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Thursday, 25 May 2017

Metadata breach the only time journalist source records have been accessed: AFP

The Australian Federal Police bungled the only time it handled a journalist's metadata, with the feds asserting that they have never made any journalist warrant applications.

Source: ZDNet Australia

Number of homes in NBN limbo balloons

NBN Co has added more than 19,000 premises to its footprint over the past fortnight that are unable to connect to internet services, underlining its new strategy to skip homes that are too hard to connect until later in the rollout.

Source: iTnews Australia

Wednesday, 24 May 2017

Telstra put up 'significant barriers' for blackspot collocation: Vodafone

Telstra's mobile blackspot program collocation specifications involved prohibitive cost and technical barriers, according to Vodafone, which prevented carriers from being able to share infrastructure.

Source: ZDNet Australia

Tuesday, 23 May 2017

Telstra announces smart city plans for Western Australia

Telstra will install a series of smart city solutions across Joondalup, including sensors enabling smart parking, smart waste bins, and environmental monitoring at a beachside park.

Source: ZDNet Australia

Foxtel launches FttN and FttB NBN services

According to Foxtel, its NBN footprint has now doubled thanks to expanding into premises served by NBN's FttN and FttB connectivity options.

Source: ZDNet Australia