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At the 2016 Charles Todd Oration event in Sydney on 19 October, Professor Peter Gerrand, Chair of the TelSoc Selection Panel, awarded the 2016 Medallist to Dr Simon Poole, saying “Simon Poole is a technologist and entrepreneur who has made outstanding contributions to the world’s optical fibre infrastructure. Read more

Patton accuses Morrow of defaming him ‘under privilege’
Internet Australia executive director Laurie Patton claims NBN Co CEO Bill Morrow used the cloak of parliamentary privilege to make false and defamatory remarks about him and IA at a Senate Estimates Committee.

ACCC announces upcoming tender for broadband monitoring testers
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has signalled a May launch for a request for tenders from testers of its previously announced Broadband Performance Monitoring and Reporting Program.

NBN Co chief Morrow told to 'cut out the spin'

Review recommends redefining ACMA role, sector-wide reforms still to come

Government consulting industry on spectrum reform

New Zealand delivers cheaper high-end broadband than Australia

Vodafone smashes Telstra, Optus on consumer complaints rate
Vodafone has trumpeted a 22% decline in the rate of consumer complaints between the December and March quarters – and a complaints ratio for the March quarter more than 50% lower than the industry average.

TPG raises $320m, joins cashed-up Telstra competitors

Telstra to offer services in one integrated intelligent platform


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