CommsWire - 28 June 2019

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Five more years of wholesale mobile voice regulation: ACCC
Regulation of Australia’s domestic Mobile Terminating Access Service (MTAS) for mobile voice services is set to be continued by the competition regulator, the ACCC, but MTAS for SMS services will no longer be regulated.

ACCC initiates court action against Optus over NBN disconnection claims
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, has instituted proceedings in the Federal Court against Optus Internet and Optus Mobile, alleging the company misled consumers about the need to move to the NBN or risk being disconnected.

Huawei warns ‘politicalisation’ of IP issue threatens patent protection
Chinese telecommunications equipment vendor Huawei Technologies has warned against the issue of intellectual property (IP) being politicised and says that using IP as a political tool will destroy confidence in patent protection.

Huawei bringing EMUI 9.1 OS update to more phones
Huawei's EMUI 9.1 already exists on the P30 and P30 Pro, but now it will come with a range of benefits and features from mid-July to the Mate 10, 20, 10 Pro and 20 Pro, the Nova 3i and 3e, and the P30 lite from August.

China leads world in deployments of IoT says GSMA
Chinese mobile operators are leading the world in the deployment of “transformative” Internet of Things (IoT) solutions with 64% of the 1.5 billion global cellular connections including the "rapidly growing" Mobile IoT licensed LPWA technologies2, according to the GSM Association.