CommsWire - 31 January 2019


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Optus 5G launches 50Mbps down, 20Mbps up, $70 unlimited
Optus has launched its fixed 5G wireless service, with three sites live now in January 2019, and 1200 to be delivered by March 2020, but a number of quarters are asking if 5G is safe.

Telstra to move technology centre to Bangalore
As if the news wasn’t already bad enough for local staff, Telstra chief executive Andy Penn has revealed plans to move more skilled technical work offshore to India.

Home Affairs says encryption law amendments implemented
All 17 amendments proposed to the Federal Government's encryption law, which was passed by Parliament on 6 December last year, have been implemented, the Department of Home Affairs says in a submission to the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security.

Tonga back online via satellite while cable repair takes place
Broadband access and mobile network services for businesses and private citizens, operated by Digicel Tonga, have been restored by a satellite provider, while the country waits for a cable cut to be repaired.

iOS share of smartphone purchasing on the decline in Australia: report
iOS share of smartphone purchasing in Australia has seen a decline of 2.9% from 46% in the three months ending December 2017 to 43.1% in the three months ending December 2018, according to the latest global report of OS shares of smartphone purchasing from Kantar Worldpanel ComTech.

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