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  • Australian Federal Police eye anti-drone capability

    The Australian Federal Police are seeking ongoing authorisation to use so-called drone-jamming capabilities that can be used to disable remotely piloted aircraft systems (RPAS) and similar unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs).

  • NBN complaints to telco ombudsman drop

    Complaints to the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman (TIO) about NBN service quality dropped from 4.1 per thousand premises to 2.1 per thousand premises in the space of 12 months.

  • Small cell rollouts face ACMA scrutiny

    The Australian Communications and Media Authority has revealed that telecommunications carriers' compliance with electromagnetic energy (EME) emission standards when installing small cell base stations will face heightened scrutiny during FY20.

  • Telcos one step closer to mmWave 5G services

    Australia’s telcos are one step closer to being able to use millimetre wave (mmWave) spectrum to deliver 5G services, with the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) proposing to allow wireless broadband services to operate in the 26GHz (24.25–27.5 GHz) band under a hybrid-use licensing model.