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Telstra and Optus investigated by ACMA for public safety failures

07 March, 2024 by Lauren Davis

It's been a bad week for Telstra and Optus, who are receiving attention from the ACMA for separate incidents that put the safety of the Australian public at risk.


Optus admits 2700 Triple Zero calls failed during outage

25 January, 2024

Optus had previous reported that only 228 calls from mobiles to Triple Zero did not reach the Emergency Call Person (Telstra) on the day of the outage.


Terms of reference released for review of Optus outage

29 November, 2023

The post-incident review aims to reveal what industry, government and the community can learn from the outage, with a focus on emergency calls, customer communications and complaints handling.


Motorola v Hytera: judge purges contempt finding

14 September, 2023

US District Judge Martha Pacold had initially ruled that Hytera Communications was in contempt of court for failing to make a US$49 million royalty payment owed to Motorola Solutions.


German court rules in favour of Hytera in Motorola patent infringement case

10 May, 2023

The Court of Appeals Düsseldorf has ruled in favour of Hytera Communications Corporation Limited and its subsidiary HMF in patent infringement proceedings.


Outcome of Motorola's copyright case against Hytera

25 January, 2023

The Federal Court of Australia determined that certain Hytera digital mobile radio (DMR) products infringe Motorola Solutions' Australian patent.


What business insurance do you need to ensure you are covered?

22 December, 2022 by Tom Valcanis

Businesses must manage risks as best they can. When things go wrong, there is insurance to help mitigate the damage, but which is most suitable?


NZ Government seeks feedback on draft Telecommunications Development Levy

11 November, 2021

Submissions due to the Commerce Commission by 23 November.


The ever-changing future of wireless communications

01 November, 2021 by Ian Miller, Executive Officer, Australian Radio Communications Industry Association (ARCIA) Inc.

Grasp the future, it is strong and our industry is essential.


Who should decide who can repair a product?

18 June, 2021

Productivity Commission's draft report into a user's 'right to repair' is looking for comment.


5G network security problem

17 May, 2021 by Brian Grant, ANZ Director, Thales

To ensure trust industry and government must work together.


Radio regulations treaty agreed

13 May, 2021

The revisions to the Radio Regulations make a number of improvements to the management of the radio spectrum and satellite orbits.


Consultation for upcoming 850/900 MHz auction

30 April, 2021

ACMA has draft legislation documents ready to view for comment.


FCC warns against using radios for criminal purposes

20 January, 2021

The FCC's Enforcement Bureau has issued an official Enforcement Advisory warning against the use of radio devices or services for criminal activities.


RSM issues reminder about illegal radios

11 November, 2020

New Zealand's Radio Spectrum Management agency has issued a reminder to the industry and the public concerning the supply and use of illegal radios.


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