Australian smartphone sales fell 4.3% during 1H18 as consumers held off on upgrading in anticipation of the arrival of 5G handsets, Telsyte estimates.
The ACCC has launched an inquiry into whether it is still necessary to regulate the prices mobile operators charge each other for accepting voice and SMS calls.
Huawei overtook Apple by global smartphone shipments for the first time during the second quarter, according to data released by three research firms.
The European Commission has hit Google with a record fine after accusing the company of harming competition in the mobile space with its Android licensing rules.
An initiative that assists electric car drivers in locating charging stations has been launched in New Zealand.
Total OEM mobile contactless payment providers are on track to grow to 449m by 2020, with Apple Pay capturing the lion's share of users.
There's "still plenty of life left in 4G" says Telstra's Mike Wright, as the telco pushes forward with increasing network speeds.
Global cellular IoT connections are forecast to reach 3.5 billion by 2023, while the first commercial launches of 5G mobile networks are expected this year.
New data from GSMA Intelligence suggests that the global Internet of Things (IoT) market will be worth $1.1 trillion in revenue by 2025.
Vodafone has deployed what it is calling a '4.9G' mobile phone site in Sydney's Parramatta in a trial of pre-5G technology.
Telstra says its mobile voice and data services "have returned to normal levels" following a widespread outage that hit this morning.