TPG Telecom expands 5G coverage to 85% of Australian population, intros 5G standalone core

Monday 15 November 2021 | 08:02 CET | News
Australian operator TPG Telecom has announced it has reached over 85 percent 5G population coverage in 10 of Australia's largest cities and regions. The milestone has been achieved with the launch of TPG Telecom's 5G standalone core, which is designed to connect devices directly to 5G without a 4G connection, supercharging its 700MHz spectrum holdings.

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.


Already registered?

Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Ericsson / Nokia / TPG
Countries: Australia
::: add a comment
This article is part of dossier


Add comment

Please login or register to leave a comment.

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Optus launches 5G standalone network trial in Australia

Published 30 Nov 2021 07:48 CET | Australia
Australian operator Optus has launched a 5G standalone network trial. The first customers in Australia have been connected to ...

Nokia opens 5G Futures Lab in Australia

Published 15 Nov 2021 12:18 CET | Australia
Nokia has opened its 5G Futures Lab at the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) Tech Lab campus in Sydney, Australia. Equipped ...

5G Roundup: new networks, applications taking shape, led by FWA, broadcast and IIoT

Published 12 Nov 2021 11:58 CET | World
News about 5G offered few surprised in recent months. Nevertheless, the market development continues, creating an image of 5G ...

TPG, Samsung complete 5G vRAN trials, expand collaboration

Published 12 Nov 2021 08:50 CET | Australia
Australian operator TPG Telecom TPG Telecom and Samsung Electronics Australia have expanded their 5G mmWave technology ...

Nokia, TPG Telecom deploy live 5G femtocell

Published 26 Oct 2021 10:03 CET | Asia
Nokia and TPG Telecom have announced they have deployed "Asia Pacific region's first 5G femtocell in a live network". Using ...

TPG Telecom receives IMDA approval to conduct a 5G NSA market trial

Published 16 Sep 2021 17:28 CET | Singapore
Singapore's TPG Telecom received the approval of Singapore's Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) to conduct a 5G ...

TPG Telecom, Ericsson strike 5G core deal for standalone network

Published 07 Sep 2021 07:24 CET | Australia
TPG Telecom and Ericsson have announced they have completed the virtualisation of TPG Telecom's core network. The two companies ...