Latest Telecoms News about Australia

Telstra to Switch on LTE-A Services Shortly

  Australia's Telstra has announced that it will switch on LTE-A services using its 700Mhz spectrum in Perth, Fremantle, Esperance, Mildura, Mt Isa and Griffith within the next few weeks....

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Fitch Affirms SingTel & Optus Debt Ratings with Stable Outlook

  Fitch Ratings has affirmed Singapore's SingTel Long-Term Foreign- and Local-Currency debt ratings, as well as its senior unsecured rating, at 'A+'....

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Australian Mobile Phone Market Hit Seasonal Low in Q1 2014

  A total of 2.05 million mobile phones were shipped in Q1 2014, recording -22% quarter-on-quarter (QoQ) and -17% year-on-year (YoY) decline as the market rationalised following a peak Christmas season last quarter....

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Instagram to Expand Mobile Advertising to More Countries

  Facebook's photo sharing subsidiary, Instagram is to expand its advertising services to reach users in Australia, Canada and the UK....

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Optus extends its 700 MHz and 2600 MHz 4G trials to Perth and Darwin

  Australia's Optus says that it has significantly ramped up planning for its national 4G rollout by extending its 4G trials in the 700MHz and 2600MHz spectrum bands to Perth and Darwin from next week....

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iiNet to build Australia's largest free Wi-Fi network in Canberra

  Australia's capital city, Canberra is to get the country's largest municipal free Wi-Fi network after the State government awarded a contract to the ISP, iiNet to build it....

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Australia's Telstra to Expand Wi-Fi Network in Fon Sharing Deal

  Australia's Telstra has outlines plans to invest AU$100 million on a major Wi-Fi hotspot rollout across the country....

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Telstra Hits 450Mbps in Mobile Data Download Speeds over 4G Network

  Australia's Telstra has demonstrated mobile download speeds of 450Mbps, by use of carrier aggregation on its LTE-A network....

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Australia's Optus Wins Supply Contract from Westpac

  Optus has announced a new five year deal with Westpac to provide domestic mobile network and managed services and, for the first time, delivering Westpac's international services and contact centre services....

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Australia's Optus Cutting Another 350 Jobs

  Australia's Optus has announced that it is cutting 350 jobs as part of an ongoing restructuring programme....

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