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Analyst firm ranks Australia 12th out of 22 for 5G deployment Australia has been ranked 12th in the global 5G market out of 22 countries which have been examined for their deployment of the technology, the global research company OMDIA (formerly Ovum) says.

9th June 2020

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UK changes tack again: no Huawei 5G gear after 2023, says report The British Government appears to have changed its mind again on deploying equipment from Chinese telecommunications equipment vendor Huawei Technologies, if a new report is to be believed.

1st June 2020

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COVID 19 home working ‘positively’ impacts Australians Australians who have been required to work from home during COVID-19 say the experience has positively impacted how they view their work/life flexibility, according to a new behavioural change survey by national broadband operator NBN Co.

26th May 2020

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NBN speeds, performance decline, then recover after COVID 19 demands NBN speeds and performance declined as Australians followed social distancing instructions to stay home due to COVID-19, but picked up following measures by NBN Co and streaming providers, according to the competition regulator, the ACCC.

21st May 2020

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Complaints about faulty phones, Internet services dominate TIO report Residential consumers and small businesses made 32,441 complaints about phone and internet services to the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman (TIO) over three months between January to March this year - with a massive 70% of the complaints coming from users not having a working phone or Internet service.

20th May 2020

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Australians warned of ‘misinformation’ linking 5G and COVID 19 Australians have been warned about a campaign of misinformation linking 5G and the coronavirus, with the Federal Government urging confidence in the country’s stringent safety standards and decades of global scientific research about electromagnetic energy (EME).

19th May 2020

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Government calls for submissions on alternative voice trials guidelines The Federal Government has issued draft guidelines for a program which is designed to explore new ways to deliver voice telephone services to rural and remote Australians, and has now called for submissions on the guidelines.

15th May 2020

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House panel asks carriers to look at 5G for rural, regional areas A parliamentary committee that conducted an inquiry into 5G in Australia has recommended that carriers look at sharing multi-user infrastructure so that rural and regional consumers benefit from 5G services without too much delay.

14th May 2020

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NBN Co secures $6.1 billion in private sector funding National Broadband Network operator NBN Co has secured $6.1 billion in debt finance on external markets as part of the company’s inaugural long-term borrowing from private debt markets.

12th May 2020

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Nokia, VHA team up on Australian 5G spectrum test deployment Nokia and Vodafone Hutchison Australia (VHA) have jointly announced the first deployment of low-band NR700Mhz spectrum in a field test environment in a 5G network in Australia and the Asia-Pacific region.

4th May 2020