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Displaying items by tag: Commonwealth Games

Optus says its network infrastructure deployed on the Gold Coast for the recent Commonwealth Games makes the city one of Australia’s most digitally connected cities, capable of hosting a range of major sporting and entertainment events.

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.

Telstra is claiming a world-first with the switching on of a precinct of 5G-enabled WiFi hotspots on Australia’s Gold Coast, allowing locals free broadband during evaluation of the technology.

Optus will offer a free service to all athletes at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games, allowing them to speak to family and friends around the world via Wi-Fi and instore tablets at its store in the athletes' village.

Published in Telecoms & NBN
Thursday, 08 March 2018 12:05

Optus, Cisco partner on Commonwealth Games

Optus Business and Cisco are joining forces to create a smart network which they say will allow global connections to the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games in April.

With 3GPP phase one 5G standardisation achieved, Optus has said it would "commence the roll out of 5G technology in Australia by early 2019 with a fixed wireless product in key metro areas".

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Optus is offering new apps to offer data-free streaming of Seven’s live coverage of Australian Open, Winter Olympics and Commonwealth Games

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Optus will invest $20 million to improve mobile coverage across the Gold Coast, including new mobile towers to improve coverage at Carrara Stadium, the Commonwealth Games Village, Currumbin and Main Beach.

The City of Gold Coast's Infor Cloud deployment is about to go live.

Published in Cloud

Motorola Solutions has been selected as the official radio communications supplier for the Commonwealth Games which are scheduled to be held on the Gold Coast in 2018.

Published in Deals

Optus will be the official support network for the 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast, to provide communications infrastructure and managed services for the event.

Telstra has made some interesting announcements at its Mobile World Congress press event - a trial of Ericsson’s 5G technologies for the 2018 Commonwealth Games, and some capital cities getting 1Gbps Cat 16 LTE later this year.

Published in Telecoms & NBN
Cable television networks, Austar and Foxtel, have come to an agreement to televise next year’s Vancouver Winter Olympics to Austar’s regional Australian subscribers.

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