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Vertiv chosen to build Sunshine Coast subsea cable landing station

(Image: Sunshine Coast Council) Australia’s Sunshine Coast Council has announced that Vertiv will be building the AU$6.6 million cable landing station for the Sunshine Coast International Broadband Submarine Cable, which will connect to the Japan-Guam-Australia South (JGA-S) submarine cable. Vertiv won the tender to design and build the cable landing ...

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PNG sticks with Huawei for subsea cable: Report

(Image: Huawei Marine) Huawei will continue building out a submarine cable network interconnecting Papua New Guinea despite pressure from Australia, the United States, and Japan, according to a report by Reuters. The report said PNG’s Public Enterprise and State Investment Minister William Duma told Reuters that the nation had “an ...

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Ericsson predicts eight 5G smartphones by mid-2019

(Image: Ericsson) Ericsson has predicted that there will be eight or more 5G smartphones by mid-2019 — six using mid-band spectrum to launch by April, and two or more millimetre-wave (mmWave) 5G smartphones by July. Revealed in the Ericsson Mobility Report: November 2018, the networking giant added in its forecast ...

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​Beyond Kubernetes: Istio network service mesh

techrepublic Kubernetes: The smart person’s guide Kubernetes is a series of open source projects for automating the deployment, scaling, and management of containerized applications. Find out why the ecosystem matters, how to use it, and more. Read More First, Docker transformed how we ran applications. Then, Kubernetes changed how we ...

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NTT DoCoMo and Mitsubishi Electric hit 27Gbps 5G speeds in car

NTT DoCoMo has announced attaining 5G speeds of 27Gbps during outdoor trials with Mitsubishi Electric in Kamakura, in Japan’s Kanagawa Prefecture. According to the Japanese carrier, this was the world’s first 5G transmission to exceed a peak speed of 20Gbps using one terminal, with a communication distance of 10 metres ...

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​SK Telecom and Samsung to collaborate on 5G for enterprise

SK Telecom and Samsung will collaborate in 5G research and development as South Korea gears up for the imminent rollout of the next-generation network. Specifically, the two will collaborate in mobility enhancement for 3.5GHz and 28GHz millimetre-wave (mmWave) spectrum bands, widen coverage, and enhance 5G use cases. South Korean telecommunication ...

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Indigo subsea cable system chooses NextDC datacentres

The Indigo subsea telecommunications cable will land in NextDC’s Perth and Sydney datacentres, the companies have announced. The cable will connect to NextDC’s 6MW P1 and 16MW S1 datacentres, as well as the upcoming 20MW P2 and 30MW S2 datacentres, with the company saying it will be NextDC’s first P2 ...

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