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Telstra takes $273 million hit on Ooyala write down

Optus commits to early 2019 5G fixed wireless rollout
With 3GPP phase one 5G standardisation achieved, Optus said it will "commence the roll out of 5G technology in Australia by early 2019 with a fixed wireless product in key metro areas."

Govt pressure forces Verizon to drop Huawei devices

Optus Wholesale gives voice to NBN business-grade voice service
Speaking up for business users is Optus, whose wholesale arm has "expanded its suite of nbn-ready products" by launching EoNBN: Evolve Voice using Ethernet over nbn.

Aussie retailers need to invest in mobile technology to combat Amazon: report
Amazon’s ambitious foray into Australia may push local retailers to focus on segment-specific knowledge and invest in technology such as mobile apps for survival, according to a new report.

Telco complaints still on the increase: report

NordVPN warns Aust Govt against anti-encryption bill
A newly proposed anti-encryption bill in Australia would have dire consequences on all Australians’ Internet privacy and security, according to VPN provider NordVPN

NBN Co planning to drop HFC from rollout plans?
Is the NBN Co, the company rolling out Australia's national broadband network, planning to drop HFC altogether from its multi-technology mix that it adopted after 2013 for the network?

Vodafone's lower NBN prices mean new battles now to win consumers
Price wars: a new hope for lower NBN prices, striking back against an empire of expensive telcos to ensure a return of the happy customer – can Vodafone's lower prices awaken consumer interest?

Telstra partners to build two new subsea cable systems between US and Asia


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