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Australian Internet usage on a tear: ABS
The latest Internet stats from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) have arrived, and on the major metrics on usage and download, the numbers are all up.

Four big ISPs achieving good NBN speeds, says ACCC

Australia-Singapore cable laying gets underway
Laying of the Australia-Singapore subsea cable has commenced, with two ships laying two distinct sections from near Christmas Island to Fremantle, and the other in shallow water between Singapore and Christmas Island.

Gold Coast gets Telstra ‘world first’ 5G Wi-Fi precinct
Telstra is claiming a world-first with the switching on of a precinct of 5G-enabled WiFi hotspots on Australia’s Gold Coast, allowing locals free broadband during evaluation of the technology.

ACCAN calls for telcos to ‘step up’ on consumer complaints

NBN Co opens lab to train workers for network field tasks
NBN Co will provide training and assessments for more than 2000 in-field workers on how to deploy, activate and maintain the network, using simulation as a teaching tool.

Best Buy to stop selling Huawei phones: report
Chinese telecommunications provider Huawei is facing another setback in the US, with the multinational electronics corporation Best Buy deciding to take its phones off their shelves in the next few weeks.

iiNet, Internode compensate customers for misleading NBN speed claims

Missing: 200,000 dwellings from NBN Co ready-to-connect category
About 200,000 homes and businesses which were classed as "ready to connect" in November 2017 by the NBN Co have gone missing from this category of dwellings according to the company's own figures.

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