Displaying items by tag: 5G technology

GUEST OPINION by Ash Halford, Systems Engineering Director, Australia & New Zealand, Juniper Networks:  5G and the transition to multicloud are setting up new customer expectations for network operators. Today’s customers value an excellent user experience above almost anything else—and they are looking to communications service providers (CSPs) to deliver it. If they can’t provide the consistent quality and guaranteed service levels that customers require, they risk losing them entirely.

Published in Networking

Nokia and Singapore-based communications solutions operator StarHub have teamed up again to deploy a new cloud-native 5G core network to manage 5G standalone (SA) bandwidth demand that has been projected to grow rapidly.

GUEST RESEARCH: VPN Mentor has put together research on the state of 5G around the world, current as of January 2021, with the UAE having the fastest download speeds at 959.39Mbps, the US with the most 5G areas available, the cheapest 5G basic plan in Hungary, the latest 4G/5G speed gap and more.

Published in Guest Research
Wednesday, 16 December 2020 11:05

5G, between challenges and opportunities

GUEST OPINION by George Tsoukas, ANZ Manager, Gigamon: The advent of 5G is one of the most hotly discussed topics in the tech world today, for good reason. The technology is expected to provide a $5 billion boost to Australia’s economy by 2030, according to Deloitte and Telstra, leading to the creation of countless new jobs and opportunities.

Published in Guest Opinion

Australian farmers and miners could become less competitive than their global rivals unless a national plan is developed to expedite 5G coverage to rural and regional Australia, according to a new report jointly commissioned by Huawei Australia and the Telecommunications Association TelSoc.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Australia’s telecommunications regulator, 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 be provided in the 26 and 28 GHz bands from November.

Published in Business Telecoms
Wednesday, 14 October 2020 21:31

Nokia NZ, Spark collaborate to launch 5G in Auckland

Nokia and New Zealand’s largest telco Spark have launched 5G services in the Auckland Viaduct area to bring high-speed wireless connectivity to a major international sailing event.

Nokia and Singapore-based communications solutions operator StarHub are conducting South-East Asia’s “first live” 5G non-standalone (NSA) network trial across Singapore, running until 16 February 2021.

Published in Networking

Up to 3 million Australians – mostly in rural and regional Australia - will miss out on getting access to critical 5G technology by 2023 because of the Australian Government’s 5G ban on China’s Huawei in Australia - and come at a cost to the national economy of US8.2 billion in lost GDP gains, according to UK based global forecasting and quantitative analysis firm Oxford Economics.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Five G is Australia’s last chance to deliver universal high-speed broadband to all Australians, according to Chinese telco giant Huawei, which says that Australia is already being left far behind in the global race to deliver 5G technology.

Sixty-six percent of organisations have plans to deploy 5G by 2020, but according to a new report users adopting 5G face the lack of readiness of telecommunications providers, with their 5G networks not available or capable enough for the needs of organisations.

Telstra has suffered a sharp fall in profits for the second year running, with the big telco hit with a 9% fall in net profits for the full-year 2018 to $3.5 billion, according to results released on Thursday.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

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