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Ericsson in Australia

From setting the standard for Australia’s telephone network in the 1950s the launch of the Southern Hemisphere’s first 5G network in the 2020s, our game-changing technology has been helping our customers and partners connect Australians for more than 130 years. Through our leadership in 5G, we are powering the future of innovation in Australia.

Collaboration towards a connected and automated mining industry

The mining industry is now heading rapidly towards modernization and our recent journey with Newcrest Mining and Telstra Purple, showcases just how digitalization and connectivity in the mining sector is helping to develop smart, safer and more sustainable mines. In this blog, I touch on how Ericsson is supporting mining and continues to help shape connectivity in Australia.

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130 years in Australia and counting

Discover industry firsts, groundbreaking innovations and the technology that’s connected Australians for 130 years.

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Tech cetera

A podcast that looks at the way mobile and allied technologies continue to incrementally shift the way Australians innovate, collaborate, produce, govern and live sustainably.

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Discover a world of new possibilities

Ready to create the future?

Imagine a world where limitless connectivity means limitless possibility. By creating connections that make the unimaginable possible, we are helping to shape an exciting and positive future. A world where limitless connectivity improves lives, redefines business and pioneers a sustainable future.

We invite you to explore the potential and power of limitless connectivity and what it means for our future world.

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Our 5G journey

Telstra 5G standalone (SA) ready with Ericsson

Telstra achieves landmark 5G Standalone capability

Telstra teamed up with Ericsson to upgrade its network capabilities, becoming one of the first communications service providers in the world to reach this milestone.

Optus launches 5G in Australia

Optus chooses Ericsson to deliver 5G to its customers around Australia

Partnership includes Ericsson 5G Radio Access Network and Ericsson Radio System to drive Internet of Things, Industry 4.0 and incredible new mobile broadband experiences.

First 5G network in the Southern Hemisphere

First 5G network in the Southern Hemisphere

Australian service provider Telstra has launched 5G in Australia with locations across the country.

Carrier Aggregation

Going further together

Ericsson’s collaboration with customers and ecosystem partners is pushing 5G New Radio carrier aggregation to new levels, boosting 5G coverage, network capacity and data speeds.

Ericsson and Telstra bring 5G to the MCG for Aussie Rules Grand Final

MCG: Upgrading connectivity at the Melbourne Cricket Ground

Fans at the 2019 AFL Grand Final were the first in Australia to experience the enhanced network experience and faster downloads enabled by 5G.

Innovation at the core

Australia and New Zealand Graduate Program - Ericsson

Ericsson Australia Graduate Program

Join your 100,000 teammates transforming lives, industries and societies in more than 180 countries.

Towards Zero: creating safer roads with C-V2X

Towards Zero: creating safer roads with C-V2X

We teamed up with Telstra, Lexus Australia and the Victorian Government to trial connected vehicle technology on existing 4G/cellular infrastructure.

Breaking new ground with NB-IoT in rural areas

Driving long range innovation with rural NB-IoT

With range up to 120km, rural Australia can now leverage IoT technology to enable smart weather stations, milking machines, and other agriculture and vehicle management solutions.

Driving sustainable change with technology for good

Ericsson is committed to creating positive impacts in society, and to using technology to power a better future.

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