Wireless + mobility > 4G

First 50 Ericsson 5G sites unveiled by Optus

15 May, 2019

A list for the first 50 5G sites to be built by Ericsson has just been released by Optus.


TPG to take $228m writedown on abandoned mobile foray

26 February, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

TPG Telecom will write off $228m from the value of its investments in its mobile network due to the decision to abandon the rollout.


TPG ditches mobile phone network plan

29 January, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Citing the federal government's decision to ban Huawei equipment in 5G rollouts, TPG Telecom will cease the deployment of its mobile network.


Govt raises $853m through 5G auction

14 December, 2018

Telstra, Optus, Vodafone, TPG and UK-based Dense Air have paid a combined $853 million for spectrum in a key 5G frequency band.


5G to reach 40% of the world by 2024: Ericsson

30 November, 2018

Key drivers for 5G deployment include increased network capacity, lower cost per gigabyte and new use case requirements.


Operators use FWA as early 5G service: GlobalData

23 October, 2018

A new report suggests that operators are using residential fixed wireless access (FWA) in order to be among the first to implement a 5G mobile service.


Spirit Telecom provides Horsham with fast internet

17 October, 2018

Spirit Telecom will deliver fast internet to the Horsham region, after it signed a $1.7 million deal with the Victorian Government.


North America leads 5G migration: GSMA

18 September, 2018

According to a new study, nearly half of all mobile connections in North America will be running on 5G networks by 2025.


5G success depends on streamlined policies

05 September, 2018

The benefits of 5G will be severely compromised if the challenges of siting for outdoor cells are not addressed in a timely manner.


"Plenty of life left in 4G": Telstra

18 June, 2018 by Jonathan Nally

There's "still plenty of life left in 4G" says Telstra's Mike Wright, as the telco pushes forward with increasing network speeds.


Vodafone trials '4.9G' in Sydney's west

22 May, 2018 by Jonathan Nally

Vodafone has deployed what it is calling a '4.9G' mobile phone site in Sydney's Parramatta in a trial of pre-5G technology.


Telstra back on the air after outage

21 May, 2018 by Jonathan Nally

Telstra says its mobile voice and data services "have returned to normal levels" following a widespread outage that hit this morning.


Optus 5G capability showcased at the Games

06 April, 2018

The first Optus public showcase using its live 5G network will provide visitors with a hands-on experience of what is possible with 5G technology.


Telco team achieves 2 Gbps for 4G

15 February, 2018 by Jonathan Nally

Telstra, Ericsson, NETGEAR and Qualcomm have achieved 4G speeds of up to 2 Gbps in lab testing using a new commercially available chipset.


Vodafone NZ's poor reception

01 February, 2018

Customers rated Vodafone last for both mobile and broadband services in Consumer NZ's latest survey.


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