Optus in collaboration with Ericsson and Oppo, have doubled down on 5G advancements, announcing a successful completion of a voice call over a commercial 5G standalone network.
Optus has switched on 5G at Perth’s Optus stadium, giving sports and concert viewing fans 5G connectivity throughout key areas of the stadium.
Optus has introduced a price guarantee on sales of its 5G phones, guaranteeing to match retail prices offered by competitors.
Telstra has launched a range of new “radically simplified” post-paid mobile plans which it says will give consumer and small business customers data increase of up to 30GB, as part of a refresh of its T22 strategy which was introduced last year in a move aimed at simplifying the telco’s operations and product sets, improving customer experiences and reducing its cost base.
Optus has partnered with Curtin University to ramp up research on 5G aimed at connecting the university’s staff, students to the “cutting-edge” technology.
Ericsson has been selected by Taiwan’s Chunghwa Telecom to provide the 5G platform to support its future 5G network, with the deployment of a non-standalone (NSA) New Radio (NR) network on mid and high-frequency bands.
Optus is claiming a world-first with the successful completion of an end to end 5G data test call over its 2300MHz spectrum.
Swedish telecommunications equipment maker Ericsson has been selected by MTN South Africa as a 5G network modernisation vendor to supply 5G products and solutions from its Radio Access Network (RAN), transport and Core portfolios, with commercial rollout expected to start in 2020.
Ericsson has been selected by communications service provider KDDI as the primary 5G vendor for next-generation network deployment in Japan.
Chinese smartphone vendor OPPO has announced the launch of its “world first” travelling 5G powered smart hotel — The OPPO 5G Hotel — following the launch of the OPPO Reno 5G smartphone in Australia.
With Apple the most profitable smartphone, tablet, computing and technology company around, lame claims that Apple is in trouble because it won't have a 5G phone this year should be hung up on.
Ericsson and Switzerland’s largest telecommunications service provider, Swisscom, have partnered to switch on what they say is the first large-scale commercial 5G network in Europe to support commercially available smartphones.
South Korean telco KT — formerly known as Korea Telecom — has awarded Swedish telecommunications equipment maker Ericsson a 5G commercial contract to enable the nationwide launch of commercial 5G services in South Korea starting early in April 2019.
Optus has released the first details of its 5G Home Broadband service which is underpinned by a plan to deliver 1200 5G sites by March 2020.
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Australia’s appetite for online content is growing rapidly. According to the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA), Australians downloaded more than 3.1 million terabytes of data in June 2017 quarter – a 43 per cent increase on the previous year.
Singapore telco Singtel and telecommunications giant Ericsson are scheduled to go live with Singapore’s first 5G pilot network by the final quarter of this year.
Optus has launched Optus 5G Live, and, in a claimed world first, is simultaneously showcasing 5G use cases and 8K video streaming on-the-go, on its live 5G trial indoor and outdoor network, at the Commonwealth Games at Broadbeach on the Gold Coast.
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