Tag Archives: Telstra

Landlines Petition

  Please consider signing this URGENT petition imploring the Government to keep landlines in rural areas! The Productivity Commission is currently undertaking an inquiry into the Telecommunications Universal Service Obligation. Draft recommendation 9.1 calls for the Australian Government to phase … Continue reading

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Telstra’s obligation to provide landlines may be given the flick

The Productivity Commission’s draft report on the future direction of Telstra’s “Universal Service Obligation” has recommended scrapping Australians’ right to landlines. The Commission argues that the cost of providing landlines will no longer be justified following the completion of the … Continue reading

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Telstra’s Flawed Wifi Hotspot Plan: Short Term Gain for Long Term Pain

Sourced from Finance and Investment for Good Australian Telco Telstra this week announced plans to roll out the first 1,000 sites of 500,000 WiFi hotspots across Australia. Having last year paid $1.3 billion to secure two 20 MHz spectrum blocks in … Continue reading

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Telstra warning customers to avoid electromagnetic energy

Hot on the heels of the recent series of news reports about WiFi health and safety concerns shown by Channel 7,  Telstra has been warning customers on the potential dangers of Electro Magnetic Energy from mobile phones.  A text message … Continue reading

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What are CitiPower, Powercor, Jemena and United Energy hiding?

The location of telecommunication towers in Australia is freely available.  Why aren’t collectors in the meshed smart meter networks also within the public domain?  Areas close to collectors may have higher levels of radiation than other areas in the meshed … Continue reading

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Smart meter zapping broadband connection | The Courier

I HAVE heard a lot of stuff about smart meters but wanted to ask a question. Since my smart meter was installed, my wireless broadband has been at best intermittent and at worst non-existent. I have had to reinstall the … Continue reading

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