CommsWire - 19 June 2019

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ACMA calls for feedback on emergency call services regime
Telecommunications regulator, The Australian Communications and Media Authority, is currently reviewing Australia’s emergency call services regime and is now seeking industry and public feedback through a consultation process.

Vonex partners with Qantas on loyalty program for SMEs
Australian-listed telecommunications provider Vonex is partnering with Qantas in a deal to allow small to medium business (SME) members of the airline’s business loyalty program to earn reward points when they fly, and spend money on Vonex products and services.

Rapid rise in number of SIP channels points to costly waste
Businesses are over subscribing SIP trunks, frittering away savings delivered by the IP-based technology standard supporting VoIP, according to a NZ-based UC services vendor.

Intel acquires networking firm Barefoot Networks
Processor maker Intel has acquired Barefoot Networks, a company that designs and produces programmable network switch silicon, systems and software, for an unspecified amount.

Cloud services provide boost to business, survey claims
Cyber security firm McAfee claims a wide range of organisations accelerate their business through the use of cloud services, following a survey of 1000 businesses worldwide and combining the results with data from anonymised cloud events from its own MVISION cloud that has about 30 million users globally.