Wireless + mobility

ACCC seeks feedback about default device web browsers

12 March, 2021

The ACCC is seeking feedback from consumers and businesses about the impact of pre-installed search services and web browsers on consumer choice and competition.


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.


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.


SD-LAN service launched to help monitor COVID compliance

25 February, 2021

Macquarie Telecom has launched a new SD-LAN service, following increased customer demand for greater automation and intelligence in Wi-Fi networks.


Software company wins $1m funding for accessibility tech

24 February, 2021

Melbourne-based company RealThing Ai has won $1 million funding for its human dialogue and intelligent reasoning product, for people living with low vision and blindness.


Revealed: top five postcodes demanding faster broadband

22 February, 2021

NBN Co has identified the five Australian postcodes that are calling for faster broadband plans to support working from home and online learning.


$1 million investment to boost digital connectivity for WA

05 February, 2021

The WA Government will invest $1 million to improve broadband services and boost business capacity in the Northern Goldfields.


IDC records unprecedented demand for tablets amidst pandemic

04 February, 2021

The global tablet market has witnessed a 19.5% year-over-year growth in 2020, driven by unprecedented demand in the consumer and education segments.


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.


ATEN 4K HDMI over IP Extender

01 February, 2021 | Supplied by: ATEN ANZ Pty Ltd

The ATEN VE8952 HDMI over IP Extender allows users to switch input sources via pushbuttons and ID display, and requires no extensive IT experience to set up.


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.


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.


nbn claims to set 5G long-range transmission world record

18 January, 2021

NBN Co claims it has achieved a world record for long-range 5G transmission using mmWave, in live testing at an nbn site in Mortlake, Victoria.


Rise in remote work drives global spend on wearable devices

14 January, 2021

Gartner has forecast that global spending on wearable devices will reach $81.5 billion in 2021, driven by increased interest in health monitoring during COVID-19.


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