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NZ's RSM continues work through COVID-19 crisis

02 April, 2020

New Zealand's Radio Spectrum Management agency is continuing to operate during the COVID-19 alert, with all essential services still available.

COVID-19 to delay 5G rollout with huge cost to the industry

01 April, 2020 by Amy Sarcevic

The commercial rollout of 5G broadband will be delayed by the COVID-19 pandemic, at an enormous cost to the industry, according to 3GPP.

The ACMA's response to the COVID crisis

01 April, 2020 by Jonathan Nally

The ACMA has outlined the measures it is taking to adjust its work programs to assist the industry during the current COVID-19 turmoil.

ACMA roadmap for broadcast radio

31 March, 2020

The report 'The future delivery of radio' details how the ACMA will prioritise the provision of spectrum to best assist broadcasters to serve the community.

Nordic Telecom joins TCCA

25 March, 2020

The Czech operator is the first in the world to establish a PPDR LTE network in the 410–430 MHz band.

Radio industry training and awards

19 March, 2020 by Corey Weir, Chairman, RFUANZ

Upcoming workshops will help industry professionals expand their capabilities, while NZ's annual awards will recognise achievements and excellence.

Amateur radio gear heads for the Space Station

16 March, 2020

A Kenwood TM-D710GA amateur radio rig will soon be installed for operational use in the Columbus European laboratory aboard the International Space Station.

NEC tests new D-band RF IC technology

16 March, 2020 by Jonathan Nally

NEC Corporation says it has successfully demonstrated bidirectional 10 Gbps outdoor transmission using RF IC technology compatible with the D-band.

Backhaul — March 2020

16 March, 2020 by Jonathan Nally

Twenty-five years ago the Biscom wide-area trunked network was launched, while in 2010 the UK's Airwave network was seen by some as a model for Australia.

Baptism of fire for critical communications

12 March, 2020 by Hamish Duff, President, ARCIA

The summer bushfires brought out the best in the industry as everyone rallied to keep communications networks up and running, says ARCIA's Hamish Duff.

PTIG issues P25 cost-sharing white paper

27 February, 2020 by Jonathan Nally

The Project 25 Technology Interest Group has published a new white paper on how P25 sharing can influence cost savings and improved interoperability in the US.

Emergency comms a priority for SmartSat CRC

24 February, 2020

Bolstering emergency communications is a top priority for SmartSat CRC, following Australia's crippling summer bushfires.

Australia and the WRC — seeking spectrum harmony

20 February, 2020 by Jonathan Nally

Australia's delegation to the WRC-19 focused on advancing the nation's legitimate interests in spectrum policy and technology matters.

Mobile bandwidth, SDN will drive telcos in 2020: report

18 February, 2020 by Jonathan Nally

Faster mobile bandwidth and SDN will reshape Australia's telco sector in 2020 and provide new opportunities for operators, according to new research.

US budget request includes US$72m for the NTIA

18 February, 2020 by Jonathan Nally

The funding would be used to modernise spectrum management, improve the security of telecommunications infrastructure and boost research.

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