CommsWire - 11 July 2018

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Government sets limits to encourage competition for 5G spectrum
The Australian Government has announced competition limits which it says will allow a competitive auction by telcos bidding for 5G spectrum in the 3.6 GHz band.

Fall of US$157b in mobile voice revenues by 2023: Juniper
The bottom is falling out of the mobile voice market. Worldwide operator-billed mobile voice revenues are forecast to fall from US$354 billion in 2018 to US$197 billion by 2023, an average annual decline of 10%, according to a new report from Juniper Research.

Telecoms complaints reporting changes sensible, pragmatic, says Labor
The Labor Party has welcomed the scope of expansion of the Complaints in Context reporting process for the telecommunications industry, describing the proposed changes as a sensible and pragmatic measure.

NSW Police to get radio upgrade in New England
The next phase of he NSW Police Force's microwave narrow band point-to-point radio communications network upgrade will be in the New England area.

China Mobile, Intel and Huawei complete 5G testing
China Mobile, Intel and Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei have joined forces to complete 5G interoperability and development testing (IODT) in compliance with the latest 3GPP Release15 Standard.