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Telstra, Optus, TPG-Vodafone Win in Australia's 5G Auction

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5G Auction

The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has announced four winners in recently concluded 5G spectrum auction in the 3.6 GHz band. All 350 lots available in the auction were sold, realizing total revenue of approximately AU$853 million.

Telstra Demonstrates Live 5G 3GPP R15 Data Connection

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Australia’s Telstra has announced the demonstration of live 5G 3GPP R15 data call using a commercial 5G chipset in a form factor device on Telstra’s mobile network.

Telstra Starts 5G on the Gold Coast

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Australian carrier Telstra has switched on 5G technology across selected areas of the Gold Coast. The operator plans to launch more than 200 5G-capable sites around the country by the end of 2018.

Telstra Launches Commercial Gigabit LTE Network

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Telstra 4GX

Telstra, Ericsson, Qualcomm and NETGEAR have announced a commercial launch of Gigabit LTE network and device. Telstra confirmed at the "Gigabit LTE Experience" event in Sydney today that their Gigabit LTE service has launched in select state capital city CBDs, with more to follow.

Telstra Launches 4GX Mobile Service in Melbourne

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Telstra 4GX

Australian operator Telstra switched on 4GX service today in Melbourne with typical mobile download speeds up to 2 to 100Mbps for customers with compatible devices.

Telstra Extends LTE-Advanced Service

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Telstra today introduced LTE-Advaced service to a range of communities across the nation. Operator is calling new service 4GX.

Telstra, Ericsson Demonstrate 450Mbps Speed with LTE Advanced Carrier Aggregation

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Australian mobile operator Telstra has announced successful live demonstration of 450Mbps network speed using LTE Advanced Carrier Aggregation across a trial combination of 1800MHz and 2600MHz bands.

Telstra’s 4G coverage Reaches to 19.5 Million Australians

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Australian operator Telstra has announced that it’s 4G coverage now reaching 85 per cent of the Australian population. The milestone was officially marked in Hamilton Island where the 3500th base station was switched on this week. 

Telstra Switches on 3000th 4G Tower, Introduces 4G Advanced Hotspot

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Telstra Wi-Fi 4G Advanced

Australia's Telstra has switched on its 3,000th 4G base station in Dalby Queensland today. In addition, operator has introduced the Telstra Wi-Fi 4G Advanced , a battery-powered mobile hotspot that can operate continuously for up to 10 hours and share a 4G connection with up to ten devices at once.

Telstra and Ericsson Conduct LTE Broadcast on Live Network

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Ericsson MINI-LINK

Australia's Telstra has completed the LTE Broadcast session on a commercial LTE network. Operator successfully activated and tested Ericsson's LTE Broadcast Solution on its live network with the transmission of concurrent video feeds and large files to enabled devices.

3.2 Million 4G Devices Active on Telstra Network

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Australian operator Telstra has announced that more than 3.2 million 4G devices are now operating on its 4G network. This includes more than 360,000 4G smartphones since June 30 this year, or more than 25,000 per week. Telstra launched 4G mobile network two years ago.

Telstra, GSMA and GSA Promote APT700 Spectrum Band for 4G Networks

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Australia's Telstra, GSMA and GSA have launched a major promotion of the APT700 spectrum band for 4G networks. The band is already identified for use in markets covering more than two billion people. The new campaign will highlight further the many socio-economic benefits of greater global alignment around this band.

Telstra and Ericsson Make LTE-Advanced Call on 1800MHz and 900MHz on Commercial Network

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Ericsson MINI-LINK

Ericsson has announced that Australia's Telstra has used the LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) Carrier Aggregation technology on 1800MHz and 900MHz spectrum bands on a commercial network.

Interview: Telstra CEO, David Thodey

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The head of Australia's largest mobile operator tells Mobile World Live why carriers need to move into the apps space. And he reveals more about the company's progress with LTE rollout and Telstra's small cell strategy.

Telstra to Extend LTE Coverage to 85% of Population by Year End

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Australian carrier Telstra has announced the plan to extend 4G LTE coverage to a further 200 regional towns across Australia in the next six months, including towns such as Batemans Bay (NSW), Colac (VIC), Biloela (QLD), Berri (SA), Margaret River (WA) and Latrobe (TAS).