60 posts • joined Saturday 7th November 2009 16:49 GMT
And Optus's biggest single customer is Sky New Zealand.
Coat required, as its chilly here on the East Island
No, they decided that Senator Conroy and his red underpants were not worth the hassle. They are still trying to get their current 2g and 3G networks working, and they have some lovely 1800 MHz which at the moment is turning out to be the band of choice for LTE deployment.
Question is the 15 MHz (paired) that is unsold, will the 25 MHz cap be removed when it comes up for sale? Will Telstra consolidate its digital dividend holding, or will Vodafone come in as a late entrant and get some 700 MHz action?
Tellingly Telstra got the prime centre band. What will happen to the upper third, with it being in overlap territory to the CEPT overlap band??
However both parties paid only just above the reserve prices for a 5MHz (paired) block. Senator Conroy is going to have answer a few questions on being 1B$ short
Megaphone as I can't afford those prices
Aloe Vera for that?
Sounds like the Moderatrix lives in another guise at Vulture central - All hail Sarah Bee. Fire well, that commentard was sent packing
Sounds like they should just wheel in a Cell site On Wheels for the rest of the nesting season.
Just be thankful its not a traditional phone exchange otherwise you'd need a Meow instead (mobile exchange on wheels) which would catch and kill the birds
Who pays next time
So if OFCOM get the broadcasters to restack again in 2018 down to the 600 MHz band, does this project happen all over again? Or is DVB-T2 more robust with a paltry 1MHz guard band?
Fibre to the bothy should surely be the ultimate goal of this project?
Coat cause it's got my guide book to Inverie in the inside pocket
"cheap" labour is available from the prison across the road from the cable landing site(s). Nice beach there by the way
Gotta love the rack action in Hong Kong, top marks to Brendan. Also intrigued with the satellite back haul in the final network diagram. Guessing the "day trading" is not dependant on a low latency connection?
It's a start
Well seeing as more cdn's are being hosted in Sydney, it allows for better connection to the west island. Still won't over come the tyranny of latency which will only be overcome when we all move to London on our OE.
Pies, pies and pies
Round here in the land of the long white cloud pies are top of the menu, though decent doughnuts can be found at the right bakery.
Remember always blow on the pie - safer communities together
lack of paired spectrum
Its a fair comment considering how much demand for spectrum there is forecast to be for mobile use and the lack of paired spectrum that seems to be available for international harmonisation in the near future. Maybe TDD will win just because of this (lack of) availability.
My uneducated feeling wonders if that killing off FDD now by ZTE becomes a self fulfilling prophecy. What do the Apples and Samsungs say about this? Though if the asymmetrical demands of mobile data consumption eg Lolcats galore on youtube continue, FDD will be a waste of good spectrum.
Sad face as my boss didn't send me the world mobile congress in Barcelona
The channel plan should allow for PMSE to lie in between the proposed DTT multiplexs. If you have a 100MHz odd of spectrum and 2 nationwide multiplex then there should be gaps.
The thing is, with a possible 3rd restacking, who foots the bill for it? Other non European members of region 1 are pushing the ITU for this second digital dividend and Ofcom didn't restack down in the first place, it begs an interesting question. WRC 15 and 2018 in Ofcom land will be fun and games
The amount of M2M devices installed will ensure that networks keep some 2G services active for a good while longer. Vodafone New Zealand have announced at least 7 years of 2G support for instance (well their vendors are offering it now). Should voice over LTE be widely implemented (and they get the 3GPP standards going), there could be slight change of dropping 3G services, using 2G for M2M and fall back voice, while LTE taking the bulk of packets what ever information they contain.
Re: Is the error message only for me?
Yes, I did wonder if it was the work firewall but obviously not
Re: The USA is dithering on its response to that claim.
Indeed Cuba and that other bastion of comradeship Venezuela recently fired up a new sub sea fibre.
South America bandwidth galore for Castro & the chosen few.
S&C for pirates of the Caribbean of course
So when can I sign up to work for the Jupiter mining corp? Surely that is the better question
Beer cos no curry icon for Dave Lister
Location location location
I think you'll find the talks are going on in Dubai and not Doha.
Ahhhh my V66 bought for its triband operations was my one and only Motorola purchase. I said never again would I lay out cold hard cash for a M product
Not just the US band plan for mobile @ 700MHz, how about the APT band plan which long term has serious numbers behind it. Mexico only a couple of weeks ago went with the APT plan due to its potential number of subscribers and larger eco system over the US plan.
Also shifting Freeview in the UK to DVB-T2 long with MPEG4 coding would allow for greater density of services inside each multiplex and with at least 6 years to restack, there is a decent time to get services moving, align with the Africans - the other half of ITU region 1 and then join up with everyone else apart from those North Americans.
Now where is that tin foil hat icon??
There are caps in NZ on holding 2.1 GHz (for mobile use) spectrum which need to be met, hence Telstra (AU) keeping some of the 2.1GHz out of the deal. Next step will be who Telstra sells its stock of 2.1GHz to - 2 Degrees? As I'm sure there will be a restraint of trade against Telstra in New Zealand.
I really hope the next round of spectrum auctions on the West Island that ACMA run include said red pants. Would put the Australian ones on a whole different level to the rest of the world. Now I just have to come up with some witty remark that spans LTE, 4G and pants. 4G Strings anyone?
Dear El Reg,
please a) sort out the audio as the background noise is almost drowning out the man speaking and b) please get a tripod. Shakey video looks likes Amcam from the 90's
your (dis)loyal readers on the other side of the ditch
Thank goodness for someone here (NZ) wading in. It looked like we had become the 51st state and at the call of the Americans for a while.
Big brother ´cause this is not going away any time soon.
Re: We interrupt this conversation...
If we do all top up a quid, then they sit on that cash and get the interest. Micro$oft prob then lend out 10 times as much and create the bank of skype.
Loud hailer well 'cuase skype replacement maybe needed
I think you'll find the technical term is spade fade
"One imagines the presentation will be rather well attended"
Should they make it to the presentation in the first place. I just just picture the men in unmarked cars removing the findings or having a quiet word in an ear or 2....
Hop to it
Well sounds like progress in some way shape and form. Maybe you could go and investigate the Auckland integrated ticketing system (or lack of) and the spanner in the works that is Snapper
Have to love the line "portly potentate of megaupload"
Reg based units?
Its all well and good being able to fill the Notre Dame in Paris, but more to point how many Olympic sized swimming pools or Bulgarian air bags does this blimp take up?
Paris - well Notre Dame was mentioned
His linked in profile states ¨I am currently very happily employed as a software engineer at Google, in the Kirkland, WA design center¨. I just wonder for how much longer however...
Coat ´cause Steve will be getting his soon enough
A transport challenge sponsored by Veolia? You must be joking. Maybe they could attempt to set a positive example and get the trains run in the first instance.
Black helicopters ´cause they are quicker than a Veolia run transport system...