5G news stories
Hands-on review: OPPO Find X5 smartphone
With the release of the new OPPO Find X5 in March, we got the opportunity to explore another one of their premium devices.
Samsung introduces new generation of foldable smartphones
Samsung has unveiled its new range of Galaxy Z smartphones, bringing new developments to the company’s foldable smartphone portfolio.
Australian Sentinel helps Transdev with Cradlepoint 5G trial
Transdev Sydney Ferries has successfully completed a trial using Cradlepoint 5G in-vehicle offerings, managed by Cradlepoint managed service partner Australian Sentinel.
Telstra and Microsoft sign five-year deal to support digital growth
Telstra and Microsoft have signed a five-year strategic agreement to help further support Australia's digital growth.
What 5G means for first responders
In today’s constantly changing landscape, first responders must be adaptable, proactive, and collaborative, and the fifth generation of mobile cellular network technology (5G) is the technology to get them there.
Internet of Things
NTT reveals plans for new trans-Pacific submarine cable
New company formed to build and operate the largest submarine internet cable system between Japan and the United States.
Next-generation 5G to triple telco cloud revenue by 2025 - ABI Research
Next-generation 5G-orientated core networks are driving the evolution of telco cloud-native technology.
Communications service providers unprepared to charge for 5G services
"CSPs are making significant investments in their 5G networks and need to be able to quickly and effectively monetise new services to get a return."
5G is a backup connectivity breakthrough
While most of the public discussion of 5G is for primary connectivity, businesses are far more interested in its potential to act as a failover option.
Equinix deploys first-of-its-kind 5G and edge development centre with full 5G network from Nokia
Equinix announces the first-of-its-kind 5G and Edge Technology Development Center, with a fully operational, non-standalone 5G network from Nokia.
Spark partners with Nokia to accelerate 5G rollout
The deal will see Spark deploy Nokia’s latest 5G RAN technology across part of the rollout while upgrading 4G at these sites using Nokia products.
How cloud-native tech will impact 5G mobile networks
While 5G communications delivers benefits for communication service providers (CSPs), the new technology also presents challenges in security and cost.
US$8 billion market for IoT security services on 4G and 5G networks by 2026
By 2026, IoT cellular connections will number more than 3 billion, with 4G LTE and LPWA networks bearing the brunt of these new connections.
Amazon Web Services / AWS
NEC and AWS expand collaboration to strengthen 5G, digital government, and hybrid cloud products
NEC Corporation has expanded its collaboration with Amazon Web Services in global 5G, digital government and hybrid cloud.
Cradlepoint releases industry’s first 5G enterprise router
Global LTE and 5G network edge company Cradlepoint is expanding its second-generation 5G product portfolio.
Keysight partners with Google Cloud to innovate 5G services at the network edge
"We're delighted to partner with Keysight to help communications service providers roll out cloud native 5G quickly and cost effectively, and ultimately to enable greater connectivity for customers at the edge."
Wirepas awarded for innovative IoT private 5G solution
Wirepas has been recognised by Frost & Sullivan for addressing industrial IoT requirements with its new Wirepas Private 5G solution.
Private 5G networks are failing to reach scale, with the window of opportunity closing
Despite huge potential, private networks are failing to reach scale, and the window of opportunity for telcos is closing.
NTT launches world first private 5G Network-as-a-Service platform
"NTT is focused on driving the global acceleration of private 5G to meet the fast-evolving needs of enterprises across industries."
Fortinet: Protect your DevOps, OT and 5G initiatives with integrated security
Cornelius Mare, CISO at Fortinet Australia, explains why you should secure your DevOps, OT and 5G digital transformation initiatives before you roll them out across your distributed enterprise network.
Worldwide 5G network infrastructure revenue to reach $19 billion
Investment in legacy wireless generations is rapidly deteriorating and spending on non-5G small cells is poised to decline as CSPs move to 5G small cells.
Internet of Things
Vodafone increases IoT network footprint
"We are seeing increasing numbers of New Zealand businesses expand their Internet of Things strategies."
Vodafone rolls out 5G services to Whanganui
"Having access to the latest technology is great for consumers and even better for businesses.”
Complete connection: the 75-year evolution of the mobile phone
The first mobile phone call was made 75 years ago, in a car. How has technology changed since then and what does the future of communication technology look like?