CommsWire - 14 December 2018


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ACCC raises concerns over proposed Vodafone-TPG merger
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commissions says that removing TPG, which it viewed as being on the way to becoming a fourth mobile competitor in Australia, from the fray through its merger with Vodafone would substantially lessen competition in the sector.

Vodafone says working closely with ACCC on merger issues
Vodafone Hutchison Australia says it has engaged closely with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission about its proposed merger with TPG Telecom, providing significant information about the consumer benefits and challenges faced by providers.

NSW to ban mobiles in govt primary schools from 2019
The New South Wales Government will ban the use of mobile phones in government primary schools from next year, in an effort to reduce the incidence of online bullying and also to remove a major source of distraction.

Optus takes kids on a cyber security journey at La Trobe
Students from grades five to eight participated in a number of workshops on cyber bullying. staying safe online and cyber security as part of a Digital Smarts Day organised by Singtel Optus on Wednesday.

ASD mythbuster Burgess spreads some myths of his own
COMMENT: It is somewhat ironic that the director-general of the Australian Signals Directorate, Mike Burgess, has chosen to vent about so-called myths around the new encryption law, when the man himself has been spreading a myth about 5G technology.

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