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ACCC
Telstra to address 5G competition concerns by ACCC
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has accepted a court-enforceable undertaking from Telstra to address competition concerns with Optus.
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Collaboration
Infovista enters strategic partnership for 5G offerings
Infovista has entered a strategic collaboration with PCTEL to co-develop joint 5G network testing use cases for mobile operators and industry regulators.
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5G Networks
Spark explores future connectivity options using 5G mmWave
Spark has carried out New Zealand’s first rural trial of 5G millimetre wave (mmWave) technology to showcase the potential benefits of faster 5G data speeds.
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Perth
Pentanet renews site licence agreements with Axicom
Pentanet says it's pleased to announce that it has entered into a Master Access Agreement with Axicom in support of planned network expansion.
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Nokia
Nokia, Infovista to accelerate roll-out of 5G deployments
Infovista has announced a global partnership with Nokia to accelerate the rollout and acceptance of 5G network deployments. 
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5G Networks
A quarter of A/NZ mobile users would pay extra for 5G - report
Venture Insights’ latest survey has found that 25% Australians and New Zealanders would pay extra for a 5G service that gives them a better video experience.
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Infrastructure
Harnessing the power of 5G for advanced operational success
With a focus on driving innovation and fostering enhanced capabilities, 5G brings with it groundbreaking new advancements and expands upon 4 G's original speed and versatility.
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CSG
To win at 5G, telcos must tame their quoting chaos
The catalogs of CSP (communication service providers) market offerings are set to explode as new digital services emerge, powered by B2B2X business models.
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Trend Micro
5G network projects driven by improving security and privacy
Trend Micro's new study reveals the prospect of improved security and privacy capabilities are the main motivations behind private 5G wireless network projects.
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Broadband
Singapore found to have the speediest internet rates in the world
New research from BanklessTimes has shown that Singapore has the highest recorded median internet speed in the world at 207.61 MBPS.
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Innovation
Huawei unveils cutting-edge inventions at innovation event
Huawei has unveiled a range of new inventions as part of its biennial Top Ten Inventions Awards at the Broadening the Innovation Landscape 2022 forum.
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Robotic Process Automation / RPA
Automated Guided Vehicles at seaports to grow 26% by 2027
ABI Research says the global use of Automated Guided Vehicles in seaports will exceed 150,000 deployments by 2027. Port authorities are also looking into 5G private networks.
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Australian Mobile Telecommunications Association / AMTA
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).
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Broadband
2degrees and Vocus merger officially complete, set to bring new offerings to NZ telco market
2degrees has today officially announced it has joined forces with Vocus NZ upon the completion of their merger, with promises of new offerings for customers across both business and personal markets.
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Wireless
Cradlepoint expands its Cellular Intelligence capabilities
Cradlepoint has announced additional Cellular Intelligence capabilities with its NetCloud service.
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Infrastructure
MATRIXX expands StarHub partnership with CCS offering
MATRIXX Software has deepened its partnership with StarHub, enabling the company to provide its cloud-native, converged charging system (CCS) as part of StarHub’s IT infrastructure.
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Telstra
Telstra, Google and Accenture launch 5G AR experience for AFL
Telstra, Google and Accenture are developing a new 5G powered augmented reality (AR) experience at Melbourne's Marvel Stadium for the footy season.
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Cloud
Telstra and Silver Trak Digital delivers 5G to the cinemas
Telstra and Silver Trak Digital say they've launched Australia's fastest and most secure delivery of content over 5G for cinemas.
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Wireless
SmartCIC, BICS partner to expand wireless service options
SmarCIC has partnered with BICS to increase choice for organisations using fixed wireless services, expanding existing carrier relationships for its CELLSMART division.
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Power / Energy
SmartCIC report reveals top five 5G carriers in the world
The Global Cellular Performance Survey also found that 5G networks are delivering high download speeds but lagging in upload speeds.
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Cloud
Nokia and Optus reaches new 5G levels using Samsung
Nokia and Optus have achieved the world’s first 3CC Carrier Aggregation 5G SA data call using a commercial Samsung headset in Australia.
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Vodafone
Opensignal report analyses and awards NZ network providers
The recent Opensignal Mobile Network Experience Report has revealed new findings and award recognitions for the NZ telco market.
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ABI Research
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.
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Trends
Foldable screens and wireless headsets among the top predicted consumer trends
New research has revealed that devices with foldable screens will reach nearly 10% of all smartphone sales by 2030.