CommsWire - 3 November 2017

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ACCC announces public inquiry into NBN wholesale service standards
The ACCC has announced "a public inquiry to determine whether NBN wholesale service standard levels are appropriate, and to consider whether regulation is necessary to improve customer experiences."

Smart Parking, Telstra partner on ‘smart cities’ parking
Telstra has selected Australian-listed parking business Smart Parking as its preferred supplier of parking technology, allowing the telco to offer the parking company’s technology to its ‘smart cities’ customers.

Spark claims front running over competitors on TaaS certifications
New Zealand’s largest telco Spark is claiming a competitive edge as the first Internet service provider to secure Telecommunications as a Service (TaaS) certifications for three of its newest services.

Motorola starts deployment of $50 million Vic Police contract
Thousands of police officers in Victoria are being equipped with iPad minis and iPhones with a mobile app from the Motorola-owned app developer Gridstone.

ACMA hits TPG with big penalty for spam breaches
One of Australia’s largest broadband providers,TPG Internet has paid a $360,000 infringement notice following an Australian Communications and Media Authority investigation into breaches of the Spam Act 2003.