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Broadband News

Wednesday, 24 April 2019

UK allows Huawei for 5G: Report

According to a report, Huawei will be allowed to provide antennas and non-core infrastructure for the 5G network build-outs across the United Kingdom.

Source: ZDNet Australia

Telstra strike suspended after ‘promising breakthrough’

Union bosses have suspended further strike action by Telstra employees due to a ‘promising breakthrough’ in negotiations.

Source: ARN

Tuesday, 23 April 2019

Optus switches on four new mobile towers in Mackay, Bowen Basin

Singtel Optus is continuing its quest to provide a better mobile signal with the switching on of four new mobile towers that will boost coverage in Mackay and Bowen Basin.

Source: iTWire

Thursday, 18 April 2019

Vocus calls for backhaul component to mobile black spot program

Network operator Vocus says that the government should consider funding carrier-neutral backhaul as part of its mobile black spot program.

Source: Computerworld

Fall in telco complaints for January-March quarter

There has been a year-on-year reduction in the ratio of telecommunications consumer complaints in the first three months of 2019, compared to the same three month period in 2018.

Source: iTWire

Telstra and Optus complaints jump: Comms Alliance

A quarterly complaints report from Comms Alliance and the TIO has found that complaints jumped across Optus and Telstra, and rose slightly for Vodafone during the first three months of the year.

Source: ZDNet Australia

Vodafone makes aggressive play for 100Mbps NBN users

Vodafone has launched aggressive promotional NBN pricing that cuts its top-tier 100Mbps product by $20 a month for six months.

Source: iTnews Australia