Latest Telecoms News about Australia

Australian Smartphone Market Holds it Breath in Anticipation of Multiple Vendor Releases

  The Australian mobile phone slide continued in 2016Q2 as only 1.8 million mobile phones were shipped as opposed to 2.2 million units one year ago. ...

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Mobile Network Test: Ericsson Lean Carrier Verified In Telstra 4G LTE Service

  Ericsson launched a new proprietary LTE software innovation to improve both the user experience and the spectrum efficiency of mobile networks by applying 5G ultra-lean design concepts to today's LTE networks....

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Vodafone Switches on 4G for Five MVNOs

  Vodafone Australia has enabled access to its 4G network for five of its local MVNO partners....

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Vodafone and Huawei Carry Out Pre-standard NB-IoT Trial

  Vodafone has announced it has successfully completed a trial of pre-standard Narrowband Internet of Things (NB-IoT), based on hardware supplied by Huawei....

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Optus launches VoLTE to major Australian cities

  Australia's Optus has commenced rollout of VoLTE - Voice over LTE - in Australia's major cities....

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Triple Zero (000) calls from mobiles easier to locate

  Calls in Australia to Triple Zero (000) from mobile phones now contain improved location information, following upgrades to the Triple Zero (000) service....

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ACCC reports growing data consumption and stable prices in the telecoms sector

  Industry members have responded to the increase in demand by investing in their fixed and mobile networks to make sure that they have sufficient capacity to meet the data traffic....

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Optus Cutting Nearly 500 Jobs

  Australia's Optus has announced plans to rationalise its operations in a move that aims to cut costs by more than AU$200 million....

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Telstra Suffers Another Network Outage

  Australia's Telstra has suffered its second network outage in less than a week, and third outage in two months....

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Former Nokia Boss Joins Telstra

  Stephen Elop, the former Microsoft to Nokia to Microsoft executive has taken up a role with Australia's Telstra....

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