Telco content route puts money in wrong place: Vodafone Australia CEO

August 30, 2016 dbadmin 0

Vodafone Australia CEO Inaki Berroeta has criticised the entrance of telecommunications providers into the media content rights ownership arena, saying it is a costly exercise that is difficult to monetise. Partnering with rights holders rather than purchasing the actual rights gives customers choice, and frees money up to spend on network investment instead, which is [More…]

EU telco regulators adopt strict net neutrality rules

August 30, 2016 dbadmin 0

European Union telco regulators have adopted strict rules limiting how telcos like Vodafone and Orange can prioritise some types of internet traffic, dealing a blow to an industry hoping to boost revenues. The guidelines on net neutrality – the principle that all internet traffic should be treated equally – were welcomed by internet activists. The [More…]

Telco groups support improved broadband performance and speed information

August 30, 2016 dbadmin 0

The Communications Alliance, the Australian Mobile Telecommunications Association (AMTA), and the Australian Communications Consumer Action Network (ACCAN) have all published submissions supporting the proposal that consumers be provided with better information on fixed broadband speed and performance. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) a year ago suggested monitoring broadband services in an effort to [More…]