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Telstra the fastest mobile and fixed telco: Ookla

Telstra is the fastest mobile and fixed-line broadband provider, according to the latest reports from Ookla, with mobile downloads averaging 53.42Mbps and top download speeds across its fixed-line networks coming in at 72.99Mbps. According to Ookla’s mobile speed test report for Q1-Q2 2018 [PDF], Telstra’s average download speed was 53.42Mbps; ...

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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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