CommsWire - 12 April 2018

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Flow-on cost to consumers from new telecoms rules: CA
The telecommunications industry has raised concerns about the likely flow-on costs to consumers from the standards which would have to be met under new rules proposed for service providers dealing with consumers migrating to the national broadband network.

Basslink repair to take six weeks longer than first stated
Basslink, the operator of the Basslink Interconnector, the undersea data and telecommunications cable that connects Tasmania to the Australian mainland, says the power interconnector will be back and working by 31 May, six weeks later than originally notified.

Kleos Space opens APAC office in Australia
Luxembourg-based space technology operator, Kleos Space, has announced the creation of its first wholly owned subsidiary abroad, with the Australian registration of Kleos Space Asia Pacific.

Spark releases new security as a service offering
New Zealand?s largest telco Spark is claiming a first with its offering of a suite of high-grade managed security services to businesses, based on the model Government agencies under Telecommunications as a Service (TaaS) use today.

NBN Co to support ICT consultants in connecting premises
NBN Co has launched an information and communications technology channel to provide critical information and support to tech consultants and vendors who help businesses connect to the NBN.