Revised telco industry codes to speed up broadband connections: ACMA
The telecommunications industry code that addresses a number of the sources of customer dissatisfaction with phone connection delays has been revised to now cover broadband services, including the NBN.

Fifield slams Optus over muscular NBN switch tactics
Communications Minister Senator Mitch Fifield has told Optus that its muscular approach to getting its cable customers to move over to NBN connections is unacceptable.

IA has Morrow, NBN Co in sights over ?derogatory? attack
Laurie Patton, the recently departed chief executive of Internet Australia, wants a public apology from NBN Co chief Bill Morrow over what he says was an ?unprovoked attack? on IA in Senate Estimates hearings.

Apologies for late delivery, I got a corruption problem with the first PDF. TimH

CA, AMTA support Productivity Commission proposals on data use, availability

New coalition to fight for ?fair-go? for comms services in rural, regional Australia

Mobile services ID checking requirements under review
The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) is undergoing public consultation on proposed regulatory changes aimed at improving the identity-checking requirements for prepaid mobile services.

MyRepublic takes up the Internet speed challenge with first offer
Singapore-based Internet service provider (ISP) MyRepublic will officially launch in the Australian market next week with its first unlimited Internet data plans.

Adelaide aims to be ?smart?, Ten Gigabit city
The City of Adelaide has endorsed the development of a business case to build a Ten Gigabit Optical Fibre network to cover the CBD and North Adelaide areas of the South Australian capital.

Telcos want changes to proposed tax reforms for satellite services


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