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Tuesday, 10 August 2021 11:23

5G, industry, and collaboration at the edge

GUEST OPINION by Chris Wright Red Hat senior VP and chief technology officer: Edge computing is giving life to transformative use cases that businesses are dreaming up today and bringing real-time decision making to last-mile locales.

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Above, we saw the results for Australia's 5G networks, but what about Australia's mobile network experience in general, which sees much more 4G coverage than 5G?

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Vodafone users have poured onto Twitter to complain of being unable to access data, or even make calls and texts, with Vodafone acknowledging the issue, identifying it and resolving it as quickly as possible.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

In Australia, Telstra is shutting off its 3G network in June 2024, after already having switched off 2100MHz 3G services in 2019, while in the US, Verizon will switch off its 3G CDMA network at the end of 2022, generally so that 3G frequencies can be redeployed for 5G.

Published in Telecoms & NBN
Thursday, 11 March 2021 00:19

Telstra turns on low-band 5G

In an important milestone on Telstra's roadmap to bring 5G to more Australians sooner, Australia's biggest telco has completed testing on its low-band 5G spectrum and it is now ready for commercial use.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

India, the world's second biggest smartphone market, has seen traffic grow more than 60 times over the past five years and mobile users now consume about 13.5GB of data each month, a study of the subcontinent's mobile market by Finnish telecommunications equipment vendor Nokia has found.

Published in Mobility

A British parliamentary committee has found that the process of selecting vendors to supply 5G gear for the country's networks has delayed the rollout and made it more expensive due to the ban on equipment from Chinese telecommunications equipment vendor Huawei Technologies.

Published in Government Tech Policy

If there's one thing we know about mobile phone and data plans, it's that they get better all the time, with the biggest differentiator in 2021 being the amount of data you get included for the money, given that national calls and text are unlimited, so what is Circles.Life offering?

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Chris Althaus is CEO of AMTA, the Australian Mobile Telecommunications Association, and before he steps down in early 2021 after over a decade and a half of service to the Australian telco industry and Australia consumers, he joined us for a chat about the industry's past, present and future, as well as his own.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Here are the Australian Mobile Telecommunication Association’s best ways to buy mobile devices this holiday season, with AMTA’s guide a great one to also share with friends and family.

Published in Home Tech

The CEO of TPG Telecom, Iñaki Berroeta, has given a keynote speech at a major comms conference where he spoke about 5G's evolution and phases, 5G and IoT, massive boosts in video traffic, convergence, dark fibre, infrastructure, the NBN, renewable energy, the VHA and TPG merger and plenty more. 

Published in Telecoms & NBN

It has been 20 years since Boost Mobile launched, becoming a massive brand in the US and a great success in Australia too, supporting a range of sports but also by offering and even pioneering genuinely competitive offers on Australia's best network.

Published in Home Tech

Fibre and network solutions provider Vocus has partnered with Optus Wholesale to launch a wholesale mobile offer for the company's wholesale customers.

India's biggest integrated telecommunications provider Bharti Airtel has renewed an agreement it had in place with Swedish telecommunications equipment provider Ericsson to provide nationwide managed network operations through the Swedish firm's Ericsson Operation Engine.

Global integrated telecommunications firm Deutsche Telekom has chosen Swedish telecommunications equipment provider Ericsson to deploy a 5G radio access network after the latter has helped modernise its 2g, 3G and 4G networks.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Optus mobile users now have the option of paying $5 for 24 hours of unlimited data when they need it.

Published in Mobility

Former Independent senator Nick Xenophon has put the cat among the pigeons, pointing out that while Chinese vendor Huawei has been banned from supplying gear to the 5G networks, Telstra, which gets its 5G gear from a joint-venture arrangement between Ericsson and Panda Electronics, faces no such strictures.

Published in Government Tech Policy

India's ban on 59 Chinese apps and Delhi's hint that Chinese telecommunications equipment vendor Huawei Technologies would be excluded from 5G trials following border clashes between soldiers from the two countries could prove to be short-sighted in view of the way Chinese technology dominates the Indian market, an analyst firm says.

Published in Technology Regulation

The management of Chinese telecommunications equipment vendor Huawei Technologies have requested a meeting with an aide to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson as news emerges that the company's gear will be removed from the UK's 5G networks by the end of 2025.

Published in Government Tech Policy

Optus has announced it is offering its wholesale partners — Mobile Virtual Network Operators (MVNOs) using its mobile network, voice over LTE and Wi-Fi calling across its 4G mobile network.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

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