CommsWire - 9 December 2016

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RRRC pushes for better data, voice services after USO review
The newly-formed Regional Rural and Remote Communications Coalition is hopeful voice and broadband access for Australians living and working in rural and remote areas will be improved as a result of a review of the USO.

Spirit Telecom acquires Phone Names Marketing
Telecommunications provider Spirit Telecom has acquired Phone Names Marketing and an associated entity (Phone Names) for $4.2 million.

Dubber completes $6.3m capital raising
Call recording service Dubber has completed a $6.345 capital raising to support its expansion in North America.

MyRepublic to offer VoIP services through Symbio
Symbio Networks will provide Singapore listed MyRepublic the ability to deliver VoIP services as the latter embarks upon its bid to challenge existing ISPs in Australia.

Sony and Vodafone bundle PS4 and Xperia X
Sony Mobile and Vodafone have bundled its Xperia X and PlayStation 4 (PS4), and its Xperia XA becomes available on pre-paid in time for Christmas.

Android sales up, but iPhone 7 performs strongly
Android remains the dominant ecosystem across the world, but Apple?s iPhone remains the most desirable smartphone in the world.