CommsWire - 7 February 2018

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NBN Co trials enterprise gigabit service
NBN Co has begun a trial of a new wholesale product that will provide symmetrical speeds of up to 1Gbps and three of the largest fixed line telecommunications providers have jumped on board.

Optus partners with NICE inContact in customer experience deal
Optus is partnering with customer experience software provider NICE inContact in a deal which sees the software being deployed by Optus throughout Australia.

La Trobe appoints first 'cyber professor? courtesy of Optus
La Trobe University has appointed Jill Slay as the first holder of the Optus Cyber Chair. The appointment is a result of an $8 million co-investment in a h-tech campus announced in October 2016.

OVO brings more data for the money in competitive MVNO market
Competition is strong in the MVNO space, with Kogan Mobile an especially competitive rival to all, but with innovative inclusions able to make one network more valuable than the other on more than just price, customers in the know are always the beneficiaries.

Apple Pay arrives at CUA via eftpos rediCARD
Australia's largest credit union in CUA, and has "expanded its mobile wallet offering to members", adding Apple Pay for its eftpos rediCARD holders.