Optus runs mmWave 5G tests in Sydney – Telco/ISP- Tempemail

Optus is testing 5G millimetre wave (mmWave) technology at four locations in Sydney, months after suggesting the technology could bring speeds in excess of 20Gbps. The telco said in a statement that it has Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) approval to operate and test mmWave technology using the 26GHz Continue Reading

NBN Co starts testing feasibility of mmWave for future fixed wireless – Telco/ISP- Tempemail

NBN Co has commenced feasibility trials for the delivery of broadband services in millimetre-wave spectrum, which it sees as a potential long-term upgrade path for its current fixed wireless footprint. The company said in a heavily-redacted regulatory filing [pdf] that it is “undertaking trials to validate the feasibility of using Continue Reading

ACMA to set EME standards for mmWave 5G devices – Telco/ISP- Tempemail

The Australian Communications and Media Authority is looking at how it can regulate electromagnetic energy (EME) exposure from 5G devices operating in millimetre-wave (mmWave) frequencies. In a brief paper released late Wednesday, the ACMA noted there are “no finalised international standards on assessment methods for devices operating above 6GHz that Continue Reading