CommsWire - 17 October 2016


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ACCC wants to continue ADSL regulation
The ACCC looks set to maintain regulation of wholesale ADSL services to ensure telco customers benefit from a competitive market currently dominated by Telstra.

US bans Note7 from all flights, threatens prosecution
The US Department of Transportation has issued an emergency order banning all airline passengers in the country from carrying Samsung Galaxy Note7 devices.

Galaxy Note7 debacle shows Samsung in poor light
The way Samsung has dealt with the Note7 fiasco is reminiscent of an incident that happened after the Palestine Liberation Organisation was forced to leave Beirut in the 1980s.

Telstra?s Google Pixel Android OS updates to be available when Google releases them
Earlier today, I wondered whether Telstra would make its Pixel Android OS updates available at the same time as Google, and they will

All-fibre NBN still top of the agenda for IA
Internet Australia has reaffirmed its commitment to continue its aggressive and persistent campaign for a return to a fibre-based national broadband network despite the government holding the line on maintaining its mixed technology NBN model.

Enterprise mobility market heading to $5.5 billion by decade end
The Australian enterprise mobility market is predicted to approach $5.5 billion by 2020 as businesses invest more in mobility management tools, according to a new report from telecoms research firm Telsyte.

Esri partners with Waze to deliver traffic data sharing options to governments
Australian global smart-mapping company Esri has forged a new partnership with Waze, the Google-owned provider of a community-based traffic and navigation app.

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