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Telstra axes Elop and Bray, appoints Denholm as CFO

Telstra has announced leadership changes amid its Telstra2022 restructure that will see 8,000 jobs axed in total, with CFO Warwick Bray and group executive of Technology, Innovation, and Strategy Stephen Elop among the first to go. Former Nokia CEO Elop had joined Telstra back in early 2016, while Bray has ...

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Vodafone brings controversial Pass options to Australia

(Image: Corinne Reichert/ZDNet) Vodafone Australia has unveiled its Pass add-ons that allow for unlimited non-metered use of a selection of sites at 1.5Mbps. At an additional AU$15 per month cost, users can endlessly stream from Netflix, Amazon Prime, and Stan; for AU$10 each month, users can stream music from Amazon ...

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Megaport continues to burn through cash across FY18

(Image: Megaport) Australian interconnection services provider Megaport remains very much in an expansion phase, as the company is projecting cash outflow of AU$19.5 million in the first quarter of FY19, which in a matter of three months almost eclipses the AU$23.6 million outflow from operating activities experienced over the course ...

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Telco complaints at lowest point since late 2016: Comms Alliance

(Image: Communications Alliance) Optus has continued its year-long residence at the top of the Communications Alliance’s Complaints in Context index that sees the telco most often having complaints referred to the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman (TIO) as a proportion of services in operation. Across the period from April to June 2018, ...

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MyRepublic pays AU$25k NBN speed claims penalty

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has announced that MyRepublic has been fined AU$25,200 for allegedly making false or misleading representations about its National Broadband Network (NBN) service performance. The ACCC had issued MyRepublic with two infringement notices, saying that between December 2017 and April 2018, the retailer marketed ...

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Vocus completes Australia Singapore Cable laying

The Australia Singapore Cable (ASC) has been laid, with the final splice made to the south east of Singapore, and is moving into “full configuration” mode, Vocus announced on Monday morning. CEO and managing director Kevin Russell hailed the work of his team and Alcatel Submarine Networks, with the company ...

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NBN: There were more faults on fibre than satellite

Australia’s National Broadband Network (NBN) company has revealed that it saw the most faults on active services after eighteen months of service on its fibre-to-the-premises (FttP) network, and the least on its satellite service. In response to Senate Estimates Questions on Notice, NBN said it is “not straightforward” to compare ...

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