Optus flexes its 5G muscle, Google talks Smart Homes and Morrow exits NBN: Vertical Hold – Episode 172

This week we’ve got all the guests, talking NBN, Smart Homes with Google and Optus’ vision of a 5G future at the Commonwealth Games!
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In a jam-packed show, Alex talks to finder.com.au editor-in-chief Angus Kidman about Bill Morrow’s surprise exit from the NBN Co CEO chair.
Adam takes the Vertical Hold Mobile on the road, first talking to Rick Osterloh from Google about the search giant’s vision of a smart home future in Sydney, and then heading further north to the Gold Coast to chat to Claire Reilly from CNET and Corinne Reichert from ZDNet about Optus’ trials of 5G around the Commonwealth Games.
Also, Claire gets to discover exactly what it’s like to be me.
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