Hutchison Drei operates LoRaWAN network to advance IoT adoption at scale Austrian telecommunications company Hutchison Drei has picked Actility’s flagship carrier-grade IoT network server and platform ThingPark Wireless to operate the national LoRaWAN network. Linksys unveils Wi-Fi 7 mesh system Home and small office connectivity company Linksys unveils its first Wi-Fi 7 mesh system home connectivity, Linksys Velop Pro 7.
30th October 2023
Vodafone Australia takes customers to the sky with its in-flight mobile roaming Vodafone Australia has announced an $5 in-flight roaming, enabling customers to talk, text, browse the internet, stream when they travel internationally on selected airlines. Uber sent more than two million emails without unsubscribe button
27th October 2023
Google picks Vocus to connect US and Australia with new subsea cable system Tech giant Google will deploy two new trans-Pacific subsea cables between the United States and Australia via Fiji and French Polynesia with assistance from Australian specialist fibre and network solutions provider Vocus to deliver the new system. amaysim unveils eSIMs launch nationwide
26th October 2023
NBN Co, Nokia field trial ‘feasible’ to support multi-gigabit services Wholesale broadband operator NBN Co has completed a field trial with Finnish telco vendor Nokia using three generations of passive optical network (PON) technologies—GPON, XGS PON, and 25GS PON—over its fibre to the premises (FTTP) network, proving its feasibility to support future multi-gigabit services. SmartSat sends two students to intern at ESA
25th October 2023
ACCC backs govt plan to develop emergency mobile roaming The final report of the ACCC’s regional mobile infrastructure inquiry has prompted the government to announce a scoping study to require the telecommunications industry develop an emergency roaming during natural disasters to help Australians stay connected. Collaboro, Macquarie preserve data quality for Australian companies
24th October 2023
US FCC starts process to restore Net Neutrality The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has launched the process for restoring open internet protections - otherwise known as Net Neutrality - for consumers and businesses. Airtel tests Ericsson’s RedCap on its 5G network Indian telecommunications provider Bharti Airtel has tested Swedish telco vendor Ericsson’s pre-commercial reduced capability software on its 5G network.
23rd October 2023
Optus boosts coverage in three new areas Telecommunications company Optus has switched on new towers in Hill River South, Dongolocking North, and in Cunderdin North as part of the Australian Government’s Mobile Black Spot Program. Macquarie executive urges tech leaders to innovate the ‘strong foundation’ of AI
20th October 2023
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20th October 2023
ACCC OKs NBN Co revised pricing proposal The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has approved broadband operator NBN Co's special access undertaking nearly after undergoing several rounds of changes for nearly 20 months. ACMA flags Ticketek for breaching spam rules
19th October 2023
Vonage fails to curb scam texts Ericsson subsidiary and American telecommunications provider Vonage has breached spam rules after the Australian Communications and Media Authority found the company allowed more than 11,780 non-compliant SMS to be sent, of which 3,387 scam texts impersonated the Commonwealth Bank, ApplePay, and Australia Post. AirTrunk expands data centre network with new facility in Osaka
18th October 2023