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.
Mobile phone blackspots in key regional areas of Australia continue to be eliminated, with Optus switching on its latest new mobile transmission tower in the regional Queensland town of Tinaroo.
A landmark 750 new or improved mobile base stations have now been completed as the Australian Government’s mobile blackspot program to improve and enhance mobile phone coverage in regional and rural Australia continues to be rolled out.
The rollout of the national mobile blackspot program has seen the town of Panuara South in central NSW become the latest community to have mobile phone coverage improved with the switching on of a new tower by Optus.
Optus has switched on a new mobile tower in the Queensland town of Gympie as it continues work on undertaking its mobile black spot program.
Victoria is set to get improved mobile coverage and more reliable communications under Round 4 of the Federal Government’s mobile blackspot program.
The demand for, and volume of, location data in Australia is unprecedented, according to a key industry player, with the telecommunications and insurance sectors the most interested in the use of location data services.
Telstra has switched on its 400th base station under the federal government’s programme to overcome mobile black spots around the country and to enhance mobile communications in regional and remote areas. Newly installed base stations have already facilitated 60 million calls.
Telstra is ramping up the deployment of 4G Internet and voice services on small cell technology across regional Australia as part of the second phase of the government’s national mobile blackspot programme.
Victoria has announced it will fix mobile blackspots along the state's five busiest rail corridors in partnership with Telstra, Optus and Vodafone.
Mobile blackspots in rural and regional Australia are slowly disappearing, with residents gaining improved and reliable mobile phone services as the country’s largest telco, Telstra, activates new mobile base stations in remote areas.
Australia’s second largest telco Optus has secured funding to build 114 new mobile sites as part of the federal government’s mobile blackspot programme aimed at improving mobile coverage across regional and rural Australia.
Vodafone has released the full rollout schedule for its 70 base stations to be built in regional areas of New South Wales, Tasmania, Queensland, Western Australia and Victoria under the first round of the Mobile Black Spot Programme.
The federal government has moved forward with its plan to fix Australia's mobile blackspots, today releasing a list of over 6,000 locations as having been identified as providing inadequate coverage.
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