Wireless + mobility

Further round of consultation on Telecommunications in New Developments

30 April, 2020 by Amy Sarcevic

An earlier round showed strong public support, but more work is needed to simplify the policy.

Voice assistants to outnumber world population by 2024

29 April, 2020 by Amy Sarcevic

Automotive voice assistants and those connected to TVs will be at the forefront of the growth.

One million connect to nbn during COVID-19

28 April, 2020 by Amy Sarcevic

NBN Co hits its activation target two months early, with network build completion in sight.

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.

Help at hand for telco consumers unable to pay bills

06 April, 2020 by Amy Sarcevic

The ACMA has reminded consumers that financial hardship programs are available to provide relief for telecommunications costs during the COVID-19 crisis.

ATEN 4K DisplayPort Dual Display KVMP Switch

01 April, 2020 | Supplied by: ATEN ANZ Pty Ltd

The ATEN CS1942DP desktop KVM switch provides instant access to two or four computers, all through a single USB keyboard, USB mouse and two DisplayPort monitors.

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.

Wi-Fi 6E hits 5G speeds in WBA trials

04 March, 2020

First-phase Wi-Fi 6E trials have achieved multi-gigabit speeds and low latency required for "the next generation of connectivity", according to WBA.

Mobile World Congress called off over coronavirus concerns

13 February, 2020 by Jonathan Nally

The GSMA has announced the cancellation of this year's Mobile World Congress due to flow-on effects from the coronavirus outbreak.

Advantech UNO-420 PoE-powered data sensing gateway

01 February, 2020 | Supplied by: Advantech Australia Pty Ltd

The UNO-420 PoE-powered data sensing gateway from Advantech is designed for connecting legacy equipment to new mesh networks, and is suitable for harsh industrial environments.

MFB 4-Bay Outdoor Shelters

01 February, 2020 | Supplied by: MFB Products Pty Ltd

MFB's 4-bay Outdoor Shelters are used in remote locations throughout Queensland. They are part of their two-way radio network utilising microwave technology.

93% of mobile ad transactions fraudulent: report

31 January, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Some 93% of the 1.71bn attempted mobile ad transactions processed by Upstream's Secure-D anti-fraud platform in 2019 were fraudulent.

Huawei cleared to provide equipment for UK 5G

29 January, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The UK government will allow Huawei to provide equipment for non-core components of 5G networks under its new critical infrastructure security regime.

Optus to help fire-hit small businesses recover

23 January, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Optus has announced the Green Shoots grant program, aimed at helping small businesses in communities hit by the recent bushfires get back on their feet.

Huawei 5G ban could cost telcos up to $3bn

20 January, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The decision to exclude Huawei from providing equipment for Australia's 5G rollouts could increase deployment costs by up to 30%, a new report estimates.

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