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Fifield predicts 5G revolution for Australia, ignores NBN

NBN Co and Adtran sign FttC broadband equipment and services deal
NBN Co has inked a deal with US-based networking equipment provider Adtran, in a supply agreement for software, hardware and services, to support the FttC (fibre to the curb) component of the NBN rollout.

Networking expert explains why NBN Co stuck in slow lane

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Australian laws aim to force decryption to fight crime
Australia has announced that it will promulgate laws to force companies like Google and Facebook to decrypt messages sent by suspected terrorists and other criminals.

Regional wireless ISPs concerned 3.6GHz spectrum for 5G will wipe them out 
The ACMA’s tune-up consultation day for use of 3.6GHz spectrum for 5G sees telcos happy, but satellite operators and specifically regional wireless ISPs are very concerned.

In-flight Wi-Fi to dominate ‘half of commercial aircraft’ by 2022
Despite some government concerns over the safety of BYO laptops, tablets and phones on planes, Juniper forecasts a big jump in various commercial planes with net-connected Wi-Fi for customers.

Australian mobile users hit with $20 million in ‘unexpected’ charges

Fifield faces grilling over NBN users experience


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