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Telco complaints 'turning the corner': TIO

While complaints to the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman (TIO) were up marginally for the year, they began dropping in the final quarter including across the National Broadband Network (NBN), the 2018 annual report has revealed. Complaints increased by 6.2 percent year on year, but dropped by 17.8 percent quarter on quarter ...

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Google Pixel 3 Australian pricing

Google and Australia’s telecommunications carriers have unveiled their Google Pixel 3 pricing alongside pre-orders ahead of launch on October 18. Buying the Pixel 3 outright from Google Store in Australia costs AU$1,199 for the 64GB model and AU$1,349 for the 128GB model, while the Pixel 3 XL costs AU$1,349 and ...

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Vodafone Deutschland launches gigabit cable broadband

Vodafone Deutschland has announced the launch of its gigabit-speed cable service in the areas of Nuremberg, Landshut, and Dingolfing in Germany’s southern-most state of Bavaria. Making good on the “Giga-Cable” prong of its Gigabit Investment Plan announced a year ago, Vodafone Deutschland’s cable service provides download speeds of 1Gbps and ...

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Next-generation 802.11ax wi-fi: Dense, fast, delayed

The 21-year-old IEEE 802.11 wireless network family of standards, more widely known as ‘wi-fi’, has a new member: 802.11ax. In its two decades, wi-fi has gone from a curiosity to a major social force, having brought easy, fast, cheap internet access to home, office and public spaces. Each new version ...

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