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The improved bandwidth, latency and security of the next generation of mobile connectivity will be so valuable to enterprises it will ultimately displace their WiFi networks, according to Pat Gelsinger, CEO of VMware, the leading virtualisation provider. While telcos have begun rolling out national 5G networks to serve the general

Spark, New Zealand’s largest telco, says “capacity on demand” allowed it to adapt to a huge workload change it had not anticipated when customers stayed home during the pandemic. Spark says the strategy is also helping it reduce its environmental impact. Typical peak traffic times for Spark are around 9pm,

The ACCC has granted interim authorisation allowing the NBN, Telstra, Optus, Vodafone, TPG and Vocus to collaborate to keep telecommunications and networks operating effectively during the current COVID-19 pandemic.  At the request of Mitch Fifield, minister for communications these six organisations have formed a group to share information, coordinate strategies

The impact of coronavirus on the international travel industry could cost operators over $25 billion in lost revenue during the next nine months, according to a new analysis from Juniper Research. Juniper Research examined two possible scenarios: a medium and high impact, believing a low impact is now not possible.

The ACCC will not appeal Federal Court’s recent decision to allow TPG and Vodafone to merge, a deal that will create a $15 billion telco.  Last month the court ruled that the deal would not substantially lessen competition in the telco market, because TPG was unlikely to become a serious

The total number of 5G connections will reach 1.5 billion globally by 2025, rising from only 5 million in 2019. This is an annual average growth of 150 per cent over the next six years. The predictions are contained in a new report from Juniper Research. The new research, 5G Market Strategies:

Mobile operator voice revenue will drop to US$208 billion by 2024 from US$381 billion in 2019, as users continue to prefer more flexible and free OTT (Over-the-Top) services, according to Juniper Research. The new research, Mobile Voice: Emerging Opportunities for Operators & Vendors 2019-2024, forecasts that third-party OTT voice services will

Telstra has placed all of its professional and technology managed services businesses under one brand called Telstra Purple.  Announced earlier today at Telstra Vantage Michael Ebeid, Group Executive, Telstra Enterprise said the move brings together the telco’s best people, solutions and services to help solve its customers’ problems.  Telstra Purple

VMware announced that it has expanded its telco and edge cloud portfolio to drive real-time intelligence for telco networks, as well as improved automation and security for telco, edge and IoT applications. Already serving as a key infrastructure provider for most communications service providers and enterprise customers around the world,

A new study from Juniper Research found that operator revenues from international mobile roaming are expected to recover slightly, following a decline in 2017 after the introduction of RLAH (Roam Like at Home) in Europe and other markets. Overall roaming revenues, however, are expected to stay flat over the next