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ACCC takes action against Superfone for alleged breaches The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has instituted Federal Court proceedings against telecommunications provider Superfone for alleged false or misleading representations, and for alleged breaches of laws designed to protect consumers from issues arising from unsolicited telemarketing sales.

11th December 2019

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Vocus inks new oil & gas market submarine cable contract The Vocus Group telecommunications company has entered a contract with the Barossa Joint Venture to build, operate and own a high-capacity submarine fibre optic network for the proposed Barossa offshore gas project in the Bonaparte Basin, to the north of Darwin.

6th December 2019

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Big money wasted by Aussies paying excess data charges Australians are paying a high price for exceeding their data limits and have blown $152.6 million on excess data charges over the past 12 months, according to new research.

4th December 2019

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1500 Australian jobs will go as result of govt 5G ban, warns Huawei Huawei Australia intends to warn its network of local Australian suppliers that the coming year will be one of jobs carnage unless the Federal Government allows the Chinese telecommunications giant to play a part in the nation’s 5G rollout.

3rd December 2019

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Labor claims govt going against stated policy with NBN tax Labor shadow communications minister Michelle Rowland claims the government's move to put in place a cost-recovery tax on networks that compete with the NBN directly contradicts the communications minister's statement that he favours competition in this field.

30th November 2019

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5G global subscriptions forecast to top 2.6 billion in next six years The global number of 5G subscriptions is forecast to top 2.6 billion within the next six years, driven by sustained momentum and a rapidly developing 5G ecosystem.

28th November 2019

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S&P does not expect 5G threat to NBN in the short to medium term Credit ratings agency S&P Global Ratings has said it does not expect 5G fixed wireless broadband networks to replace the NBN in the near-to-medium term, due to heavy capital spending and the fact that some players were stretched financially.

23rd November 2019

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Competition in NBN wholesale market growing says ACCC Competition by wholesale access seekers to connect to the National Broadband Network is heating up, with at least nine wholesalers now connecting directly to the NBN and with over 6.1 million residential broadband services being delivered by the NBN across Australia.

16th November 2019

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Optus, Ericsson complete first 5G teleoperated drone flight Optus and Ericsson have delivered what the two companies claim is Australia’s first 5G teleoperated drone controlled over a live 5G network.

14th November 2019

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China flicks the switch to 5G What will soon become the world’s largest 5G network has been turned on. China's three big mobile operators have launched their 5G networks across 50 cities in the vast nation. The services were officially approved on 6 June, but have been years in the planning. 

5th November 2019