The Guardian

Covid-19 conspiracy theories and protests did not prevent Telstra from ramping up its 5G network construction over the past year, with 75% of the population now able to access the new technology.

In the past year, despite lockdowns and restrictions, Telstra was able to keep up construction of its new 5G network. The telecommunications company now has 5G in more than 200 cities and towns, and at least 50% coverage in more than 2,700 suburbs.

The company’s executive of networks and IT, Nikos Katinakis, says the initial focus for 5G construction had been in the major metropolitan areas, but in 2021 Telstra had focused on expanding into regional areas.

READ FULL ARTICLE HERE > https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2021/jun/28/telstra-ramps-up-5g-in-regional-australia-despite-covid-conspiracy-theories-and-protests

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