Southern Cross Cables ready for Next Sydney landfall
Southern Cross Cables has completed the Sydney bore for its Next subsea cable and finalised a deal that makes fibre network operator Superloop a direct customer.
Australians may have lost interest in the NBN: study
ACMA releases industry standards for moving to NBN
The Australian Communications and Media Authority has released two industry standards that it says will help consumers make a smooth transition to the country's national broadband network, the NBN.
NBN Co chief Morrow to quit by end of 2018
NBN Co chief executive Bill Morrow is leaving the company by the end of the year, according to a statement from the company.
Australia-Singapore cable laying gets underway
Laying of the Australia-Singapore subsea cable has commenced, with two ships laying two distinct sections from near Christmas Island to Fremantle, and the other in shallow water between Singapore and Christmas Island.
NBN Co opens lab to train workers for network field tasks
NBN Co will provide training and assessments for more than 2000 in-field workers on how to deploy, activate and maintain the network, using simulation as a teaching tool.
Telstra profits drop on back of Ooyala investment disaster
NordVPN warns Aust Govt against anti-encryption bill
A newly proposed anti-encryption bill in Australia would have dire consequences on all Australians? Internet privacy and security, according to VPN provider NordVPN
Vocus replaces Huawei for Solomon Islands cable project
This is the final edition of CommsWire for 2017. We will return on 15 January 2018. We wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.
Tim Herring and the TelSoc Board
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