CommsWire - 7 October 2018

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Telstra may cut mobile prices to keep market share
Telstra may reduce the prices for its mobile plans so that it keeps its existing share of the market as competition grows, according to a new report.

MNF Group to buy Inabox in deal worth up to $33.5 million
Australian-listed telecommunications software and services provider MNF Group is set to swallow up its smaller competitor Inabox Group in a deal valued at between $30.5 and $33.5 million.

ACMA says Telstra breached priority assistance obligations
The Australian Communications and Media Authority has ordered Telstra to carry out an independent audit of compliance with its priority assistance obligations for customers who have life-threatening medical conditions.

Nokia partners UTS in 5G skills accelerator
Nokia is partnering with the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) to launch a new training facility – the Nokia 5G Skills Accelerator – aimed at increasing Australian industry knowledge and skills in next-generation telecommunications technologies.

BlackBerry, Optus join forces in rollout for Melanoma Institute Australia
BlackBerry has teamed up with Optus Business in the deployment of a secure content collaboration platform, BlackBerry Workspaces, for medical research organisation, Melanoma Institute Australia.