Telstra 5G clocks 157 Mbps on average, says Opensignal – Telco/ISP

Telstra’s 5G services is hitting ordinary down load speeds of 157 Mbps according to Opensignal’s most current survey, placing it higher than ordinary among the pack of telcos giving 5G products and services.

The genuine 5G speed king is American telco Verizon, which makes use of high-frequency spectrum in the 28 and 39 GHz millimetre wave bands.

The mmWave frequencies usually means Verizon 5G consumers can enjoy downloads speeds in excessive of 500Mbps.

Opensignal’s group sourced information, sampled involving January 31 and April 30 this year confirmed that South Korean telcos LG U+, SK Telecom and KT 5G speeds strike

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Govt acts to expose ATO scam callers – Telco/ISP

The Govt claims to have “comprehensively disrupted” scammers pretending to be from the Australian Taxation Business by way of a know-how trial operate in collaboration with telcos.

Communications Minister Paul Fletcher explained the ATO gained around 107,000 studies from the neighborhood of impersonation cons in 2019 by itself.

The rip-off phone calls appeared to appear from genuine – and broadly publicised – telephone numbers typically employed by Australians seeking to contact the tax office.

The scammers employed program “to mislead the caller line identification CLI know-how … of most mobile phones and fashionable mounted line phones,” the Govt explained.


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AT&T names new CEO as Trump gloats over changes at CNN owner – Training & Development – Telco/ISP

(Reuters) – Veteran John Stankey will consider around as AT&T main government officer, the company mentioned on Friday, as the US telecommunications and media huge grapples with the effect of the coronavirus outbreak and its late entrance into the global streaming wars.

Stankey will consider around on July 1 from Randall Stephenson, who mentioned on Friday he will retire from the CEO posture but will provide as government chairman of the board until eventually January 2021.

The announcement, created in the course of AT&T’s virtual yearly shareholder meeting, drew a sharp reaction from U.S. President Donald Trump, who tweeted it

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Optus faces class action after 50k customers’ details sent to White Pages – Security – Telco/ISP

Optus is dealing with a class motion lawsuit around the mistaken publication of fifty,000 customers’ information in cell phone directories, which the telco disclosed late past calendar year.

Maurice Blackburn Attorneys filed the grievance and mentioned it is “the initial class motion versus a telco trying to get compensation for a breach of privacy.”

“In what is an important test of Australia’s privacy rules, the class motion is envisioned to find compensation for affected buyers,” the legislation organization mentioned.

Optus selected to notify buyers of the breach by using snail mail, stating their name, deal with and cell phone variety

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Vodafone chief flags co-investment option to upgrade NBN FTTN users to full fibre – Telco/ISP

The merged Vodafone-TPG entity is hoping to have a hand in bringing full fibre connections to more Australians, potentially via a co-investment arrangement with NBN Co.

Speaking at the virtual CommsDay Summit earlier this week, current Vodafone Australia CEO Iñaki Berroeta said full fibre “is key to Australia’s telecommunications future”. 

However, he noted up to 40 percent of premises on the NBN are in the fibre-to-the-node (FTTN) footprint, and indicated a merged Vodafone-TPG was keen to play a role in upgrading those users. 

“Australia’s digital future depends on having many more fibre connections and freeing ourselves from copper delivery of

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