CommsWire - 25 March 2019

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ACMA warns telcos on info failure for disability consumers
Australia’s three biggest telcos – Telstra, Optus and Vodafone – have been given formal warnings by the telecoms regulator for failing to provide information about products and services that may suit the needs of consumers with a disability.

Optus to stop Braille bills, looking for alternatives
Australia’s second largest carrier Singtel Optus will stop issuing bills in Braille to visually-impaired customers as it is moving to a new billing platform, the telco says.

NBN Co warns against scammers impersonating its staff
Australia's national broadband network provider NBN Co has warned customers not to be taken in by scammers who try to impersonate its officials.

Sydney Uni developing more efficient satellite launch platform
The University of Sydney’s School of Aerospace, Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering says it is one step closer to developing a more efficient and cost-effective access to space platform for satellite launches.

Europe set to ignore US calls for Huawei ban
The European Commission is set to urge countries within the European Union to ignore calls from the United States to ban Chinese telecommunications equipment vendor Huawei Technologies from playing a role in 5G networks within the political bloc.