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Industry input is needed to participate in ACMA research into Private LTE

The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) is seeking assistance from our community for a research project they are undertaking on private networks. They are looking to continue to conduct interviews or receive responses to questions throughout November, having launched the project in October, with interviews expected to take between 30 and 60 minutes. Industry input is essential and will assist with making decisions relating to the allocation of spectrum—a required input for operating private networks for businesses.

A private network is a network that restricts access to a specific company or users. This contrasts with a mobile network that can be accessed by the general public (such as the ones operated by Optus, Telstra and TPG Telecom).  A significant number of businesses across multiple industries have implemented or are exploring private networks for their communications needs.

Information provided will inform a Market Study that will be published by the ACMA at a later date.

Please contact Marcelo Grosso on +61 3 9963 6780 or email to participate or for further information.

ARCIA strongly supports this research and has been actively lobbying for spectrum for these types of systems for several years