Category: News

Australia offers 5G mmWave spectrum licenses to operators

The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has announced the first major allocation of 5G millimetre wave (mmWave) spectrum.

14 applicant companies have all been offered a licence in the 26 GHz and 28 GHz bands, in a move that is expected to ‘unlock’ the potential of 5G.


Coronavirus vaccine unlikely to stop infection, World Health Organisation says

It’s being hailed as ‘our only way out’ of the pandemic – but the World Health Organisation has warned this week a vaccine is unlikely to stop the virus and ongoing restrictive measures.

As countries like the United States and Britain begin to roll out millions of doses to citizens, once again the narrative is being extended; engineered to take an entirely different direction.


New legislation expands online surveillance powers

A new bill has been passed that will help authorities police the dark web, following many months of calls for an overhaul of digital surveillance methods in Australia.

The legislation gives the AFP, the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission and the Australian Signals Directorate, three new powers to investigate and disrupt online activity.


China plans rapid expansion of weather modification program

China wants to boost its ability to modify the weather and will extend a controversial geoengineering program to cover at least 5.5 million square kilometres of land.

Weaponising the weather is a major part of Agenda 2030, and China’s State Council said it would ensure modification capabilities would reach a “developed” level by 2025.