Singtel partners with Lendlease in $3 billion Comcentre development Optus parent Singtel last week announced that it will partner with global real estate group Lendlease to redevelop its Comcentre headquarters into a S$3 billion (A$3 billion) world class sustainable workplace featuring the latest smart building and digital technologies.

6th June 2022

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NBN delivers access to Ultrafast internet to a further 160,000 homes and businesses From today, NBN Co is inviting customers living and working in around 160,000 premises currently served by Fibre to the Curb (FTTC) in New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia to upgrade to Fibre to the Premises (FTTP)

3rd June 2022

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IBM ordered to pay US$1.6 billion to BMC for contract violations A federal judge has ordered IBM to pay Houston-based IT firm BMC US$1.6 billion ($2.2 billion) for fraud and contract violations after it swapped its own software while servicing their mutual client, AT&T, according to Business Standard.

2nd June 2022

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Michelle Rowland is the new Federal Minister for Communications Australia has a new Federal Minister for Communications in Michelle Rowland, the ALP member for Greenway in Sydney's northwest. Ericsson to hire 250 for 5G roles at Ireland R&D centre Swedish telecoms provider Ericsson plans to hire 250 people to develop cloud-native products for its 5G portfolio at its Irish Research and Development Centre in Athlone.

1st June 2022

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SkyLink UAS trials drone medical delivery flights Drone company SkyLink UAS and intelligent positioning solutions Position Partners have trialled beyond visual line of sight drone medical delivery flights using SkyLink UTM microservices and SkyLink UTM cloud platform.

31st May 2022

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Wireless broadband communications frequencies could be costly for scientists and the public The transition to 5G has been rocky. To facilitate faster and more reliable digital communication, radio-spectrum regulators have approved the operation of 5G transmitters and receivers within various wavelength bands in the 1-25 GHz range, according to research by Physics Today.

30th May 2022

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Optus reports strong growth in its mobile segment  Optus’s Ebitda grew by 3.5% while its Ebit rose by 32% amounting to $249 million for the full year ended 31 March 2022.

27th May 2022

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TPG Telecom halves mobile plans for new customers TPG Telecom is reducing the cost of its mobile phone plans by half, allowing new mobile customers to save more for six months.

26th May 2022

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Complaints rising again, says TIO  Phone and internet complaints increased during the third financial quarter, the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman's latest report says.

25th May 2022

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ACMA expects telcos to be proactive protecting their vulnerable consumers  The ACMA has laid expectations for telcos to be proactive in identifying and dealing with their consumers who face vulnerable circumstances.

24th May 2022

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