It's a busy time for rural, regional and remote telco Field Solutions Group (FSG). The company has secured three financial awards under the Federal Government's mobile black spot program to run the first neutral host radio access trial, to provide another 15 towers, and to trial domestic roaming.
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.
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.
D-Link has introduced two new wireless broadband devices - a 4G Cat 6 802.11AC Wi-Fi hotspot, along with a 4G USB USB Adapter, for excellent mobile broadband anywhere, compatible with any SIM card rather than being locked to one telco.
If you want to save a whopping $50 per month on Telstra's XL plan, which delivers 180GB per month and which normally costs $115 per month, then sign up this plan over 12 months and you'll pay just $65 per month!
It's no tangerine dream but the rose coloured reality of a 4G wireless broadband plan with a 1000GB data plan for less than $100 per month.
Nokia is claiming the world’s fastest 5G speeds in its Over-the-Air (OTA) network in tests performed in Dallas, Texas on base station equipment being deployed in major US carriers' commercial networks.
Swedish equipment manufacturer Ericsson and British telecommunications provider BT have signed a deal to deploy Ericsson’s dual-mode evolved packet core and 5G core - a fully container-based, cloud native mobile packet core for 4G, 5G non-standalone and 5G standalone services - as a single fully integrated core.
Nokia has launched new end-to-end slicing network functionality for 4G and 5G New Radio (NR) which it says will support connectivity from 4G and 5G devices over the sliced network to applications running in private and public clouds.
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.
Malaysia’s pay-TV services revenue is forecast to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 2% between 2018 and 2023 as the country’s fixed and mobile broadband services drive telecom market growth, according to a new report.
Telstra has revealed its new "simpler and more transparent" consumer and small business plans – with some interesting inclusions and exclusions.
An extra 400 million enhanced mobile broadband subscriptions globally by the end of 2024 has been forecast by Ericsson in the wake of “rapid early momentum and enthusiasm” for 5G.
Mobile telecommunications company OVO Mobile has launched a new mobile broadband product, Boom XL 500GB, which it has cast as a “real alternative” to the NBN and other fixed broadband offerings.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commissions says that removing TPG, which it viewed as being on the way to becoming a fourth mobile competitor in Australia, from the fray through its merger with Vodafone would substantially lessen competition in the sector.
It is critical that the rollout of 5G in Australia is done in a way that promotes competition and works for the benefit of consumers, according to the chief of the competition watchdog, Rod Sims.
Optus Wholesale has sealed a three-year agreement with Australian-based gas and electricity retailer Sumo, for a range of telco products which will allow Sumo to offer NBN and broadband services to eligible households and small businesses.
Telstra and its partners are claiming a world first for a successful 2Gbps capable LTE call on a commercial network.
The Australian Government has announced competition limits which it says will allow a competitive auction by telcos bidding for 5G spectrum in the 3.6 GHz band.
Vodafone has "revamped" its approach to tablets, no longer following the blood-sucking vampire telcos that lock devices to mobile services plans for two years.
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