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Basslink, operator of the undersea power and data cable between Tasmania and mainland Australia, has demanded that the Tasmanian government and its subsidiary Hydro Tasmania resume payments for the undersea cable that provides power and telecommunications from mainland Australia, claiming a recent six-month outage was a “force majeure” event (Act of God).

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Optus has upped the ante in the battle by telcos for the hearts and minds of mobile phone and broadband users, giving mobile and fixed broadband customers new content as part of their entertainment packages and a boost to their mobile TV streaming service, including free access to Yes TV by subscription TV provider Fetch Entertainment.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

New Zealand's largest telecommunications infrastructure provider, Chorus, is offering a free upgrade for 85,000 residential fibre broadband customers on its entry-level 30Mbps plan, increasing it to 50Mbps.

Published in Telecoms & NBN
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