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ICANN to update DNS security, ISPs must follow or risk outage
For the first time ever, ICANN is changing the cryptographic keys that secure DNS. ISPs must ensure their software is up-to-date or risk their customers being unable to reach any site on the Internet.

OVO cuts price on 100GB mobile plan as demand soars
Australian mobile provider OVO has seen demand for its 100GB for $100 pre-paid plan soar to the extent that it has now reduced the price to $69.95.

Bush communications the focus of NBN Co, regional coalition talks

Networking team to deliver live satellite streaming for solar race
Newtec, Network Innovations, VRT Sandbox and Pacific Live Media have teamed to deliver live satellite streaming globally for Australia's Solar Car World Challenge.

Amaysim telco satisfaction leader, Aldi Mobile last in top 6 list
Three telcos powered by Optus, including Optus itself, make up the top three list with the most satisfied customers, followed by Telstra, Vodafone and then Aldi Mobile.

Vocus to face class action over allegedly misleading investors
Australia's fourth largest telco Vocus Group faces a proposed shareholder class action over allegedly misleading investors.

Telstra says calls, texts from wearables by Sept end
Telstra plans to introduce embedded SIM technology to make it possible for Australians to use compatible wearable devices, instead of their phones, to make calls and send texts.

Vodafone Business customers offered 3 months free on 24 month NBN plan
Vodafone has emailed its business customers, notifying them its fixed NBN broadband service is coming “later this year,” inviting them to register “so you could be eligible for 3 months free”.

ACMA: 5G spectrum planning pushes forward with mmWave progress
Millimetre wave spectrum for 5G broadband is the subject of the ACMA consultation paper, released yesterday, with invitation for comments open and the deadline 13 October, 2017.

Rural telco lobby group welcomes move to pass broadband reforms
The telecommunications lobby group, Regional, Rural and Remote Communications Coalition, has welcomed the decision by a Senate committee to recommend passage of the Telecommunications Reform Package.


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