CommsWire - 30 August 2017

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ACCAN pressures Optus to ban 3rd party charges
Telecommunications consumer interest group ACCAN is pressuring Optus to follow Telstra and Vodafone and ban third party mobile subscriptions.

MNF?s Symbio launches sub-wholesale MVNO offer
Wholesale telecommunications provider, Symbio Networks ? part of the MNF Group - has launched a sub-wholesale mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) offer.

Dubber seals global deal with Broadsoft
Call recording service Dubber has secured an agreement with BroadSoft to embed its Dubber cloud platform within the BroadCloud carrier infrastructure services.

Android now ?most popular? smartphone OS in Australia
Australia?s mobile phone market ? including feature phones and smartphones - is growing in leaps and bounds, with a new report revealing that the Aussie market has exceeded growth expectations, shipping 2.16 million phones in Q2 2017.

APDC recommends acceptance of NextDC buy offer
The Asia Pacific Data Centre Group (APDC) board has recommended to shareholders acceptance of the increased offer of $1.87 per share from the Australian-listed data centre group NEXTDC to buy the company. The deal, if it concludes, values APDC at around $215 million.