VOLTE users predicted to soar to 5 billion by 2024 The global number of VoLTE (Voice over LTE) users will approach 5 billion by 2024, rising from 2 billion in 2019, according to a new report.
13th December 2019
Vocus inks new oil & gas market submarine cable contract The Vocus Group telecommunications company has entered a contract with the Barossa Joint Venture to build, operate and own a high-capacity submarine fibre optic network for the proposed Barossa offshore gas project in the Bonaparte Basin, to the north of Darwin.
6th December 2019
Australia 'falling behind' APAC in developing technologies, says Telsoc chief The newly re-elected president of Australia’s Telecommunications Association (TelSoc), Reg Coutts, says Australia has fallen “somewhat behind” its APAC neighbours in recent years in developing the technologies that will be required to flourish in the 21st century.
5th December 2019
Big money wasted by Aussies paying excess data charges Australians are paying a high price for exceeding their data limits and have blown $152.6 million on excess data charges over the past 12 months, according to new research.
4th December 2019
1500 Australian jobs will go as result of govt 5G ban, warns Huawei Huawei Australia intends to warn its network of local Australian suppliers that the coming year will be one of jobs carnage unless the Federal Government allows the Chinese telecommunications giant to play a part in the nation’s 5G rollout.
3rd December 2019
5G global subscriptions forecast to top 2.6 billion in next six years The global number of 5G subscriptions is forecast to top 2.6 billion within the next six years, driven by sustained momentum and a rapidly developing 5G ecosystem.
28th November 2019
Huawei gets another 90-day reprieve to trade with US firms Chinese telecommunications equipment vendor Huawei Technologies had been granted another 90-day extension to work with American firms, giving the Shenzhen-based company until 16 February 2020 to work with US companies.
21st November 2019
ACCC appeals court decision on TPG prepayments The competition regulator, the ACCC, has appealed a Federal Court decision against telecommunications provider TPG for alleged false or misleading representations it made about ‘pre-payments’ customers had to make on its pre-paid internet, home telephone and mobile plans.
9th November 2019
Data breaches worst in Australia, says Cisco - but beware ‘cybersecurity fatigue’ Cisco’s annual Asia Pacific Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) Benchmark Study says that data breaches are costing Australian businesses more than those in any other country in the region.
7th November 2019
Chinese Mobile Market Huawei takes record 42% share of China smartphone market in Q3 The smartphone market in mainland China grew marginally in the third quarter, with shipments increasing to 97.8 million from 97.6 million units in the second quarter. Huawei extended its market lead by shipping 41.5 million smartphones, to take its market share to a record 42%.
1st November 2019