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TELSTRA EXCHANGE|Archive: March, 2010

 

31 March 2010

Puppy Style

Author: Peter Taylor. Marley & Me tops my list of films that should be banned from long-haul flights. The combination of Labradors, poor air pressure, complimentary wine and Jennifer Aniston is a dangerous and emotional mix.

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30 March 2010

Telstra launches first unlimited mobile plan for business

Author: Peter Taylor. Telstra Business has today launched Telstra’s first unlimited mobile plan as part of its Business Mobile PLUS offer and I thought it worth sharing details with you.

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29 March 2010

The Good Eggs

Easter has always confused me. The Sunday school teacher had words with the folks when I was about 6 because I insisted (read went red in the face, wouldn’t back down and generally displayed un-Christian ‘tude ) that Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves said “Open Sesame” to open Jesus’ crypt. I’m also confused about the date moving every year. Don’t bother to explain it to me – I’d prefer to remain confused.

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26 March 2010

Shopping online gets a face to face makeover

Let me confess I love shopping and I love shopping online. And clearly, I’m not alone – recent research from the Australian Interactive Media Industry Association reveals around 6.7 million Aussies bought something online in the last 12 months alone.

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25 March 2010

Bill Assistance in tough times

Author: David Quilty.
Today I launched the 2010 Telstra Bill Assistance Research Report at the Australian Council of Social Services (ACOSS) national conference. The research looks at the effectiveness of Telstra’s Bill Assistance Program (TBAP), and confirms the increased pressures on community agencies in meeting the demand from people seeking emergency relief.

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24 March 2010

Make March 25th count this year: Twestival to help eradicate poverty

You are invited to Melbourne’s Twestival event – a charity auction and tweetup to help raise funds for Concern Worldwide. There are only 100 tickets available, so please register quickly. Of course, if you are unable to attend but would still like to donate, you can do so at the event registration page.

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23 March 2010

The Sublime Network

Marshall McLuhan once wrote that “the medium is the message.”

But what if the medium is not one form of electronic communication, but many?

It means the message is convergence – convergence of technologies, and convergence of behaviour.

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22 March 2010

Satellite Cell on Wheels or as we like to call it our ‘SatCOW’

Expanding on our existing Next G™ network technology Telstra has now developed a new prototype Next G™ mobile base station that is highly portable and offers almost immediate mobile coverage in areas without any infrastructure.

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19 March 2010

From the slopes: Donna Ritchie interviews former Paralympian

In her second video-blog instalment, Donna Ritchie catches up with old friend and former Paralympian Nick Morris.

A must see and inspirational video as they discuss some of the challenging events in the Vancouver 2010 Paralympics.

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19 March 2010

Finding your voice in online video

I recently attended the New Media Summit 2010 in Sydney and found a raft of really interesting viewpoints on the ever-evolving and slowly maturing social media space. I was particularly interested in how Youtube is starting to shape up as a place for content distribution that’s cheap, engaging and highly effective at reaching large audiences.

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