Mobile Networking stories
Commpete hails ACCC’s decision to block Telstra and TPG deal
Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has recently vetoed Telstra and TPG's deal to share a network in Australia’s regional and rural areas.
M1 rolls out 5G offshore coverage for Singapore's southern coast
M1 will undertake an ambitious multi-year project that aims to provide ubiquitous 5G standalone offshore coverage for the southern coast of Singapore.
Vodafone’s Mobile Virtual Network Operator open for business
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.
New Infovista report identifies significant CAPEX savings
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.
AMTA supports publication of new international EMF standards
The Australian Mobile Telecommunications Association (AMTA) has openly supported the publication of two new international standards for 5G electric and magnetic fields (EMF).
Boost Mobile now makes up over 7% of Aussie prepaid market
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.
70% better 5G power consumption with hardware optimisation
ABI Research has found that hardware optimisation promises up to 70% improvement in 5G power consumption as networks reach scale in many developed nations.
ComCom grants clearance for Vocus, 2degrees merger
The Commerce Commission has granted clearance to a transaction that would see the merger of the Vocus Group with 2degrees.
Telstra and Intellihub sign $100M IoT deal, Telstra reaches 5 million IoT devices
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.
Intel, Juniper, and Rakuten Symphony collaborate to develop carrier grade Open RAN
Intel Corporation, Juniper Networks, and Rakuten Symphony have announced a collaborative effort to develop Symware, a carrier-grade Open RAN solution.
6G guidelines outlined in paper released by NGMN
The Next Generation Mobile Networks Alliance has published its first 6G white paper.
APAC drives multi-billion dollar growth in private network deployments
The APAC market network opportunity will reach almost US$7 billion by 2025.
XConnect brings more services to Hong Kong customers
“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."
Optus secures funding to fill mobile coverage black spots
With State, Federal and Optus funding, the company is building 83 new sites as part of the Federal Governments Mobile Black Spot Program.
GSMA reveals 2020 GLOMO Awards winners
The awards included 35 categories ranging from 5G leadership to mobile apps, mobile network infrastructure, diversity in tech, and STEAM efforts for children.
2G and 3G networks are 'open doors' for cyber attacks
Security researchers have warned about SS7 for decades, however, the vulnerabilities have become more severe in recent years.
SingleRAN Pro: Combining simplicity and openness for a 5G future
Huawei's SingleRAN Pro solution supposedly offers an open, simplified networking concept to help operators roll out commercial 5G networks.
Network operators are losing out to virtual competition
Market penetration for mobile virtual network operators is up by 6.3 percentage points from four years ago.
HTC releases first 5G hub for the next-gen of mobile
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.
Spark details 5G rollout plans
By 2020, Spark expects its wireless-network specific capex to be between 25%-35% of Spark’s overall capital expenditure envelope.
Telstra deploys narrowband technology in IoT network
The telecommunications giant says it is one of the first in the world to deploy both narrowband and Cat M1 IoT technologies.
SoftBank and NEC offer new business-oriented mobile network service
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.
Optus Wholesale wrangles new deal with Moose Mobile
“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.”
Chunghwa Telecom forecasts modest revenue boost & big plans for 2017
Chunghwa Telecom has released guidance financial figures that predict a smooth path into 2017, aiming to increase revenue and retain leadership.