CA calls for restricting state agencies' access to metadata The lobby group representing the telecommunications industry has called on the government to accept recommendations made by the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security and repeal two sections of a law which have allowed numerous state agencies to gain access to Australians' telecommunications metadata.

29th October 2020

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mmWave 5G a ‘step closer’ with call for applications The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) says the deployment of 5G technology in Australia is a step closer, with applications for millimetre wave (mmWave) spectrum to open for the 26 and 28 GHz bands from November.

28th October 2020

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NBN Co begins work on upgrading copper areas with fibre The NBN Co is beginning work this week to extend fibre into some metropolitan and regional areas in NSW, Victoria, Queensland, South Australia and Western Australia.

27th October 2020

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Mobile subscriptions set to recover in 2021: Economist Intelligence Unit Mobile subscriptions will recover by 3.4% in 2021 from a drop of a little more than 2% in 2020, the Economist Intelligence Unit has predicted in a new report, adding that the strongest growth would be seen in Asia and the Middle East.

26th October 2020

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NNNCo covers 80% of Sydney with LoRaWAN for IoT network Australia’s largest LoRaWAN (long range wide area network) provider NNNCo has gone live with the expansion of its National Narrowband Network across Greater Sydney, claiming to cover 80% of the city’s population and accelerate IoT adoption.

23rd October 2020

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NBN Co launches new campaign to incentivise Internet retailers National Broadband Network provider NBN Co has launched a campaign featuring new incentives for Internet retailers to sell higher speed broadband plans to customers.

22nd October 2020

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Customers to benefit from new NBN consumer experience rules: ACMA Australia’s telecommunications regulator, the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA), has taken action to enhance NBN consumer experience rules to protect Australians during the final phase of the National Broadband Network migration.

21st October 2020

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TPG completes Australia's first city-wide ten gigabit network Having a gig in today's COVID-19 economy is welcome, having 10 gigs is even better, and having 1000 buildings fully connected to Australia's first city-wide ten gigabit network in rad Adelaide is a landmark, strategic achievement delivering world-class digital infrastructure.

20th October 2020

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Aussie Broadband ASX IPO gets off to solid start Aussie Broadband, or ABB as it is now designated on the ASX, has a current share price of $1.90 at time of publication, 90c more than its $1 IPO, and while it's down from a high of $2.22, ABB's prospects are definitely strong.

19th October 2020

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Study finds firms keen to use LTE or 5G as sole WAN link Nearly 9 in 10 organisations (88%) in Australia surveyed by local technology analyst outfit Telsyte for LTE and 5G wireless network edge solutions provider Cradlepoint are either using or thinking of using LTE or 5G as the sole WAN link in branch locations.

16th October 2020

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