Optus CEO Allen Lew has called for the government and NBN Co to consider 5G wireless technology as an upgrade path for those parts of the National Broadband Network where performance is limited by the use of copper wiring, and as an alternative to laying additional fibre to households to deliver faster speeds.
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Australians connected to the NBN fixed wireless network have access to faster speeds and substantially higher data allowances than anywhere else in the world, according to new research.
Australians in rural and regional areas will be connected to the NBN Co's 2.3Ghz LTE fixed-wireless broadband network using devices provided by NetComm (ASX:NTC) following the signing of a deal with Ericsson, estimated to be worth $200 million.
Which American city will receive Google's experimental fiber network? We'll have to wait a while longer to find out, it seems.