mmWave 5G a ‘step closer’ with call for applications The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) says the deployment of 5G technology in Australia is a step closer, with applications for millimetre wave (mmWave) spectrum to open for the 26 and 28 GHz bands from November.
28th October 2020
Mobile subscriptions set to recover in 2021: Economist Intelligence Unit Mobile subscriptions will recover by 3.4% in 2021 from a drop of a little more than 2% in 2020, the Economist Intelligence Unit has predicted in a new report, adding that the strongest growth would be seen in Asia and the Middle East.
26th October 2020
NBN Co launches new campaign to incentivise Internet retailers National Broadband Network provider NBN Co has launched a campaign featuring new incentives for Internet retailers to sell higher speed broadband plans to customers.
22nd October 2020
Customers to benefit from new NBN consumer experience rules: ACMA Australia’s telecommunications regulator, the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA), has taken action to enhance NBN consumer experience rules to protect Australians during the final phase of the National Broadband Network migration.
21st October 2020
Study finds firms keen to use LTE or 5G as sole WAN link Nearly 9 in 10 organisations (88%) in Australia surveyed by local technology analyst outfit Telsyte for LTE and 5G wireless network edge solutions provider Cradlepoint are either using or thinking of using LTE or 5G as the sole WAN link in branch locations.
16th October 2020
Telstra boasts iPhone 12 'deserves Australia's best 5G' During Apple's iPhone 12 launch today, Telstra's logo was right up there with other global telcos as one of Apple's important 5G partners, with Telstra to offer all four iPhone 12 models for "a powerful 5G experience". But what about mmWave 5G in Australia?
14th October 2020
NBN Co and CSIRO sign new agreement to enhance future digital capability Wanting to work together on national research projects that combines the expertise and resources of both organisations, NBN Co and CISRO will strengthen research and planning for Australia's needs in the post-COVID digital age.
13th October 2020
Telstra touts its 5G offering as faster than ‘closest competitor’ Optus Australia’s largest telco operator Telstra has touted its 5G mobile offering as significantly faster than its closest competitor Optus, using a number of limited benchmark tests to back-up its claim.
6th October 2020
Telco problems cost Australians millions of dollars in lost time Resolving phone and Internet issues costs Australians over $150 million per year in lost time, according to new research from Australia's communications consumers peak body, the Australian Communications Consumer Action Network (ACCAN).
30th September 2020
Telstra and Microsoft digital partnership extended With the partnership billed as signalling "new generation digital foundations for Australian businesses", Microsoft will help Telstra set up "one of Australia’s largest digital twins", with emissions reduction initiatives, and the continued driving of digitally transformative operational models.
25th September 2020