Global 5G Connections to Reach 3.2 Billion by 2026; Growing 940% as Network Orchestration Tools Maximise Monetisation A new study from Juniper Research has found that the total number of 5G connections will reach 3.2 billion by 2026; rising from 310 million in 2021.

11th August 2021


Samsung's most affordable Galaxy Tab A7 Lite now available in Australia While cheap Laser-branded Android tablets are on sale at Officeworks for under $100, a higher quality entry-level tablet is the Samsung Galaxy Tab A7 Lite, and while its specs are at the value end of the scale, it still looks like a great tablet to consume media, play games, do email, social media, surf the web, run apps and be a digital window to the connected world.

16th July 2021


The following was released to the media today: NEWS RELEASE:  TelSoc Submission to the ACCC and to NBN Co on the SAU Variation 2021

15th July 2021


Samsung renews focus on enterprise division growth with great new enterprise offerings

7th May 2021


Telsyte's flagship 'Australian Digital Consumer Study' reveals 'a decade of rapid change' They say a change is as good as a holiday, but despite being a universal constant (and making your pockets very heavy), the last decade saw the most rapid change in our history - with the COVID-19 tinged decade we're currently in set to see change changing at the fastest pace yet. 

3rd May 2021


iPhone 12 5G access now available on when using TWO SIMs Before iOS 14.5, it was not possible to use 5G data connectivity on an iPhone 12 when using both the eSIM and a second physical SIM, but as you can see from the attached image, iOS 14.5 has solved this problem.

27th April 2021


NBN Co begins consultation ‘with industry in two-part wholesale pricing consultation paper’ NBN Co has released its “Pricing Review 2021 Consultation Paper 1”, which the company says “seeks to deliver value, certainty and simplicity to the telecommunication industry and customers.”

15th February 2021


Leading Edge Data Centres signs infrastructure deal with NBN Co Leading Edge Data Centres has reached an agreement with the NBN Co to build infrastructure for all RSPs to connect to its data centres in regional Australia.  

15th January 2021


Today is the last CommsWire newsletter for the year, and we'll return on Monday 11 January 2021 with all the important telecommunications and technology news that you need to know for your business and daily life. Thank you for being a loyal reader and subscriber - we wish you the best for the Christmas and holiday season, and we wish you a very happy 2021!

23rd December 2020


Dear TelSoc Member, TelSoc received the following communication from a senior member of the nbn team and thought this might be of interest to TelSoc Members.

1st December 2020