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  • 4G email scam targets Telstra customers

    Telstra has warned customers to delete a phishing email that claims they need to update their billing information following the introduction of 4G services on the 700MHz spectrum.

  • 12 telecom providers violate TCP code

    The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has slapped 12 telecom companies for failing to comply with its consumer code.

  • St John Ambulance WA to deploy IP communications

    St John Ambulance in Western Australia is about to roll out an IP communications software suite to replace a legacy Zeacom PBX phone system that was no longing meeting the organisation’s needs.

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    No break-up of NBN Co – yet: Turnbull

    The government has indicated in its initial response to the third Vertigan panel report, which was released last night and includes an assessment of competition settings for the telco market, that it has no short-term plans to break up NBN Co.

  • Conservative group says 2.4 million opposed to net neutrality rules

    More than 2.4 million people have signed letters calling on the U.S. Federal Communications Commission to stop its proposed "takeover" of the Internet in an effort by conservative activist group American Commitment to reframe the debate about the agency's proposed net neutrality rules.

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    NBN Co eyes FTTN trial extension

    NBN Co is set to expand the scope of its National Broadband Network fibre-to-the-node (FTTN) construction trial, according to the company’s chief customer officer, John Simon.

  • Brandis denies ‘overreach’ on national security laws

    Attorney-general George Brandis has said that the government has not overreached with its national security laws and that it has crafted an “appropriate legislative response to the current threat” of terrorism

  • Telstra completes Ooyala acquisition

    Telstra has completed its US$270 million acquisition of 98 per cent of video streaming and analytics company Ooyala.

  • Bernardi withdraws motion to disband NBN committee

    Coalition Senator Cory Bernardi has withdrawn two motions that would disband the Senate Select Committee on the National Broadband Network and replace it with a government-dominated joint committee.

  • Telstra to trial public Wi-Fi network in November

    The first Wi-Fi hotspots under Telstra’s $100 million plan to canvas Australia with public Wi-Fi are set to come online in November.