Mobile and broadband services are being rolled out in rural areas of the Northern Territory by the NT Government and Telstra.
NetComm has expanded its Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) portfolio with the launch of the NTC-220 4G LTE Category 1 Industrial IoT Router, which will deliver secure medium-bandwidth connectivity using universally available LTE networks.
Under Round 4 of the Mobile Black Spot Program (MBSP), another 180 new base stations will be established across regional Australia.
5G is on track for 2020 in New Zealand, with the first allocation of spectrum to be the 3.5 GHz band.
With 5G network launches on the rise, 5G will account for 15% of the global mobile industry by 2025, according to GSMA.
Britain's first 5G factory trial has now been switched on by the Worcestershire 5G Consortium.
Using the right 5G spectrum in the mobile industry could add a further $565 billion to global GDP, according to a new GSMA report.
Power-sustainable self-driving trucks with 5G capabilities are being developed by Einride, Ericsson and Telia.