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Digital Transformation
M1 rolls out 5G offshore coverage for Singapore's southern coast
Last month
M1 will undertake an ambitious multi-year project that aims to provide ubiquitous 5G standalone offshore coverage for the southern coast of Singapore.
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IT infrastructure
Vodafone’s Mobile Virtual Network Operator open for business
July 2022
Vodafone's Mobile Network Virtual Operator (MVNO) platform is now open for business, with the first new partner in My Republic having unveiled their mobile plans this week.
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Planning
New Infovista report identifies significant CAPEX savings
July 2022
A new report by Infovista has found that making modelling more precise in RAN planning and designing can foster major CAPEX savings for mobile operators.
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AMTA
AMTA supports publication of new international EMF standards
June 2022
The Australian Mobile Telecommunications Association (AMTA) has openly supported the publication of two new international standards for 5G electric and magnetic fields (EMF).
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Boost Mobile
Boost Mobile now makes up over 7% of Aussie prepaid market
May 2022
Boost Mobile has doubled its market share over the past four years and now has more than 7% of Australia's prepaid market, equivalent to over 700,000 people.
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ABI Research
70% better 5G power consumption with hardware optimisation
April 2022
ABI Research has found that hardware optimisation promises up to 70% improvement in 5G power consumption as networks reach scale in many developed nations.
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2degrees
ComCom grants clearance for Vocus, 2degrees merger
March 2022
The Commerce Commission has granted clearance to a transaction that would see the merger of the Vocus Group with 2degrees.
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IOT
Telstra and Intellihub sign $100M IoT deal, Telstra reaches 5 million IoT devices
February 2022
Telstra has announced a $100 million deal with ANZ smart utility infrastructure provider, Intellihub, that will see Telstra provide up to 4.1 million IoT SIMs over the next decade.
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Rakuten
Intel, Juniper, and Rakuten Symphony collaborate to develop carrier grade Open RAN
October 2021
Intel Corporation, Juniper Networks, and Rakuten Symphony have announced a collaborative effort to develop Symware, a carrier-grade Open RAN solution.
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5G
6G guidelines outlined in paper released by NGMN
April 2021
The Next Generation Mobile Networks Alliance has published its first 6G white paper.
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5G
APAC drives multi-billion dollar growth in private network deployments
March 2021
The APAC market network opportunity will reach almost US$7 billion by 2025.
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Mobile Networking
XConnect brings more services to Hong Kong customers
December 2020
“Adding numbering data from Hong Kong to our MNP empowers customers across our global footprint to rapidly expand their data sets and enhance the quality of their data."
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Network Infrastructure
Optus secures funding to fill mobile coverage black spots
April 2020
With State, Federal and Optus funding, the company is building 83 new sites as part of the Federal Governments Mobile Black Spot Program.
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5G
GSMA reveals 2020 GLOMO Awards winners
February 2020
The awards included 35 categories ranging from 5G leadership to mobile apps, mobile network infrastructure, diversity in tech, and STEAM efforts for children.
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Cybersecurity
2G and 3G networks are 'open doors' for cyber attacks
February 2020
Security researchers have warned about SS7 for decades, however, the vulnerabilities have become more severe in recent years.
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Mobile Networking
SingleRAN Pro: Combining simplicity and openness for a 5G future
April 2019
Huawei's SingleRAN Pro solution supposedly offers an open, simplified networking concept to help operators roll out commercial 5G networks.
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Telstra
Network operators are losing out to virtual competition
March 2019
Market penetration for mobile virtual network operators is up by 6.3 percentage points from four years ago.
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5G
HTC releases first 5G hub for the next-gen of mobile
February 2019
Available by the end of June in Australia, it is a sign of things to come for the inevitable growth of 5G across the globe.
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5G
Spark details 5G rollout plans
August 2018
By 2020, Spark expects its wireless-network specific capex to be between 25%-35% of Spark’s overall capital expenditure envelope.
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IOT
Telstra deploys narrowband technology in IoT network
January 2018
The telecommunications giant says it is one of the first in the world to deploy both narrowband and Cat M1 IoT technologies.
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Network Infrastructure
SoftBank and NEC offer new business-oriented mobile network service
August 2017
It can be used at locations where optical fiber lines are not provided or as an alternative to metal-wired lines such as DSL or digital access.
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Mobile Networking
Optus Wholesale wrangles new deal with Moose Mobile
May 2017
“By providing access to a SIM at the point-of-sale, Moose will be able to convert a once-off handset sale into a long standing customer.”
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Mobile Networking
Chunghwa Telecom forecasts modest revenue boost & big plans for 2017
January 2017
Chunghwa Telecom has released guidance financial figures that predict a smooth path into 2017, aiming to increase revenue and retain leadership.
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Telecommunications
Optus secures $60 million to extend mobile networks in rural Australia
December 2016
Optus is planning to build 114 new mobile sites across Australia as part of the Federal Government's Mobile Black Spots Program.