CommsWire - 5 July 2017

Qantas Wi-Fi a success, expands to second aircraft
It's almost three months since Qantas switched on fast, free in-flight Wi-Fi. The carrier now has lots of insights into passenger adoption of the tech and has fitted the tech into a second plane.

No Optus: Telco’s services go on the blink
Optus customers were hit by an outage on Tuesday night, with services going on the blink at about 9.30pm AEDT.

Norwood inks distribution agreement with RAC WA
Australian-listed telecommunications services company Norwood Systems has signed a distribution agreement with RAC Travel Services Western Australia’s leading travel agent and a subsidiary of The Royal Automobile Club of WA.

Pub With No Beer nor mobile coverage gets both
The famous Pub With No Beer has had beer for quite some time, but it’s only now, half way through 2017, that mobile coverage is finally on tap.

Cat-M1 VoLTE use cases demonstrated by China Unicom, Ericsson and Qualcomm
China Unicom, Ericsson and Qualcomm Technologies,have demonstrated Cat-M1 Voice over LTE use cases at Mobile World Congress Shanghai 2017.

Avaya video conferencing assists RSPCA Qld with animal welfare
Communication solutions provider Avaya has secured a contract with the Queensland branch of the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals with the society’s adoption of its video conferencing technology.