Telstra tests network resiliency with Nokia, AWS Telstra has trialed Nokia’s IP multimedia subsystem (IMS) software in collaboration with Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Nokia, describing the trial as “world-first.” AMTA stresses power backup during natural disasters
21st February 2024
Telstra, Ericsson finish deployment of microwave link in King Island Telecommunications company Telstra and Swedish telco vendor Ericsson have completed an upgrade to King Island’s mobile network infrastructure providing connectivity and claiming what they call “a world-first” and achieving a tenfold capacity boost for the island with an over-water microwave telecommunications link with a throughput capacity of 9.8Gbps with 99.99% availability.
20th February 2024
Telstra, Ericsson complete initial phase of network slicing trial Swedish telco vendor Ericsson and Australian telecommunications company Telstra announced they have completed the first phase of enabling slice-based cases like fixed wireless access, broadcasting, automotive connectivity, stadium or precinct services on Telstra’s network by harnessing Ericsson’s dynamic network slicing solution.
19th February 2024
Samsung, Vodafone use AMD processors for Open RAN network demo Korean tech giant Samsung and global mobile operator Vodafone have demonstrated an end-to-end call with AMD processors using Open RAN technology, in what is claimed to be an industry first. Verisign reports 359.8 million domain name registrations in 4Q 2023
16th February 2024
5 telcos sent 50 million SMS without verification, ACMA finds The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has flagged five telcos for sending bulk SMS that breached multi anti-scam and public safety rules, totalling to 50 million messages. US govt awards US$42M to telco consortium for O-RAN testing
15th February 2024
Esri launches satellite data app Mapping and location intelligence provider Esri has launched Landsat Explorer, an online app that analyses multispectral imagery from Landsat satellite missions. Samsung collaborates with Princeton to develop wireless 6G Samsung Research America (SRA), the research and development arm of Samsung Electronics, has partnered with Princeton University to develop 6G wireless and networking systems.
14th February 2024
Telstra, Eutelsat OneWeb confirm LEO backhaul deployment Telstra and Eutelsat OneWeb, a subsidiary of satellite communications company Eutelsat Group, confirmed that the rollout of OneWeb low Earth orbit (LEO) cellular backhaul has commenced in Australia. Motorola Solutions simplifies Department of Transport and Main Roads Queensland’s digital operations
13th February 2024
Consortium of telcos formed to develop ICE IV cable system Emirates telco E&, Telecom Egypt, Indonesian telco investor Telin, and an undisclosed Indian operator have signed an MoU to establish a consortium with the aim to develop the ICE IV Project. Balitower deploys Nokia IP routing solution
12th February 2024
Symbio shareholders OK Aussie Broadband acquisition After acquiring unified communications-as-a-service (UcaaS) provider Symbio for $262 million last November 2023, telecommunications provider Aussie Broadband is one step closer to integrating the company under its wing, as Symbio shareholders have voted in favour of the deal. ACMA introduces new measures to protect consumers coping with financial struggles
9th February 2024
SmartSat backs in-orbit servicing, assembly, and manufacturing project Space research centre SmartSat Cooperative Research Centre (SmartSat) is backing research to develop end-to-end Australian capabilities in in-orbit servicing, assembly, and manufacturing (ISAM)—a project and investment worth $2.3 million. PMT Communications expands management team
8th February 2024