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Huawei: ASPI's anti-China tirade hurting Australian business The defence industry lobby group Australian Strategic Policy Institute is acting to ratchet up tensions Australia's major trading partner China and using funds it gets from the Federal Government for this purpose, more than $20 million at last count, the Australian arm of the Chinese telecommunications equipment company Huawei Technologies says in a strongly-worded blog post.

27th July 2020

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NBN Co turfs out 800 staff as COVID-19 surges again As the COVID-19 pandemic surges and again forces large parts of the country into lockdown, Australia’s broadband network provider NBN Co has announced it would be sacking 800 employees before the end of the year.

9th July 2020

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NSW Central Coast train stations now have free WiFi Free Wi-Fi is now available at 19 train stations on the rail line from Hornsby to Wyong in New South Wales, with Northern Sydney and Central Coast residents in the State getting greater connectivity on their daily commute.

29th June 2020

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TelSoc and Huawei jointly invite you to our webinar and launch of our joint discussion paper ‘The Gigabit Gap’ on Monday 29th June at 1100. With the volume rollout of the National Broadband Network being completed in the coming days, the end result has left some Australians with world-class Gigabit access but many more with much lower speeds and poorer quality of connection.

24th June 2020

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Some members have had problems getting newsletters recently. It took quite a while, but we finally identified it was a problem with Outlook using non-standard code. We apologise to those affected, but hopefully you can now read the newsletters, including the daily CommsWire.  Note they all appear on the front page of the website TelSoc.org; just scroll down.

24th June 2020

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TelSoc and Huawei jointly invite you to our webinar and launch of our joint discussion paper ‘The Gigabit Gap’ on Monday 29th June at 1100. With the volume rollout of the National Broadband Network being completed in the coming days there are crucial questions over what happens now with Australia’s largest ever infrastructure project.

23rd June 2020

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Before the usual CommsWire, the Telecommunications Association (TelSoc) issued the following statement today: TelSoc calls upon the National COVID-19 Coordination Commission (NCCC):

1st April 2020

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As more people work from home, Penn makes restraint plea COMMENT: In the midst of any national crisis, it is common to find people who want to make themselves heard, even if they can only do so by making stupid statements. That is clearly the case with an utterance issued by Telstra chief executive Andrew Penn.

24th March 2020

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Dear TelSoc Member, This is to inform you that we have taken the difficult decision to cancel or postpone the Henry Sutton Oration for 2020. As you may recall, we have two major luncheon events each year:

17th March 2020

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Labor calls for telcos to get capacity relief if NBN becomes congested The Opposition ALP has called for retail telecommunications providers to be considered for temporary capacity charge relief, in the event NBN speeds become congested as COVID19 leads more employees and children to use the internet from home.

17th March 2020