CommsWire - 12 July 2018

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Telstra turns on LTE-B for Samsung users of AFL Live app
Australia's biggest telecommunications service provider Telstra has turned on LTE-Broadcast technology nationally for its mobile network and says customers who are using Samsung Galaxy S8 and S9 devices will benefit from better HD streaming when they use the AFL Live official app.

Telecoms staff in line for pay rises: report
Over half of IT & telecommunications employers will give their staff a pay rise of less than 3% in their next review while 8% will not increase salaries at all, according to the 2018-19 salary guide from a large recruitment firm.

Cisco unveils strategy to address burgeoning SMB market
Networking giant Cisco Systems has announced a new strategy aimed at reaching what it sees as a lucrative largely untapped space at the small to medium end of town.

ZTE, US sign deal for company to resume business
The way has been cleared for Chinese telecommunications equipment vendor ZTE Corporation to resume its US business operations after an agreement was signed by the US and the company on Wednesday.

India's richest man to launch fibre broadband service on 15 August
India will have a new fibre broadband service across 1100 cities from 15 August, with Mukesh Ambani, the country's richest man and owner of Reliance Industries, announcing that his company would move into broadband.