The latest issue of our journal, the Journal of Telecommunications and the Digital Economy, is now available here: JTDE - Vol 9, No 2 - June 2021 | Telsoc .  All articles (and the full-issue pdf) are free to download for members (when logged in).  

6th July 2021

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Telstra and TPG Telecom deliver 4G speed boost with spectrum restack Telstra and TPG Telecom have claimed an Austraian-first, working together to re-stack their mobile network spectrum holdings, offering customers in Adelaide, Brisbane, Canberra, Darwin, Hobart and Perth what they say delivers a better network experience, including improved speeds.

6th July 2021

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UK Government looking to diversify 5G supply chain The UK Department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) has setup Future RAN, an open competition that will allocate £30M of R&D funding to projects that support the UK Government's 5G supply chain diversification strategy.

5th July 2021

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Optus achieves 300Mbps uplink speed on a commercial 5G network Optus said it has achieved another Australian 5G record, smashing 5G upload speeds as part of its mmWave testing on its live commercial network, together with technology partner Nokia, as it continues to push the possibilities of its super-fast 5G network.

2nd July 2021

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Southern Cross and Spark land new submarine cable at Takapuna Beach Independent submarine capacity provider, Southern Cross Cables and Spark NZ, which looks after its cable assets in New Zealand, today celebrated a key milestone, landing the New Zealand segment of a new high-capacity cable originating at Takapuna Beach.

1st July 2021

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Telco sector further extends measures to assist customers affected by COVID-19 and ACCAN response The Communication Alliance (CommsAlliance) announced that Australia’s telecommunications providers have agreed to extend the operating principles put in place by the industry to help keep people connected throughout COVID-19 and assist with financial hardship resulting from the pandemic.

30th June 2021

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BAI acquires Mobilitie BAI Communications strengthens US presence with Mobilitie acquisition Beaqon advance digital transformation of Singapore’s Changi Airport with Nokia Optical LAN Nokia announced that with solution integrator, Beaqon Pte Ltd, it will deploy Nokia´s passive optical local area network (POL) solution at Changi Airport, Singapore.

29th June 2021

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Telstra announces 75% coverage in major 5G rollout milestone Three-quarters of all Australians now can now access Telstra 5G where they live, and Telstra’s 4G network now covers more than two million square kilometres of the Australian continent. Telstra and Ericsson make world’s longest 5G call Telstra, in collaboration with Ericsson announced the successful completion of a 113km 5G Standalone data call.

28th June 2021

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NBN Co to recommence taking HFC orders from 26 July 2021 NBN Co announced that it will recommence taking orders from 26 July 2021 to connect new customers to the NBN network via HFC technology.

25th June 2021

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Telstra wins 15 year IoT deal with Yarra Valley Water for one million IoT services Telstra has won a competitive contract over 15 years with Yarra Valley Water to provide one million industrial IoT services on Telstra’s IoT network.

24th June 2021

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