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BT: “Our new strategy is about focus”

Chet Patel, MD of Service & Portfolio Businesses at BT, has said that amidst “a major technological revolution”, the telco will play to its strengths as it unveils its latest strategy. In a blog post, Patel wrote: “In business, as in so many aspects of life, you often get better results when you keep things […]

November 22, 2023

TBS, BT form strategic alliance

Telstra Broadcast Services (TBS) and BT have entered into an initial five-year strategic alliance to bring together each company’s media network teams, pooling their vast network infrastructure and localised expertise. The deal will increase TBS’ global footprint by some 50 per cent and expand its customer-base to more than 170 broadcast and media organisations worldwide. […]

November 21, 2023

Telstra/Starlink deal analysed

Australian telco Telstra signed a mobile service agreement with SpaceX’s Starlink back in July 20233. A report from analysts at Northern Sky Research (NSR) says the partnership aims to offer voice-only and voice plus Starlink enabled broadband packages to rural customers in hard-to-reach Australian locations. NSR says that Starlink already has 120,000 customers “signed” for […]

October 27, 2023

Dalet, Telstra partnership

Dalet, a technology and service provider for media-rich organisations, and Telstra Broadcast Services (TBS), a  provider of end-to-end broadcast and media-related services, have entered a strategic partnership that combines Dalet’s media workflow solutions with TBS’s infrastructure and operations teams to accelerate the digital transformation of media workflows across the Asia Pacific region. The strategic partnership […]

August 23, 2023

Telstra signs Starlink deal

Australian telco Telstra has signed an agreement to become what it says makes it the first provider in the world to offer voice-only and voice plus broadband powered by Starlink to rural and remote Telstra customers in Australia. Telstra CEO Vicki Brady said the Starlink agreement was part of Telstra’s T25 strategy commitment to launch […]

July 5, 2023

Telstra, OneWeb satellite solutions deal

Australian telco Telstra and OneWeb are set to deliver one of the world’s largest rollouts of OneWeb Low Earth Orbit (LEO) backhaul for a commercial mobile network. After testing in Australia, Telstra and OneWeb have agreed commercial terms and will begin moving hundreds of existing remote mobile base stations currently using satellite backhaul to OneWeb’s […]

June 19, 2023

Supponor, TBS bring virtual advertising to the sports world

Supponor, the technology provider in virtual advertising, and Telstra Broadcast Services (TBS), a provider of end-to-end broadcast and media related services, today announced a joint initiative to bring virtual advertising as-a-service to sports properties, federations and rights owners worldwide.   As a result of the recent successful launch of their league-wide solution for the National […]

April 18, 2023

5G download speed benchmark set

Telstra, Ericsson and Qualcomm Technologies have achieved a new 5G download peak speed benchmark of 7.3Gbps achieved in Telstra’s live commercial network. The new global downlink speed benchmark for a single user was achieved at a Telstra live mobile site located at the Gold Coast, Queensland Australia. According to Ericsson, this latest achievement further demonstrates […]

December 8, 2022

Telstra trials live broadcast contribution over 5G

Telstra Broadcast Services (TBS) has trialled 5G Standalone Network Slicing technology with Australian broadcaster Network Ten to test how this technology could support its live coverage of the Flemington Spring Racing carnival. Telstra’s 5G Network Slicing technology provides a video, audio and data connection that combines the low cost and availability of Telstra’s broad mobile […]

December 8, 2022

Australian telcos fined for misleading public

Three major Australian telcos have been fined by the Australian Federal Court over misrepresenting the download speeds their systems offer and obligations to test such speeds to users. On their websites and in emails to existing and potential clients the three – namly Telstra, Optus Internet and TPG Internet – have been found guilty of […]

November 15, 2022By Chris Forrester