Samsung, O2 Telefónica launch first vRAN and Open RAN Samsung Electronics and O2 Telefónica launched their first virtualised RAN (vRAN) and Open RAN commercial site in Germany, following extensive trials. Du launches car Wi-Fi device UAE operator Du has launched the du Smart Car, a new car Wi-Fi device that can transform any car into a hotspot, provide monitoring and security information, diagnostics, and maintenance notification.

6th May 2024

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Space Machines launches joint mission to clear space debris Australian in-space servicing firm Space Machines announced Space Maitri (Mission for Australia-India’s Technology, Research, and Innovation), a joint industry-led Australian-Indian mission to demonstrate space debris management and sustainable space future. Vodafone joins LF Edge and announces first project

3rd May 2024

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Aspera launches two dumb phones Homegrown smartphone brand Aspera Mobile has launched two new phones, the F50 flip phone ($99) and F48 candy bar phone ($69) as a response to the 3G network shutdown. Macquarie Telecom recognised again as one of the best tech companies to work for in Australia

2nd May 2024

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RingCentral unveils RingCX Cloud business communications provider RingCentral unveiled the availability of its native, AI-powered contact centre, RingCX. Prices of video subscriptions deter streamers from watching, Kantar study finds

1st May 2024

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Optus outage triggers government reforms on the telco industry The government will begin to implement a set of reforms and rules to improve the emergency call service including a real-time network information during outages and forming a new body in charge to monitor the Triple Zero system, as part of its official response to the review into last year's Optus outage, which affected millions of consumers, businesses, and emergency services.

30th April 2024

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Telstra picks Cognizant to uplift its IT capabilities Information technology company Cognizant signed a five-year partnership with Telstra to accelerate the telco’s software engineering and IT capabilities and technologies including AI. Hughes opens facility and 5G incubation centre

29th April 2024

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Government to upgrade Melbourne's free Wi-Fi Telecommunications company Optus announced its policy for customers experiencing vulnerability, which introduces a support team and specialist care who can help if a customer is impacted by domestic or family abuse, homelessness, disability, bereavement, or is facing other vulnerable circumstances. IBM to acquire HashiCorp in US$6.4B hybrid cloud platform buyout

26th April 2024

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Optus announces policy to support vulnerable customers Telecommunications company Optus announced its policy for customers experiencing vulnerability, which introduces a support team and specialist care who can help if a customer is impacted by domestic or family abuse, homelessness, disability, bereavement, or is facing other vulnerable circumstances. Philippine Govt launches national fibre backbone project

25th April 2024

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AirTrunk strikes energy deal with CLP Power Asia Pacific and Japan (APJ) hyperscale data centre specialist AirTrunk has signed a solar power purchase agreement with Hong Kong utility provider CLP Power to help its customer, Microsoft, achieve 100% renewable energy by 2025.  ALE launches subscription-based communication services

24th April 2024

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China Mobile hits 5.4Gbps with 3CC CA and 1024QAM test  Information and communication technology solutions provider ZTE has collaborated with China Mobile’s Zhaijiang branch and Qualcomm to achieve a 5.4Gbps peak data rates. Cosmote launches broadband speeds up to 10Gbps 

23rd April 2024

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