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Fri, 24th Sep 2021

Apple's secret deal to get $1000 off your iPhone 13

There is more than one way to buy an iPhone, and as it turns out there is one way in particular that can save you a lot of money. Apple has partnered with Vodafone to offer $1000 off a new iPhone 13 if you buy directly from an Apple Store.

Source: WhistleOut

Thu, 23rd Sep 2021

NBN RSPs again ask NBN Co chief, Comms Minister for relief

Australia’s five largest internet providers have appealed to NBN Co’s sense of “social responsibility” in a fresh bid for financial relief from soaring costs due to lockdowns.

Source: iTnews Australia

Queensland court overturns $136k costs ruling in failed NBN tower battle

A Queensland man who lost a court battle over having an NBN tower near his house will no longer have to pay NBN Co $136,000 in costs.

Source: iTnews Australia

Wed, 22nd Sep 2021

Telstra bucks trend to see raising TIO complaints over 2020-21

While the overall trend in the Australian telecommunications industry is falling complaints, Telstra has gone against the tide as its total number of complaints has risen by 11.3% to 74,135 for 2020-21, according to the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman annual report.

Source: ZDNet Australia

Small business telco complaints reach three-year high in ‘challenging’ year

The volume of complaints from small businesses to the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman (TIO) reached a three-year high during the 12 months to 30 June, rising 6.6 per cent to 19,689.

Source: ARN

Mon, 20th Sep 2021

Telstra launches two hour delivery service in selected Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne stores

A series of participating Telstra stores in Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne are letting customers take advantage of Telstra's new two hour delivery service to coincide "with the latest handset launches" but Canberrans, who are also in lockdown, miss out.

Source: iTWire

Thu, 16th Sep 2021

Telstra to start fresh three-year transformation from mid-2022

Telstra will end one transformation and go straight into another, unveiling a fresh program called T25 that will run for three years from July 2022 and remove another half a billion of net fixed costs.

Source: iTnews Australia

Telstra slashes $500M costs in T25 plan

Telstra is planning to slash a further $500 million in costs after revealing its new T25 strategy, which focuses on customer experience, shareholder growth and marketing itself as ‘the place to work’.

Source: ARN

Wed, 15th Sep 2021

NBN Co to charge free fibre recipients that don't stick with higher speed plans

NBN Co has indicated that beneficiaries of its free residential fibre upgrades will be charged if they try to drop down from the higher speed service they ordered to qualify for the upgrade within the first 12 months.

Source: iTnews Australia

Mon, 13th Sep 2021

NBN Co asked once more to produce detailed financial data

Retail service providers seeking to build a new model to set NBN pricing and cost recovery have sought a range of data from NBN Co to progress their work.

Source: iTnews Australia

Australia's top RSPs say NBN ARPU is already $15 too high

Australia’s top retail service providers (RSPs) are approaching the renegotiation of NBN pricing with a jointly-held view that NBN Co’s average revenue per user (ARPU) is already $15 above where it should be.

Source: iTnews Australia

TPG Telecom, Ericsson complete TPG 5G core network virtualisation

TPG Telecom and Ericsson have completed the virtualisation of TPG’s core network and a new partnership to deploy its 5G Core for standalone 5G networks. 

Source: iTWire

Wed, 08th Sep 2021

Aussie Broadband targets fresh growth after $114M capital raising effort

Aussie Broadband has completed a $114 million share placement in an effort to secure merger and acquisitions (M&A), among other growth opportunities.

Source: ARN

Aussie Broadband to raise $120m

Aussie Broadband is set to raise about $120 million to fund its intention to acquire customer bases and assets that could help propel its growth ambitions, particularly in the business market.

Source: iTnews Australia

Optus Sidekick guarantees safety when users are alone or going out

Telecommunications company Optus unveils Optus Sidekick, a new feature in the My Optus App that lets customers notify their contacts to check in with them whether they’re at home or out alone.

Source: iTWire

Foxtel's new iQ5 set-top box finally cuts the cord for an online only experience

Foxtel today unveiled its new iQ5 set-top box, a new online-only solution for accessing the pay TV's giant content without the need for a cable or satellite connection.

Source: WhistleOut

Mon, 06th Sep 2021

Aussie Broadband, VicTrack strike deal to swap fibre capacity

Aussie Broadband has struck a fibre capacity swap deal with VicTrack for at least the next decade that will help it bring business fibre services to more regional towns.

Source: iTnews Australia

#LetsVaxx: Telstra urges customers to get vaccinated and get rewarded

Telstra called upon its millions of customers to unite in the battle against COVID-19, as the company gets behind Australia’s vaccination push.

Source: iTWire