CommsWire - 12 September 2018

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NBN Co given 3 months to improve wholesale deals with RSPs
NBN Co, the company rolling out Australia's national broadband network, has given the competition watchdog a court-enforceable undertaking to improve its wholesale arrangements with retail service providers within three months.

Vocus says infrastructure helps 'secure' Australia’s digital future
Telecommunicatiions services group Vocus says its commitment to infrastructure will secure Australia’s digital future as it marks the completion of the $US170m Australia Singapore Cable (ASC).

Loss of Wi-Fi connectivity hitting Australian businesses: claim
A survey of 1200 business and IT leaders across the Asia-Pacific region claims that Australian businesses are losing $4000 an hour on average due to loss of Wi-Fi connectivity.

Comms Alliance announces re-invigorated Family Friendly Filter program
Australian parents who wish to protect their families from unwanted or harmful Internet content now have "new options" under the reinvigorated Family Friendly Filter program operated by the industry lobby group Communications Alliance.

Ericsson and T-Mobile sign major US$3.5b 5G agreement
In a deal that bodes well for Ericsson now that Huawei is out of the 5G picture, the Swedish telco equipment maker and US telco T-Mobile have announced a "multi-year, $3.5 billion contract to support T-Mobile’s nationwide 5G network deployment".