CommsWire - 13 September 2017

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Vodafone Business customers offered 3 months free on 24 month NBN plan
Vodafone has emailed its business customers, notifying them its fixed NBN broadband service is coming “later this year,” inviting them to register “so you could be eligible for 3 months free”.

Apple raises smartphone bar again with iPhone X
Apple has once again jumped ahead of the competition with the new all screen iPhone X, which features facial recognition and eliminates the home button.

Aussies spend $12.89 billion on iPhones since 2012
Since the iPhone first arrived in Australia in 2008, over 11.7m units have been sold down under, with nearly $13 billion spent on iPhones in the last 5 years alone - how many will buy this year?

TPG unleashes sub-$20 deals with unlimited calls, 9GB data
TPG is proudly boasting of its stunningly priced sub $20 deals, but as they only last six months before either doubling or nearly doubling in price, what’s the true price of each deal?

Rackspace inks agreement to buy Datapipe
Rackspace is to acquire fellow managed cloud services and data centre company and competitor Datapipe in a deal it says is the largest acquisition in its history.