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Speech to the 2019 CommsDay Melbourne Congress

Wed, 09 Oct – 09:08   Introduction It is a pleasure to once again speak at this important CommsDay conference. After four and half months as Minister for Communications, it is timely to take stock of the largest single project within the portfolio, the National Broadband Network. I want to start with what has been achieved …


NBN

Telstra to switch off 3G network in June 2024

Moves to free up resources for 5G push Leon Spencer (ARN)09 October, 2019 11:25  Telstra has revealed it will shut down its 3G network in June 2024 as it works to free up infrastructure and bandwidth resources to ramp up its 4G and 5G presence.  “Today, as part of our program to continually upgrade our …


TPG boss mystery man to appear in public for first time at Vodafone court case

The billionaire, who has never appeared in public, takes his appeal against the ACCC decision to court in Melbourne Ben Butler Wed 11 Sep 2019 04.00 AESTLast modified on Wed 11 Sep 2019 07.44 AEST He’s worth $3bn, has never appeared in public and only one photograph of him has ever been seen by the public. He …


TPG

NBN maps trouble in corporate plan

MARK GREGORY. AUGUST 30, 2019 Trouble ahead: The new NBN Co Corporate Plan charts a course through doomed waters The NBN is in trouble and the problems are highlighted in the NBN Co Corporate Plan 2020-23. Rollout delays, cost blowouts and an admission that it will not become cash flow positive until 2023 are the tip of …


NBN

Game and shame: Internet providers called out again on NBN speed claims

New metric targets truth in advertising, but it can also be manipulated. Internet providers are under renewed pressure to scale back their advertised “typical” evening speed claims for NBN services following the release of a new metric that shames alleged under-performers. The fifth instalment of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s (ACCC) NBN speed monitoring …


NBN

Broadband war: 5G vs the NBN in Australia

28 May 2019 By Jacqui DentWhistleOut Australia’s 5G mobile networks have arrived. Optus and Telstra are hard at work rolling out 5G coverage across the country with Vodafone set to follow in 2020. Telstra 5G mobile broadband plans are available now, and Optus’ 5G home wireless broadband is arriving soon too. This has got a lot of …


5G, NBN

ACCC opposes TPG-Vodafone merger

ACCC accidentally releases details of decision Rohan Pearce (Computerworld)08 May, 2019 15:42 The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has revealed it will oppose a proposed merger between TPG and Vodafone Hutchison Australia (VHA). A decision was expected to be announced tomorrow, but the ACCC released a short statement this afternoon after details of the …


TPG

Competition cop not yet sold on TPG-Vodafone merger

ACCC concerned over impact on competition in mobile and fixed broadband markets Rohan Pearce (Computerworld)13 December, 2018 09:47 The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is seeking further information before it green lights the merger of TPG and Vodafone Hutchison Australia (VHA). The ACCC today released a statement of issues detailing concerns relating to the …


TPG

Telstra is set to unveil its next generation mobile plans, but is 5G a revolution or just evolution?

by business reporter Stephen Letts Updated 4 Dec 2018, 9:41am PHOTO: It’s a decade since video streaming was introduced to wireless internet. What will the latest 5G mobile networks bring? (Reuters: Eric Gaillard) It is said 5G, or the next generation in mobile communications, is a brilliant technology in search of a business plan. Key points: Telstra expects to …