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India 5G spectrum auction raises record US$19.1 billion India's biggest ever auction of telecom spectrum, which focused on 5G, received a record US$19.1 billion of bids, with local mobile heavyweight Reliance Jio cornering nearly half of all the airwaves sold with bids totalling US$11.2 billion.   Digital wallet users will exceed 5.2 billion in 2026 driven by superapps

3rd August 2022

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Russian mobile operators begin charging for SIM cards Russian mobile operators have begun to charge a fee for issuing SIM cards to customers when concluding a contract for communication services, according to reports out of Moscow.   F5 and Telstra strengthen their services and security solutions American technology company F5 and Telstra have partnered up to bolster their services and solutions.  

24th June 2022

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Wireless broadband communications frequencies could be costly for scientists and the public The transition to 5G has been rocky. To facilitate faster and more reliable digital communication, radio-spectrum regulators have approved the operation of 5G transmitters and receivers within various wavelength bands in the 1-25 GHz range, according to research by Physics Today.

30th May 2022

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Telstra Wholesale launches new 5G service and IOT product range Telstra Wholesale announced a range of mobile solutions – including a new 5G service and a series of IOT products – at its annual customer event, Business Connect. Australia Tower Network completes acquisition of Axicom Independent owner and operator of wireless telecommunication sites Australia Tower Network has acquired telecom tower infrastructure provider Axicom.

11th May 2022

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Telstra refunds customers after it issued inaccurate bills An investigation conducted by the Australian Communications and Media Authority revealed that telecommunications provider Telstra has refunded more than $1.73 million and paid a $506,160 infringement notice after it overcharged thousands of its customers. Telstra self-reported the errors between July 2018 and October 2021 to the ACMA and independently committed to issue refunds.

28th April 2022

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Telstra restores majority of its mobile base stations and landline services Nearly 90% of mobile base stations affected by thunderstorms and floods are now back online and delivering coverage to their communities, Telstra announces.

8th March 2022

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Nokia unveils its 5G Edge Slicing solution with operators Cellcom and Telia Nokia unveils the first deployment of 5G Edge Slicing on a live commercial network with mobile operators Cellcom and Telia.

3rd March 2022

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Deutsche Telekom and Ericsson demonstrate 5G end to end network slicing with QoS Deutsche Telekom and Ericsson announced a breakthrough proof of concept implementation of global 5G end-to-end network slicing to facilitate uniform international connectivity for latency-critical enterprise applications with guaranteed Quality of Service. 

25th February 2022

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Telstra and TPG Telecom sign network sharing agreement for regional Australia Telstra and TPG Telecom announced a ten-year regional Multi-Operator Core Network (MOCN) commercial agreement, which will provide significant value to Telstra’s wholesale mobile revenues, while providing TPG Telecom group’s subscribers with 4G and 5G services within a defined coverage zone across regional and urban fringe areas.

21st February 2022

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Trent Czinner appointed Chair of AMTA The Australian Mobile Telecommunications Association (AMTA) has appointed mobile telecommunications executive Trent Czinner as its new chair.

17th February 2022