The roll-out of 5G across Australia is an opportunity for companies to adopt the technology ahead of their competition. However, to fully take advantage of 5G, particularly for Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) applications, electronic components will need to be be part of the solution. Mouser Electronics, a global distributor of semiconductor and electronic components, … Continue reading 5G: What is the current potential for Australian businesses?
Perth-based satellite company, Sky and Space Global (SAS), yesterday successfully completed a demonstration of its telecommunication nano-satellites at the Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) conference in Georgetown – Guyana. According to an announcement by SAS, the successful demonstration in front of Guyana’s key officials and ministers has led to discussions with Caribbean Telecommunications Union (CTU), which is … Continue reading New commercial opportunity for Sky and Space Global
A $100 million battery storage “gigafactory” is likely to be built in Darwin, with a new consortium planning to establish a large-scale lithium-ion manufacturing plant by the end of 2018. Energy Renaissance will be backed by engineering group UGL (recently bought by CIMIC), and partnering with US battery storage company 24M. The first phase of the plant, … Continue reading Darwin battery storage gigafactory to open in 2018
Telstra has reportedly seen its power costs increase by $100 million in the past year, with a senior executive calling on Industry Minister Arthur Sinodinos for urgent action to address Australia’s energy crisis. This follows a recent decision by the Federal Court to increase NSW electricity prices by $3 billion over the next few years, on … Continue reading Telstra’s power costs up $100m; company calls for price correction
Lenovo Group has set up a smartphone assembly unit in India, amid claims that India is set to replace China as the ‘factory of the world’.
Adelaide based telecommunications technology start-up Red Button Technologies has been granted a US patent for its communications technology.