Subscribers may now report scams to Telstra Customers may now report SMS and MMS scams to a national phone number, telecommunications provider Telstra announced, as the telco takes stronger initiative to crack down text scams. Fire and Rescue New South Wales deploys Motorola’s Smart Connect to improve its radio coverage

25th May 2023

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Profectus Group to help Telstra identify overcharging Compliance and recovery solutions services provider Profectus Group has signed an agreement with Telstra to help the telecommunications provider identify instances of overcharging from suppliers. No more physical keys: Samsung introduces Digital Key in Australia

24th May 2023

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eSafety Commissioner and Queensland Police Service team up to fight criminality and harmful online content The eSafety Commissioner and the Queensland Police Service have joined forces to fight against the proliferation of criminal and harmful content.  Opera Queensland partners with Cisco and Data#3 to bring ‘interactive’ opera to classrooms

23rd May 2023

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Commercial TV spending slightly increased in 21-22, ACMA report shows Commercial TV networks spent $1.54 billion on Australian programs in 2021-22 financial year, a slight increase from $1.52 billion on the previous year, according to a report by the Australian Communications and Media Authority. Linux Foundation, Meta form LF Connectivity

22nd May 2023

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Telstra Wholesale 400Gbps intercapital services go live Telstra Wholesale's 400Gbps services are now available on routes between Adelaide, Melbourne, Canberra, Sydney and Brisbane. Cost-conscious consumers willing to pay for more telco services, says survey Specific customer segments in broadband and mobile are still willing to pay more despite current conditions, according to research by management consulting company Oliver Wyman.

19th May 2023

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NBN Co eyes to meet financial targets in its corporate plan  Local broadband operator NBN Co claimed that its financial and operational performance in the nine months to 31 March 2023 is on track to achieve its full year guidance as outlined in its corporate plan 2023. Azyan Telecom strikes satellite deal with Kymeta 

18th May 2023

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7 telcos fail to submit TCP code compliance statements Seven telcos have been issued with formal directions after ACMA investigations found they failed to submit compulsory compliance statements in 2022 under the Telecommunications Consumer Protections Code (TCP Code). Apple’s Tap to Pay accepts contactless payments for Westpac

17th May 2023

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More Telecom debuts 5G mobile broadband Local telco provider More Telecom has launched a new 5G mobile broadband service, a new 5G data-only $70 SIM plan per month featuring 400GB of data on a no lock-in contract. iPhone 14 Emergency SOS via satellite reaches ANZ Apple's Emergency SOS via satellite service is now available to iPhone 14 users in Australia and New Zealand.

16th May 2023

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3G shutdown looms Major telco providers are planning to shut down 3G later this year in the second half of 2024, according to competition watchdog ACCC. Three telcos under fire for SMS scams 

15th May 2023

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Vocus rolls out Darwin’s first international fibre cable Australian fibre and network solutions provider Vocus has connected a 1,000km submarine fibre cable worth $100 million linking the Australian Singapore Cable (ASC), which runs from Perth to Singapore, with the North-West Cable system that runs from Darwin to Port Hedland. TPG Telecom relocates to Barangaroo 

12th May 2023

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