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Macquarie Telecom growth saved by hosting and datacentres

(Image: Gorodenkoff Productions OU, Getty Images/iStockphoto) Macquarie Telecom reported its 2018 first half financials on Wednesday, seeing revenue grow by 8 percent and earnings before interest, tax, depreciation, and amortisation (EBITDA) increase by 18 percent, but the differences between its divisions was stark. The company’s traditional telecom business reported steady ...

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Netgear hit by ACCC for likely misleading Australians

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has gained an undertaking from Netgear to stop telling customers they were not entitled to a remedy for a faulty product unless they had purchased additional warranty. In a statement released on Tuesday, the ACCC said Netgear had told customers they needed to ...

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MWC 2018: Ericsson CEO on 5G revenues

Ericsson CEO Börje Ekholm and Telstra CEO Andy Penn (Image: Corinne Reichert/ZDNet) Ericsson CEO Börje Ekholm has announced the Swedish networking giant’s guide for how telecommunications carriers can maximise revenues during the transition to 5G, telling ZDNet that Telstra is one of the global leaders. During his keynote at Mobile ...

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FCC officially publishes net neutrality repeal

Sarah Tew/CNET The Federal Communications Commission’s net neutrality rules will be no more in two months, as the agency takes the final step in removing the regulation from its rule book. But it may not be the end of the story, as dozens of groups are expected to file lawsuits ...

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South Australia's GigCity plan is not what it seems

(Screenshot: Stilgherrian/ZDNet) Hardcore fibre fundamentalists will doubtless see Tuesday’s announcement by the South Australian government as a dream come true. Gigabit fibre to the premises (FttP) broadband, and cheaper than the National Broadband Network. Hurrah! Except it’s not quite that. What we actually have is nothing more than a two-page ...

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