Optus lays claim to 'fastest 5G' in Sydney and Melbourne With Telstra's claim of more 5G in more places in no danger of being beaten by Optus or Vodafone anytime soon, Optus has instead gone for the fastest speeds it can in its 5G coverage areas to challenge Telstra for the Australian 5G speed crown.

8th February 2021

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IDC says many hybrid workforce, business automation efforts set to fail Over the next three years, a third of hybrid workforce and business automation efforts will be delayed or else fail outright, the technology research firm IDC says in a 2021 report on digital trends for Australia.

5th February 2021

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New Google US-Europe subsea cable has 250Tbps capacity Search giant Google has announced that its Dunant subsea cable system which connected the US to mainland Europe is now ready for service and will provide capacity of 250Tbps across the Atlantic.

4th February 2021

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Nokia, Vodafone show off 100Gbps fibre broadband in laboratory Finnish telecommunications equipment vendor Nokia has teamed up with Vodafone to demonstrate a new passive optical network technology that can deliver speeds of up to 100Gbps on a single wavelength.

3rd February 2021

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Apple top among smartphones with embedded hardware security Apple has taken the lead in another aspect of the smartphone market, the percentage of devices with secure chipsets, with 39% of the company's devices sold in the first half of 2020 having embedded hardware security.

2nd February 2021

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Optus completes $250m amaysim acquisition Optus has completed its purchase of amaysim’s mobile business with its 1.2 million subscribers for $250 million.

1st February 2021

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Pentanets lists on the ASX, having raised $22.5m at 25c per share Claiming a market capitalisation of approx $66m with "strong demand" for its IPO "which also included a Customer Offer that closed within a day", Perth-based telco Pentanet is now ASX-listed. 

29th January 2021

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Nokia, Elisa push network boundaries with ‘world first’ 1 Terabit deployment Nokia and long-standing partner Elisa have completed a live commercial trial of a claimed world’s first 1 Terabit clear-channel interface deployment to efficiently scale Elisa’s network to support new applications and access technologies.

28th January 2021

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Telstra and AWS 'join forces on edge computing and take businesses to the cloud' Agreeing to collaborate on multi-access (including 5G) edge computing offerings, Telstra and AWS have signed a strategic agreement "to help organisations accelerate cloud adoption".

27th January 2021

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NBN retailer questions need for Enterprise Ethernet in fibre areas An NBN retail service provider has questioned the need for a service like the NBN Co' Enterprise Ethernet in places where fibre connections are already available at a much lower cost.

25th January 2021

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