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TasmaNet delivers another nbn™ Australian first

Commissions First Enterprise Ethernet Service in Australia TasmaNet became the first internet service provider in Australia to deliver superfast broadband using new nbnTM Enterprise Ethernet fibre technology after successfully commissioning a 1 Gbps connection for St Michael’s Collegiate School in Hobart today. Managing Director Joel Harris joined nbn Co CEO Stephen Rue, students and staff at…


Tasmanian Company Takes Best Apple App For 2018

Congratulations to TasICT member Savage Interactive for receiving the top award for the iPhone app of the year. Here’s the story from Fairfax media. Aussies grab three of Apple’s eight ‘Best of 2018’ nods Apple has unveiled its ‘Best of 2018’ selections, highlighting the year’s greatest games and apps across 155 countries as determined by…


Does Defence Provide Your Company With An Opportunity?

Federal government launches defence industry grants program for SMEs The federal government has launched its annual grants program for Australian small-to-medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) involved in delivering the pipeline of projects enhancing the capability of the Australian Defence Force (ADF). The Sovereign Industrial Capability Priority Grants program makes available a total of $17 million in grants…


New industry report on Australian AgTech

“Australian agriculture is expected to make further inroads into export markets around the world and become a A$100 billion industry by 2030 — matching the country’s mining and construction sectors — but these ambitions cannot be met without further AgTech investment.” Innovation in agricultural technologies, or AgTech, is rapidly changing the world’s least digitised industry.1…


Do you undertake Research and Development?

Are you seeking the latest information and insights about claiming software R&D activities – noting regulators have focussed attention on software development claims recently, with new guidance, tax alerts and regulatory audits/reviews. Those submitting claims need to be aware about issues, myths, risks and processes to be aware of when compiling an R&D claim related…


Australia’s IoT Opportunity – Where To Next?

Millions of devices connected to each other, talking and reporting numbers, making the world revolve more efficiently. Hospitals 3D printing spare parts as they need them, farmers sending drones over fields to examine crops, and remote-controlled factories. Can Australia benefit from the IoT revolution? You bet – to the tune of $308 billion over the…