On Wednesday, US wireless carrier Sprint demonstrated high-speed tri-mode LTE service called `Sprint Spark,' with which the carrier apparently aims at using its massive spectrum holding to its advantage, particularly to catch up with the services offered by bigger rivals Verizon Wireless and AT&T.
As per recent reports, it has been unveiled that 4G radio spectrum auction is to kick start from today in New Zealand.
The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment has affirmed that they will be able to reveal the results of the early bidding rounds by tomorrow. But with this, it is also important to affirm that concrete decision will not be taken any time before December 6.
With the NSW Supreme Court having ordered the provisional liquidation of mobile reseller PennyTel and VoIP provider iVoisys earlier this month, MyNetFone has revealed in a recent statement that it will take on the customers of both the companies.
In an official blog post, Telstra has revealed that it has commenced the testing of a new mobile Internet technology called the long-term evolution broadcast (LTE-B) technology. Announcing the start of the world-first trial, Telstra said that the LTE-B technology is capable of carrying out a simultaneous broadcast of one single stream of data to multiple users.
Late last week, Australian telecommunications provider Telstra announced a rather quiet launch of a new broadband brand called `Belong.' The launch of Telstra's new low-cost Belong Internet provider comes three months after the company's failed $60 million acquisition of South Australian company Adam Internet.
According to Vodafone CEO Bill Morrow's claims, based on Android devices which used the Ookla Speedtest, the Australian 3G speeds of Vodafone are on par with those of Telstra, and faster than Optus' 3G speed. Marrow also added that Vodafone's 4G speeds are faster than both Telstra's and Optus'.
Good News USA
- Vodafone NZ’s new ‘Red Home’ packages will offer UFB and 150 TV channels
- Vodafone NZ’s full-year profit plunged by more than two-thirds to $56 million
- Vodafone adding 34 European countries to ‘AU$5 per day’ international roaming option
- Telstra launches its new ‘Every Day Connect Data Share Packages’
- Voyager signs “multimillion-dollar deal” with submarine cable group Hawaiki