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Apple releases fast 5G iPhones, but not for Australia. And we're lagging behind in getting there

  • Written by Stanley Shanapinda, Research Fellow, La Trobe University
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Following in the footsteps of Samsung, Apple has released its first high-spectrum 5G smartphone, the iPhone 12. But only US customers will benefit.

High-spectrum 5G uses millimetre-wave frequencies in the 26GHz range (25.1GHz to 27.5GHz). But Australia’s mobile phone networks, although they can access the mid-range 5G spectrum,...

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