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Government sets bid limits for 5G low-band auction

10 August, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The federal government has instructed the ACCC to set bid limits for the upcoming 850/900 MHz 5G auction to ensure no operator can monopolise low-band spectrum.

5G IA turns attention to 6G

09 June, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The 5G Infrastructure Association has predicted that 6G will be another great leap forward in mobile technology when it arrives towards the 2030s.

5G driving changing consumer behaviours

14 May, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

5G adopters spend an average of two extra hours per week cloud gaming and one hour using augmented reality apps than 4G smartphone users, according to Ericsson.

Macquarie Telecom signs $34m MVNO deal with Optus

05 March, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Macquarie Telecom will leverage the Optus mobile network to provide mobile services including 5G to its customer base under a new $34m MVNO deal.

RTEMS helps Perseverance rover land on Mars

03 March, 2021

The NASA Perseverance rover successfully landed on Mars in February 2021; on board were two computers controlled by the real-time operating system RTEMS.

Optus completes acquisition of Amaysim

02 February, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Optus has completed the acquisition of Australia's largest MVNO, Amaysim, for $250m in a deal that was originally announced in November.

Telstra says it has reached 50% 5G coverage

19 January, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Telstra's 5G network now covers 50% of the population and is on track to expand to reach 75% by the end of June, the company says.

Adelaide to trial free electric vehicle charging network

15 December, 2020

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency will fund the rollout of a free EV charging network in Adelaide, with 21 chargers powered by renewable energy.

Optus buys Amaysim to shake up MVNO market

03 November, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Optus plans to spend $250m to acquire Australia's largest MVNO and fourth-largest mobile brand by subscribers, Amaysim.

Global 5G revenues to hit $489.2bn by 2025

20 October, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Juniper Research expects rapid 5G adoption to drive a strong increase in 5G revenues worldwide over the next five years.

Mobile technology easing COVID-19 burden on T&L industry

13 October, 2020

A survey has found that Australian transportation and logistics companies say that mobile technology has helped them upscale to meet demand during COVID-19.

Innovative connectivity solutions needed for the new normal

01 July, 2020

COVID-19 has created an unprecedented demand for connectivity, and Australians are no longer content with a "coming soon" approach.

Mobile blackspot program funds 182 new base stations

24 April, 2020 by Amy Sarcevic

Rural Australians will get better mobile coverage under the $380 million upgrade.

Empower end-users with better EUC solutions

01 April, 2020

Innovations in end-user computing are providing solutions suitable for the modern any device, anywhere, any time workforce.

ACCC raises white flag over VHA-TPG merger

05 March, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The ACCC has announced it will not appeal the court decision overturning its block on the merger between Vodafone Hutchison Australia and TPG Telecom.

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