Australia - Mobile Broadband - Major Operators

Australia - Mobile Broadband - Major Operators

Mobile broadband has taken off in recent years as subscribers respond to the operators expanding their 3G and 4G services. Dedicated fixed-wireless operators such as BigAir, Unwired and vividwireless continue to provide services to niche markets in major city areas.

Australia's first 4G wireless broadband network was originally launched by the Seven Network's wireless internet division under the vividwireless name. In early 2012 vividwireless was acquired by Optus for $230 million, providing it with valuable spectrum in the 2.3GHz band.

This report reviews and analyses the fast-growing Australian wireless broadband market. It includes statistics on operators such as Unwired, vividwireless and BigAir.

Companies mentioned

Companies mentioned in this report include BigAir, Allegro, Cisco, Navini, unwired, Telstra, Huawei, vividwireless, Clever Communications, AccessPlus, NTT, Fairfax Digital, Optus, Uecomm.

Technologies mentioned

Technologies mentioned in this report include Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) Multi-channel Multipoint Distribution System (MMDS), virtual private networks (VPNs). Hybrid Fibre Coax (HFC), WiMAX, Long-term Evolution (LTE), TDD-LTE, 4G.

1. Synopsis
2. Overview of operators
3. BigAir
3.1 Company information
3.2 Big Air acquires Allegro Networks, Link Innovations - 2012
3.3 Big Air acquires Intelligent IP Communications - 2013
3.4 Financial overview and statistics
3.5 Alliances
3.6 BigAir's boom includes acquisitions
3.7 The future is growth
4. Vividewireless
4.1 Company information
4.2 Company analyses
4.2.. Optus acquires vividwireles. Analysis 2013
4.2.. Launch of vividwireles. Analysis
4.2.. Network duplication will see unwired ceas. Analysis 2009
4.3 Deployments
4.3.. Perth rollout
4.3.. Vividwireless trials TDD-LTE
4.4 vividwireless supercedes Unwired
4.5 Unwired's wireless network historic overview
4.5.. Network overview
4.5.. U-connec. Free WiFi service
4.5.. Spectrum arrangement with SP AusNet
5. Related reports
Tabl. . BigAir key financial indicators by sector 2008 - 2013
Tabl. . BigAir key financial dat. 2008 - 2013
Chart . Overview of BigAir financial dat. 2008 - 2013
Exhibi. . BigAir Group Limited at a glanc. 2013
Exhibi. . An overview of Allegro Networks (historic)
Exhibi. . Vividwireless at a glanc. 2013
Exhibi. . Brief background history on Unwired company and ownership

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