Qualcomm, Chinese firm achieve first 700MHz band 5G data call Semiconductor, services and software firm Qualcomm Technologies has demonstrated the first large-bandwidth 2x30MHz 5G data call in the 700MHz (Band n28) FDD spectrum band, the company says.

18th August 2020

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Telecoms customers ‘satisfaction’ holds up despite pandemic impact Despite significant impacts on Australia’s telecommunications services and infrastructure by the Covid-19 pandemic, customer satisfaction improved slightly during the most recent quarter, according to a new report by telecoms lobby group Communications Alliance.

17th August 2020

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TelSoc was today summoned before the Joint Parliamentary Committee on the NBN to provide further input following the submission we made on 16th January to the JPC.

14th August 2020

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S&P says Telstra must remain focused on implementing T22 strategy Global ratings agency S&P Global Ratings says Telstra needs to remain focused on implementing its T22 strategy as headwinds gather, after the telco revealed a slump in profits for 2019-20 due to the ongoing pandemic and the bushfires in summer.

14th August 2020

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Telstra profits slump in face of 'pressure' from pandemic, bushfire crisis Telstra has suffered a 14% drop in profits with the telco putting the decline down to pressure put on it by the the coronavirus pandemic and the national bushfire crisis.

13th August 2020

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NBN migration pushes SD-WAN take up in Australian market Software-defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN) has taken off quicker in Australia than some other markets partly due to the migration of “last-mile access” to the National Broadband Network (NBN), according to a new analyst report.

12th August 2020

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NBN Co's annual losses fall by half to $648m as rollout officially ends The annual losses incurred by NBN Co, the company rolling out Australia's national broadband network, have been halved in 2019-20 year-on-year, according to the company's results which were announced on Tuesday.

11th August 2020

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Aussie Broadband cuts deal to offer FttH through OptiComm Local NBN reseller Aussie Broadband has cut a deal with private fibre cable provider OptiComm to offer fibre-to-the home services to the latter's private customers.

10th August 2020

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ISPs grapple with outages during COVID-19 lockdown In contrast to both the Asia Pacific region and rest of the world, the outage numbers for Internet Service Providers in Australia didn’t peak in March to coincide with the majority of Covid 19 lockdown orders, according to a new 2020 Internet Performance report.

7th August 2020

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NBN satellite outage caused by extreme weather event The NBN Co's Sky Muster satellite was hit by an outage today due to an extreme weather event, with services not available from about 10.30am till 4pm.

6th August 2020

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