CommsWire - 4 July 2019


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Vocus Group to operate as three independent business units
Australia's fourth largest telecommunications company, the Vocus Group, has announced that it will be simplifying its business into three independent business units.

NBN Co denies it has plans for any ‘Netflix tax’
Australian national broadband network builder NBN Co has denied that it has any plans to introduce a ‘Netflix tax’ and charge increased rates for customers who stream videos.

Samsung in hot water over misleading ‘phone water resistant’ advertisements
Samsung has been taken to court by the competition regulator the ACCC over allegations it made false, misleading and deceptive representations in advertising the water resistance of various Galaxy branded mobile phones.

Samsung to defend ACCC false ad allegations in court
Korean smartphone maker Samsung has issued a statement saying that it intends to defend allegations from the competition regulator the ACCC that the company made false, misleading and deceptive representations in advertising the water resistance of various Galaxy branded mobile phones.

Mobile and cloud gaming will get boost from 5G: claim
A study of 1033 Australians aged 16 and over has found that the introduction of 5G could lead to rapid growth in mobile gaming, with more than a quarter of those surveyed showing interest in using cloud gaming services on smartphones. In 2018, the market was estimated to be worth $1.1 billion.

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