Local councils are finding more and more reasons to adopt unified communications and voice over IP, to improve the bottom line as well as staff and customer satisfaction.
The newly merged Department of Immigration and Border Protection has handed Optus Business a three-year contract to integrate the formerly separate communications networks of the departments of Customs and Immigration.
At the same time as the airwaves are become increasingly crowded, so too is the emergency services' growing need for mobile data becoming acute.
Telstra has announced a three-year agreement with the Northern Territory government to bring mobile and potentially fixed-line services to remote NT communities.
Telstra has won a three-year contract to provide all the telecom services for Medibank Private, including enterprise mobility and collaborative communications services.
The government will implement all key recommendations of a review aimed at simplifying and standardising the approach to managing and allocating spectrum to telcos, broadcasters and others.
With the mobile revolution fully underway, mobile apps are now coming into their own as major drivers for change. Mobility has become transformative.
A smartphone app now in use within the City of Gold Coast is helping residents clean up the streets by reporting everything from graffiti to lost trolleys.
Emergency-services organisations are exploring potential uses for fast new wireless technologies – but can the networks keep up?
Australian company BlinkMobile Interactive has secured Auckland Council as the latest local government user for its mobility enabling tools.
NSW's Waverley Council has gotten its mobile bills under control with a new billing system that actively analyses and manages telecommunications expenses.
A focus on security and mobile device management has helped DSEWPAC carefully integrate mobiles into its operating environment. This case study explains how
E-waste recycling firm MobileMuster will reward council initiatives in encouraging recycling of mobile phones with its Local Government Recycling Awards.