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Telstra compensation changed original NBN plan

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Photo: Kainet/Flickr (Creative Commons) A $15-$20 billion compensation payment to Telstra over its copper network appears to have drove the Labor government in building the current NBN plan in order to avoid such a payment. The revelations are to come out via a documentary airing on ABC1’s Four Corner’s program tonight.

Trujillo to depart Telstra confirmed, to leave at the end of June

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Telstra’s chief executive Sol Trujillo has announced that he will be leaving the company, with the Chairman, Donald McGauchie, saying that Trujillo’s last day would be the last day of June, or 30 June. Trujillo, who is a US citizen, is expected to to return to his home country. Trujillo was the CEO when Telstra was privatised, with the Government holding a small share on the telecommunications company; and was […]

Telstra’s Sol Trujillo loses very top secret phone

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Telstra’s CEO Sol Trujillo has lost a very top secret smartphone made by HTC after being stolen by a pickpocket in the Barcelona during the Mobile World Congress. The phone was loaded with top-secret software made by Microsoft, possibly the new Windows Mobile 6.5. The phone is possibly the new HTC Touch Pro2 or HTC Touch Diamond2, which journalists were not allowed to touch by Microsoft’s CEO Steve Ballmer. Ouch!

Telstra CEO tells Obama on how to fix up US communications infrastructure

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Sol Trujillo, the guy who took over Telstra and made it into a love/hate relationship between it and the consumer, has written a piece in BusinessWeek that basically outlined a potential plan that Barack Obama’s stimulus package should be used in upgrading the United States’ communications infrastructure. While there is nothing wrong expressing one’s opinion, just don’t do it when you run an telecommunications company in Australia. Why? Well, the […]


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