CommsWire - 4 April 2018

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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.

Telcos up to scratch with NBN info for consumers
The majority of telcos are doing the right thing by consumers, with a review of their websites by the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) finding they are complying with rules to provide critical information about pricing, minimum monthly charges, and important service conditions for the National Broadband Network (NBN).

NBN Co starts offering FttC connections in Coburg, Miranda
NBN Co has announced that fibre-to-the-curb connections are now available to about 1000 premises in two suburbs ? Coburg in Victoria and Miranda in New South Wales.

Brightcove partners with Seven West Media on OTT streaming
Video cloud solutions provider Brightcove is partnering with Seven West Media to power the media company?s new OTT streaming service, 7plus.  

NEC scores NSW Govt proof of concept SD-WAN contract
Global ICT solutions and services company NEC has secured a 12 month contract to deliver Proof of Concept of a software-defined wide-area network (SD-WAN) as a fully managed service for the New South Wales (NSW) Department of Finance, Services & Innovation (DFSI).