Australian telecommunications provider Optus has switched on a new live 5G site in Kellyville, in Sydney’s north-west. The site, made live on Monday, is one of 50 sites to be built by telecommunications equipment manufacturer Ericsson across Sydney and Melbourne over the coming months as part of Optus’ 5G rollout, which has been delayed due to the Australian government’s ban of Chinese kit maker Huawei. … Continue reading OPTUS SWITCHES ON NEW 5G SITE IN SYDNEY’S NORTH-WEST
The Australian federal government has revealed just how much money it will allocate to the establishment of a space agency and its industry, while also promising several million dollars in funding to defend the nation’s parliament from cybersecurity threats. Continue reading “BUDGET 2018: SPACE AGENCY FUNDED, PARLIAMENT GETS BOOSTED CYBER DEFENCES”
A chorus of Aussie telcos outside the Big Four say “innovation is being stifled” by the current national broadband network’s pricing and regulatory environment, and have demanded a greater voice as a result, saying consumers are losing out from reduced competition in the market.
Australia’s largest telecommunications company Telstra is facing penalties of up to A$10 million for allegedly collecting more than A$61.7 million in net revenue from commissions on premium billing services in a way that the consumer regulator says breached the law. On Monday, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission said it had commenced proceedings against Telstra, alleging that the telco had made false or misleading representations … Continue reading Telstra faces A$10m fine over premium billing charge