Networking > Wireless

Will 5G live up to the hype?

06 August, 2018

According to GlobalData, 5G still needs to prove its worth.

D-Link ANZ DWM-312 4G LTE M2M dual SIM router

24 May, 2018

The D-Link ANZ DWM-312 4G LTE M2M dual SIM router has advanced VPN capabilities.

Telstra deploys narrowband IoT network

12 January, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Telstra has become the first operator in Australia and one of the first in the world to have adopted both narrowband and LTE Cat M1 IoT technologies.

Ericsson wins nbn managed services extension

19 December, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Ericsson has won an extension of its contract to provide nbn fixed wireless and satellite managed services until 2020.

Connectivity and IoT specialists join forces

26 July, 2017 by Jonathan Nally

B+B SmartWorx has announced a partnership with Reekoh to boost its IoT-focused integration and interoperability capabilities.

Optus earmarks $1bn to boost regional mobile coverage

21 July, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Optus has announced what it says is one of the largest investments in regional mobile infrastructure in Australia's history, with plans to spend $1bn by June next year to build 500 new mobile sites.

Two-thirds of regional Australians can access nbn

18 July, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The nbn's fixed wireless rollout is continuing at a fast pace, with an extra 45 towers due to have been deployed across June and July, while retail nbn satellite providers have agreed to raise allocations at little extra cost.

Morrow accused of telling fibs about satellite plans

11 July, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Former nbn co CTO Gary McLaren has accused the company's current CEO, Bill Morrow, of falsely claiming that it has only recently decided to use its second satellite as anything other than a backup for the first.

Comms Alliance proposes industry managed numbering

30 May, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Communications Alliance has issued a consultation paper outlining the telecommunications industry's proposal to take over control of fixed and mobile numbering allocations.

500,000 premises ready for nbn fixed wireless

18 May, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

With half a million premises ready for fixed wireless, a new report shows Australia is investing more than twice as much per household on rural broadband than its closest global peer.

Brocade to buy Ruckus Wireless for $1.57bn

05 April, 2016 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Brocade has revealed plans to buy Ruckus Wireless for US$1.2bn and transform the combined entity into a pure-play networking company providing components spanning from the data centre to the wireless edge.

Telstra grows 1H profit 0.8% in a tight market

18 February, 2016 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Telstra achieved a 0.8% increase in profit and 9.1% growth in revenue for the first half of FY2016, despite stricter competition in the fixed and mobile markets.

Do you have an industrial-strength wireless network?

19 November, 2015

Most industrial environments are three to five years behind the carpeted space. The typical needs for industrial wireless networks and mobile devices are well beyond what most equipment has been built to support.

Rural demand for NBN far greater than planned  

07 May, 2014 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

A review of the fixed wireless and satellite portion of the NBN project has found that demand is up to three times greater than first planned, and recommended that NBN Co nearly double the number of base stations it is building.

Creating a network for the mobile workforce

03 May, 2013 by Ray Maisano, General Manager, HP Networking, South Pacific

The rapid global take-up in mobile devices has been breathtaking - a trend that is creating opportunities as well as serious challenges for organisations.

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