week compared with a year earlier according to Redbook, down from 3.9% in the previous week.
Hungarians Hold Protest In Budapest Over Planned Internet Tax
October 28 2014 10:10 AM
Thousands of Hungarians protested on Sunday night in Budapest to express their disagreement with a government plan to impose an Internet tax of 150 Hungarian forint or equivalent of 62 cents for every gigabyte of data used started.
Accounting Software Provider Xero Is #1, Tops Australia’s List Of Most Innovative Companies
October 10 2014 2:33 PM
An accounting software provider in Australia, ironically named Xero, became number 1 when it topped the country's list of most innovative companies. Xero headed the 2014 BRW Most Innovative Companies list which was compiled by Inventium, an innovation consultancy.
iPhone 6 Customers in New Zealand Suffer Delays in Shipments; Telecom Offers Samsung Galaxy S5 Instead
October 08 2014 12:09 PM
iPhone 6 customers in New Zealand have become frustrated as delivery times for their devices have grown longer due to supply constraints. One telecoms company offered a customer a Samsung Galaxy phone as an alternative.
#Bendgate: Israeli Psychic Yuri Geller Bends iPhone 6
October 02 2014 8:48 AM
A renowned Israeli psychic who was famous in the 1970s for bending spoons using only his mind may be the bane of Apple, not teens who just walk into a device store and attempt to bend the iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus using their bare hands.
Telstra To Convert Old Payphones Into Wi-Fi Hotspots
October 01 2014 8:50 AM
With almost every Australian above the age of 10 owning a mobile phone, payphones have become a relic of the past, as useless as the pager. But telco giant Telstra has taught of a brilliant way to recycle these things by converting them into Wi-Fi hotspots.
#Bendgate Video Hits Almost 46 Million In 5 Days, But Impact On Apple’s Finances Minimal
September 30 2014 7:47 AM
Apple sold an impressive 10 million units of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus 24 hours after it was rolled out simultaneously in 10 countries on Sept 19. But the original #bendgate video that wiped out $23 billion from the value of the Cupertino-based tech giant got almost 46 million hits in 5 days as of Monday night.
#Bendgate: iPhone 6 Woes Prompt Apple To Show Device Torture Room
September 29 2014 2:40 PM
To counter bad press on its newly launched iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus due to complaints that the flagship devices bend easily, Cupertino-based Apple provided a tour of its facility where gadgets manufactured by the tech giant undergo torture tests.
Chicago Cops Warn iOS 8 Makes Apple Device Pedophile’s Phone Of Choice
September 29 2014 12:55 PM
There is growing concern among FBI and police forces in the US over the level of encryption in the newly released iPhone models of Apple, which makes it harder for law enforcement agencies to access iPhones despite a court order.
#Bendgate: Samsung & Other Phone Brands Poke Fun At iPhone 6 Bendgate; Consumers Wary Of Flexible Apple Flagship, While Apple Shares Drops 3%
September 26 2014 5:20 PM
It took 9 bending complaints to steal the thunder from the successful launch of Apple's iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus which saw 10 million orders in 24 hours. Now, the pliant flagship seems to be the "laughing stock" of the smartphone world as rival gadget makers poke fun at the flexible device.
$920 Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Release Date Set For Tomorrow, 140 Countries To Get King Of Phablets By October [5 Killer Features Listed]
September 25 2014 1:23 PM
Samsung Galaxy Note 4's release date, price, killer features listed.
Results Of Torture Tests Indicate iPhone 6 Is More Durable Now
September 24 2014 2:36 PM
With the release of new flagships, tech Web sites see the occasion as an opportunity to subject the gadgets to torture tests, which PhoneBuff did with Apple's iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.
Samsung News: Galaxy Note 4 Expected To Sell Millions As Samsung Teases New Galaxy Power Charger
September 24 2014 12:15 PM
The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 is targeting 15 million sales to surpass the Samsung Galaxy S5, while a new charger may make Galaxy devices even more attractive.
Yet to be Released iPhone 6 Has Already Racked Up 33k Preorders in China
September 04 2014 3:23 PM
Apple has yet to officially unwrap its newest iPhone 6, but this early, preorders in China for the much coveted gadget has already reached to over 30,000 units.
European Telcos in Buy-out Mode for American Firms
August 19 2014 5:05 PM
European telecommunication companies are on a buying mode, and they are targeting telcos in North and South America.
Telstra Adds 1 Million New Customers; Total Client Base of 16 Million More Than Twice That of Optus & Vodafone Combined
August 15 2014 3:42 PM
While competitor telcos in the Australian market Optus and Vodafone have suffered hemorrhages in customer numbers, it is the other way for Telstra which reported on Thursday, Aug 14, the addition of one million new subscribers in the past 12 months.
New Zealand Enters a Season of Channel War
August 01 2014 8:42 PM
A channel war is brewing in the TV sector of New Zealand, with new challenger Telecom announcing its intent to take on the entrenched contender Sky TV with streaming videos.