European Council adopts policy program for EU’s digital transformation The European Council has adopted a 2030 policy program called ‘Path to the Digital Decade’, which the body claims will ensure that the EU meets its objectives for a digital transformation in line with 'EU values'.

12th December 2022

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Telegram announces no-SIM accounts Popular global online messaging app Telegram has announced that users no longer need a smartphone SIM card in order to set up an account plus a number of other new features. Optus and Ericsson deploy RAN site  Mobile service provider Optus and Swedish telecommunications company Ericsson have deployed a radio access network site at Optus’ Moorebank site in Sydney.

9th December 2022

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NBN Co to deploy robots to automate field work tasks NBN Co has collaborated with University of Technology Sydney Robotics Institute to explore the potential use of remote-controlled robots to perform maintenance and construction tasks on the fixed line network. 

8th December 2022

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The role of flexibility in a distributed and renewable grid South Australia is a world leader in the uptake of distributed and renewable energy resources. To effectively manage the integration of these technologies into the state’s distribution network, SA Power Networks employs a range of strategies to enable flexibility across both generation & load.

7th December 2022

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TikTok, Bumble join non-consensual image sharing prevention initiative Chinese-owned video hosting app TikTok and mobile dating app Bumble have joined Facebook and Instagram as industry partners of StopNCII.org, an organisation created to prevent the sharing of non-consensual intimate images online. 

6th December 2022

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AMD and Viettel collaborate for 5G mobile network trial Silicon Valley semiconductor giant AMD and  and Hanoi-based 5G architecture developer Viettel High Tech have announced the successful completion of a 5G mobile network field trial deployment conducted by Viettel and powered by AMD Xilinx Zynq UltraScale MPSoC devices.

5th December 2022

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Axiata and Telenor complete the Celcom and Digi merger Malaysian multinational telco Axiata, the Asian office of Norwegian global telco Telenor and Malaysian mobile provider Digi have announced the completion of the merger of the telco operations of the mobile arm of Axiata, Celcom, and Digi.

2nd December 2022

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NBN Co taps Ericsson for fixed wireless access network upgrade Ericsson’s ten-year partnership with NBN Co to deploy 4G and next-generation 5G connectivity will see the operator’s fixed wireless access footprint to grow by up to 50% nationally by the end of 2024. 

1st December 2022

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1&1 and Orange unveil agreement on international roaming German budget mobile operator 1&1 and French global operator Orange have concluded a long-term agreement for the provision of international roaming services for the 1&1 mobile network.

30th November 2022

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Vocus to resell Starlink Business Network provider Vocus has signed an agreement with SpaceX to sell Starlink Business services to Australian enterprise and civil government customers.

30th November 2022

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