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Telstra restructure axes 8,000 jobs

Telstra CEO Andy Penn speaking at Telstra’s Strategy Day (Image: Corinne Reichert/ZDNet) Australia’s largest telco has announced that it will be axing 8,000 jobs amid a restructure program labelled “Telstra2022”, along with a reduction of “2-4 layers of management”. Announced at Telstra’s Strategy Day on Wednesday morning, Telstra will also ...

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Telstra launches co-funded satellite small cells product

Telstra has launched its satellite small cells product, dubbed the 4GX-lite Mobile Satellite Small Cell, which is being pitched as allowing those in remote areas to co-fund a satellite-backed extension of the telco’s mobile network. The company is looking to deploy 500 of the satellite small cells in the next ...

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Canberra has no issue with Huawei for Perth transport contract

Image: Asha McLean/ZDNet The government of Western Australia has downplayed security worries around the expected award of a AU$120 million Perth Transport Authority contract to Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei. The company is on the shortlist to upgrade radio communications on Perth’s rail system, but there have been suggestions it could ...

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