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AGL Energy pulls out of bid for Vocus Communications Australia's fourth largest telecommunications operator Vocus Communications has lost another suitor, with AGL Energy announcing on Monday that it had withdrawn its non-binding, indicative proposal to acquire the firm.

18th June 2019

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ACCC publishes guide for problem-plagued NBN fixed wireless broadband customers Australia’s competition regulator, the ACCC, has published a guide for NBN fixed wireless customers, advising them how to seek compensation when they encounter problems with broadband services, including slow speeds.

25th May 2019

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ACCC publishes guide for problem-plagued NBN fixed wireless broadband customers Australia’s competition regulator, the ACCC, has published a guide for NBN fixed wireless customers, advising them how to seek compensation when they encounter problems with broadband services, including slow speeds.

25th May 2019

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TPG, Vodafone will make concessions to ensure merger: analyst TPG Telecom and Vodafone Hutchison Australia are tipped to make sufficient concessions to the ACCC that would see TPG remaining in the market as a price-fighter brand, three days ahead of a final decision on the proposed merger is due to be handed down.

7th May 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.

26th March 2019

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US says British testing of Huawei gear inadequate US Government officials have warned that the way Britain is going about building its 5G networks could be a threat to its national security if it used equipment from Chinese telecommunications equipment vendor Huawei Technologies.

22nd March 2019

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ACMA hits 31 telcos for non compliance with consumer rules on NBN The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has completed 38 investigations and issued enforcement notices against 31 telcos for non compliance with new rules designed to help consumers moving to the National Broadband Network.

7th March 2019

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Vodafone chief asks US to share evidence about Huawei Vodafone chief executive Nick Read says the US must share any evidence it has about Chinese telecommunications equipment vendor Huawei Technologies with authorities in Europe, so that they can make an unified decision on using equipment from the company.

27th February 2019

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Smartphone shipments had worst ever year in 2018 Smartphone shipments fell for the fifth consecutive quarter in the final quarter of 2018, with 375.4 million units shipped, a drop of 4.9% year-on-year, according to its preliminary figures from technology analyst firm IDC.

6th February 2019

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NBN users told to check if they are entitled to refunds The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has asked NBN users who experience slow speeds to check with their providers if they are eligible for a refund in line with agreements that the watchdog negotiated with providers over the last 15 months.

24th January 2019