Intelsat and OneWeb partnership brings multi-orbit connectivity to airlines worldwide Satellite communications companies London-based OneWeb and Luxembourg-based Intelsat have signed a global distribution partnership agreement to offer airlines seamless inflight connectivity (IFC) solutions.   Optus launches 5G Standalone

15th August 2022

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Jimboomba gains stronger broadband connection with new Optus tower Telecommunications company Optus has switched on a tower in Jimboomba, servicing the population of 8,000 residents.   Public Transport of Western Australia picks Nokia to modernise rail communications in Perth

12th August 2022

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Adtran adds jolt to TPG Telecom's broadband speed TPG Telecom is leveraging multi-gigabit fibre access and fibre extension solutions provider Adtran’s Gigabit Gfast fibre extension portfolio to upgrade existing broadband services to Gigabit speeds and attract new subscribers.   Google applies for license to build 14500km Firmina subsea cable

11th August 2022

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Google’s Equiano 144 Tbps undersea cable lands in South Africa Google has landed its Equiano undersea cable at Telkom’s facility in Melkbosstrand, a coastal town located on the South West Coast of South Africa, 30 km north of Cape Town, cable wholesale operator West Indian Ocean Cable Company (WIOCC) has announced.   Alibaba launches carbon ledger to make consumers eco-friendly

10th August 2022

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Kenyan telcos agree on mobile termination rate cuts Telecommunication firms have agreed to slash mobile termination rates to Sh0.58 (A$0.007) per minute, giving hopes of cheaper calls for Kenyans amid increased excise duty charges that made voice calls less attractive. Identity check failures cost Circles.Life $300,000

9th August 2022

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Alibaba revenue growth slayed by China COVID lockdowns Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba has reported zero quarterly revenue growth for the first time in its history, as a result of the nation's recent COVID lockdown which was imposed across key areas of the country.   Aussie Broadband launches reseller Partner Program to reach more people

8th August 2022

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Mission-critical communications to reach more areas in NSW with 250 public safety network radio sites The NSW Government has delivered 250 enhanced public safety network radio sites reaching more than 97% of NSW’s population and increasing mission-critical communications coverage for first responders.   Singtel to invest an additional US$100 million into technology start-ups

5th August 2022

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Australians indifferent to space industry and are more likely to associate space with aliens than satellite communications Australia played a vital role in Apollo 11’s iconic moon landing in 1969. Half a century later tells a different story: Australians view space more as a threat rather than a frontier full of possibilities. Big tech should share Europe network costs say EU heavyweights

4th August 2022

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India 5G spectrum auction raises record US$19.1 billion India's biggest ever auction of telecom spectrum, which focused on 5G, received a record US$19.1 billion of bids, with local mobile heavyweight Reliance Jio cornering nearly half of all the airwaves sold with bids totalling US$11.2 billion.   Digital wallet users will exceed 5.2 billion in 2026 driven by superapps

3rd August 2022

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Aussie Broadband 4Q FY22 trading update Aussie Broadband has provided the following trading update for the quarter that ended 30 June 2022 (4Q 2022).   Swoop's services records strong demand as customer receipts see 123% increase Fixed wireless wholesale network infrastructure provider Swoop's customer receipts have recorded a 123% increase, growing from $6.2 million in Q4 FY21 to $13.9 million in Q4 FY22.  

2nd August 2022

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