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TPG axes plans to launch mobile network after government bans Huawei from 5G

TPG Telecom executive chairman David Teoh has called it quits for the telecommunications company’s plans to launch Australia’s fourth mobile network, blaming the government’s ban on provider Huawei taking part in future ultra-fast 5G networks. In an announcement to the Australian Stock Exchange on Tuesday morning, TPG said the principal […]
TPG axes plans to launch mobile network after government bans Huawei from 5G
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TPG’s new mobile network won’t allow you to make traditional voice calls

When David Teoh’s TPG Telecom launches its highly anticipated mobile network later this year it will launch with one unique feature; customers won’t be able to make a traditional voice call. Calls will only be able to be made over internet protocol (IP), using applications like Whatapp, Facebook Messenger calls […]
TPG’s new mobile network won’t allow you to make traditional voice calls
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The top 5 NBN plans in Australia

Australia are increasingly jumping on the NBN. By the end of 2017, 3.4 million premises were activated to services over the network, more than double the number a year earlier. Although there is still some way to go, with 2.7 million premises are able to connect but haven’t, according to […]
The top 5 NBN plans in Australia
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REPORT: The NBN probably doesn’t suck

ISPs under pressure to deliver speeds they advertise First report from ACCC program says major ISPs are sticking to speeds Peak speeds only marginally below off-peak speeds It’s only a survey of 400 people, so calm down. But it’s the first report released by the ACCC out of its broadband […]
REPORT: The NBN probably doesn’t suck
Markets

These are the 9 best airlines in America

The Points Guy has released its annual list of the best airlines in the US. TPG’s rankings feature America’s nine largest mainline carriers including American, Delta, United, Southwest, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, Frontier, and Hawaiian. The rankings are based on a set of 10 criteria including tickets prices, customer satisfaction, and […]
These are the 9 best airlines in America
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Vocus and TPG shares are on a tear

Shares in telcos Vocus and TPG Telecom ripped higher without any official news to explain the jump. A short time ago, Vocus was up 9.4% to $2.67. TPG Telecom shares were up 4.6% to $5.14. Earlier today Telstra, the market leader, held its annual general meeting where chairman John Mullen […]
Vocus and TPG shares are on a tear