CommsWire - 16 May 2018


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Telecoms professionals salary prospects improve
Many telecommunications professionals are in line for salary increases with  over half of the employers in the two sectors indicating they will consider a lift in salaries – but only by around 3% -  in their next reviews.

Telstra shares take another hit, fall to seven-year low
The shares of Australia's biggest telco, Telstra, hit a seven-year low on Tuesday following a big drop on Monday after the company said its earnings for the current financial year would come in at the bottom end of guidance – between $10.1 billion and $10.6 billion.

36,000 homes to be HFC ready by end June: NBN Co
About 36,000 homes across Brisbane, the Gold Coast, Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide and Perth will be declared "ready to connect" via HFC to the national broadband network by the end of June.

NBN Co to get new corporate affairs boss in July
NBN Co has appointed former Jobs for NSW advocacy director and Head of Communications at the Police Federation of England and Wales Felicity Ross as its new corporate affairs lead from 18 July.

Dems, Rubio up in arms against Trump move to ease ZTE ban
Politicians in the US are up in arms over President Donald Trump's move to ease the seven-year export ban imposed on Chinese telecommunications company ZTE, characterising the company as a security threat and insisting they will not take a backward step on legislation putting curbs on the company.

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