NBN Co says network will be complete by 30 June 2020 NBN Co, the company building and operating Australia’s national broadband network, today released its Corporate Plan 2020-2023, confirming it is on schedule and on budget to complete construction of the NBN access network by 30 June 2020.

31st August 2019

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Knowing their NBN speed brings satisfaction to consumers Consumers who know what their NBN plan’s ‘typical evening speed’ should be are more satisfied with their provider (78%) than those who do not know (68.1%) according to a new research report.

30th August 2019

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Global smartphone sales on the decline, iPhone sales keep dropping Global sales of smartphones to end users declined 1.7% in the second quarter of 2019, totaling 368 million units - with sales of Apple's iPhone still in a steady downward spiral, according to a new report from analyst firm Gartner.

29th August 2019

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Satellite positioning tech could be worth $6 billion-plus to economy Trials of ‘world first’ satellite positioning technology have proven more than $6 billion could be delivered to the Australian economy over the next 30 years, according to one Australian Government minister.

27th August 2019

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Connexus pilots ‘Pay-it-Forward’ free digital phone service The South Australian town of Gawler will be the first regional community to receive free digital phone services under a ‘Pay it Forward’ scheme to be conducted by Melbourne-based ISP, Connexus.

22nd August 2019

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Please note CommsWire was missing for a few days due to the Editor Stan Beer having 'flu! Cisco, Victoria Uni partner on security skills training Victoria University is partnering with networking vendor Cisco to open a cybersecurity training centre in Melbourne’s West to meet an increasing demand for workers in one of Australia’s fastest growing and under serviced industries.

20th August 2019

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Samsung puts distance between itself and rivals in EU The sabotage of Huawei’s smartphone business by the US Government has put Samsung back on the map in Europe during Q2, with the Korean company recording a spectacular surge and its highest market share for five years. Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi had an even more impressive growth spurt in the quarter, according to UK based analyst firm Canalysis.

14th August 2019

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NBN Co launches Sky Muster Plus satellite ‘unmetered data’ wholesale service NBN Co has launched its Sky Muster Plus wholesale service which allows homes and small businesses in the NBN satellite footprint to access unmetered data for essential online activities.

13th August 2019

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Huawei Australia CEO reaffirms commitment to Australia despite 5G ban  The boss of the Australian subsidiary of Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei issued a statement reaffirming the company’s intention to keeping its operations going in the country regardless of Federal Government policy banning its participation in the 5G rollout.

10th August 2019

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Australia Post set to undertake telecommunications ‘transformation’ Australia Post is set to undertake a telecommunications ‘transformation” of its business, with the roll out of a series of upgrades to its network that it says will optimise performance for services across the country, as it plans for the future.

9th August 2019

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