By 2025, the number of 5G users worldwide is forecast to hit 4.1 billion, fuelled by service providers setting up the necessary technology infrastructure.
Optus has achieved average download speeds of over 2.5 Gbps using the first of 151 planned high-speed 5G base stations to be deployed in Sydney and Melbourne.
5G promises to deliver more capacity, faster speeds and less latency, meaning cellular data will perform better in crowded, public spaces with multiple users attempting to utilise it.
The ACMA has reminded consumers that financial hardship programs are available to provide relief for telecommunications costs during the COVID-19 crisis.
The GSMA has announced the cancellation of this year's Mobile World Congress due to flow-on effects from the coronavirus outbreak.
Across the festive season we'll be reprising some of our best articles from 2019. Today we look at what 5G will mean for mobile security.
The $380 million regional Mobile Black Spot Program has passed a significant milestone, with more than 700 new or improved base stations now operational.
Under Round 4 of the Mobile Black Spot Program (MBSP), another 180 new base stations will be established across regional Australia.
Optus has revealed plans to launch 5G fixed wireless services in an initial 60 suburbs across five states and territories during the second quarter.
Optus plans to launch a fixed wireless broadband service that will compete with the nbn for key metro customers.
Launceston will become Australia's first fully connected city as it rolls out a new network using LoRaWAN technology.
Vodafone has beat out Optus and Telstra to be named Australia's top mobile network provider for small businesses by overall customer satisfaction.
Optus has submitted a court-enforceable undertaking to the ACCC pledging to compensate customers who received less than the value of prepaid call, text or data allocations that were advertised.
Communications regulator ACMA has outlined its latest strategy to address the ongoing surge in demand for mobile broadband capacity.
While Australian businesses still wait to see the impact of Google's new algorithm favouring mobile-friendly sites, a search marketing expert has called on them to focus on the fundamentals of SEO.