CommsWire - 9 February 2018

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ACCC optimistic for consumers as CVC acquisition rises
Telstra continues to dominate the market for services on the NBN, well ahead of all other telcos, with just under half of the services nationally. The good news is that there has been a significant increase in CVC acquisition across the industry by retailers.

NBN Co appoints ex Telstra MD as new chief customer officer
NBN Co, the company rolling out Australia's national broadband network, has appointed Paul Tyler as chief customer officer, to replace the retiring John Simon.

Optus posts strong third quarter with mobile and NBN gains
Optus has lost pre-paid handset customers in the third financial quarter but more than balanced it with growth in post-paid handset customers, the telco said on Thursday in its third-quarter financials.

Kleos Space satellite tech to assist Australian Border protection and more
Satellite tech company Kleos Space has announced "a successful $2.2 million seed fund raising and its intention to list on the ASX in July 2018, via an IPO" to deliver "geolocation intelligence" and much more. 

Spark expands services for its TaaS portfolio
New Zealand?s largest telco Spark has added contact centre, unified communication, cloud security access brokerage and site connectivity to its Telecommunications as a Service (TaaS) portfolio.