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Canadian global cellular communications systems provider Siyata Mobile has received a US$400,000 purchase order to equip first responders in the North American market with its LTE Push-to-Talk Over Cellular (“PoC”) devices and accessories.

Published in Mobility

New Zealand-based communications solutions provider Tait Communications has sold a minority share in its global subsidiary Tait International to Japanese company JVCKENWOOD.

Published in Deals

Motorola Solutions has launched its new cloud-based software application – WAVE Cloud – which it says delivers broadband-based push-to-talk (PTT) communications and seamlessly connects traditional radio networks with cellular networks.

Published in Cloud
Monday, 30 November 2015 13:39

Wi-Fi dominates smartphone data consumption

In Australia almost 80% of smartphone data is consumed via Wi-Fi, while the remaining data is consumed over mobile cellular networks, according to a new mobility report from Ericsson.

Published in Mobility
Tuesday, 19 May 2015 19:48

Dramatic rise in mobile data traffic ahead

Mobile data traffic equivalent to over 10 billion Blu-ray movies will be generated by smartphones, featurephones and tablets over the next four years, but the majority of the traffic won’t be carried over cellular networks.

Published in Data
Months after the “Blackberry-esque” Nokia E71 launched for 2100MHz 3.5G networks, Telstra has finally brought an 850MHz “Next G” capable model to market for its customers – but where’s a Next G capable Nokia E75?

Published in Fuzzy Logic
Thursday, 12 March 2009 16:03

Nokia N85 joins Telstra's Next G brigade

Although 2100MHz 3.5G networks have the widest range of 3G handsets available for it, the 850MHz network (as used by Telstra, AT&T, Rogers and others) still has all the major players making top models working on the frequency, with the N85 (arguably better than the N96) now joining the line-up.

Published in Strategy
Wednesday, 14 January 2009 16:09

Is the Google Android G1 gPhone coming to Optus?

Although there are plenty of rumours floating about that HTC is hard at work on the G2, a successor to the G1 Android gPhone, an online report claims that Optus support staff support documents in advance of its sale, although both Optus and Google are denying everything.

Published in Strategy
As 2008 ends and 2009 begins, Australians will go text message crazy sending each other such a frenzy of celebratory SMS messages that phones will likely be going "beep beep" even faster than the Road Runner!

Published in Strategy
Wednesday, 24 December 2008 13:46

Next G Rush-es to walk... er... work on water

Telstra is providing Next G wireless broadband coverage to the 45-foot “Rush” yacht in the Rolex Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race, with its skipper expressing surprise that the Next G signal worked 60kms off shore (45 nautical miles) in a 2007 test, with the 2008 setup having better equipment and hopefully giving a “competitive advantage”.

Published in Strategy
The iPhone Dev Team has done it, promising to release an iPhone 3G unlock “New Year’s Eve 2008”, for iPhone 3Gs with baseband 2.11.07 or earlier, throwing a few snowballs of yellow snow Apple’s way!

Published in Market
With plenty of talk recently about how wireless technologies could make the proposed Australian "National Broadband Network" or NBN redundant, Telstra is already demonstrating an 800km rollout of fibre in the Northern Territory alongside wireless solutions that are serving rural and regional Australia with high-speed broadband – today.

Published in Strategy
Although data “calls” on 21Mbps networks and equipment have been made in the labs and in demonstrations, Australia is the first place in the world where such a call has been made on a commercial, deployed 21Mbps eHSPA network, with a full commercial launch due early 2009.

Published in Strategy
Tuesday, 02 December 2008 19:29

OMG! Nokia's real iPhone competitor is the N97!!!1!

If you thought the 5800 was Nokia’s iPhone clone, the long awaited N-Series version of the 5800 has been outed today at Nokia World in Barcelona, and it’s the N97! Coming with some serious specs including a slide out QWERTY keyboard, the only downside is the 4-6 month wait in mid 2009 before consumers can buy them.

Published in Market
Thursday, 27 November 2008 09:03

Telstra launches hot new Next G phones

Telstra’s Next G network is getting some of the hottest new phones, and wouldn’t you know it, it’s just in time for Christmas. From a new version of Telstra’s “Country Phone”, a new “simple” phone, to the top new handsets from Nokia, Sony Ericsson and Samsung, Telstra’s hoping your next phone will be on Next G.

Published in Strategy
Looking for a new phone? Telstra has six of the latest models on the way, in stores from December 1st, ready for the Christmas rush, and ready for all those tempted by Telstra’s ads to get a better signal with Next G in more places. Which phones are coming?

Published in Strategy
Friday, 21 November 2008 12:15

Telstra launches Next G advertising blitz

Starting November 22, Telstra will launch an advertising blitz promoting its 3.5G “Next G” network’s superiority in speed, range and services over the 3.5G networks of its competitors, in a campaign that will run for months over a range of mediums.

Published in Strategy
Wednesday, 19 November 2008 14:37

iPhone now number one for mobile ads worldwide: AdMob

Mobile advertising solutions provider, AdMob, claims the iPhone is now the number one device worldwide on which mobile ads are served, displacing the Motorola RAZR. However, the RAZR still holds the edge in the US, according to AdMob figures.

Published in Market
Tuesday, 18 November 2008 10:31

Ovum asks if Australia really needs an NBN?

Thanks to Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd, Australia is going through the hurdles of choosing the technology for a “National Broadband Network” (NBN), smack bang in the middle of a time when wireless technology is improving so much that going wired almost seems like going backwards.

Published in Strategy
Ripoff merchants iUnlock-iPhone have put out a press release celebrating “groundbreaking 3G capabilities” and raising hopes of a true iPhone 3G unlock, but a quick perusal of its press release and website shows it’s all just a scam to pilfer US $24.95 out of your pocket and steer you away from the iPhone Dev Team’s free software.

Published in Market

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