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The Australian government will collect AU$1.96 billion from Telstra, Optus and TPG from the auction of the 700MHz and 2.5GHz spectrum band.
Telstra is suing NBN Co over the value of its $11.2 billion deal, saying the government has incorrectly measured the deal's start date.
Social-networking giant looking at the company's solar-powered high-altitude drones to deliver Internet access, according to TechCrunch.
The social media titan will buy its messaging rival in a cash and stock deal.
South Korea plans to spend ₩1.6 trillion on a 5G network, for completion by the year 2020.
As NBN Co reports an annual loss of AU$903 million, an updated roll-out map and ready-for-service plan show significant delays, with some suburbs' dates removed altogether.
The resignations submitted by the board of NBN Co were requested by Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull.
Microsoft's chairman says Google is just doing its core thing with its balloon-powered internet access project, but it won't do much help to people suffering from malaria.
The XKeyscore program, which has been revealed by NSA leaker Edward Snowden, may be the "widest-reaching" intelligence system yet uncovered.
Stephen Conroy has resigned as communications minister as former Australian Prime Minster Kevin Rudd is re-elected the leader of the federal Labor party.
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