Telstra: Doctor Is Always In

It takes just 15 seconds for a pediatrician working remotely to turn a toddler’s tears into smiles in a spot Australian telecom provider Telstra shot for its ReadyCare service.

Charging subscribers $76 for remote consultations with physicians, Telstra launched the telehealth service last summer. ReadyCare offers a glimpse at the type of home healthcare solutions that U.S. providers such as AT&T, Comcast, Cox and Verizon are developing.