TELSTRA EYES 5G FUTURE WITH SMARTPHONES, BANKING TRIAL

Telstra has announced it has sealed exclusive partnerships with Samsung, LG and Oppo to offer its customers 5G smartphones in the first half of 2019. These handsets include the Samsung Galaxy S10 5G an LG V50 ThinQ, as well as Oppo’s first 5G handset when it launches in Australia.   Speaking at MWC, Telstra’s CEO Andy Penn said the partnership arrangements will give customers not … Continue reading TELSTRA EYES 5G FUTURE WITH SMARTPHONES, BANKING TRIAL

MICROSOFT BRINGS MIXED REALITY TO HOLOLENS 2

Microsoft has announced the next generation of its HoloLens wearable headset, HoloLens 2, four years after the first version was introduced. At the company’s MWC press event in Barcelona, Microsoft said its holographic device features a display of 47 pixels per degree of sight and contains eye-tracking sensors to make hologram interaction more natural – all of which have been designed to help improve the … Continue reading MICROSOFT BRINGS MIXED REALITY TO HOLOLENS 2

NOKIA: WE’RE THE ONE STOP SHOP FOR 5G – AND WE’VE GOT IT RIGHT

Nokia has fronted up to MWC 2019 saying its got ‘the right strategy at the right time’ to win at 5G, and heralding a number of ‘world firsts’ in its Australian 5G rollout. “Nokia arrives at Mobile World Congress as a world leader in 5G, with the industry’s only end-to-end portfolio that is available in all markets around the world,” says Rajeev Suri, Nokia president … Continue reading NOKIA: WE’RE THE ONE STOP SHOP FOR 5G – AND WE’VE GOT IT RIGHT

MWC 2019: TELSTRA GOES ALL OUT WITH 5G BANKING TRIAL, EXCLUSIVE HANDSETS AND IOT RANGE EXTENDER

Telstra has unveiled plans for a 5G banking trial with CBA, along with a slew of new offerings – including exclusive 5G devices and an IoT extender – at MWC In what the telco is heralding as an ‘industry first’, Telstra, Commonwealth Bank of Australia and Ericsson will trial 5G edge computing technologies for the financial services sector, testing end-to-end banking solutions over 5G over … Continue reading MWC 2019: TELSTRA GOES ALL OUT WITH 5G BANKING TRIAL, EXCLUSIVE HANDSETS AND IOT RANGE EXTENDER

OPT FOR US AND IMPROVED SECURITY,’ URGES HUAWEI

Calls for global 3rd party assurance to cyber security in keynote address at MWC 201 Guo Ping, Huawei’s Rotating Chairman, calls for international collaboration on industry standards and appeals to governments across the world to listen to cyber security experts. His requests come during a keynote speech at Mobile World Congress 2019. Huawei is the first company to deploy 5G networks at scale, Guo said. … Continue reading OPT FOR US AND IMPROVED SECURITY,’ URGES HUAWEI

NEC TARGETS CSPs WITH 5G VERTICAL BUSINESS PLATFORM

NEC has flagged the global provision of its 5G Vertical Business Platform enabling CSPs to provide networks, clouds and applications for the arrival of the 5G era. NEC said the 5G platform had been designed to provide full stack capabilities and deliver innovative vertical business services. “While 5G is becoming a communication infrastructure supporting various industries and the public, CSPs face very difficult challenges as … Continue reading NEC TARGETS CSPs WITH 5G VERTICAL BUSINESS PLATFORM

5G, FOLDABLE PHONES TO DOMINATE MWC19: FORRESTER

Ahead of Mobile World Congress in Barcelona later this month, Forrester’s Thomas Husson and Paul Miller share their thoughts on the key themes and trends they expect to come out of the key event.    Husson takes a look at the state of 5G and the buzz around foldable phones, while Miller delivers his insights on the future of digital services, and how connectivity is creating a foundation for innovation.   “The buzz around 5G and foldable phones is … Continue reading 5G, FOLDABLE PHONES TO DOMINATE MWC19: FORRESTER