Australia's US$1.15 billion Alt-Fi (alternative finance) market, including peer-to-peer lending and crowd-funding, grew 88% in 2017, surpassing US$1 billion for the first time and consolidating its position to become the second largest market in Asia-Pacific, according to a newly published study.
Global corporate lending platform Trade Ledger says it has warned the Australian Government of substantial weaknesses in its proposed Open Banking implementation plan, when compared to the global best-practice model.
Non-bank contactless/cardless mobile payment systems are now being used by more Australians than bank-owned solutions, with fintech market entrants like Apple Pay, Android Pay and Google Wallet taking market share from incumbents, according to a newly released report.
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They can't exactly sell fibre "spectrum" can they ? Not theirs to sell. People are for sale here.
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Let's start by requiring co-location of 5G distribution equipment. Regional TV networks have shared masts / power / etc.for decades.
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