CommsWire - 15 December 2017

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NBN Co unveils new pricing structure with discounted wholesale costs
In what it describes as ‘dramatic discounts on its top-tier internet access plans’ NBN Co has unveiled a new lower cost wholesale pricing structure for retail service providers. Some welcome the move, while political critics have labelled the announcement as a capitulation.

NBN Co capitulates on pricing, Govt to blame: Rowland
Shadow Minister for Communications, Michelle Rowland, is keeping up the political pressure on the Government over the NBN ahead of this weekend’s Bennalong by-election, in the wake of the discounted pricing announcement by NBN Co.

New NBN Co pricing won't mean lower prices for consumers: Amaysim
The new lower pricing structure recently announced by NBN Co will not necessarily mean lower prices for consumers, according to the broadband boss of budget mobile and broadband provider Amaysim. However, it will enable RSPs to provide better services for the same cost, he said.

TPG ramps up expansion with new NBN plan
TPG, which is yet offer compensation to NBN consumers like Telstra and Optus, continues to ramp up its NBN offerings and telecoms market expansion with the latest launch of a new NBN50 plan with an unlimited data offer and a higher tier speed of 50Mbps.

Dubber secures $6.5 million from investors for global expansion
Australian-listed call recording platform provider Dubber says it has received commitments for a $6.5 million capital raising from investors, with the funds to be used to expand business in North America and Europe.