CommsWire - 5 October 2018

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Broadband provider sees NBN Co move pushing up prices
The NBN Co has issued a blog post warning that congestion on the broadband network may "fluctuate" as it forces providers to choose between the original pricing and the new "bundled" pricing system.

Telstra, Harvey Norman live on LivePerson Apple Business Chat
Australia’s largest telco Telstra and the Harvey Norman retail group have gone live on Apple Business Chat with online business messaging solutions provider LivePerson.

Singtel launches dedicated broadband service for gamers
Singapore telecommunications provider Singtel has launched an ultra-fast broadband service called 1+1 Gbps Fibre Pro Gamer Bundle, aimed specifically at online gamers - and it doesn’t cost an arm and a leg.

Australian Space Agency, Sitael ink space industry agreement
The Australian Space Agency has signed a statement of strategic intent with Sitael Australia, a designer and manufacturer of satellites, in  a move aimed at enhancing the competitiveness and capability of Australia’s space industry.

‘Social entrepreneurs’ share in $280,000 in funding from Optus
Seven “social entrepreneurs” from the 2018 Optus Future Makers program have secured a share of $280,000 in grant funding to help with the development of their digital innovations.