Telstra pays $50m for Brisbane 5G spectrum

Its expansion of 5G appears then set to move northward towards Brisbane ... NBN Co’s buys were in South Australia, Western Australia and Tasmania. The auction’s total takings came to $92.6 million. “There was good competition across the 1800MHz ... ( read original story ...)

Telia teams up with Nokia for NB-IoT and LTE-M trial

Telia has trialled the use of IoT connectivity on its LTE network as it looks ahead to a commercial launch of the technology. Working with Nokia, the operator has tested NB-IoT and LTE-M both in labs and on the operator’s live 4G network in unspecified ... ( read original story ...)

Safaricom expands 4G coverage across Kenya

Kenya’s mobile network operator, Safaricom has announced that 4G network will now be available across all 47 counties. According to the company, there are now one million customers enjoying 4G in Kenya. Safaricom said the milestone was achieved on the ... ( read original story ...)

Vietnam awards 4G licence to 5th operator

Vietnam’s Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) issued the country’s fifth 4G licence to Vietnamobile, the fourth largest mobile operator, which is a joint venture between Hanoi Telecom and Hong Kong-based Hutchison Asia Telecom ... ( read original story ...)