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.
Keysight Technologies and Nokia’s public test of 800GE success
Keysight and Nokia have successfully demonstrated the first public 800GE test, validating the readiness of next-generation optics for service providers and network operators.
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Telstra to address 5G competition concerns by ACCC
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has accepted a court-enforceable undertaking from Telstra to address competition concerns with Optus.
Macquarie Telecom rolls out SD-WAN services for mycar Tyre & Auto
Macquarie Telecom says it has rolled out NBN and SD-WAN services to more than 270 mycar Tyre & Auto stores across Australia.
BAI Communications Australia
BAI Communications to help improve mobile coverage across regional NSW
Deputy Premier and Minister for Regional NSW Paul Toole said regional communities deserve reliable and affordable mobile services.
New developments for cable set to connect South America to APAC and Oceania
Australian Sentinel helps Transdev with Cradlepoint 5G trial
Internet of Things
Large enterprises propel 5G industrial IoT market
Large enterprises are propelling the 5G industrial Internet of Things market, according to a recently published report from Future Market Insights.
New Infovista report identifies significant CAPEX savings
A new report by Infovista has found that making modelling more precise in RAN planning and designing can foster major CAPEX savings for mobile operators.
Ericsson and Ciena, Telstra enhance service capacity for Telstra's optical network
Ericsson, Telstra, and Ciena have announced new enhancements to Telstra's Next Generation Optical Network, which will increase the service capacity of Telstra's optical network to 400 GE (Gigabit per Second Ethernet).
Kacific wins big at the Asia Pacific Stevie Awards
Kacific has scooped up gold and silver awards at the 9th annual Asia Pacific Stevie Awards for its innovative technologies and services to ease the Covid-19 situation in under-connected communities.
Pentanet renews site licence agreements with Axicom
Pentanet says it's pleased to announce that it has entered into a Master Access Agreement with Axicom in support of planned network expansion.
Tech job moves - Barracuda, Infragistics, Microsoft & Okta
We round up all job appointments from July 14-21, 2022, in one place to keep you updated with the latest from across the tech industries.
Martello and Mitel renew and extend their partnership
Martello has entered into an Amended Agreement with key partner Mitel, laying out the commercial terms under which it provides the Mitel Performance Analytics (MPA) software for sale to Mitel customers and partners.
Google Cloud achieves certified strategic status in Australia
Google Cloud says it has reached certified strategic status for cloud services under the Australian Government's Hosting Certification Framework.
Macquarie Data Centres
Macquarie deal to pioneer CO2-cutting data centre tech in Australia
Macquarie Data Centres has signed a multi-year deal with ResetData, an Australian first provider using Submer data centre technology.
Internet of Things
Global 5G subscriptions to top one billion by the end of 2022
Global 5G subscriptions are predicted to pass the one billion milestone by the end of 2022, according to a new report.
The next stage for 5G in thermal materials - IDTechEx
IDTechEx says higher frequency deployments, such as mmWave devices and very different station types such as small cells, present their own technological evolution and, with it, thermal challenges.
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.
A quarter of A/NZ mobile users would pay extra for 5G - report
Venture Insights’ latest survey has found that 25% Australians and New Zealanders would pay extra for a 5G service that gives them a better video experience.
Quinbrook Infrastructure Partners
Quinbrook launches $2.5 billion ‘Supernode’ 800MW data storage project
Quinbrook says the new Supernode will be one of the largest permit-approved data storage campus projects in the Southern Hemisphere.
BT builds on Equinix partnership with new cloud offering
BT has launched a next-generation cloud connectivity offering extending its global network into strategic carrier-neutral facilities (CNFs) and building on its existing partnership with Equinix.
NaaS market expected to reach $150B by 2030 - research
"The market is immature and fragmented, but telco market revenue will exceed US$75 billion by 2030 if they act now and transform to align with requirements."
WiFi as a Service market to reach $26 billion through 2032
As a result of the easy management of wireless infrastructure over cloud services, WaaS is experiencing rapid growth.
Nokia, Infovista to accelerate roll-out of 5G deployments
Infovista has announced a global partnership with Nokia to accelerate the rollout and acceptance of 5G network deployments.
Internet of Things
A/NZ Internet of Things spending to hit $24 billion in 2026
"The role of IoT continues to grow as enterprises embrace digital initiatives and look to embed intelligence across processes and applications."
ST Engineering launches cooling system for greener data centers
ST Engineering says its Airbitat DC Cooling System cools down data centers and achieves annual net energy savings of more than 20% over conventional chiller systems alone.
Internet of Things
ManageEngine wins big in IDC MarketScape assessment
ManageEngine's Endpoint Central service has been recognised as a leader by IDC MarketScape in several categories including Internet of Things device deployments and UEM software for SMEs.
Global investment in data centers more than doubled in 2021
DLA Piper's latest global survey finds the total investment in data center infrastructure worldwide rose from USD $24.4 billion in 2020 to USD $53.8 billion in 2021.
Infovista enters strategic partnership for 5G offerings
Infovista has entered a strategic collaboration with PCTEL to co-develop joint 5G network testing use cases for mobile operators and industry regulators.
8x8 announces its CPaaS can now deliver no-code functionality
8x8 CPaaS can now deliver no-code functionality that can enable enterprises to further create better customer experiences, the company says.
Survey finds 94% of Australian IT leaders looking at NaaS
Aruba’s latest survey reveals a rising interest in NaaS among Australian technology leaders as they re-evaluate their current infrastructure and network setup.
Hands-on review: TCL 30 SE mobile phone
TCL continues to provide consumers with budget phones that still pack a punch with the TCL 30 SE mobile phone.
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure expands distributed cloud services
“Distributed cloud is the next evolution of cloud computing, and provides customers with more flexibility and control in how they deploy cloud resources."
Flashpoint unveils security offering for school boards
Flashpoint has released its K-12 risk management and security offering to provide school boards and education security practitioners with tools to recognise, prevent and manage cyber and physical threats.
Southern Cross Cable
Southern Cross Cable launches the SX NEXT cable to connect NZ to the world
The new Southern Cross NEXT fibre cable (SX NEXT) is set to connect Australasia to the US and further enhance connectivity between New Zealand, Australia, and the US.
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.
Hundreds arrested, millions seized in global INTERPOL investigation
A two-month-long investigation by INTERPOL this year involved 76 countries and clamped down on organised crime groups behind telecommunications and social engineering scams.
Macquarie Telecom joins VMware's Sovereign Cloud initiative
Macquarie Telecom Group has become a member of the VMware Sovereign Cloud initiative, reflecting the company’s commitment to sovereign IT capability.
Siemens expands NVIDIA partnership for industrial metaverse
Siemens is expanding its partnership with NVIDIA to enable the industrial metaverse and increase the use of AI-driven digital twin technology.
Telstra, F5 team up to bolster services and solutions
“This partnership demonstrates our ongoing investment into APAC as we continue delivering high value services and solutions to our partners and customers."