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Customers more satisfied with pre-paid mobiles than post-paid Pre-paid mobile phones are gaining in customer satisfaction, overtaking post-paid plans for the first time, the research firm Roy Morgan claims, adding that the change has come about in the last 12 months.

21st August 2020

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Qualcomm, Chinese firm achieve first 700MHz band 5G data call Semiconductor, services and software firm Qualcomm Technologies has demonstrated the first large-bandwidth 2x30MHz 5G data call in the 700MHz (Band n28) FDD spectrum band, the company says.

18th August 2020

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S&P says Telstra must remain focused on implementing T22 strategy Global ratings agency S&P Global Ratings says Telstra needs to remain focused on implementing its T22 strategy as headwinds gather, after the telco revealed a slump in profits for 2019-20 due to the ongoing pandemic and the bushfires in summer.

14th August 2020

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Telstra profits slump in face of 'pressure' from pandemic, bushfire crisis Telstra has suffered a 14% drop in profits with the telco putting the decline down to pressure put on it by the the coronavirus pandemic and the national bushfire crisis.

13th August 2020

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Aussie Broadband cuts deal to offer FttH through OptiComm Local NBN reseller Aussie Broadband has cut a deal with private fibre cable provider OptiComm to offer fibre-to-the home services to the latter's private customers.

10th August 2020

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Telstra set to sell Clayton data centre for $416.7 million Australia’s largest telecommunications operator Telstra is selling its data centre complex in the south eastern Melbourne suburb of Clayton for $416.7 million to industrial property investment company Centuria Industrial REIT.

5th August 2020

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Fletcher claims 5G misinformation being spread by state actors According to Communications Minister Paul Fletcher, people who are raising doubts about the safety of 5G — or tying it to the COVID-19 outbreak — could be state-based actors — aka spies from another country — who are spreading this misinformation to divide Australia.

3rd August 2020

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ACCC loses pre-payment case appeal against TPG The Australian consumer watchdog has lost an appeal against a pre-payment scheme being used by telecommunications provider TPG Telecom, with the Full Federal Court finding for the company on Thursday.

31st July 2020

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Global spend on 5G network infrastructure almost doubling in 2020 Technology analyst firm Gartner has forecast that global expenditure on 5G network infrastructure will almost double this year to reach US$8.1 billion (A$11.3 billion).

29th July 2020

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China warns Nokia, Ericsson of blowback over Huawei gear China may exact revenge if European countries follow the UK's lead in dumping Huawei 5G gear, with the Middle Kingdom indicating that it may hit back at the Chinese operations of Nokia and Ericsson.

21st July 2020