CommsWire - 2 November 2017

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ACCC cautious 5G welcome sees competition issues flagged
The ACCC says it is "rethinking the way it approaches spectrum competition issues ahead of the upcoming 5G auction."

Telstra and Ericsson: 'world’s first 5G trial data call over 26Ghz mmWave spectrum'
Using Telstra's "production core network", Australia's largest telco and global telco equipment and services company, Ericsson have "completed the world’s first 5G trial data call over 26GHz or ‘mmWave’ radiofrequency spectrum."

Alcatel launches Windows 10 2-in-1 Wi-Fi tablet via Vodafone
Alcatel has joined the world of Windows 10 tablets, with its 12-inch 2-in-1 model surfacing today in Australia, outright at $558 or through post-paid options via Vodafone.

Telstra acquires MTData to drive IoT growth
Telstra has bought MTData which provides "GPS and telematics fleet management solutions to help drive IoT growth" here and worldwide."

9 in 10 lack confidence in IoT security
Digital security provider Gemalto released research this week finding 90% of consumers lack confidence in the security of Internet of Things (IoT) devices and want government regulation.