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Thursday, 23/7/2015

TPG shares popular with iiNet shareholders

iiNet shareholders have moved to snap up an offer of TPG shares ahead of a vote on whether to accept TPG's acquisition offer for the ISP.

Source: Computerworld

Nokia exploring sub-6GHz 5G with NTT Docomo

A joint research project is evaluating 5G radio tech at lower frequencies with trials ‘to demonstrate 10Gbps throughput with low latency’.

Source: iTWire

Wednesday, 22/7/2015

Telstra: Slashed wholesale prices could slow NBN customer migration

Telstra has warned that the ACCC's draft decision to cut its wholesale prices by 9.6 percent could lead to a market where retailers will delay transitioning customers onto the NBN.

Source: ZDNet Australia

Our government does not understand internet basics

To make good law you need to understand how things really work - and the Federal government is at sea when it comes to online piracy.

Source: PC Authority

This is what would make more Aussies stop pirating

About 80 per cent of Australian online pirates would not be encouraged to stop infringing even if they received a letter from their ISP saying their account would be suspended or internet speeds slowed, a government commissioned survey shows.

Source: SMH

‘Serious flaws’ in ACCC draft fixed line decision, says Telstra

Telstra is still railing against the draft decision by the competition watchdog, the ACCC, that the price it charges wholesale customers to use its fixed line network be cut by 9.6%.

Source: iTWire

Telstra, telcos fume over new security reforms

Australia's biggest telco and the wider telecommunications industry have lashed out at the federal government over plans to introduce new security laws that represent further legislative burden on the sector.

Source: iTnews Australia

Tuesday, 21/7/2015

Vodafone Australia grows customer base and losses

First half 2015 results for Vodafone Hutchison Australia have signalled a slight growth in customer base, but an increase in losses.

Source: ZDNet Australia

Vodafone still struggling as half-year losses grow

Vodafone Australia lost around $184 million and 45,000 customers in its first half of this year despite declaring its turnaround complete five months ago.

Source: iTnews Australia

Monday, 20/7/2015

Telco customers give a thumbs up to service levels

Customer satisfaction levels in most industries tend to move up and down and at the moment it seems an ongoing effort by our telcos seems to be paying off, with a slight increase in satisfaction recorded for the three months to the end of June.

Source: iTWire

Turnbull floats new migration policy for service class zero premises

The federal government is considering extending the deadline for the disconnection of Telstra's copper for home and business owners stuck in service class zero limbo.

Source: iTnews Australia

Have your say on how to better transition the nbn

The federal government has released its draft Migration Assurance Policy on moving to the fixed-line national broadband network (nbn) for public comment.

Source: ARN

​UK government releases plan to jail online pirates for up to 10 years

The UK government has released a consultation paper that could result in the penalty for online copyright infringement being made equivalent to that for copyright infringement of physical goods.

Source: ZDNet Australia

Vodafone boosts small business plans

Vodafone has announced a range of new packages for small business.

Source: iTWire

Foxtel in spotlight over customer 'spin-down'

Foxtel is set to come under intense scrutiny when it reports fourth-quarter results next month amid evidence that a considerable number of its customers has abandoned its drama and movie packs – some of them in favour of new, cheaper streaming services led by Netflix.

Source: SMH

Friday, 17/7/2015

Telstra’s 4GXtreme: new prepaid, in-car WiFi connection

The Internet of Things in your car is now easier to achieve with an Internet-in-car device, namely Telstra’s PrePaid 4GX Car Wi-Fi hotspot USB dongle.

Source: iTWire

Telstra goes up a gear with 4G Car Wi-Fi device

Telstra says Australians can now turn their car into a high-speed hotspot after the launch of its Pre- Paid 4GX Car Wi-Fi.

Source: ARN

Give NBN more copper, says Optus

Vodafone and Optus have called for a thoroughgoing overhaul of the Universal Service Obligation scheme, which is designed to make sure that all Australians have access to a 'standard telephone service' (STS).

Source: Computerworld

Vodafone, Optus call for NBN boost to regional mobile coverage

Vodafone and Optus have called for the National Broadband Network to be used to boost mobile coverage in regional areas.

Source: Computerworld

Ericsson celebrates nbn fixed wireless partnership too

nbn, the company, celebrated its fixed wireless as being the best, with its partner Ericsson also talking up the ‘world leading broadband service for Australians’.

Source: iTWire


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