CommsWire - 24 July 2019

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Telstra, Ericsson claim first 5G standalone call in Australia
Telstra and Ericsson claim to have completed Australia's first end-to-end 5G standalone call at the 5G Innovation Centre on the Gold Coast, over the 3.6GHz spectrum and using Ericsson's Baseband 6630, Radio AIR6488 and a 5G SA device based on a MediaTek chipset.

More than 10 million now able to connect to NBN, says network builder
More than 10 million homes and businesses are now able to connect to the NBN with less than twelve months of the build remaining, according to the network provider NBN Co.

Spirit buys Phoenix Austec in $1.6 million deal
Australian-listed internet service provider Spirit Telecom has acquired managed services provider Phoenix Austec, in a $1.6 million deal.

M2M connections forecast to reach 1.6 billion by 2024
Global cellular M2M service connections will reach 1.6 billion over the next five years rising from 596 million in 2019, driven by embedded SIM adoption, according to a new research report.

Huawei's Soldani adds cyber security to duties
Huawei Australia has expanded its chief technology officer David Soldani's role by adding the duties of cyber security officer.