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Telstra Trials 4G 700MHz Services in Sydney, Adelaide

Friday, 29 Aug 2014

Telstra will add Sydney and Adelaide to its trial of 4G services on new blocks of 700MHz spectrum in mid September, ahead of the formal commencement of access licenses in early 2015.

The telco kicked off commercial trials of 4G services using the 2x20MHz of 700MHz spectrum it purchased in the Government's 2013 digital dividend auction across Perth, Fremantle, Esperance, Mildura, Mt Isa and Griffith in June this year, after being granted an early access license to the spectrum.

Rival telco Optus also obtained early approval to go ahead with trials of its own chunk of 700MHz, and has begun trialling its own services in Darwin and the Perth CBD.

Read the full article by itnews at: http://www.itnews.com.au/News/391414,telstra-trials-4g-700mhz-services-in-sydney-adelaide.aspx#ixzz3Bjuj1HdK