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Toowoomba businesses eyeing off digital future

16 Sep, 2020

In 2020, the Chamber of Commerce Queensland released its digital readiness report. The report looked at how businesses use technology, rates of adoption, performance and limitations. The report found an increasing use of social media to engage and reach customers, an increased use of cloud-based technologies due to improved services, and many business expressing improved optimism about the benefits of using technology. A recent article penned by Andy Penn of Telstra and Tim Reed of the Business Council of Australia outlined the dramatic changes in the digital economy and telecommunications, due to the pandemic. They outlined how quickly business and society adapted providing examples of telehealth, virtual meetings, online payments and learning. These fast-paced changes in 2020 highlight the growing importance of the digital space and its impact on our economy. As they point out in their article, it is now critical that these initiatives continue to be built upon. Why? They argue, technology adaptation will drive productivity and efficiency, which in turn will drive employment opportunities. Specifically, the article identifies that advanced digital engagement has facilitated 28% revenue growth and digitally enabled small to medium businesses are eight times more likely to innovate by offering new services and products.…

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How new internet technology is helping the RSPCA

10 Aug, 2020

FASTER and sharper priced internet in Toowoomba means the RSPCA’s new Darling Downs animal shelter will be in a better…

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Internet ‘Beefed Up’

06 Aug, 2020

The Queensland Government says meat exporter John Dee “is having its internet capacity beefed up through backhaul provider QCN Fibre,…

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Local internet to be faster, cheaper

05 Aug, 2020

Goondiwindi locals and businesses will soon benefit from some of the cheapest and fastest internet in Australia. Innovation Minister Kate…

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