CommsWire - 5 September 2017

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Telstra responds to video growth with data pack offers
Telstra has unveiled new post-paid and pre-paid mobile plans as it moves to put the focus on data and entertainment packages in the wake of what the telco says is 40% growth in video traffic every year.

NBN Co HFC cable rollout hits a speed bump
Problems surrounding the connecting of consumers to the NBN via HFC cable have led to the NBN Co, the company rolling out Australia's national broadband network, changing the way it provides these connections.

Telcoinabox starts FY18 with $4 million annual revenue boost
Telecommunications services provider Inabox Group has announced its subsidiary Telcoinabox has signed three new reseller clients within the first two months of the FY 2018 to add more than $4 million to annualised revenue.

Vic Police radio jammed during chase in Sale
An unauthorised broadcaster interfered in a police chase in Victoria last Tuesday, forcing the officers concerned to call off their chase of two men suspected of being involved in an armed robbery.

First Cat-M1 test for the Internet of African Things
Ok, so it?s really the Internet of Things in Africa that Ericsson, Qualcomm and MTN South Africa have tested, with it being a ?successful demonstration of end-to-end Cat-M1 capabilities to support the operator?s ambitions in IoT.?