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NBN Co has realised a discussion paper to industry on proposed changes to the Special Access Undertaking (SAU) lodged with the ACCC. The SAU sets out the framework that governs the terms on which the company supplies services to the industry. The proposed variation includes options to change to pricing with only the Access Virtual Circuit (AVC)component, dropping the contraversial Connectivity Virtual Circuit (CVC) component. It also adds all the current Governments Multi-Technology Mix access technologies, such as Fibre-to-the-Building, Node, Curb (FTTB, FTTN, FTTC) and Hybrid Fibre Coax (HFC).

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GUEST OPINION: With most developed telco markets nearing full penetration, incumbents can no longer depend on organic market growth to improve cashflows. At the same time, with increasing competition continually pressing prices and margins downward, telcos are also grappling with ways to retain profitable customers.

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GUEST OPINION: With most developed telco markets nearing full penetration, incumbents can no longer depend on organic market growth to improve cashflows. At the same time, with increasing competition continually pressing prices and margins downward, telcos are also grappling with ways to retain profitable customers.

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Communications Alliance today welcomed the prompt, cooperative action taken by telecommunications providers, working with the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman’s systemic investigation on ‘Helping telco consumers sign up to the right phone and internet products.’

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The Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman’s (TIO) latest systemic investigation report "reveals the problems with telco sales practices that can lead to consumers signing up for products or services they don’t understand or need."

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The company rolling out Australia's national broadband network has reported revenue of $3.5 billion for the first nine months of the financial year 2020-21, with no breakdown offered for the third quarter alone.

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India has given Chinese telecommunications firms the thumbs-down, with Huawei and ZTE both omitted from the list of companies allowed to participate in 5G trials.

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ACMA has published its telco complaints-handling data for the quarter ended December 2020, with the Communications Alliance noting complaints have dropped 40% of a 2 year period

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The rising demand for high-speed Internet services to support work from home commitments has pushed the Indian government to expand “fibre optic infrastructure across the country”, and will further drive a market growth at a compound annual growth rate of 7.1% from 2020-2025, according to GlobalData. Along with this initiative, it also plans to establish internet connectivity to 600, 000 Indian villages by 2023.

Telecommunications operator Etisalat partnered with Nokia to deploy 5G in UAE to bring unprecedented speeds and network capacity “for consumer business services to empower a digitalised society.”

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Monday, 12 April 2021 01:09

AT&T debuts new 5G Innovation Studio

Set to explore new 5G applications and drive further adoption, AT&T has officially opened its 5G Innovation Studio is Plano, Texas to accelerate the path to market for new 5G-centric product offerings and key initiatives including exploring use of drones and modernising sports entertainment with holograms.

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Telecommunications provider Superfone has been fined $300,000 by the Federal Court for making false and misleading representations plus unsolicited telemarketing sales.

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Telstra's belated bid to restructure deserves applause but the main question that remains is whether it is too little too late, Australia's best-known independent telecommunications consultant Paul Budde says.

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Optus has announced it will offer a range of support measures for customers impacted by severe weather events across NSW.

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Finnish telecommunications equipment provider Nokia has struck deals with Amazon Web Services, Microsoft and Google to pair its radio access network technologies for 5G with the cloud services of the three companies.

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Opensignal has released its Global Mobile Network Experience Awards 2021, and while neither Telstra, nor Optus or Vodafone appear in the top two award tiers anywhere in the world, Telstra has beaten Optus in every third-tier award category save one.

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Fibre and network solution provider Vocus has completed the building of its 12th fibre cable crossing of Sydney Harbour, providing additional capacity and redundancy for over-the-top service providers and data centre operators.

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India may block Chinese telecommunications equipment vendor Huawei Technologies from selling its wares in the country under new rules that take effect in June, a report claims.

Published in Government Tech Policy

Australian-listed telecommunications services provider Hubify has appointed former chief financial officer of Hearing Australia, Nick Fitzgerald, as chief financial officer and company secretary.

Published in People Moves

Finnish telecommunications equipment provider Nokia will struggle in the coming year with a further reduction in its market share expected, the technology analyst firm Counterpoint Research says.

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