CommsWire - 5 November 2018


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TPG top of the pops in ACCC's third broadband speed test
Fixed-line NBN customers are benefitting from competition among Internet service providers to perform well in the ACCC's speed tests, though some consumers continue to get much lower speeds than others on the same plan.

NZ telco Spark says no issue with Huawei role in 5G
New Zealand telecommunications company Spark has said it is advising the government not to ban any Chinese companies from playing a role in 5G networks in the country.

Telstra outage hits monitoring of offenders in SA
A nationwide Telstra outage has led to hundreds of offenders in South Australia, who were wearing electronic tracking devices, going unmonitored for more than 24 hours.

Union asks who will fix flaws if Telstra sacks tech workers
The union that covers Telstra workers has pointed out that the nationwide outage suffered by the telco came soon after the company announced the sacking of 360 technical field employees.

Global Q3 smartphone shipments down by 6%: IDC
Global smartphone vendors' shipments in the third quarter of 2018 showed a year-on-year decline of 6%, preliminary statistics from analyst firm IDC show.

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