Emergency call centre partnership for Victoria

11 May, 2004 | Supplied by: M/A-COM Wireless Systems

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)

Launch of satellite mobile service

06 May, 2004

Globalstar has launched its Mobile everywhere product at the ATUG (Australian Telecommunications Users Group) 2004 Regional Conference being held this month.

Conquering that 'last mile'

11 February, 2004

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

Operation of Radio LANs in the 5 GHz band may be expanded

23 January, 2004

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).

Lowering the cost of multimedia services for airlines

17 December, 2003

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.

ACA launches Vision 20/20 project

10 December, 2003

The Australian Communications Authority (ACA) has launched a project to provide strategic insights into the future of communications regulation.

Radio waves help see moisture inside walls

08 December, 2003

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.

Hotspot Global announces marina Wi-Fi partnership

17 November, 2003

Wi-Fi clearinghouse, Hotspot Global has announced a key partnership to deliver 'Broadband for Boats' around Australia.

Changes proposed for amateur radio operators

05 November, 2003

A review designed to simplify arrangements for amateur radio licence operators has been launched by the Australian Communications Authority (ACA).

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