CommsWire - 13 April 2018

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Mobile-only households could reach 40% by 2020: survey
A survey of both fixed broadband and mobile users has indicated that a total of 40% could be using only mobile services by 2020 if the data limits and price points matched their needs.

Four telcos join to form cyber security alliance
Four telecommunications companies ? the UAE's Etisalat, Singapore's Singtel, Japan's Softbank and Spain's Telef?nica ? have come together to form a Global Telco Security Alliance that will offer companies cyber security services.

Kogan launches fixed-line NBN service
The latest step into telco services taken by is its low-cost NBN service which has been launched today in collaboration with Vodafone Hutchison Australia.

Telstra backs start-up developing fast aerial transport
AMSL Aero, one of the companies in Telstra's muru-D start-up accelerator programme, is building what it calls a Verti-plane that can take off and land vertically like a helicopter but fly fast like a plane.

Gambling ad rules under scrutiny by ACMA
New rules to restrict gambling advertising during live streamed sport are under consideration by the the communications regulator, the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA), which has now opened a public consultation process on the proposed rules.