Court throws out ACCC case against TPG over pre-payments The Federal Court has thrown out a case filed by the Australian consumer watchdog claiming that telco TPG Telecom had made false and misleading claims to obtain pre-payments for Internet, home telephone and mobile plans.

15th October 2019

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5G for Business in Australia awn for explosive growth The latest research from Samsung Australia and Tech Research Asia explores 5G readiness of Australian businesses. ANU gets grant for research into optical technologies The Australian National University has been given a grant of $34.9 million by the Federal Government to set up the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Transformative Meta-Optical Systems.

12th October 2019

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Nokia claims ‘industry-first’ integrated intent-based solution launch Nokia has claimed the industry’s first launch of a fully integrated intent-based solution that it says completely changes how operators build fixed access networks to deliver ultra-broadband services.

11th October 2019

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ACCC warns NBN Co over playing favourites with RSPs The Australian competition watchdog has warned NBN Co, the company rolling out broadband in the country, about discriminating between retail service providers when it comes to supplying upgraded infrastructure to business customers.

10th October 2019

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Spirit of Tasmania passengers get new high-speed satellite Internet service Passengers on the Spirit of Tasmania ferry service between Devonport and Melbourne now have access to high-speed Internet, with a partnership by the ferry operators with Australian satellite Internet provider, IPSTAR Broadband.

9th October 2019

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Malaysian mobile operator Maxis picks Huawei for 5G Malaysian mobile carrier Maxis has signed an agreement with Huawei for its 5G rollout. The agreement was signed in Putrajaya by Maxis CEO Gokhan Ogut and Huawei Technologies Malaysia CEO Michael Yuan.

5th October 2019

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Southern Cross NEXT Cable enters construction phase The trans-Pacific Southern Cross NEXT Cable has now entered the construction phase with the project achieving CIF (Contract in Force).

4th October 2019

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Telstra buys stake in Southern Cross Cable Network Australia's largest telco Telstra has put pen to paper with the signing of a conditional agreement to take up a 25% equity interest in the US$300 million trans-Pacific Southern Cross Cable Network (SCCN).

3rd October 2019

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Digital Tasmania critical of west coast mobile services upgrade Non-profit consumer action group Digital Tasmania has decried the fact that a $5.2 million investment to upgrade mobile services in Tasmania's west coast region has been limited to just one mobile operator – Telstra.

2nd October 2019

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Optus moves ahead with 5G rollout, releases new Samsung, Oppo plans Optus continues the national rollout of its 5G network and has boosted its 5G plans on offer, announcing the availability of Samsung Galaxy S10 and Oppo Reno 5G handsets, as it prepares to reveal further plans for the rollout in coming weeks.

1st October 2019

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