CommsWire - 13 June 2017


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ACCAN’s future assured to 2022 with govt funding decision
A cloud over the immediate future and very existence of the Australian Communications Consumer Action Network (ACCAN) has been lifted, with the federal government’s announcement of a new agreement to fund the telecoms consumer interest group for the next five years.

Vocus bid to hike sale price begins
Vocus chief executive Geoff Horth and chairman David Spence will host an investors day tomorrow, looking to persuade US private equity firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts to raise its $2.2 billion bid, or else to attract another buyer.

NBN spin going from bad to worse, claims Labor
Labor's communications spokesperson Michelle Rowland says NBN Co's latest announcement titled "NBN moves from build to run" could be better described as "NBN’s spin moves from bad to worse".

The superfast NBN is like the emperor’s new clothes
They have made a mess of a vital national infrastructure project but one can't help having pity for the poor staff at the NBN Co to some extent. Week in and week out, they have to come up with something or the other to distract the attention of the public from the mess that they have created.

Aussies prefer mobile for their daily digital fix
Yahoo7 has released its annual study into the digital lives of Australians that reveals smartphone use has surpassed that of desktops for daily digital habits.

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