Latest Telecoms News about Australia

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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Complaints About Mobile Phone Services on the Rise Again

  After six consecutive quarter-on-quarter reductions, new complaints about mobile services in Australia increased by 2.4 percent from the previous quarter ...

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Australia to Clamp Down on Mobile Signal Repeaters

  The Australian Communications and Media Authority and NSW Fair Trading have joined forces to warn consumers about the use of unlicensed mobile phone repeaters....

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Australian Networks Could Face Cap on Spectrum Holdings

  Two of Australia's mobile networks have called on the telecoms regulator to impose maximum spectrum holding caps ahead of a spectrum auction, in a move that would target their largest rival....

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Telstra Expanding its Wi-Fi Network

  Australia's Telstra says that it will more than double its Wi-Fi trial to switch on more than 1,500 new hotspots nationwide by June,...

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Internet provider finally refunds consumer

  Melbourne-based internet provider Planet ISP has refunded over AU$5000 to a customer whose mobile phone was stolen in South Africa in August 2012 but was subsequently used to make 92 unauthorised international calls....

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NBN and Ericsson complete 3.5 GHz LTE TDD trial in Australia

  NBN Co and Ericsson have successfully completed an LTE TDD trial in the 3.5 GHz band in Australia. Testing addressed both 3.5GHz radio coverage and fixed-wireless service performance....

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Australia Eases PrePay Registration Requirements

  Australia's telecoms regulators have added two more options to the list of ways a customer can verify their identity when buying a prepay phone account....

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Telstra, Ericsson and Qualcomm achieve 450 Mbps on commercial E2E LTE solution

  Ericsson says that it has completed the commercialization milestone for the end-to-end LTE-A Carrier Aggregation solution capable of supporting data speeds up to 450Mbps....

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Ericsson to provide emergency services communications gateway

  Ericsson says that it has won a contract to upgrade the communications services offered to emergency service operators in Tasmania....

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