CommsWire - 12 December 2018

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ASD says 5G network claims refer to 'mature' architecture; techies disagree
The Australian Signals Directorate claims that comments made by its director, Mike Burgess, in October, that there is no separation between the 5G radio access network and its core, are correct and referred to "mature" and "far more capable 5G network architectures".

5G spectrum buyer Dense Air to start operations from March
London-based optimised network densification and network extension service Dense Air says it will provide densification experiences to both businesses and residences in Australia, following its purchase in the 5G spectrum auction conducted by the Australian Communications and Media Authority.

Huawei CFO granted bail; China arrests ex-Canada diplomat
Canada has granted bail to Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of Chinese telecommunications company Huawei, who was arrested in Vancouver on 1 December.

Sky and Space inks reseller deal with India’s Global Teleservices
Australian-listed, UK-based satellite communications company Sky and Space Global has signed a reseller Memorandum of Understanding with Indian based international telecom services provider Globe Teleservices (GTS).

ACCC starts inquiry into access conditions for Telstra fixed line services
The competition watchdog the ACCC has commenced a public inquiry as it considers the terms and conditions under which other telecommunications companies can use Telstra’s fixed line services.