Sprint hints at speeds up to 6 Gbps over LTE

Australia’s Telstra debuted the world’s first commercial gigabit LTE network and device last October with partners Ericsson, Qualcomm and Netgear. The service is being rolled out in select capital cities across Australia with more to come. The service ... ( read original story ...)

Kogan wants you to ditch ADSL: plan offers 30GB of 4G for $50

The Data M plan of 30 GB every 30 days costs $49.90, or $549.90 for 365 days. The data uses Vodafone’s 4G network, and is for use within Australia only. Kogan says larger data plans will be released in the near future. The only bad news is 30 day payment ... ( read original story ...

Australia has the 10th fastest mobile broadband in the world

Mike Nudelman/Business Insider USA/Statista Australia performed admirably in the “availability” measurement as well, coming in 19th with 4G LTE reception provided to users at an average of 79.3% of the time. Overall, South Korean mobile users had a ... ( read original story ...)

Australia’s NetComm to supply IoT devices to Telefonica

offering new 3G/4G M2M/IoT capabilities for smart city, mobility, retail and energy applications across multiple geographies. Late last year NBN Co, the company rolling out Australia's national broadband network, announced it had signed a major deal with ... ( read original story ...)

LTE driving mobile broadband explosion: Ericsson

And, at the close of 2016, Australia had around 60% LTE subscription over total mobile subscriptions and around 40% for 3G – with Ericsson predicting in 2022 there would be around 90% LTE subscriptions over total mobile subscriptions and around 10% for ... ( read original story ...)

US and APAC will be ahead of Europe on 5G: Ericsson

"APAC will be ahead of Europe when it comes to 5G," Emilio Romeo, head of Ericsson Australia and New Zealand, said. "LTE-Advanced is giving us a path to 5G ... 15 percent of the world's population is expected to be covered by 5G in 2022, with rollouts ... ( read original story ...)