Mobility

Victoria launches VicFreeWiFi pilot

21 December, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Victorian Government has commenced a pilot of its new VicFreeWiFi network in Ballarat and Bendigo, with plans for a launch in the Melbourne CBD in early 2016.


VVCS trialling veteran counselling over Skype

14 December, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Australia's Veterans and Veterans' Families Counselling Service has launched a pilot offering mental health counselling services over Skype video or audio links.


Mobile-friendly web makeover boosts user experience

09 December, 2015 | Supplied by: AMES Australia

A complete website revamp has improved usability, traffic and overall user experience for clients of humanitarian organisation AMES Australia.


Microsoft Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL smartphones

07 December, 2015 | Supplied by: Microsoft Pty Ltd

Microsoft has added the Lumia 950 and 950 XL to its Lumia portfolio of mobile devices featuring Windows 10, enabling a seamless transition across Windows devices.


Seeing around corners — context-aware applications

16 November, 2015 by Graeme Stanley, Public Safety Solutions Architect, Motorola Solutions | Supplied by: Motorola Solutions Australia Pty Ltd

New, intelligent technology that helps first responders work more efficiently and safely will make a fundamental difference in today's public safety environment.


UC boosts service and savings for councils

12 November, 2015 by Jamie Romanin, Managing Director, ANZ, ShoreTel | Supplied by: ShoreTel Australia

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.


A new approach to digital evidence management

05 November, 2015 by Nathan Sawtell* | Supplied by: TASER International BV

The combination of body worn video and private-sector cloud-based software services is transforming safety agencies' ability to focus on their core missions.


DIBP awards $115m contract to Optus Business

05 November, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

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.


The emergency spectrum squeeze

02 November, 2015 by David Braue

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, NT govt to improve telecom services in remote areas

21 October, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

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 named Medibank's sole telecom provider

22 September, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Telstra has won a three-year contract to provide all the telecom services for Medibank Private, including enterprise mobility and collaborative communications services.


Government to overhaul spectrum legislation

26 August, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

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.


The mobility revolution continues: A GTR roundtable

19 December, 2014 by GovTechReview Staff

With the mobile revolution fully underway, mobile apps are now coming into their own as major drivers for change. Mobility has become transformative.


Gold Coast smartphone app hands power to the people

14 October, 2014 by GovTechReview Staff

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 eye fast wireless

21 March, 2014 by GovTechReview Staff

Emergency-services organisations are exploring potential uses for fast new wireless technologies – but can the networks keep up?


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