CommsWire - 30 July 2019

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5G Huawei ban based on incorrect technical advice: Ovum
China’s largest telco Huawei says a new report from independent global telecoms consultancy Ovum proves that a ban on the company from participating in Australia’s 5G rollout was based on incorrect advice from security agencies including the ASD.

Huawei takes record 38% share in China ahead of 5G launch
Number one telco Huawei surged ahead of the smartphone market in China in Q2 2019 to achieve the highest market share for any vendor in eight years, according to global research firm Canalysis.

Gigabit internet for Whyalla, Mount Gambier this year
South Australia's two largest regional cities Whyalla and Mount Gambier are set to get gigabit Internet service by the end of 2019.

Internode tops customer satisfaction award in TPG sweep
Internet service provider Internode has won the Roy Morgan Internet Service Provider Customer Satisfaction Monthly Award for June with a customer satisfaction rating of 82% in a month where TPG owned service providers swept the board.

Pay-TV penetration in APAC region set for decline: report
Pay-TV penetration in the Asia Pacific region is set to decline in the next five years, with the practise of cord cutting where television viewers in developed markets are cancelling their subscriptions to multichannel subscription television services.