MyDeal Marketplace CEO Sean Senvirtne

Online retail marketplace MyDeal.com.au has launched a business loans service in partnership with fintech lender Prospa, offering unsecured loans which it claims will accelerate the growth of retailers.

Optus Satellite, Southern Phones partner on NBN regional services

A partnership between Optus Satellite and Southern Phones is delivering NBN Sky Muster-enabled broadband services to regional areas of Australia.

Digital engagement on the rise for Aussie SMBs: survey

Digital engagement remains a real opportunity, and real marketplace differentiator for the small business sector, according to a new report done for Google. It shows that in just 12 months SMB adoption of digital tools has grown significantly.

Vodafone expects network traffic to double as Supercars fans flock to Gold Coast

Vodafone is anticipating a bumper weekend of network activity as "more fans than ever before take to social media to share their favourite moments from the Vodafone Gold Coast 600" this Friday 20 October to Sunday 22 October.

5G tech, testing and standards being discussed at Melbourne conference this week

Members of the International Electrotechnical Commission's Technical Committee 106 are discussing global testing and assessment standards of 5G and electromagnetic energy at an Australian conference being held from 16 to 20 October.

SmartTrans set to acquire Resource Connect

Supply chain group SmartTrans has entered into a binding heads of agreement to acquire logistics software solutions business Resource Connect and its patented logistics management platform iCuro for $16.6 million.

Fully responsive mobile sites needed to satisfy Google's mobile-first index early next year

If your business offers a cut-down, basic mobile website compared to your much more advanced desktop site, Google's move to prioritise mobile-first sites next year could see you drop a lot of traffic.

Rene Sugo, Symbio Networks

Symbio Networks, part of the MNF Group, has launched an international toll-free service which it says allows wholesale customers to offer their end-users local toll free numbers in more than 90 countries, including major business centres such as Hong Kong, Singapore, the UK and the US.

NBN under pressure to maintain pace as connections hit 3 million mark

The pace of the national broadband network rollout has picked up as connections hit the three million mark, but with the operator, NBN Co, cautioning that the increase in connections and activations presents new customer connection and experience issues.  

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