Seventeen months after Perth investor Anthony Grist left the board of Vocus Communications after failing to secure backing for a leadership shake-up, the three former M2 Group directors who retained control at that time have all resigned from the underperforming telco business.
Local telecommunications company Vonex has launched its prospectus for an $8 million initial public offering on the National Stock Exchange, following its reverse takeover - and subsequent failed backdoor listing - of Aleator Energy last year.
Telstra says its 4G coverage is now within reach of 99 per cent of the national population, following the recent completion of a mobile site in regional Western Australia and other upgrades around the country.
Experienced public relations executive Fiona McRobert is returning to Perth to lead the local office of PPR, as the one-time market leader seeks to rebuild its WA practice after a long period of downsizing.
Dunsborough, Gracetown and Monkey Mia will be among a number of locations around regional Australia that can expect better mobile coverage after Optus today confirmed plans to spend $1 billion to improve its network.
Mining services company Ausdrill has expanded its partnership with Hockey Australia, while AGL Energy has sponsored the West Coast Eagles as it seeks to lift its profile ahead of its planned entry to the Western Australian gas market.