CommsWire - 9 November 2017

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Telstra agrees to refund 42,000 customers over NBN speed claims
Telstra has been forced to compensate up to 42,000 users of its NBN Internet services after the ACCC censured the carrier for failing to deliver the promised speeds that were advertised.

Superloop reports progress on INDIGO submarine cable
Dark fibre provider Superloop has reported ‘significant progress’ on the construction of the 1900km INDIGO submarine cable connecting Singapore, Jakarta, Perth and Sydney, which will compete with Vocus’ Australia-Singapore cable. 

CA gives tick of approval to iOT Alliance data practice guide
The peak body for the telecoms industry, the Communications Alliance, has welcomed the launch of the iOT Alliance Australia’s guide to good data practice.

Foxtel unveils Now Box, runs 4K Android 8.0
Foxtel has launched its new $99 Android-powered Box, designed to be "an affordable and easy to use device designed to stream the best choice of the world’s biggest new shows, live sport and complete seasons to consumers’ TVs."

Hirst takes lead role at Macquarie Telecom
The Macquarie Telecom Group has promoted David Hirst to the position of Group Executive and charged him with a leading role in developing the company’s data centre expansion plan.