Like many state and national governments around the globe, the Australian state of Victoria privatised its government-owned utilities in the late 1990s. Among the assets was an entity known as the National Response Centre (NRC)
Globalstar has launched its Mobile everywhere product at the ATUG (Australian Telecommunications Users Group) 2004 Regional Conference being held this month.
Pioneering work by physicists and engineers at ANU to build a cheap, simple and robust wireless communication system may soon see regional Australia getting a workable connection to the Internet
The operation of radio local area networks (RLANs) in the 5 GHz frequency range in Australia may soon be expanded under proposals being considered by the Australian Communications Authority (ACA).
British company ERA Technology has received a grant from the UK Department of Trade and Industry under its Aeronautics Research Program to help fund research into new communications technology for the aerospace industry.
The Australian Communications Authority (ACA) has launched a project to provide strategic insights into the future of communications regulation.
The building community soon may have radio vision - a new way to 'see' moisture inside walls. Building researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in the US have joined forces with Intelligent Automation Inc. to develop a way to use ultra wide-band radio waves to non-destructively detect moisture within the walls of a building.
Wi-Fi clearinghouse, Hotspot Global has announced a key partnership to deliver 'Broadband for Boats' around Australia.
A review designed to simplify arrangements for amateur radio licence operators has been launched by the Australian Communications Authority (ACA).