Ericsson has delivered 2 million radio base stations as the world heads towards 50 billion connected devices by 2020.
Two-storey swells, gale-force winds and a shifting, toothpaste-like ocean floor are just some of the more common hazards facing the subsea geotechnical survey crews of Benthic Geotech, a pioneering Australian company specialising in sampling the sea floor for its oil, engineering and scientific clients around the world.
The Australian Information Industry Association has welcomed the focus on communications, broadband and the digital economy being brought to the national election campaign by the Australian Government.
Telstra has launched the Turbo Pre-Paid Mobile Broadband modem with a slim profile and rotating USB connection point that can fit inside a pocket.
According to Ericsson estimates, based on industry information, the five billionth mobile subscription was added on 8 July. Statistics include: two million additions per day, more than 500 million 3G subscriptions and a predicted 50 billion connected devices by 2020.
Telstra and Huawei carry out Australia’s first LTE demo at 1800 MHz.
The IsatPhone Pro global handheld satellite phone has a robust handset, long battery life and is suitable for users both at sea and in remote locations. It is supported by the Inmarsat existing satellite network and uses technology customised for use in harsh environments.
Freenet Antennas’ high-speed, point-to-point kits are claimed to simplify installation of wireless network links with TCP/IP data speeds up to 150 Mbps.
Panasonic Australia has donated a lightweight, heavy-duty, military-strength Toughbook notebook to Marine Rescue Middle Harbour for navigation on its ‘vintage’ Waveney Class lifeboat, which began life 40 years ago in service with the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) in the English Channel.
The handheld AirCheck Wi-Fi Tester for 802.11 a/b/g/n networks is claimed to provide fast and simple WLAN visibility.
Mobile broadband take-up is expanding rapidly but there are steps to be taken that will make the user's experience worthwhile. Tellabs' Mike O'Malley outlines these steps.
WiMAX forum calls for increased collaboration and across-the-board interoperability to enable flexible deployments of WiMAX.
D-Link has introduced the DWA-525 Wireless N 150 desktop adapter, allowing a desktop computer to cost-effectively connect to a wide range of wireless networks, including the latest high-speed 802.11n standard.
The Western Australia Police (WA Police) is responsible for the largest single police jurisdiction in the world, an area covering over 2.5 million square kilometres with a structure comprising three regions, 14 districts and 162 police stations.
Mitel Mobility for BlackBerry Mobile Voice System allows a BlackBerry handset to become an extension of the user's IP PBX, providing a streamlined user interface for handling both inbound and outbound calls and allowing voice calls over Wi-Fi.