CommsWire - 13 December 2018


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Telstra launches revamp of services for small business
Telstra has unveiled a major revamp of its support for Australian small businesses, including a new mobile and tablet plan with no lock-in contract and no excess data charges in Australia.

CA rejects calls to provide govt with free emergency alerts
Telecommunications industry lobby group Communications Alliance has rejected calls from the Queensland Government for mobile carriers to provide emergency alerts without compensation.

Broadcast Australia completes ‘industry first’ Tesla Powerwall installation
Broadcast transmission company Broadcast Australia has completed the installation of a Tesla Powerwall in Corryong, Victoria which will provide critical back-up power to support the ABC local radio service.

ASD chief hits out at 'myths' surrounding encryption law
Myths have been spread about the Federal Government's newly passed encryption law, according to the director-general of the Australian Signals Directorate, Mike Burgess, who claims that there has been "considerable inaccurate commentary" and has set out to correct what he describes as misconceptions.

Regulation of transmission services to continue for 5 years
Regulation of Australia’s transmission services are set to continue for a further five years, with the ACCC finding that the regulation has  promoted competition and efficient investment, as well as contributed to lower prices and greater choice in phone and data services for Australian consumers.

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