CommsDay can reveal that Nokia has made what it sees as a significant 5G breakthrough: a Radio Frequency Integrated Chip for early 5G deployments in sub-6GHz spectrum that could significantly reduce cost, power consumption and emissions without sacrificing capacity or coverage. And head of mobile networks R&D Dr Michael Reiha, speaking to CommsDay during a tour of several key Nokia markets to discuss the technology, said that Australia would play a pivotal role in the heavy concentration of 5G rollouts expected to characterise the APAC region.SIGN UP TO READ
Singapore's mobile market is hotting up with an Australian start-up launching what is only the island nation's second MVNO.SIGN UP TO READ
Communications Alliance is asking for public comment on proposed processes for the handling of life threatening and unwelcome communications, as well as NBN FTTB/N and Parallel Migration Processes.SIGN UP TO READ
The Commonwealth Bank has struck a deal to bring Canadian mobile payment platform Mobeewave to Australia. It will work with partners Mastercard, Samsung and identity specialist IDEMIA to introduce the technology in the second half of 2018.SIGN UP TO READ
Space & Satellite AU is the new weekly newsletter from the producers of CommsDay and the Australasia Satellite Forum. Australia and the surrounding Pacific region has long been an important market for global players such as Intelsat, Viasat and Eutelsat. Homegrown operations from NBN, Optus and Speedcast have also become increasingly key to the sector. Now we see the rise of a local nanosat industry and increasing interest in the creation of an Australian space sector and government agency. Space & Satellite AU is the publication of record for these developments.
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2018 is emerging as the year the Internet of Things becomes a real thing as telcos such as Thinxtra, NNN Co, Telstra, Optus and Vodafone bring dedicated networks to market. This one day primer event examines how to create cross-sectoral IoT partnerships, network solutions, telco strategies and specific verticals such as automotive, smart cities and health. Held with Communications Alliance and IOTAA.
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Australia has signed a treaty with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) reaffirming a commitment made with USA to collaborate on space exploration more than 50 years prior.
South Australia is courting space start-ups with hard currency.
Brisbane’s EM Solutions has hired a new board member: highly decorated and recently retired Major General Jeff Sengelman DSC, AM, CSC.
ridium will launch its next 20 satellites on a pair of previously flown Falcon 9 boosters beginning December 22, 2017.