Written by: Stuart Corner | Published in: DealsTelstra is to acquire South Australian regional ISP, Adam Internet. It plans to retain the Adam brand and run the company as a stand-alone subsidiary with a view to expanding the customer base nationwide.
Written by: Graeme Philipson | Published in: RegulationSome of Telstra’s competitors have said that its acquisition of Adam Internet will reduce competition in the market. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has released a “Statement of Issues” that seems to support that view, and has delayed approval of the deal until February.
Written by: Peter Dinham | Published in: MarketTouting its own shake up of the mobile market, Internet services provider, iiNet says it will tomorrow launch mix and match mobile phone plans that give customers the freedom to choose a separate mobile SIM plan and handset according to their personal needs.
Written by: Stephen Withers | Published in: MobilityInternode has added NodeMobile mobile phone plans to its product roster, offering a generous amount of social media specific data.
Three NodeMobile plans are offered, all including 150GB of social networking (Facebook, MySpace, Twitter, LinkedIn, eBay and Foursquare) data per month.
Some other operators offer 'unlimited' usage for Facebook and/o
Written by: Graeme Philipson | Published in: StrategyGoogle and Filipino mobile operator Globe Telecom (not to be confused with the Melbourne carrier of the same name) have launched Google Free Zone, a service that enables users to access the Internet from their mobile phones for free – subsidised by Google.
Written by: Stephen Withers | Published in: Cloud ComputingWe're all familiar with the idea of buying mobile phone service on a prepaid or on pay-as-you-go tariffs. Hosting provider UltraServe has applied the same concept to the provision of cloud computing.