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NZ's Spark completes 5G standalone trial

31 January, 2023 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

New Zealand's Spark has successfully trialled 5G standalone technology using an Ericsson 5G core running on Red Hat OpenShift software.

Fast, reliable internet for regional WA

30 September, 2022

The Mount Magnet community in WA will receive fast and reliable internet, thanks to a new tower.

Open RAN workgroup to improve rural and regional mobile coverage

08 August, 2022

BAI Communications Australia will lead one of four working groups to scope development and delivery of improved rural and regional mobile coverage in NSW.

AMTA welcomes release of more 5G spectrum

25 July, 2022 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Australian Mobile Telecommunications Association has welcomed ACMA's decision to reallocate spectrum in the 3.4 and 3.7 GHz bands for 5G.

CommScope joins Meta's Evenstar program

14 February, 2022 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

CommScope has announced it will work with Facebook's Meta Connectivity on its Evenstar program, which aims to accelerate adoption of Open RAN technology.

5G to become dominant mobile tech by 2027

06 December, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Ericsson's latest Mobility Report forecasts that total 5G connections will grow to 4.4bn by the end of 2027.

Telstra to upgrade 5G network with Ericsson's L4S

04 November, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Telstra plans to upgrade its 5G network with Ericsson's Low Latency Low Loss Scalable communications technology following a successful Australian-first trial.

Aussie Broadband taps Telstra Wholesale for extra backhaul coverage

12 August, 2021

Aussie Broadband has signed a five-year deal with Telstra Wholesale to upgrade its network capacity.

TPG Telecom, MATRIXX partner to power 4G and 5G monetisation

05 May, 2021

TPG Telecom has partnered with MATRIXX Software to enable 4G and 5G monetisation across its brand portfolio.

Telcos to pay $647.6m for 26 GHz spectrum

26 April, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Five telecommunications companies, including Telstra, Optus and TPG/Vodafone, will pay a combined $647.6m for prized 26 GHz mmWave 5G spectrum.

Nokia chosen to expand 5G network in Taiwan

22 April, 2021

Nokia has been chosen by Taiwanese carrier Chunghwa Telecom to expand its 5G network in Taiwan, using products from Nokia's AirScale portfolio.

Future trends in mobile services, fibre segment revealed

05 March, 2021

GlobalData has forecast an increase in Australia's fixed communication services revenue from 2020–2025, with steady growth in the mobile services market.

Mobile roaming subscribers and revenue face three-year recovery

29 January, 2021

A study predicts that it will take three years for mobile roaming activity to recover from the effects of travel restrictions arising from the COVID-19 pandemic.

5G coverage to reach 4.1 billion people by 2025

08 January, 2021

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 claims Australian 5G speed record

16 October, 2020

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.

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