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What's my speed? Ah, says NBN Co, that is a secret
NBN Co is refusing to release individual speeds that consumers can attain, despite calls from other telecommunications firms to do so.

Telstra payphones will disappear if USO scrapped
Australia's familiar network of payphone booths will disappear if the Productivity Commission's recommendation to scrap the voice-based telecommunications universal service obligation is accepted by the government.

Productivity Commission calls for winding up of USO by 2020

In midst of encryption debate, NBN Co pushes use of VPNs

Vocus turns down KKR bid, apologises for missteps

Telstra set to sack 1400 staff in cost cutting drive
Telstra is set to lay off about 1400 workers as part of an ongoing plan to reduce its operating costs by about $1 billion over five years.

LTE drives mobile broadband explosion: Ericsson
More than one million new mobile broadband subscribers every day are being added to networks around the world with an estimated 2.6 billion subscribers expected to be signed up through to 2022.

ACCAN’s future assured to 2022 with govt funding decision

Telstra: mobile black spot announcement justifies no roaming decision

Troubled Vocus gets $2.2B takeover offer from KKR
Australia's fourth biggest telecommunications company Vocus has received a $2.2 billion takeover offer from private US equity firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts.

Foxtel unveils streaming product line Foxtel Now
Foxtel for everyone is the aim – every device, every person, every budget, every show … Foxtel has launched Foxtel Now and have no doubt, it will shake up the Australian streaming video-on-demand market.

NBN Co says it will deliver 1Gbps over HFC
NBN Co says it is close to delivering gigabit speeds to homes and businesses in six cities, including Sydney and Melbourne, following trials of new technology on its hybrid fibre coaxial (HFC) network.

VHA takes ACCC to court over domestic roaming decision
Vodafone Hutchison Australia is taking the ACCC to the Federal Court over its recent draft decision not to declare domestic mobile roaming, claiming that the review process is flawed.

Mobile connectivity speeds top APAC but Internet lags

Telstra secures future power supplies with RES solar farm deal
Telstra has secured a long-term power purchase agreement with renewable energy company RES Australia to develop a new solar farm in Queensland.

Launceston touted as Australia’s ‘first gigabit’ city

Telstra, Fox Sports seal outside broadcast deal
Telstra is facilitating Fox Sports’ outdoor broadcasts through its distributed production network under a long-term deal inked by the two companies.

ACCC finalises prices for non-NBN high-speed Internet
The competition watchdog has issued its list of final prices for high-speed Internet supplied by non-NBN services.

Patton accuses Morrow of defaming him ‘under privilege’
Internet Australia executive director Laurie Patton claims NBN Co CEO Bill Morrow used the cloak of parliamentary privilege to make false and defamatory remarks about him and IA at a Senate Estimates Committee.

ACCC announces upcoming tender for broadband monitoring testers
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has signalled a May launch for a request for tenders from testers of its previously announced Broadband Performance Monitoring and Reporting Program.

NBN Co chief Morrow told to 'cut out the spin'

Review recommends redefining ACMA role, sector-wide reforms still to come

Government consulting industry on spectrum reform

New Zealand delivers cheaper high-end broadband than Australia

Vodafone smashes Telstra, Optus on consumer complaints rate
Vodafone has trumpeted a 22% decline in the rate of consumer complaints between the December and March quarters – and a complaints ratio for the March quarter more than 50% lower than the industry average.

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