Telstra has announced a $200 million co-investment fund to generate additional investment in improving regional mobile coverage, in addition to the $150 million it will invest in the next 12 months to improve regional connectivity.
More than 80 projects funded under the Regional Connectivity Program will provide people in Regional Australia access to improved broadband services and data delivering fast, affordable and reliable connectivity.
Remote communication solutions provider Pivotel has launched two new 4G community networks in the Wickepin and Mount Barker regions of Western Australia, providing "vital connectivity to farming families not serviced by reliable mobile coverage."
Rural and regional customers wanting the best regional coverage and the very latest Samsung smartphones will be pleased to know that the S21 and S21+ have been added to Telstra list of Blue Tick devices.
The Federal Government's proposed regional broadband scheme, which will impose an industry levy to fund the costs of paying for proving NBN connections in regional areas, is set to go ahead after a Senate inquiry recommended only that a few additional safeguards be adopted.
Telstra's new 4GX-lite Mobile Satellite Small Cell offering has launched, offering "a new solution to help people living and working in some of Australia’s most remote places purchase their own coverage extension of the Telstra 4GX mobile service".
Telstra has launched its "Telstra Go Repeater", dubbed "an intelligent antenna solution designed to improve mobile coverage or provide coverage in most places where it’s unavailable".
Iridium's next-gen satellite constellation, NEXT, has selected Australian mobile satellite solutions provider Pivotel to help "bring metropolitan mobile data capabilities to the bush".
Telstra's Tough Max 2 knows that when the going gets tough, the tough get going with the extra durability, water resistance, Blue Tick, wireless charging and more that the Tough Max 2 offers.
The famous Pub With No Beer has had beer for quite some time, but it’s only now, halfway through 2017, that mobile coverage is finally on tap.
Samsung’s snazziest new smartphones, the Galaxy S8 and S8+, have been proclaimed the first "Blue Tick" handsets by Telstra for superior voice and data quality in rural and regional areas.
Nokia has launched FastMile, which lets operators use LTE radio technology to deliver high-speed broadband connectivity to the home in hard-to-reach areas, maximising spectrum use in the process.
The first communities to benefits from ‘improved mobile coverage’ under the ‘Mobile Black Spot Programme’ are Cheepie and Marlborough in QLD and Deniliquin in NSW.
nbn says it has found a way to make bigger data plans available for Australians in rural and regional areas with ‘some of the world’s best commercial satellite broadband’ during Q2 2016.
Vodafone says it has ‘strengthened its commitment to regional Australia through an agreement which has seen it become the exclusive retail telecommunications partner of the NFF.’
Fixed wireless is coming to more than 500,000 Australian homes and business in regional and rural Australia from today.
nbn, the company, celebrated its fixed wireless as being the best, with its partner Ericsson also talking up the ‘world leading broadband service for Australians’.
Nokia has created an ultra-compact LTE network for quick deployment for first responders, for stand-alone comms at mine sites or in rural/remote areas.
Telstra’s first pre-paid 4GX-class superfast Android smartphone for $129 is here, bringing a Blue Tick for top rural and regional coverage, too.
Australia Post is deploying new FlexiPOS point-of-sale technology in over 300 regional and rural licensed post offices across Australia in a move which it says will enhance services to local communities.
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