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  • Telstra eyes 5G ‘smart cities’ play

    Telstra’s network engineering chief says that the company is preparing to test the potential of 5G to enable smart cities, as the telco continues its program of rolling out support for the new standard across its existing mobile base stations.

  • Telstra expects accelerated adoption of 5G

    The initial set of 5G standards have only just been finalised, but Telstra CEO Andy Penn said he expects adoption of the next-generation wireless technology to be even swifter than its predecessor.

  • Government’s telco security legislation takes effect

    The Telecommunications Sector Security Reform (TSSR) — the legislative framework that the government has used to ban Chinese companies Huawei and ZTE from participating in the rollout of 5G — have today come into force.

Features about 5G
  • 5G wireless slowly, carefully taking shape

    5G wireless is coming, but it has a lot of challenges to overcome, and we’re not going to be enjoying its blazing speeds until 2020 at least. But, at cable industry group CableLabs’ InformED Wireless event on Wednesday in New York, several experts helped provide new hints about the shape of the technology to come.