CommsWire - 14 May 2018

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NBN, competition pressures negatively impact Telstra
Telstra chief Andy Penn has flagged the telco is facing a difficult trading period ahead due to the ?challenging dynamics? of the rollout of the National Broadband Network and increasing pressure on its margins from competitors.

Vodafone unaffected by US ban on ZTE
In contrast to Telstra, Vodafone Australia will not have to take any ZTE devices off its shelves in the wake of the Chinese firm's announcement last week that it was halting its main business activities in the US.

In tweet, Trump signals reversal of US policy on ZTE
US policy on China's ZTE Corporation appears to have been changed, with US President Donald Trump tweeting that he has asked the Commerce Department, which imposed a seven-year export ban on the company, to help it "get back into business, fast".

auDA appoints three new demand class directors
The au Domain Administration, the organisation administers the Australian domain namespace, has appointed three new directors from the demand class to its board.

Samsung launches Galaxy A8 (2018) to challenge high-end
In a world where plenty of competition exists in the entry-level, mid-range and upper mid-range space, Samsung hopes to tempt you into spending a little more to get a better phone