TelSoc News and Events

Govt opens 2nd round of Telecoms in New Developments policy
The Australian Government has called for further submissions on its proposed policy update designed to improve the delivery of telecommunications in new developments.

NBN Co says broadband network rollout ahead of schedule, nearing completion
NBN Co, the operator of the National Broadband Network, is claiming an earlier than planned activation of connections to the network for more than seven million homes and businesses across Australia.

Govt shows it has a tin ear when it comes to privacy concerns
COMMENT: If Australians had any doubts that the Government has a tin ear when it comes to privacy concerns, those would have disappeared after its choice of Amazon Web Services as the company which will store data collected by the COVID-19 contact-tracing app that was announced on Sunday.

Optus switches on new tower at Victoria’s Baranduda Ranges
Australia’s second largest mobile operator Optus has switched on a new tower in the Baranduda Ranges in regional Victoria as it continues the rollout of sites as part of the Federal Government’s mobile blackspot program.