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Telstra preps nationwide LTE broadcast service

28 February, 2017

Telstra plans to launch LTE-B broadcast services on a commercial basis this year, with an aim to provide nationwide coverage in 2018.

Telstra to upgrade optical network, trial 5G and IoT

27 February, 2017

Telstra and technology partner Ericsson will embark on an upgrade for the telco's long-haul, regional, metro and national optical networks to achieve more capacity ahead of an expected increase in demand.

Optus switches on 1Gbps '4.5G' network in Sydney

22 February, 2017

Optus has rolled out what it's calling a 4.5G network in Macquarie Park in northern Sydney capable of 1Gbps theoretical speeds, in what it describes as “a step toward 5G”.

Telstra to boost CBD 4G speeds to 1Gbps

31 January, 2017

Telstra is switching on capabilities in its 4G network that will bring gigabit peak speeds to five CBD zones across Australia.

Vodafone’s Berroeta wants ACCC action on mobile roaming

3 January, 2017

Vodafone Australia boss Inaki Berroeta has warned the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission not to kick the can down the road on regulated ­domestic mobile roaming, urging it instead to take decisive action and ensure stronger ­competition for regional users.

Vodafone first to sign up for NBN mobile backhaul

3 January, 2017

Vodafone has emerged as the first commercial customer for an NBN product that enables carriers to take advantage of NBN’s transit network for backhaul.