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Telco complaints drop partially, reverses first quarter increase

(Image: Comms Alliance) After a significant increase in complaints per 10,000 services in operation (SIO) during the first quarter of the year, Australian telcos have undone most of the increase during the second quarter. According to the Telecommunications Complaints in Context report released by the Communications Alliance on Tuesday, the ...

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Clean Energy Regulator, WA Mines Department, and Vet Surgeons Board trying to access metadata: Comms Alliance

(Image: Getty Images/iStockphoto) Agencies trying to access metadata when not specifically listed as an enforcement agency for the purposes of Australia’s data retention regime has been labelled as a “serious and persistent phenomenon” by the Communications Alliance industry group. Writing in a submission to the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence ...

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Chorus has over 50% of NZ broadband on fibre

(Image: Chorus) New Zealand telco wholesaler Chorus has disclosed that of its almost 1.2 million broadband connections, 600,000 use fibre GPON connections. The remaining half of the Shaky Isles is split between 270,000 VDSL connections and 327,000 ADSL connections. Chorus said in an update to the ASX that as of ...

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FaceApp was a test. We didn't pass – CNET

FaceApp lets users upload a picture, then alter it to look older, younger or like another gender. Sarah Tew/CNET I woke up, poured some coffee and, as I often do each morning, checked Twitter. There, among the headlines, were faces. Old faces, young faces, weird faces. Altered faces of friends, ...

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