CommsWire - 30 June 2017

Optus announces another $10m mobile coverage boost
Australia's second biggest telco Optus has announced an investment of $7 million to improve mobile coverage in and around Busselton, Margaret River and Bunbury.

AT&T joins Australia’s Internet of Things Alliance
US telco AT&T has joined the Executive Council of Internet of Things (IoT) Alliance Australia (IoTAA), saying it will bring its global expertise and insights on platform development, collaboration, cybersecurity and smart city initiatives to the organisation.

Inmarsat launches satellite for European Aviation Network
Inmarsat has successfully launched its S-band satellite for the European Aviation Network (EAA) on an Arianespace Ariane 5 rocket from Kourou in French Guiana.  

Silver Peak, China Telecom team up on SD-WAN services global delivery
Broadband and hybrid wide area networks company Silver Peak has sealed a formal partnership with China Telecom to deliver fully managed SD-WAN services.

Nutanix, Google collaborate in the cloud
Enterprise cloud computing company Nutanix has announced a strategic alliance with Google Cloud which the companies say will address technology opportunities for building and operating hybrid clouds combining cloud architectures and scalable public cloud environments.