Once it’s up and running, the main change for 5G users will be increased speed and reduced delay.
5G is similar to existing mobile networks, but with key differences in hardware and software. And we still need to work out who will build this infrastructure in Australia.
Current wireless networks are unequipped to service the extraordinary amount of information the Internet of Things market will require.
Mobile networks will soon go through a significant change due to the roll out of 5G. But the service we will receive depends on the providers. Are they ready?
Many computers built at Bletchley Park were dismantled and progress stalled – it would be a tragedy if the same thing happened with 5G.
The NBN is on the path to being privatised after construction finishes.
The NBN is on track to be privatised after the infrastructure is completed, but there are a number of other options that would retain the benefits of its disruption of the telecommunications market.
Huawei Technologies Australia Chairman John Lord addressed the National Press Club in Canberra on June 27.
The Huawei case shows there is a real trade-off between economic and security imperatives for Australia when it comes to working with Chinese tech companies.
A weather radar mast at Wagga Wagga, NSW.
A government proposal for weather radars to share frequencies with telecommunications providers has prompted fears for the accuracy of the Bureau of Meteorology's weather radar.
ZTE and Huawei have been subject to allegations of bribery and corruption in a number of countries.
Australia's willingness to include Huawei and ZTE in its 5G mobile infrastructure should be based on a rational analysis of risks. We take a look at current and past court cases brought against them.
How fast will mobile data get?
In this Speed Read, learn the difference between 3G, 4G and 5G, and why it matters.
Driverless cars will transform the transportation industry.
Cities are adapting to the needs of driverless cars. Here's how.
A visitor arrives to Fira Barcelona congress centre on the third day of the Mobile World Congress.
The biggest mobile technology showcase of the year wrapped up in Barcelona yesterday. We took a look at some of the highlights.
Ongoing cost, technology and customer service problems have damaged the NBN brand.
Malcolm Turnbull may be happy with his NBN connection, but many Australians aren't. And with an increasing number of alternatives on offer, the NBN could become a white elephant in Australian cities.
How will 5G and the NBN compare?
5G will provide convenient broadband access for some internet users. But as demand grows for ultra-high-definition video streaming, the NBN will remain the network of choice for most customers
Spot the mobile phone mast.
What can be done about the lack of connectivity in remote areas?
Changes have not just been about bulk.
The next generation of mobile technology, 5G, is not all hype. History shows there have been big developments between past mobile generations.
Mobile networks are undergoing the transition from 4G to the much faster and more capable 5G.
Mobile networks are making the transition to 5G technology, promising faster data transfer and improved coverage.
5G, wringing out the network cloth for the most capacity possible.
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5G network design will have to find more inventive and less expensive ways of speeding up wireless networks.
The old and the new - 5G will bring even greater change.
With the roll-out of 4G mobile internet not even yet complete, it might seem early to consider starting work on the design of the next, fifth generation (5G) mobile networks. The truth is that telecoms…