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Australian telco demonstrates world's fastest LTE-A networking speeds of 450 Mbps

LTE or "Long Term Evolution" is the standard that most of the world takes for granted as 4G, but its reign at the top of the wireless tables is set to be eclipsed by its successor – LTE-A, with the A standing for "Advanced." Recent LTE-A tests have demonstrated speeds of up to 300 Mbps, but now Australia’s largest telco Telstra has upped the ante with news of a new world’s fastest: 450 Mbps LTE-A using carrier aggregation. Read More
— Telecommunications

Mobile Exchange on Wheels to bolster telecommunications in disaster areas

By - July 27, 2009 1 Picture
Devastating wildfires are burning around the Mediterranean this summer and down south, Australia is still recovering from its worst wildfire season in history in which more than 150 lives and 1800 homes were lost on ‘Black Saturday’. Telecommunications are paramount to helping save lives and direct fire-fighting efforts in wildfires but unfortunately, infrastructure such as mobile and fixed line phones and Internet services are often early casualties in fire ravaged areas. The country’s major telco, Telstra, has launched a portable solution to this issue with the unveiling of a AUD$200,000 Mobile Exchange on Wheels (MEOW) which can be quickly deployed to provide temporary fixed-line communications including broadband. Read More
— Mobile Technology

This week at The Mobiler

By - May 15, 2009 1 Picture
This week on The Mobiler we've looked at iUnika's solar-powered UMPC, Novatel's MiFi 2200 personal hotspot coming to Sprint, AT&T and Apple crippling SlingPlayer Mobile for the iPhone, Peggle for the iPhone, the £24,495 solid platinum iPhone 3G, AirTran partnering with Aircell to offer Gogo Wi-Fi on every flight, the Samsung Alias 2 using E-Ink keys to solve dual-hinge usability issues, and the Nokia E71 arriving on Telstra Next G. Read More
— Mobile Technology

Quick click access to mobile services

By - May 5, 2009 5 Pictures
It’s not only that mobile phones are enormously powerful communication tools – it's the highly personal way we use and customise them that is emerging and catching the attention of mobile operators. Australian communications giant Telstra is one that has seen the need to simplify how we access mobile services, launching a new mobile user interface – called TelstraOne Experience – that lets its customers access their favourite applications and services with one click. Read More
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The sale of Telstra in 2006

By - October 11, 2004 1 Picture
October 12, 2004 Respected Telecommunications analyst Paul Budde writes that the sale of Australia's dominant telco Telstra will quickly rise to the top of the list of government priorities now Australian voters have given the Coalition a mandate for another term of government. The fact that the majority of the Australian people is against the sale might slow down an otherwise speedy process. Expect another report from the government, before the middle of 2005, which will announce that all telecoms guarantees for regional and rural Australia are in place. This will allow them to push Senate approval through later on that year. Read the full story at TechnologyBrief.com Read More
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