CommsWire - 6 August 2019

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‘Underperforming’ broadband services still a problem: ACCC
Underperforming broadband services are still a problem for some consumers, with a newly publish report revealing that 12.4% of consumers continue to experience underperforming services that “rarely come close to reaching their maximum plan speed”.

Vocus, More Telecom seal $20 million deal
NBN provider to SMBs More Telecom has signed a $20 million contract with Australia's fourth largest telecommunications company Vocus for the supply of NBN products and services.

ACMA hits telcos with penalties for infringing NBN consumer rules
Seven of Australia’s telecommunications service providers have paid a total of $82,200 in penalties for failing to comply with the Telecommunications (NBN Consumer Information) Industry Standard, with the telecommunications regulator issuing its first infringement notices since the rules came into force in September last year.

Romanian Music festival showcases sub-6GHz 5G VR live streaming for Samsung and Orange
Korean electronics giant Samsung and Romania’s largest mobile carrier Orange have deployed a 5G New Radio (NR) network in the sub-6GHz band for one of the world’s largest electronic dance music festivals to showcase immersive real-time live streaming of performances and superfast download speeds.

Keysight solution to defend against cyber-attacks on connected vehicles
Technology services provider Keysight Technologies has announced the launch of a new cyber security offering designed to address what it says is the growing concern of cyber-attacks on connected vehicles.