Latest Telecoms News about Australia

NSW Premier opens Huawei's National Training and Innovation Centre

  The Premier of New South Wales (NSW), Mike Baird MP, and the Global Rotating CEO of Huawei, Ken Hu, officially opened Huawei's National Training and Innovation Centre in Chatswood....

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Optus launches world first commercial 1x FDD + 2x TDD carrier aggregation

  Australia's Optus says that it is the first telecommunications provider in the world to deliver 3x Carrier Aggregation (3x CA) using 1x FDD + 2x TDD1 technology with commercial network software and a commercial device....

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Moody's says Telstra's full-year FY2015 results support its A2 rating

  Moody's Investors Service says that Telstra's solid full-year results for the fiscal year ended 30 June 2015 (FY2015) are broadly within expectations and support its A2 long-term issuer rating. ...

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Optus to Shut-Down its GSM Network in 2017

  Australia's Optus says that it will shut down its 2G GSM network from April 2017 in order to re-allocate some of this spectrum for its 4G services....

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ACMA boosts its spectrum auctions capabilities

  The Australian Communications and Media Authority has signed a multi-year contract with Power Auctions for the provision of software capability for conducting spectrum auctions....

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Telstra and Vodafone Win Contracts to Boost Rural Coverage

  Australia's federal government has awarded contracts to boost rural coverage and reduce blackspots across the country....

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Australian Tablet & 2-in-1, Any Signs Of Life?

  The Australian market for tablet and 2-in-1 took a massive hit in the first quarter of 2015. However, signs of life can still be found in a disappointing quarter....

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Swimming Against The Current, Mobile Phone Shipment Grows In The Maturing Australian Market

  The mobile phone market in Australia experienced a strong first quarter despite high penetration rate....

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Government Must Clarify Website Blocking Costs

  Australia's Attorney-General, Senator Brandis, should heed a Parliamentary Committee call for the Government to clarify the cost implications of its planned website blocking regime, ...

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Crown Castle Sells 1,800 Towers in Australia for US$1.6 Billion

  USA based towers operator, Crown Castle has sold its Australian subsidiary (CCAL) to a consortium of investors for US$1.6 billion. ...

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