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Phone tower boosts hotel

10 Mar 2019
InTheNews

A new phone tower has provided much-needed reception for the Ora Banda Historical Inn, allowing them to operate without the worry of landlines failing.

The outback pub has a long-standing history serving food and drinks to locals and travellers in the Goldfields, but at times would be unreachable due to a lack of mobile service and a temperamental landline.

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Optus switches on new site as part of mobile blackspot program

10 Mar 2019
OptusNews

Optus has switched on a new mobile site in Wynarka, South Australia, as part of round two of the Federal Government’s Mobile Black Spot Program aimed at  improving and extending mobile phone coverage in regional and remote Australia.

The new mobile tower provides residents and visitors to the area with dedicated Optus mobile coverage for the first time.

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Poor phone service puts veteran’s health at risk

02 Mar 2019
TelstraNews

A heart patient who lives in the S-Bend Caravan Park, South Greenough, said Telstra mobile reception had been poor and intermittent since last Wednesday evening and believes it is the same for eight of his neighbours.

Dave Inall said he manually changed his phone to 4G and was still able to get only one “bar” of reception.

“I can go outside, go up on the hill where I can see clear vision of the tower and I only get two bars,” he said.

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Vodafone boss says NBN must succeed

02 Mar 2019
NbnNews

Vodafone Hutchison Australia chief executive Inaki Berroeta has urged the industry not to turn its back on the national broadband network, saying a solution to the broken economics of NBN retail must be found.

VHA, a joint-owned subsidiary of Hutchison Telecommunications and Vodafone Group, is traditionally a mobile-only carrier, but it began reselling NBN plans last year, and Mr Berroeta said the company now had 33,000 NBN customers.

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Labor commits to fixing mobile blackspots in West Tamar

02 Mar 2019
InTheNews

Mobile blackspot issues in the West Tamar could be fixed within two years if federal Labor is elected. 

Federal opposition communications spokesman Stephen Jones made the announcement with Bass Labor MHR Ross Hart at Grindelwald on Wednesday.

Mr Hart said he'd been lobbying hard for the people experiencing mobile phone connectivity issues in his electorate, including the Greens Beach, York Town, Kelso and Trevallyn areas. 

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Software update knocks NBN Co’s Sky Muster satellite service offline

02 Mar 2019
NbnNews

NBN Co’s satellite service suffered a major outage this morning, the network operator has confirmed.

Retail service provider (RSP) SkyMesh early this morning advised customers of an “NBN-wide” outage of the Sky Muster satellite service.

 

In its latest update at 8.30am SkyMesh said that investigations by NBN Co had indicated that “some services are online” but “loss of service to all Sky Muster services are still occurring” with all of the satellite service’s gateways affected.

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Residents rally against Anna Bay phone tower

02 Mar 2019
OptusNews

There has been wide-scale opposition to the Optus mobile phone tower proposed for Anna Bay, with many residents concerned about the potential health risks and falling property prices.

Around 40 residents attended a protest rally on Monday opposite a child care centre in Clark Street, located approximately 300m from the tower, to vent their anger over the proposed siting. Some residents, like John and Debbie Giudice and Charlie Douglas and Sarah Azzopardi, live within 100 metres of the base station.

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Optus switches on new mobile tower in Napoleon Reef

02 Mar 2019
OptusNews

Telco Singtel Optus has switched on a new mobile site in Napoleon Reef in NSW, as part of the government's Mobile Black Spot Program.

The new site was funded by Optus, the NSW Government and the Federal Government and will improve coverage in the village and also the Great Western Highway between Yetholme and Raglan.

“Being able to bring mobile coverage to small rural communities like Napoleon Reef is incredibly important to us. We want every Australian to have access to reliable mobile coverage and programs like the Federal Governments Mobile Black Spot Program are crucial enablers of this goal,” said Andrew Sheridan, Optus' vice-president of Government Regulatory and Government Affairs.

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Optus switches on new mobile black spot in Napoleon Reef

27 Feb 2019
OptusNews

Optus has switched on a new mobile site in Napoleon Reef providing improved coverage to the town as part of the Governments Mobile Black Spot Program.

The new Optus site, which was jointly funded by Optus along with the NSW Government and Federal Government as part of Round 2 of the Federal Governments Mobile Black Spot Program, will offer residents of the village with dedicated and more reliable mobile coverage for the first time. The tower will also offer enhanced coverage along the Great Western Highway between Yetholme and Raglan.

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TPG writes down $76 million spent on ditched mobile network rollout

26 Feb 2019
TpgNews

TPG says that following a review it has reduced the value of spectrum licences its holds by $92 million and will write-down $76 million in capital expenditure associated with the now-halted roll out a mobile network.

TPG announced in January that it was dumping its plan to roll out a mobile network. The telco blamed the government’s decision to block the use of Huawei equipment in 5G networks. TPG said the Huawei ban meant that there would be no straightforward path to upgrade its small cell based 4G network to the new wireless standard.

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