CommsWire - 12 September 2017

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ACMA: 5G spectrum planning pushes forward with mmWave progress
Millimetre wave spectrum for 5G broadband is the subject of the ACMA consultation paper, released yesterday, with invitation for comments open and the deadline 13 October, 2017.

Vaya offers higher value via increased mobile data inclusions
Value driven mobile telco, Vaya has increased data allocation on its plans, while also shaking up what it charges for those plans - as opposed to Kogan Mobile, which recently simply raised data allocations without changing price points.

Vodafone NZ claims ‘world first’ live deployment of 400 GB system
Vodafone New Zealand is claiming a world first live deployment of a 400 gigabit per wavelength optical system which it maintains is a major step in future-proofing its national transport network.

Mobile data roaming climbing to US31 billion by 2012: Juniper
Global mobile data roaming revenues are predicted to reach US$31 billion by 2022– an annual increase of 8% - compared to just US$21 billion this year, according to a new research report.

Superloop in deal to buy wireless provider NuSkope
Dark fibre connectivity services provider Superloop has entered into an agreement to acquire Internet service provider NuSkope for $7 million in cash and $3 million in Superloop shares.