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Wed, 24th May 2023

Telstra-powered telcos double-down on data

Find out how to score double the data on selected SIM-only mobile plans from Exetel, More Mobile, Superloop and Tangerine Telecom.

Source: WhistleOut

Fastest NBN providers and plans in Australia

Compare the fastest NBN providers according to the latest ACCC broadband performance report results. Discover NBN plans from Exetel, Optus, Telstra and Superloop.

Source: WhistleOut

Telstra wants you to snitch on scammers

Telstra has just launched a new way for its customers to report text message scammers.

Source: WhistleOut

EU, US to seek stopgap standards for AI

The European Union and the United States are set to step up cooperation on artificial intelligence with a view to establishing minimum standards before legislation enters force, the EU's tech chief Margrethe Vestager said.

Source: iTnews Australia

Netflix expands password sharing crackdown to Australia

Netflix expanded its crackdown on password sharing to the United States and more than 100 other countries, alerting users that their accounts cannot be shared for free outside of their households.

Source: iTnews Australia

Tue, 23rd May 2023

Profectus Group to help Telstra identify overcharging

Compliance and recovery solutions services provider Profectus Group has signed an agreement with Telstra to help the telecommunications provider identify instances of overcharging from suppliers.

Source: iTWire

Best home phone and internet bundles Australia

Discover the cheapest home phone and internet bundle deals available from SpinTel, Tangerine, Optus, TPG and more.

Source: WhistleOut

This Samsung phone will cost you just $1 per month on an Optus plan

Want to avoid forking out hundreds of dollars on a new mobile phone? This deal from Optus has you sorted.

Source: WhistleOut

Best unlimited internet plans in Australia

Compare unlimited internet plans for cheap deals on every major NBN speed tier, as well as 4G and 5G home wireless technology.

Source: WhistleOut

Australian banks, telcos may come under secure software rules

Software engineering teams at Australia’s banks and telcos may be next in line - after software vendors to governments, and governments themselves - to have to meet software secure-by-design principles agreed by ‘The Quad’ nations.

Source: iTnews Australia

Aussie Broadband appoints first-ever CIO

Aussie Broadband has appointed Anna Clive as its first ever chief information officer to lead the telecommunication company’s IT operations.

Source: iTnews Australia

Meta fined $1.3B for violating EU GDPR data transfer rules on privacy

The Irish Data Protection Commission has levied a record-breaking fine against Facebook's parent company, Meta, for transferring data to the US without data privacy safeguards.

Source: ARN

Sun, 21st May 2023

NBN Co publishes three-year indicative pricing roadmap

NBN Co, the company rolling out Australia's national broadband network, has published its indicative pricing roadmap for the three years from FY2024 to FY2026, saying this would help interested parties in assessing the company's proposed variation to its special access undertaking.

Source: iTWire

Aussie Broadband donates $50,000 to the Gippsland Pride Initiative

Local telecom Aussie Broadband and the company’s managing director Phillip Britt announced they have donated a total of $50,000 to the Gippsland Pride Initiative.

Source: iTWire

Fri, 19th May 2023

NBN Co raises wholesale prices, scraps CVC charges for high speed broadband

NBN Co has unveiled its new set of wholesale pricing for 2024-2026 which will see prices rise by almost eight per cent over two years.

Source: ARN

Thu, 18th May 2023

Telstra Wholesale 400Gbps intercapital services go live

Telstra Wholesale's 400Gbps services are now available on routes between Adelaide, Melbourne, Canberra, Sydney and Brisbane.

Source: iTWire

Wed, 17th May 2023

NBN Co eyes to meet financial targets in its corporate plan

National broadband wholesaler and network owner NBN Co claimed that its financial and operational performance in the nine months to 31 March 2023 is on track to achieve its full year guidance as outlined in its corporate plan 2023.

Source: iTWire

Ship captain's case over Vocus subsea cable cut 'discontinued'

The case against a Maersk container ship captain for allegedly dragging anchor through Vocus’ Australia-Singapore Cable in August 2021 has been discontinued.

Source: iTnews Australia