ACMA acts against telco Infinity Telecom over industry rules breach
Traffic, transport infrastructure get green light for NBN connection
AARNet launches live high bandwidth services on Indigo subsea cable
NBN Co proposes discounts to broadband network wholesale prices
China behind February Australian parliament breach: claim
Huawei chief offers to share technology with Western firm
Blackberry, DENSO collaborate on digital cockpit system for Japan’s Subaru
Australian officials advise India on Huawei ban: report
SMEs need a louder voice in telco debate, says Gerrand
Peter Gerrand, a trenchant critic of Australia’s current telecommunications regime, says Australia’s small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are underrepresented in debates about telecoms issues.
Merge NBN Co with separated InfraCo, says telco guru
TPG profits fall 56% 'due to mobile network cancellation'
Telstra rolls disparate tech services into Purple
Australian homes with a landline now a minority
The decline in the number of Australian households with a landline telephone connection has accelerated. For the first time, reputable statistics show that there are now more Australian homes without a landline than with one.
Telstra cuts FY20 income forecast by $400m due to NBN Co corporate plan
Telstra has informed the Australian Stock Exchange that it is revising downward by $400 million its FY20 income guidance following the release of the NBN Co's corporate plan for 2020-23 last week.
No NBN upgrades planned for FttN users planned
NBN Co says network will be complete by 30 June 2020
Knowing their NBN speed brings satisfaction to consumers
Consumers who know what their NBN plan’s ‘typical evening speed’ should be are more satisfied with their provider (78%) than those who do not know (68.1%) according to a new research report.
Global smartphone sales on the decline, iPhone sales keep dropping
Satellite positioning tech could be worth $6 billion-plus to economy
Connexus pilots ‘Pay-it-Forward’ free digital phone service
The South Australian town of Gawler will be the first regional community to receive free digital phone services under a ‘Pay it Forward’ scheme to be conducted by Melbourne-based ISP, Connexus.
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Samsung puts distance between itself and rivals in EU
NBN Co launches Sky Muster Plus satellite ‘unmetered data’ wholesale service
NBN Co has launched its Sky Muster Plus wholesale service which allows homes and small businesses in the NBN satellite footprint to access unmetered data for essential online activities.
Huawei Australia CEO reaffirms commitment to Australia despite 5G ban
Australia Post set to undertake telecommunications ‘transformation’
‘Underperforming’ broadband services still a problem: ACCC
Activist group launches campaign against Apple censorship in China
Australia smartphone end user shipments plummet in 2019
S&P delivers slap to Singtel and Optus with negative outlook
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Mobile operator revenues to reach US120 billion by 2024
Revenue opportunities for mobile operators, outside of voice, messaging and mobile data termination, will reach US$120 billion by 2024 - up from US$67 billion this year, according to a new report.
5G Huawei ban based on incorrect technical advice: Ovum
Can 5G save the smartphone market from commoditisation?
5G demand drives market growth for Nokia
Finnish telecommunications equipment vendor Nokia says strong demand for 5G has driven growth in its business for the second quarter and helped the company achieve “compelling results’ for the full year 2019.
NBN Co signals focus on improving consumer experience: Rowland
NBN Co has signalled renewed focus is needed to address in-home issues impacting on customer experience with the national broadband network, according to the Shadow Minister for Communications, Michelle Rowland.
Telstra, Ericsson claim first 5G standalone call in Australia
Consumer complaints about telcos continue to fall
Consumer complaints to Australia’s telcos have fallen by 12% in the three months between April and June this year – the lowest rate for the quarter since 2016.
ISP backs NBN Co's efforts to make gigabit speeds possible on HFC
The NBN Co's efforts to make it possible to get gigabit speeds on HFC will help alleviate the scaling problem that exists due to the pricing model for CVC, according to the head of a small ISP.
AIIA urges govt to make changes in encryption law
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NBN Co says speed trials demonstrate ‘gigabit future’ of HFC network
UK tech panel finds no evidence for complete Huawei ban
Huawei planning big staff cuts in US: report
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Comms minister Fletcher says MTM right model for NBN
Mobile complaints low, voice over NBN complaints high
NBN Co 'should have supplied modems for all connections'
Cloud provider Vault says tech exports affected by encryption law
ACMA NBN modem testing shows 5GHz band better for Wi-Fi
A test of 43 modems used on fibre-to-the-node and fibre-to-the-building NBN connections indicates that use of the 5GHz band is much better than 2.4GHz when it comes to Wi-Fi throughput.
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