Telstra aims for 75% 5G coverage in 2021

Telstra’s 5G network now covers around a third of the Australian population and is predicted to grow to 75 per cent by June next year, according to executives.

As the technology continues to be rolled out across the country, more than 10 million Australians now live, work or pass through the network footprint every day.

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Social distancing will merge with facial recognition

Artificial intelligence and facial recognition technology will soon be used to monitor social distancing and as an ‘enhancement’ for systems such as temperature checks, experts say.

The technology will be able to detect those with high temperatures and individuals not following COVID-19 directives, alerting businesses of any breaches via CCTV cameras.

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