5G revenue figures have now become a political statistic ANALYSIS That 5G revenue figures are more of a political statistic these days than an economic one can be gauged from the Wall Street Journal highlighting the fact that Ericsson and Nokia were ahead of Huawei in cellular equipment sales in 2020 outside China, while downplaying the fact that the Chinese firm kept, and increased its lead, globally when all markets, including China, were taken into account.  

9th March 2021

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OPPO becomes top smartphone brand in China in January OPPO, one of three smartphone brands owned by giant B.B.K. Electronics, has become the number one smartphone brand in China for the first time, the technology analyst firm Counterpoint Research says, adding that this was achieved in January. OPPO was also the top 5G brand in the sub-US$600 (A$780) price segment.  

8th March 2021

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Australia will lead Asia Pacific in mobile services revenues through 2025 Australia will witness the fastest compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 15.4% of mobile service revenues in the Asia-Pacific region between 2020 and 2025, according to a report from one global data and analytics firm.  

5th March 2021

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Macquarie Telecom tips out Telstra, opts for Optus and its 5G in $34m deal Signing and exclusive $34m deal to deploy Optus mobile services to its 100,000 business customers, including 5G, MacTel says it is combining its "NPS proven customer service with Optus' world-class mobile network".  

4th March 2021

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Global 5G roaming services set for four year boom The number of international 5G roaming subscribers is forecast to reach 147 milion by 2025, increasing from just 4.3 million in 2021, according to a new study.

3rd March 2021

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vivo showcases 8k UHD video sent over 5G mmWave at MWC Shanghai 2021 Chinese smartphone brand vivo conducted a live demonstration of 8K UHD video streaming powered by mmWave 5G, which the company says highlights its "strength in the research and development of 5G mmWave technology." 

2nd March 2021

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Forecast: Fibre segment to drive Australia’s fixed broadband service revenue over next five years The total fixed communications services revenue in Australia is expected to increase at a sluggish compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 0.7% from US$9.9bn in 2020 to US$10.2bn in 2025, supported by the growth in fixed broadband segment, according to data and analytics firm GlobalData. 

1st March 2021

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Macquarie opens new Canberra data centre - Intellicentre 5 Macquarie Telecom Group's Macquarie Data Centres and Macquarie Government businesses have launched the Intellicentre 5 (IC5) data centre in Canberra to house the most highly classified Australian Government workloads.

26th February 2021

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Telstra big plus for Telstra Plus members No need to be nonplussed - Telstra Plus is Telstra's rewards program, and it has saved me a couple of hundred bucks on the price of an Apple Watch Series 6 which I am paying off over 12 months, so the benefits are truly real and Telstra has just added more!

25th February 2021

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Telstra Infraco lights up Dark Fibre It’s always good news when the Dark Side of the Fibre gets turned on to the Light, for it restores balance to the force of a telco’s connectivity and adds plenty of bandwidth for organisation that require it, with Telstra’s Dark Fibre launch a “significant T22 milestone.”

24th February 2021

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