Commpete welcomes government move to hear regional mobile infrastructure The Federal Government is mulling to usher co-investment for regional mobile carriers and will hear a meeting regarding the matter—a move welcomed by telco alliance body Commpete.

20th October 2022


NBN lists more areas where fibre upgrade is possible Nokia announces new Generation 6 broadband platform NTT claims the world’s fastest optical transmission of over 2Tbitsper wavelength UK regulator says Motorola overcharging for emergency network Vodafone and Altice JV to deploy FttH in Germany

18th October 2022


Counting down to Comms Connect Melbourne EVENT INVITE: The countdown is well and truly on until the 2022 edition of Comms Connect Melbourne, the Southern Hemisphere’s premier critical communications and public safety event, set to be held in person for the first time since 2019 from 18–20 October.

5th October 2022


Seventeen telcos take a stand against domestic abuse and family violence Seventeen telco service providers whose stakeholders comprise majority of Australian families have taken action against domestic and family violence.   ACMA slugs Lycamobile with second fine over public safety

23rd June 2022


Government and NBN invest in fixed wireless network The Australian Government and NBN announced funding of $750 million to improve NBN's fixed wireless network.  The Government funding $480 million and NBN supporting this with an additional $270 million.

22nd March 2022


TPG Telecom and Samsung complete 5G virtualised RAN trials with 26GHz mmWave and expand technology collaboration TPG Telecom and Samsung Electronics Australia have expanded their 5G mmWave technology collaboration to more trial sites after successfully completing the first 5G virtualised, radio access network (vRAN) trials with 26GHz mmWave in Australia.

12th November 2021


The Regional Telecommunications Review is required by legislation to be conducted every three years.  TelSoc prepared a submission to the 2021 review and it was submitted on 28 September 2021. 

10th November 2021


Inmarsat Elera IoT fuels business innovations Inmarsat today launches Elera IoT, a platform of IoT connectivity services, solutions and ecosystems, built on the connectivity backbone of Inmarsat Elera.

28th October 2021


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