TPG Telecom finishes Village Roadshow’s network overhaul Telecommunications provider TPG Telecom has completed a major network, voice, data overhaul for Village Roadshow’s theme park Sea World, which the telco claimed has resulted in improvements to its animal welfare program and monitoring system. Telstra adopts OneWeb LEO for remote mobile backhaul

20th June 2023

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ACMA issues warning to three telcos for failing to comply with TIO scheme Three telcos received formal warning from the Australian Communications Media Authority for failing to join the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman (TIO) scheme. Regulatory expert Michael Cosgrave to advise on TCP Code Review

19th June 2023

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How NBN Co will achieve net-zero emissions by 2050 Wholesale broadband provider NBN Co has committed to long-term greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) reduction targets and eyeing net-zero emissions by 2050 via the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). Aena rolls out Cellnex’s 5G at San Sebastian International Airport

16th June 2023

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Lower speed fixed broadband usage grew in March 2023, ACCC says Residents using the 25Mbps speed tier grew from 125,000 to approximately 1.4 million or 16% of the NBN wholesale market in the March 2023 quarter, according to figures showed by ACCC’s latest NBN Wholesale Market Indicators Report. Pixar taps Vast Data to produce animated film Elemental

15th June 2023

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Macquarie raising $130 million to expand growth  Macquarie Technology Group, claiming to have maintained nine consecutive years of Ebitda growth, announced it is raising $130 million to expand its data centre business to leverage “fast-growing cloud and AI megatrends.” Australians try to leverage ChatGPT

14th June 2023

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  Tasmanian state agencies transition to Telstra and Motorola Solutions’ communications network  Minister for police, fire, and emergency management Felix Ellis has announced that eight Tasmanian state response agencies will be transitioning to new emergency services communications network provided by Telstra and Motorola Solutions. Putting 5G to the ultimate EMF safety test at a 5G supercell

13th June 2023

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Macquarie Data Centres completes data centre upgrades in Sydney and Canberra Macquarie Technology Group subsidiary Macquarie Data Centres has completed upgrades to its data centre campuses in Sydney and Canberra—a move that is helping government and enterprise customers expand their capacity and improve security posture and compliance. Thirty percent of Aussies think their mobile plan isn’t good value for money: research 

9th June 2023

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Commonwealth Bank fined $3.55m for breaching spam laws The Australia Communications and Media Authority has fined the Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) a record of $3.55 million after it sent more than 65 million emails that did not comply with Australia’s spam laws. Commpete welcomes ACCC’s rejection to NBN Co’s proposed variation to its SAU

8th June 2023

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Australia joins five other countries to thwart global scams

7th June 2023

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NSW Telco Authority, Optus trial ‘Office in a Box’ solution NSW Telco Authority announced it has collaborated with telco provider Optus and NSW National Parks within the Department of Planning and Environment to trial “Office in a Box,” a solution in the NSW Bents Basin State Conversation Area. Commpete lauds ACMA’s approval for faster phone number porter switch timeframes

6th June 2023

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