Podcasts and other audio content from Phil Dobbie

Do SMBs want unified communications?

Where is unified communications headed? Will it eventually break out of the corporate space and attract the attention of business operators? If so, who will provide the service?

Copyright protection without the court action

Will new business models cut down the amount of people breaking the law, reduce the market for pirates and remove the need for litigation?

Facts on the iiNet AFACT case

The Australian Federation Against Copyright Theft (AFACT) has delivered hundreds of IP addresses to iiNet of account users it believes have illegally downloaded movies.

Will readers pay for online news?

In this edition of Twisted Wire we look into the user-pays model. We might pay for content if it satisfies our specialist interests, but are the major news publishers geared up to provide such a wealth of content?

Doug Campbell on the task ahead

Tasmanian NBN chair Doug Campbell talks about the roll-out of the National Broadband Network in that state, as well as its economic viability and the path ahead.

Samuel’s battle with the phone cards

Telephone call cards — how dodgy are they, despite recent court actions by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission?

Where next for telco number three?

What’s next for AAPT? Australia’s number three telco refused to join Twisted Wire this week, so we decided to cover them anyway, guerrilla-style.

Tasmanian Premier Bartlett talks NBN

In today’s Twisted Wire, Tasmanian Premier David Bartlett explains his vision for a broadband enabled Tasmania, that will “leapfrog every other nation on earth”.

Twisted Quiz: Engineers vs. marketeers

So how did Twisted Wire suddenly change into a game show, albeit for just one episode? It’s engineers vs. marketeers at 20 paces.

A third of the way to a zettabyte

A look at how internet usage is changing in Australia and around the world. How are we meeting this demand and how is the cost structure changing for the service provider?

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