This paper briefly reviews the relationship now between ICT and the cities, particularly in Australia, and surveys the role that communication and information infrastructure might now play in the future form and function of cities.
Although the telecommunications networks that exist in our cities may not have the physical presence of the other systems, they are nevertheless, an increasingly crucial component of a well functioning and, moreover, an efficient urban environment.
For many people, telephone and internet services are vital for work, study, accessing services and keeping connected with family and friends. This report looks at young people’s experiences and issues with accessing and using 'phone and internet services.
This paper traces one aspect of the 'securitisation' of technology policy in U.S.-China relations. It seeks to identify and disaggregate the main challenges facing policymakers who are troubled by China’s growing technological power, as expressed through the actual or potential effects of Chinese technology companies...
The Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security is required by Part 5-1A of the Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act 1979 (TIA Act) to undertake a review of the mandatory data retention regime (MDRR). This report outlines the findings from the 2020 inquiry.
The Consumer Safeguards Review is examining what consumer safeguards are required for a changing communications environment, with a focus on the post-2020 environment. This consultation paper seeks the public's views on proposals for reform regarding choice and fairness in the retail relationship between customers and...
This report looks at the environment for competition by exploring how 5G creates wealth, the standards contest, and the effect of technological change in telecommunications as the United States moves to an 'open' environment.
The purpose of this paper is to leverage basic data mining techniques, combined with census-based socio-spatial data (SEIFA), to uncover the geographic intricacies of the NBN at the metropolitan regions of Sydney and Melbourne. The findings in terms of the dominance of some of the...
The CSIS Working Group on Trust and Security in 5G Networks has developed this criteria for governments and network owners or operators to use in assessing the trustworthiness of telecommunications equipment suppliers.
This 5G inquiry is a Parliament first, and the Committee has heard that the benefits of 5G will be experienced by all Australians if the deployment and adoption can be done successfully.