Juniper Networks and NEC upgrade Powerco’s Wi-Fi network Gas and electricity distributor Powerco has selected AI-driven network Juniper Networks and IT and network transformation services provider NEC to design and deploy new Wi-Fi network across its sites nationwide. eSIM market to boom at US$16.3 billion by 2027: Juniper Research

17th January 2023

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  ACMA alerts the public to be vigilant against myGov SMS and email scams The ACMA has warned the public to be vigilant of fake emails and SMS claiming to be from myGov, an Australian government services portal, which may possibly be a scam. Worldwide PC demand collapses due to economic uncertainty says Gartner

16th January 2023

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The latest issue of our journal, the Journal of Telecommunications and the Digital Economy, is now available at https://telsoc.org/journal/jtde-v10-n4. Please have a look at it. You can download the full issue (towards the bottom of the issue page) or select individual articles.

2nd January 2023

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ABC almost breached its Code of Practice: ACMA The Australian Broadcasting Corporation almost breached deal requirement in its Code of Practice in its Four Corners double episode program Fox and the Big Lie, the ACMA found.

22nd December 2022

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ACCC blocks TPG and Telstra’s proposed network sharing agreement The ACCC has finally reached a verdict not to authorise the proposed regional mobile network arrangements between telecommunication giants Telstra and TPG Telecom. NBN Co pushes fibre in its 2023 corporate plan The NBN Co has published its 2023 corporate plan, outlining how it is pushing fibre deeper into fixed line communities.

21st December 2022

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GlobalData predicts telcos will offer discounts and rewards to customers using digital e-care and sales tools Most telcos have tended to save their best smartphone or service discounts and incentives for new customers but that is set to change as telcos will now instead offer best discounts and rewards to existing customers that use digital e-care and sales tools that do not need a human agent support, according to a GlobalData prediction.

20th December 2022

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One Central West breached licence condition, ACMA finds New South Wales-based radio station One Central West FM88 was broadcasting a mix of content, including live-hosted and automated music programs, news, and weather bulletins that would likely appeal to a general audience in the broadcast area—a breach of licence condition following an investigation by the Australian Communications and Media Authority. 

19th December 2022

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Smaller telcos gain as wholesale broadband market slows: ACCC Smaller broadband providers continued to increase their share in the NBN wholesale market and expand their presence across the NBN in the September quarter 2022, the ACCC reports.

16th December 2022

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ACMA slaps Binance Australia $2,000,220 fine for breaching spam regulations  The ACMA has fined Investbybit, trading as Binance Australia, $2,000,220 as part of the regulatory body’s ongoing crackdown on spam. 

15th December 2022

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Telstra and Ericsson trial Cloud RAN 5G data call Telecommunications companies Telstra and Ericsson announced the first Ericsson Cloud RAN 5G data call on Telstra’s commercial network, a live trial which will take place on the Gold Coast, Queensland. 

14th December 2022

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