Vodafone Australia wins 700MHz mobile broadband spectrum

"This spectrum band -- made available after Australia switched from analog to digital TV -- is highly valued for mobile broadband, in particular 4G services," acting ACMA Chairman Richard Bean said earlier this year. "We expect that the spectrum will be ... ( read original story ...)

TPG pays $1.3B for spectrum to build new 4G network

TPG Telecom (ASX:TPM) has announced it will build its own mobile network, and is set to become Australia’s fourth mobile network ... TPG currently buys its access to the 4G network from Vodafone. Now, TPG plans to spend around $600 million to roll ... ( read original story ...)

Getting A Taste Of 5G Experiences With Gigabit LTE

Yes, 5G is coming very soon, and we’re starting to see pre-5G news and announcements, but there have been even more Gigabit LTE announcements. In fact, actual launches have already happened in Sydney, Australia and New Orleans, Louisiana just to name the ... ( read original story ...)

Vodafone chief Inaki Berroeta warns on 5G rollout

Vodafone Australia boss Inaki Berroeta says the rollout of 5G mobile ... saying the process had played a big part in hampering the development of 4G services. “Once this spectrum was reassigned by the ACMA through an orderly process, it was auctioned ... ( read original story ...)

8.1 in Australia

Browser or not. It won't really matter either way in 2020 when Telstra 3G shuts down. Click to expand... I heard they have to keep 3G going for at least another ten years as ATM's and vending machines often use a 3G connection to feed sales data back to base. ( read original story ...)