CommsWire - 8 March 2018


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Lack of guarantees with NBN services puts consumers at risk: ACCAN
The Australian Communications Consumer Action Network, has raised concerns that consumers currently do not have guarantees in relation to connection, reliability and repair timeframes for broadband with services through their retail service provider and the National Broadband Network (NBN).

Huawei and ZTE need 'substantive measures' for US
Data and analytics firm GlobalData has analysed the data on Huawei and ZTE's US troubles, and has some serious suggestions on how they might crack the US market.

Refurbished smartphones - 2017's fastest growing segment
Counterpoint's Refurbished Smartphone tracker shows the global market grew 13% YoY in 2017, reaching 140 million units, compared with new smartphone sales growing just 3% last year.

Inmarsat developing satellite comms for Europe
Satellite communications provider Inmarsat has inked a major contract with the European Space Agency (ESA) to develop satellite communication services that enable 4D trajectory air traffic management in European airspace from 2020.

Vocus appoints Bob Mansfield as new chair
Former Telstra chair and current deputy chairman of Vocus Bob Mansfied has taken the reins as a non-executive independent chairman of the board, replacing Vaughan Bowen who has announced his resignation from the board.

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