Broadband demand remains high in Australia with the operator of the National Broadband Network NBN Co revealing data demands on its services are well above pre-COVID pandemic baseline levels as Australians continue to observe social distancing and remote working requirements.

A parliamentary committee that conducted an inquiry into 5G in Australia has recommended that carriers look at sharing multi-user infrastructure so that rural and regional consumers benefit from 5G services without too much delay.

Phone directory publisher and digital marketer Localsearch Operations has been issued with a formal warning by Australia’s telecommunications regulator ACMA over its publication of an unlisted ‘silent’ number in one of its phone directories.

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) and the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman (TIO) have inked a new agreement setting out how they will work together on ensuring compliance with consumer law and their approach to the resolution of systemic issues in the telecommunications industry.

Tuesday, 12 May 2020 22:29

Quantum computing in Finland

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VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland is launching a project to develop Finland's first quantum computer.

SD-WAN provider Fusion Broadband has received IBM's global Beacon award.

National Broadband Network operator NBN Co has secured $6.1 billion in debt finance on external markets as part of the company’s inaugural long-term borrowing from private debt markets.

RMIT University will offer two courses in 5G technology in association with IBM, the university says, adding that both would be fully credentialled by the university. The university did not specify when the courses would be offered.

New Zealand’s competition enforcement agency The Commerce Commission has been inundated with a significant increase in consumer complaints about retailers selling online in recent weeks, prompting the regulator to issue a reminder to retailers of their obligations when they sell products online.

The Australian Government has set out its policy objectives for the allocation of two spectrum bands as part of its program to support the delivery of “world class” telecommunications services nationally.

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