Optus Business has been awarded a place on the NSW Government’s whole-of-government Telecommunications Purchasing Arrangements for fixed voice services, mobile, fixed data and internet services. The agreement, which a NSW Government DFSI panel negotiated on a whole-of-government basis, will see Optus Business able to deliver services READ MORE
Communications Alliance has announced the finalists for 2018 in the communications industry’s premier awards for excellence, the ACOMMS. The short-listed nominees are illustrative of the industry’s transformation from the provision of traditional fixed and mobile communications to next-generation available-anywhere, advanced services and applications.
Telstra, Ericsson and Intel have claimed the successful completion of the first end-to-end 5G non-standalone (NSA) 3GPP data call on a commercial mobile network at the telco’s 5G Innovation Centre on the Gold Coast in Queensland. Telstra flagged the call as the first of its READ MORE
Telstra has turned on LTE-Broadcast (LTE-B) technology nationally in its mobile network, with customers using Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S9 devices now being offered HD streaming using the AFL Live Official app. Outgoing Telstra Group MD of Networks Mike Wright said the move, which READ MORE
Optus CEO Allen Lew has apologised to those of the telco’s customers who experienced a poor quality broadcast service during the opening stages of the Football World Cup in Russia.
Optus has launched a dedicated workspace within the Sydney Startup Hub, dubbed the Optus Innovation Hub, which will see the telco’s small to medium business division work with startups to address some of the existing and potential issues they face. Key issues that Optus hopes to READ MORE
Verizon has appointed its CTO Hans Vestberg as its new CEO, taking over from chief executive Lowell McAdam on 1 August, as the firm prepares for a major drive around the imminent rollout of 5G. McAdam, who has headed Verizon Communications — the parent company READ MORE