CommsWire - 13 December 2017

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Internet Australia calls on ISPs to reimburse NBN consumers
Internet Australia has weighed into the debate about consumers being misled on NBN Internet speeds by telcos, calling on all ISPs to follow Telstra and Optus and reimburse misled FttN customers.

Who's to blame for a shonky NBN? Take a look in the mirror
Over the years, blame has been laid on various individuals and organisations for the fiasco that is known as the national broadband network. But we've neglected to turn the blowtorch on one party that has played a big role in things turning out this way.

France to ban mobile phones in schools from Sept
The French Government has announced that it will ban the use of mobile phones in primary, junior and middle schools from September next year.

Verizon awards 5G contract to Ericsson
US telecommunications giant Verizon has selected Swedish firm Ericsson to provide networking equipment for its commercial 5G launch.

NBN HFC delay will hit small ISPs more: claim
The delay announced by NBN Co in allowing consumers to connect to the national broadband network from the HFC network is likely to hit small and new entrants into the field of retail service providers.