After reading the NBN business plan it’s actually a bit hard to remain aloof and unexcited. This is a magnificent, awe-inspiring undertaking: there has never been anything like it, not in this country and probably not anywhere in the world.
The scale of the project is staggering.… Read more --->
Communications minister, senator Stephen Conroy has table the ACMA’s annual communications report in Parliament. It shows Australians increasing love of mobile phones for data and in lieu of fixed lines.
The ACMA reported The total number of mobile services in operation (voice and data services) in Australia increased by seven per cent during 2009–10 to reach 25.99 million services at June 2010, saying The net growth in mobile services was fuelled by a very significant surge in the numbers of mobile wireless broadband services (datacard/dongle connected to a computer) which increased by 71 per cent over the period to reach 3.46 million at June 2010.… Read more --->
Commentators and politicians often fall into the trap of thinking that the corporate giants represent the business community. They don’t. The engine room of Australian business is the myriad of medium and smaller-sized businesses (SMEs), so what they are doing has enormous ramifications for the nation.… Read more --->
In 2007, Time magazine’s person of the year was ‘you’ – for “…seizing the reins of the global media, for founding and framing the new digital democracy, for working for nothing and beating the pros at their own game.”
In highlighting this new ‘digital democracy’, there was a recognition of positive and negative implications of this democratic and, seemingly, uncontrollable medium.… Read more --->