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Foxtel reported to be ditching HFC network
The Australian Labor Party has raised doubts about the reliability of the Telstra HFC cable network after it was reported that Foxtel would not be using HFC for transmission any more, but moving to satellite.

ACMA to introduce new rules for handling NBN complaints
New rules to handle complaints about the NBN will take effect from June this year, telecommunications regulator the Australian Communications and Media Authority has announced.

Telstra's newest venture: an investment in safe drone software maker Cape
Seeking to "bring safe drone technology to enterprises and government in Australia", Cape has received investment from Telstra Ventures and other major investment players.

Huawei link as Trump scuttles Broadcom-Qualcomm deal

NBN Co to issue monthly progress reports
NBN Co, the company rolling out Australia's national broadband network, has announced it will publish a monthly progress report from now on to track any improvements in services which it delivers on its network. 

Qld plagued by Internet, phone problems: report

Optus, Cisco partner on Commonwealth Games
Optus Business and Cisco are joining forces to create a smart network which they say will allow global connections to the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games in April.

Lack of guarantees with NBN services puts consumers at risk: ACCAN

Telstra's use of FttC for NBN connections approved
Telstra's variation to the NBN migration plan, using fibre-to-the-curb in addition to other technologies, has been granted approval by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission.

Adelaide goes ten gigabit with first buildings connected


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