+ Wednesday May 22nd, 2019

5G

Telstra is the first carrier to go live with 5G in Australia

Telstra has continued their tower upgrade program, landing a major milestone this week: Telstra has activated 5G towers in what they’re describing as all major Australian Cities. Following the activation of several sites in and around Melbourne and Sydney, Telstra now has active 5G coverage in Melbourne, Sydney, Canberra, Brisbane, …

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OnePlus set to release their Thunder Purple 6T to the rest of the world, followed by a 5G phone early next year

OnePlus seem to have a hit on their hands with the OnePlus 6T with sales apparently booming in all countries where it is sold. At the OnePlus 6T announcement they hinted the the two black variants would eventually not be the only ones available and we saw evidence of this …

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Samsung looking to attract more millenials to its low to mid range devices – could launch a foldable 5G-enabled device

Samsung has overnight released its Q3 2018 report where it stated that it has posted a 17.57 trillion Korean won (US$15.45 billion) operating profit. Whilst it is great to see Samsung flourish at a time of slow growth and an extremely highly competitive market, it would seem its mobile division …

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Telstra details its Network of the Future in partnership with Ericsson; 5G strategy and Category-M1 IoT network

Telstra’s first Mobile World Congress 2017 media event brings us information on ambitious network infrastructure plans and the rollout of 5G as Telstra builds its “Network of the Future” and details of its Category-M1 IoT LTE network. With Mobile World Congress’ focus on the hot new smartphones and related devices, …

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ITU release draft 5G IMT-2020 Minimum Technical Performance Requirements

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The International Telcommunication Union (ITU) has released draft 5G IMT-2020 minimum technical performance requirements that aim to be “more flexible, reliable and secure … when providing diverse services in the intended three usage scenarios: enhanced mobile broadband (eMBB) ultra-reliable and low-latency communications (URLLC) massive machine type communications (mMTC) These requirements …

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