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MeU Mobile launches as a ‘Social’ focused MVNO backed by the Telstra 3G network.

MeU Mobile launches as a ‘Social’ focused MVNO backed by the Telstra 3G network.

If you’re looking for a ‘socially focused’ MVNO with good data pricing, backed by the Telstra 3G network, then best take a look at brand new MVNO MeU Mobile. MeU Mobile is apparently ‘Australia’s first Social Mobile Network’ and offer free nationwide text and decent talk time as well as generous data caps, with four plans – ‘known as ‘Oodles’’[Read More…]

in Carriers by at 1:22 pm on July 30, 2015
Telstra partnering with Roku to bring Telstra TV to your living room
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Telstra partnering with Roku to bring Telstra TV to your living room

Telstra has today announced that it has partnered with ROKU Inc, a Telstra branded streaming box to Australia called Telstra TV. Telstra TV, which is a rebranded Roku 2 box, will add to Telstra’s existing entertainment services, which include TBox and Foxtel from Telstra products. The service will offer three subscription video on demand services such as; Presto, Stan and[Read More…]

in Carriers, News, Other by at 7:25 pm on July 29, 2015
Sony announces the Xperia E4g on the Telstra 4GX network

Sony announces the Xperia E4g on the Telstra 4GX network

After announcing the 3G version of their Xperia E4 was hitting MVNO Boost earlier this month, Sony has advised that the 4G compatible model, the Xperia E4g will be coming exclusively to Telstra where it will take advantage of their 4GX network. With a RRP of $149,the Xperia E4g is an affordable handset, which features a comfortable curved plastic body[Read More…]

in Carriers, Phones by at 11:56 am on July 28, 2015
Vodafone opens their first retail focused Small Business centre in Adelaide

Vodafone opens their first retail focused Small Business centre in Adelaide

Vodafone has today announced that their newest store, a mobile-centric business centre has opened in Adelaide. After a few shaky years Vodafone is very much still in a rebuilding phase, but with their network very much on the way to being top shelf, they’ve turned their focus to rebuilding their relationships with the Small Business sector in Australia. Last week,[Read More…]

in Carriers by at 10:02 am on July 27, 2015
Virgin Mobile begins offering Double Data bonuses as well as Data Rollover `

Virgin Mobile begins offering Double Data bonuses as well as Data Rollover `

Virgin Mobile has been offering great data deals on their plans for some time. Today, Virgin Mobile ups the ante by beginning to offer Double Data on selected plans as well as Data Rollover for users switching network or upgrade to a new plan. The deal is available for those users switching from a carrier not on the Optus network,[Read More…]

in Carriers by at 10:30 am on July 24, 2015
Optus adds HD Voice to their 3G network.
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Optus adds HD Voice to their 3G network.

People still make calls on these things? Well, if you are one of those people and you’re on the Optus network, your call quality should be much improved, with Optus announcing they’ve enabled High Definition (HD) Voice on their 3G network. According to Optus, HD Voice will give users an improved call experience, with sharper, clearer quality of calls with[Read More…]

in Carriers by at 8:00 am on July 21, 2015
Virgin Mobile continues into year two of their #MealForAMeal partnership with OzHarvest

Virgin Mobile continues into year two of their #MealForAMeal partnership with OzHarvest

Last year, Virgin Mobile announced a new social media based partnership with OzHarvest to help bring food to those who need it. The premise was, and still is extremely simple, share a photo of your meal on social media with the hashtag #MealForAMeal and Virgin Mobile will donate to OzHarvest to feed those who need it. We all do it.[Read More…]

in Carriers by at 10:51 am on July 15, 2015
Vodafone introduces savings for businesses with their Ready Business plans

Vodafone introduces savings for businesses with their Ready Business plans

Starting tomorrow, small business’, policy makers and leaders will gather at Doltone House Jones Bay Wharf, Sydney for the Council of Small Business of Australia’s National Small Business Summit – an event sponsored by Vodafone – which will take ‘a closer look at the issues holding back Australian small businesses and the opportunities which could help them prosper’. As a[Read More…]

in Carriers by at 10:14 am on July 15, 2015
Optus has launched a new blog and they’ve finally started weekly posts on what Android updates they’re testing
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Optus has launched a new blog and they’ve finally started weekly posts on what Android updates they’re testing

Telstra and Vodafone have been quite ahead of the game for a couple of years now when updating their customers about software updates. Vodafone has a weekly software update post on their Vodafone blog, and Telstra semi-regularly updates their Crowd Support forum with updates and then community managers respond to comments. Optus however has been seriously lax when it comes[Read More…]

in Carriers, OS Updates by at 11:43 am on July 14, 2015
It’s LG G4 launch day!
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It’s LG G4 launch day!

LG’s G4 officially goes on sale today, with pre-orders drawing to a close, and would-be G4 owners can get their hands on LG’s latest from a number of carriers (but not all) as well as a number of traditional retail outlets. Carriers Both Telstra and Optus are ranging the G4 on their current plans, but Vodafone are not. Telstra’s plans[Read More…]

in Carriers, News, Phones by at 10:53 am on July 14, 2015