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Gosse mobile phone tower now working on KI

14 Mar 2019
TelstraNews

Telstra has confirmed its new Gosse/Stokes Bay mobile phone tower at Roo Lagoon on the Playford Highway west of Parnadana is now switched on and fully functional.

The Islander was however contacted by a resident on the North Coast Road near Stokes Bay wanting to know if it was working as they had not noticed an improvement. Other residents at Gosse however report improved service.

To continue reading the article: click here. (theislanderonline.com.au)

Optus switches on another site to overcome Qld mobile black spot

12 Mar 2019
OptusNews

Optus has switched on a new tower in the South Burnett region in Queensland as part of round 2 of the Federal Government’s Mobile Black Spot program to bring dedicated coverage to the town of Maidenwell and surroundings for the first time.

The new site, co-funded by the Federal Government, is one of 17 Optus Mobile Black Spot sites now live across Queensland.

Optus says the tower, which is co-located on an NBN Co site on Kingaroy-Cooyar Road, will play a key role in providing enhanced coverage to over 200 local residents, with coverage stretching as far as 15 kilometres from the site.

To continue reading the article: click here. (itwire.com)

Vodafone converts part of its 3G network spectrum into 4G

12 Mar 2019
VodafoneNews

Vodafone has announced a plan to convert part of its spectrum currently used to service its 3G network to increase its 4G capacity across New South Wales (NSW).

The changes, which will start on 18 March, will see the telecommunications provider convert its 2100MHz spectrum to serve the 4G network, while maintaining its 900MHz spectrum serving its 3G customers.

"Our customers are using more and more data. More than 90 per cent of our mobile customers use the 4G network with 4G data usage across our network increased by 58 per cent during 2018," Vodafone CTO Kevin Millroy said.

To continue reading the article: click here. (arnnet.com.au)

Vodafone refarms 3G spectrum to boost 4G services

12 Mar 2019
VodafoneNews

Vodafone is preparing to refarm spectrum in the 2100MHz spectrum for use in 4G services, starting from next week.

The telco currently uses 2100MHz to deliver 3G services around Australia, except for the ACT where it already uses the band for 4G. From 18 March, Vodafone will begin refarming the spectrum in New South Wales for use with 4G devices.

Victoria, Queensland, South Australia and Western Australia will receive the same treatment later on this year.

To continue reading the article: click here. (computerworld.com.au)

NBN Co argues 'no strong basis' for fixed wireless fines

11 Mar 2019
NbnNews

Because it doesn’t offer busy hour performance guarantees.

NBN Co says there is “no strong basis” to make it pay penalties when its fixed wireless network fails to meet minimum busy hour speeds, in part because those speeds aren’t guaranteed.

The network builder was largely unimpressed with an Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) proposal to make it pay when fixed wireless users were saddled with below-par speeds and performance.

To continue reading the article: click here. (itnews.com.au)

Ballarat train line: mobile coverage and V/Line punctuality stats for February 2019

10 Mar 2019
InTheNews

A long-held aspiration - mobile coverage along the entirety of the Ballarat Line - seemed to have been settled following an $18 million state government project. 

But commuters and travellers are still reporting loss of mobile coverage near Ballan, Bacchus Marsh and Caroline Springs for the Ballarat Line. 

To continue reading the article: click here. (thecourier.com.au)

Spring Ridge identified in mobile blackspot national database

10 Mar 2019
InTheNews

Seven different locations around Spring Ridge have been nominated as mobile blackspots on the national database, according to Barnaby Joyce's office.

In a statement addressed to the NVI following a call from Spring Ridge residents for an end to "poor" phone service, a spokesperson for the New England MP said Mr Joyce was "acutely aware of the need for improved mobile service in regional areas and is regularly pushing for more".

To continue reading the article: click here. (nvi.com.au)

Marine radio safety boost

10 Mar 2019
InTheNews

Marine radio black spots along Albany’s dangerous coast will soon improve with a new radio booster at Eclipse Island

Department of Fire and Emergency Services’ new VHF radio repeater will improve connectivity for volunteer rescue teams to navigate around the notorious Salmon Holes coast, where six people have drowned in the past 10 years.

To continue reading the article: click here. (thewest.com.au)

Salmon Holes mobile blackspot still a work in progress

10 Mar 2019
TelstraNews

O’Connor MP Rick Wilson has been unable to fix Salmon Holes mobile reception after the site was first identified in the Federal Government’s Mobile Black Spot program four years ago.

Mr Wilson said the initial mobile tower site proposed by the Commonwealth was rejected by the State due to its visual impact.

To continue reading the article: click here. (thewest.com.au)

5G technology: are the benefits worth the health risks?

10 Mar 2019
InTheNews

The roll-out of fifth generation (5G) networks (alongside the suite of 5G-enabled mobile devices) has already begun with several countries keen to install the infrastructure required to usher in a new generation of connectivity.

The technology and telecommunication industries are actively preparing for a new era of wireless which they say will facilitate extensive economic opportunities and set the stage for a futuristic modern society that looks something akin to The Jetsons.

To continue reading the article: click here. (smallcaps.com.au)

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