CommsDay Live
#94 Indara’s Jason Horley and Matt Healy

#94 Indara’s Jason Horley and Matt Healy

November 25, 2022

In this episode we hear from Indara's Jason Horley and Matt Healy on their plan for a regional mobile network in uneconomic markets that could support the needs of all three cellcos and more, as per the NZ RCG model. Our editors Rohan Pearce and Simon Dux look at a series of related announcements and views from Amplitel, the NT government and NSW Gig State.

#93 Amplitel CEO Jon Lipton

#93 Amplitel CEO Jon Lipton

November 17, 2022

In this episode we hear from Amplitel CEO Jon Lipton and chat with CommsDay editors Simon Dux and Rohan Pearce about the week that was

#91 The CommsDay Wholesale Forum Industry Panel

#91 The CommsDay Wholesale Forum Industry Panel

November 11, 2022

CommsDay held its Wholesale Forum this week in Sydney: Directions for Australian telecom wholesale with panellists Zia Bhadiar partner, Oliver Wyman, Venture Insights MD David Kennedy, Vocus GM - Wholesale national sales Tristan Clash, Symbio GM Products Dylan Brown, Superloop chief commercial officer Nick Pachos and Swoop CTO Tom Berryman. This panel looks at the big trends in Australian wholesale markets: NBN resale, dark fibre and private access networks, 5G, leosat and more

The moderator is James Linton, formerly of Exetel

#91 Swoop’s Sean Clarke on its wholesale play | Vocus’ Luke Coleman on universal service reform

#91 Swoop’s Sean Clarke on its wholesale play | Vocus’ Luke Coleman on universal service reform

November 4, 2022

This week, we speak with:

* Executive editor Rohan Pearce about the government's post budget regional comms roadshow
* Swoop's chief revenue officer Sean Clarke joins us to talk about his company and its wholesale strategy, and
* Vocus dir, government relations Luke Coleman on the problems with overlapping and expensive universal service subsidies and how LEOsats may come to the rescue

#90 The Federal Budget, Aussie Broadband and Ciena

#90 The Federal Budget, Aussie Broadband and Ciena

October 28, 2022

This week, Grahame Lynch and Simon Dux discuss the impact on the telecom sector of the federal budget.

We also chat with Dominic Morrow and Michelle Peter from Aussie Broadband about what their company is doing in the wholesale space, while we also catch up with newly appointed head of Ciena in ANZ, Ivan Polizzi.

#89 FibreconX CEO Mark Rafferty

#89 FibreconX CEO Mark Rafferty

October 21, 2022

In this edition, we chat with Mark Rafferty, the CEO of FibreconX and we hear from communications minister Michelle Rowland who delivered the Charles Todd Oration today.

#88 Telstra chair John Mullen on the big corporate restructure

#88 Telstra chair John Mullen on the big corporate restructure

October 14, 2022

In this episode we hear some of the highlights of Telstra chairman John Mullan's statements at this week's AGM and we talk about the news of the week with CommsDay chief editor Simon Dux

#87 The Optus data breach and what’s happening at Ribbon

#87 The Optus data breach and what’s happening at Ribbon

October 7, 2022

This week Grahame Lynch talks about the Optus data breach and we hear from Optus CEO Kelly Bayer Rosmarin, communications minister Michelle Rowland and treasurer Jim Chalmers.

Grahame also talks with the visiting SVP from Ribbon Communications, David Hiscock.

#86 What Telstra’s Vicky Brady, shadow minister Sarah Henderson and ACCC said at ACCANect

#86 What Telstra’s Vicky Brady, shadow minister Sarah Henderson and ACCC said at ACCANect

September 16, 2022

This week we listen in to Telstra CEO Vicky Brady and shadow minister Sarah Henderson at the annual ACCAN event, discuss the rather bleak view of the ACCC of the telco sector and discuss Australian plays on satellite-to-mobile. We return in two weeks

#85 Telstra’s Michael Ackland talks sports partnerships

#85 Telstra’s Michael Ackland talks sports partnerships

September 9, 2022

Telstra made two big tech announcements this week around the AFL and NRL rights. We get the lowdown from Simon Dux who interviewed Telstra CFO Michael Ackland.