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It wasn't just you, the NBN was slower at the back end of March

Image: ACCC The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) released its first monthly edition of its Measuring Broadband Australia report on Thursday, which covered the performance of the National Broadband Network (NBN) between February and April. The report showed that from the start of coronavirus lockdowns in mid-March, during busy ...

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Inquiry recommends Australia reviews 5G cyber supply chain risks

Image: Chris Duckett/ZDNet The House of Representatives Standing Committee on Communications and the Arts has said it is incumbent on producers of 5G equipment to actively monitor their supply chains for security risks, and that the Australian government needs to produce “strict guidance” on the issue. The recommendation was contained ...

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Telstra steps up DNS filtering to fight malware

Telstra block page Image: Telstra Australia’s incumbent telco Telstra announced on Wednesday it has stepped up its DNS filtering capabilities in an effort to fight malware passing through its network. Dubbed Cleaner Pipes, the initiative focuses on blocking command and control communications of botnets, the downloading of remote access trojans, as ...

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What's driving 4G, 5G investment in manufacturing?

Manufacturers around the globe are poised to shift in the next few years from fixed line connections to wireless communications infrastructure that can bring their factories into the digital era. As businesses consider investing in 4G or 5G, they’re largely motivated by the need to improve existing infrastructure, as well ...

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T-Mobile Q1 solid, COVID-19 hit, Sprint integration lands in Q2

T-Mobile said it is seeing “notable shifts” in how its customers are using its network with tethering, messaging and collaboration top use cases as the company laid out better-than-expected first quarter earnings. The company reported first quarter net income of $951 million, or $1.10 a share, on revenue $11.12 billion, ...

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