Wireless + mobility > Mobile broadband

Canberra hails 700-plus black spot base stations

17 July, 2019 by Jonathan Nally

The $380 million regional Mobile Black Spot Program has passed a significant milestone, with more than 700 new or improved base stations now operational.


MBSP funds another 180 mobile base stations

19 March, 2019

Under Round 4 of the Mobile Black Spot Program (MBSP), another 180 new base stations will be established across regional Australia.


Optus to launch 5G in Q2

01 February, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

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 to roll out 5G service to rival nbn

05 February, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Optus plans to launch a fixed wireless broadband service that will compete with the nbn for key metro customers.


Australia's first fully LoRaWAN connected city

10 November, 2017

Launceston will become Australia's first fully connected city as it rolls out a new network using LoRaWAN technology.


SMEs rank Vodafone top by satisfaction

24 August, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Vodafone has beat out Optus and Telstra to be named Australia's top mobile network provider for small businesses by overall customer satisfaction.


Optus to compensate short-changed prepaid customers

05 June, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

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.


ACMA outlines mobile broadband spectrum plan

25 February, 2016 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Communications regulator ACMA has outlined its latest strategy to address the ongoing surge in demand for mobile broadband capacity.


Aussie businesses must stop trying to outsmart Google

18 December, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

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.


Marketers following their audience to mobile

29 August, 2013 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Australian paid search advertising dollars are increasingly shifting to mobile, with the segment predicted to generate $430m in 2013.


Mobile bankers to reach 550 million in 2016

23 March, 2012

The number of users of transactional mobile banking services will shoot from 185 million in 2011 to more than 550 million in 2016, according to a new report from Juniper Research. This surge will come from a confluence of two factors: a growing user acceptance of push mobile marketing and a sharp rise in smartphone adoption.


Australian mobile download speeds rise 10%, but upload speeds drop 30%

06 March, 2012

Mobile download speeds have risen 10% in the last year, while mobile upload speeds have dropped 30%, according to a new report from analyst firm IDC.


Huawei LTE TDD/FDD/UMTS/GSM/CDMA data card

19 September, 2011 by

The E392 LTE TDD/FDD/UMTS/GSM/CDMA multimode data card will be commercially available in Q3 2011 to network operators worldwide.


Mobile broadband subscriptions to hit one billion mark in 2011

14 January, 2011

The number of mobile broadband subscribers is likely to reach 1 billion this year, up from the current 500,000 million, as users' consumption of media and the internet is changing.


Telstra Ultimate USB modem

15 September, 2010 by

The claimed world’s fastest national mobile broadband service is available with the launch of the Ultimate USB modem across Australian capital city CBDs and associated airports, selected metropolitan hubs and more than 100 regional centres.


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