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The path to 5G opens up The biggest news at Mobile World Congress; Netflix ANZ here on 24 March; iiNet pays $204,000 in penalties for advertising breach; Inmarsat and Aussie aviation partner on global flight tracking; HP to acquire Aruba Networks; Broadband over HFC booming – Arris the leader; Optus to release own brand ‘Cash by Optus’ smartphone; Telstra and Cisco team for on-demand services; Ericsson cloud gets ‘hyperscale upgrade’; Facebook founder underwhelms at MWC

Optus fires back at Telstra ‘our network’s getting better too!’; NBN completes 3.5 GHz wireless trial; Mobile World Congress; Alcatel-Lucent combines Wi-Fi and 4G; Ruckus cuts a deal with Nokia Networks; Nokia unveils ‘predictive marketing’; IKEA’s wireless charging furniture; Mobile devices and apps galore; Samsung S6 – the details

Greetings from Barcelona; Telstra outlines path to 5G a Mobile World Congress while Telstra and Ericsson join forces on 5G; Samsung moves into next Galaxy with S6; Data retention report calls for clarification; Optus trials real-time video with Nokia’s Liquid Applications; FCC’s net neutrality rules adopted ‘to protect the Internet’;ed ‘to protect the Internet’.

The results of the TelSoc ISP data retention survey are available here:

All NBN numbers up; ACMA simplifies equipment supply; Westfield in massive Wi-Fi rollout; NextDC turns the cash flow corner; Optus turns iPhones into satellite phones; Ciena delivers for the ‘web-scale world’; Newzulu Flipps over to media partnership.

NBN starts to deliver; Draft copyright code published - Choice slams it as‘medieval’; Android and iOS crushing competition; ACMA simplifies equipment supply; Australia Post losses getting worse; Will net neutrality nuke the Internet? The Thodey legacy.

Choice slams ‘medieval’ anti-piracy scheme; Megaport joins OpenDaylight; Telstra in ‘digital insurance’ deal with Allianz; Melbourne IT to buy Uber Global; Android and iOS crushing competition; Connected passengers not connecting; TVNZ launches enhanced video on demand

Preview of Mobile World Congress; NextDC delivers Microsoft Azure; Verizon – IoT gaining momentum; Telstra launches pre-paid 4GX smartphone; The Republicans and net neutrality; VoLTE driving strong VoIP growth; Telstra gets MEF CE 2.0 certification.

NBN to use Arris for $400 million; HFC network upgrade; Visa pushes smartphone payment tokens; M2M drives NetComm growth; Australia Post losses get worse; M2 delivers record revenue and profit; Vodafone offers Stan on phones – and launches ‘share everything’ plan

Telstraman Thodey resigns – Penn to be new CEO; Draft copyright code published - but code ‘must respect consumers’; Parents ‘want kids taught digital skills’; ‘If the state's got your phone, it's got your soul’; Optical network hardware market ‘diverse’.


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