Optus has said its spectrum holdings and 'advanced planning' means it will launch services in January, with an update coming in September after a live showcase of 5G in April; however, it added that with no commercial 5G devices, 'no network provider can claim leadership at this time'.
NBN CEO Bill Morrow has revealed that NBN is close to enabling G.fast technology on its FttC network for gigabit speeds, with the company reporting EBITDA of negative AU$2 billion for the 2018 financial year.
Telstra has announced a net profit of AU$3.5 billion on revenue of AU$26 billion and EBITDA of AU$10.1 billion for FY18, citing the 'enormous impact' of the NBN as well as increased mobile competition.
Despite all the hype and expectations surrounding 5G, Huawei has said there is no urgency on waiting for the Australian government's decision, because the technology will evolve slowly.
Samsung hopes its Exynos Modem 5100, the world's first 5G modem compatible with 3GPP's 5G-NR standard, will accelerate deployment of the next-generation network.
Telstra plans to switch on more than 200 '5G-capable sites' by the end of 2018, starting in the Gold Coast.
Verizon says it will be the first in the US to offer 5G services, with the carrier adding Indianapolis to its rollout alongside Sacramento, Los Angeles, and Houston.
LG has announced that it will partner with Sprint's networking experts to design a 5G smartphone, with plans to launch the device in the first half of 2019.
5G trials have attained speeds of 14Gbps using mmWave spectrum, China Mobile Hong Kong has announced.
Ericsson is going all in on 5G, announcing increased R&D and manufacturing in the US across baseband, radio, artificial intelligence, and automation, with plans to launch a new software development centre.
Spark is planning to launch a 5G innovation lab in Q4 while it densifies its mobile network ahead of spectrum availability, eyeing live services by 2020 through annual capex spend of up to NZ$140 million.
The Singtel Group had 735.4 million mobile customers as of June 30, despite losing 47,000 mobile subscriptions across Singapore during the past year.
Optus has announced a quarterly net profit of AU$154 million, down 3.5 percent, on operating revenue of AU$2.2 billion, up 5.7 percent after nearing half a million NBN customers and 10.2 million mobile customers.
According to a new Deloitte report examining global 5G investments, "China and other countries may be creating a 5G tsunami, making it near impossible to catch up."
In the world's metropolitan centers, 5G engineers promise that mobile devices will bring their users the functionality of workstations from wherever they sit. But getting users the necessary bandwidth may be a challenge even after 5G premieres, which is one reason why these devices may not end up behaving like ordinary smartphones.
Ever wonder what you can do with an Apple Pencil -- or why it is so useful to creators, professionals, and business users? Turns out, there are several features that help make Apple's stylus so unique for iPad owners and different from anything else. Here's a few of them, plus some tips and tricks.
If you have an iPhone or Android smartphone, you need to take a look at these accessories, which are the best I've tested so far this year.
Technology can transform us, in good ways and bad. Do you recall the single most influential tech innovation from the year you graduated high school? We do.
With millions of iPhone apps, how do you know which will be useful? In this gallery, we've identified 10 apps that you may not be able to live without.
Samsungs new Galaxy Note 9 has raised the bar in terms of what a premium smartphone has to offer, and is putting a serious squeeze on Apple. Forget AR and 'thinner and lighter,' here's what the next iPhone needs to keep up with the best that Android smartphones have to offer.
It can be dangerous having your ears plugged or covered while working or exercising, but there are new alternatives that let you enjoy audio and still have both ears available for ambient sounds.
Samsung has come out swinging hard against the iPhone with the Galaxy Note 9, putting some significant pressure on Apple to raise its game with the next release.
We're live-blogging imagery from Samsung Unpacked Galaxy 2018. This is your go-to spot if you want to see exactly what Samsung is unveiling at its event in New York City on Aug. 9.
In this roundup, we take a look at a range of must-have office gadgets suitable for a wide range of uses and budgets.
Here is a look at some of this year's must-have gadgets and devices for students heading back to school or leaving to start their college careers.
The price point, power, functionality, and mobility are all important for students. Here is our pick of the best.
There is a huge range of both free and paid-for applications out there which can help with study, organization, efforts to resist procrastination, and more.
Get more done with your iPhone or iPad -- as well as impress your friends and family -- with these tips, tricks, and secrets.
We think of Apple as being at the absolute cutting-edge of technology, but the truth is that when you walk into an Apple Store you are in fact surrounded by a lot of old, and even outdated devices that are badly in need of a refresh. This guide helps you navigate yourself around Apple's lineup when thinking about making a purchase.
With a few simple tricks, which are already in your Android smartphone, you can get hours more life from your device.
Ditching the Gear namesake, the Galaxy Watch comes in two different sizes, 42mm or 46mm, and still runs Tizen, the company's wearable operating system. Read more: https://zd.net/2M40oyq
Google rolls out Android 9 Pie to Pixel phones first, with Essential phones to follow.
Calling 911 from an iPhone will soon automatically share the device's location.
Android P is inching closer to the official release.
Got too many blurry, out-of-focus pictures of your pet eating up precious storage space? Gemini Photos will take care of that.
DeepMind takes a first crack at using AI to solve Google's challenges on mobile devices.
Here are the things we'd like to see in future versions of Apple's iOS and iPhone hardware.
Pixel, Pixel XL, Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL, Nexus 5X, and Nexus 6P devices running Android Oreo or higher now have Android Auto wireless support, Google has announced. Read more: https://zd.net/2IVN88R
Acer launches the first Chrome OS tablet for the education market.
The full public beta is expected later this year, followed by a consumer rollout in the fall.