We have completed a visual comparison of Australia's 5G Network coverage from Optus, Telstra and Vodafone using each carrier's website coverage tool. Optus Telstra Vodafone The visual comparison focuses on significant Australian cities. Optus, Telstra and Vodafone have a long way to go before the 5G network matches the 4G network for land mass and depth of coverage.
Australia's third and fourth largest telecommunications companies, TPG Telecom and Vodafone Group's local subsidiary have confirmed they merge "to create a more effective challenger to Telstra and Optus."
Optus has agreed that all FIFA World Cup matches will be simulcast on its free-to-air partner, SBS, for the next 48 hours while it tries to fix its live streaming service, which crashed spectacularly under demand over the weekend.
Just days after announcing the closure of Virgin Mobile with the loss of 2o0 jobs, Optus has now announced it will shed a further 400 jobs as it restructures to face "a disruptive market."
The Commonwealth Games, held in the Gold Coast in April 2018, was the first battleground for Australian telco's, who are all racing to claim 5G ascendancy.