CommsWire - 10 April 2019

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Vodafone's Berroeta has one thing in spades: chutzpah
COMMENT: Vodafone Hutchison Australia chief executive Iñaki Berroeta certainly does not lack chutzpah. He is now floating the idea that VHA should be paid compensation because the company cannot use Huawei gear in its 5G network rollout.

Beam formalises deal to sell satellite phones in India
Australian ASX-listed mobile satellite technology firm Beam Communications has signed deal with Indian satellite solutions company Station Satcom to resell Beam-branded Inmarsat equipment in the country.

Spark still undecided on fresh proposal to use Huawei gear
New Zealand telecommunications company Spark has still not decided whether to submit a revised proposal to the country's spy agency in order to see whether it can use equipment from Chinese vendor Huawei in its 5G network.

Telstra workers stage second strike in a month
Telstra workers across Australia walked off the job on Wednesday (today) following what they claim is the company's continued refusal to provide them with fair pay and conditions.

ACMA releases compliance priorities for communications industries
The Australian Communications and Media Authority, has released its compliance priorities for 2019-20 for the telecoms and communications industries, including telecommunications consumer safeguards.