Australian Journal of Telecommunications and the Digital Economy

Government readies for mmWave 5G spectrum auction
The Australian Government has commenced the process in preparation for the auction of 2.4 GHz of essential spectrum in the mmWave 26 GHz band to support a ?fast and efficient? rollout of a 5G network across Australia.

NEC gets $39m communications contract from WA Police
Communications solutions provider NEC Australia has secured a $39 million deal for transforming the WAN, LAN and IP telephony environments for the WA Police Force.

Nokia, Orange team up on Poland 5G testing
Nokia and Orange have launched 5G testing in the city of Lublin in Poland, as part of the next stage of network trials in the country

Microsoft beats Amazon to win US$10b Pentagon cloud deal
The US Department of Defence has awarded a US$10 billion 10-year cloud deal to Microsoft ahead of Amazon, with the latter firm having been favoured to get the contract. The contract runs until 24 October 2029.