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  • US telco Verizon has debuted its fifth 5G-enabled device with the nationwide launch of the Inseego 5G MiFi M1000. Verizon says that when connected to its 5G Ultra Wideband network, the device - exclusively available to Verizon customers in the US - provides the large bandwidth and fast download...

  • The NBN Co miscalculated when it decided not to supply a modem to each resident on fibre-to-the-node and fibre-to-the-building connections, the head of a small retail service provider says, adding that this could have helped the company diagnose...

  • There is much greater scope for further cellular data traffic increases in emerging markets than in developed markets due to the absence of high fixed wireline broadband penetration, according to a new global report. According to the report — Wireless Network Data Traffic: Worldwide...

  • Hewlett Packard Enterprises and Deutsche Telekom AG have announced that they have recently implemented the world’s first Network Data Layer (NDL) Proof-of-Concept integrating various Virtual Network Functions (VNFs) of different vendors in a cloud infrastructure.   The Deutsche...

  • Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei Telecommunications appears unlikely to be allowed to provide equipment for 5G networks in Australia, due to alleged national security concerns, a report claims. The Australian Financial Review, quoting security sources, said that the country's security...

  • Optus has launched its "Optus Innovation Hub", a dedicated workspace within the Sydney Start Up Hub that will "see Optus SMB (small-to-medium business) collaborate with startups and SMBs to tackle current and future-state SMB issues". The Optus Innovation Hub will operate as an extension to the...

  • Close on the heels of announcing 200 jobs would go due to phasing out its Virgin Mobile subsidiary, Singtel Optus has announced that it would be making another 400 positions redundant in the coming months. Staff were informed of the decision on Tuesday by chief executive Allen Lew, who said the...

  • NBN Co, the company building Australia's national broadband network, has appointed former Jobs for NSW advocacy director Felicity Ross as its new corporate affairs lead from 18 July. Ross will replace Karina Keisler who announced her resignation in February. A statement from NBN Co said Ross...

  • About 36,000 homes across Brisbane, the Gold Coast, Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide and Perth will be declared "ready to connect" via HFC to the national broadband network by the end of June. NBN Co chief network engineering officer Peter Ryan said in...

  • Telstra says it has fixed the issue affecting the 4G voice call capability of its network, blaming an upgrade it made which was reversed to solve the issue, but wasn't very good at communicating this to the media directly.  Telstra has issued a Tweet announcing that "The issue affecting 4G...

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