Latest Telecoms News about Australia

Telstra Suffers Nationwide Network Outage

  Australia's Telstra suffered a nationwide outage which took down its mobile network across the country for around four hours....

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Australia Auctions Off Blocks of 1800Mhz Spectrum

  Australian mobile networks have collectively paid AU$543.5 million in a radio spectrum auction run by the telecoms regulator, the ACMA....

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Vodafone Scraps Roaming Fees in Australasia

  Vodafone Australia has announced that it is scrapping the AU$5 per day roaming charge it currently imposes on Australians visiting New Zealand....

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Easier access to spectrum for Internet of Things

  Australian operators of machine to machine (M2M) wireless communications links used in the Internet of Things (IoT) will find it easier to access spectrum under proposed changes to regulatory arrangements....

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Telco Complaints in Context Decrease 15 Percent

  Complaints as a proportion of Australian telcos' services in operation (SIO) dropped a further 15 per cent in the September quarter, according to the Telecommunications Complaints in Context report....

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Ericsson and Telstra test LTE-A via 5-carrier aggregation over a live network

  Ericsson and Australia's Telstra have announced the world's first demonstration of 1 Gbps capability with five carrier LTE-A Carrier Aggregation integrated on a live end-to-end mobile network....

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Fitch Affirms Australia's Telstra at 'A'; Outlook Stable

  Telstra's rating reflects its leading market share in Australia's fixed-wire and wireless communication markets....

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IoT Could Offer Potential $116 billion positive impact on the Australian economy

  A government commissioned report is warning that while Australia's fundamental IoT capabilities are good, the lack of industry and Government focus risks denying Australia the opportunity for IoT competitive advantage and global market leadership....

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Kogan Makes Return to Australian MVNO Market

  The Australian online retailer, Kogan is making a return to the mobile market by relaunching its own MVNO....

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Voice over LTE coming to Vodafone before Christmas

  Vodafone Australia has announced that it will commence the rollout of VoLTE in December....

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