CommsWire - 7 August 2017


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Telstra launches Australian Digital Inclusion Index 2017: we’re doing more online
The latest Australian Digital Inclusion Index has launched, powered by Roy Morgan, RMIT and Swinburne’s CSI, and our digital inclusion score has improved.

Full-fibre NBN only by 2030, will cost $30b more: expert
Given its current state, Australia will be able to have a full-fibre national broadband network only by 2030, and that after shelling out an additional $30 billion to $50 billion, according to a network expert.

Inmarsat completes test flight of Global Xpress
Global satellite provider Inmarsat has completed an around-the-world test flight of its Global Xpress broadband satellite system.

Honeywell, Huawei collaborate on Brisbane ‘smart’ building
Honeywell and Huawei have collaborated to deploy a smart network inside Brisbane's 270-metre, 90-storey residential tower, Skytower.

Govt plan to share data on threats to help SMBs
The federal government's plan to share data on cyber security collected by intelligence agencies will benefit small and medium-sized businesses the most, a Telstra official claims.

Huawei’s Watch 2 with Android Wear 2 goes 4G in Aussie first
Want to put a 4G SIM card into your smartwatch? Then Huawei’s Android Wear 2.0 watch is the first to let you do it with Vodafone down under from 16 August.

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