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Update – ZTE adds two new Android phones to its Australian website
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Update – ZTE adds two new Android phones to its Australian website

ZTE has added a couple of new devices to its line up in Australia, growing its presence in the market with one handset headed for Telstra, and the other likely to sell directly via JB HiFi. The two new phones are the Telstra Tough Max (ZTE T84), a follow-up to the tough handset Telstra sold last year named Dave, and the[Read More…]

in Carriers, Manufacturer, News, Phones by at 9:30 am on September 1, 2015
HTC launches their 4G enabled Desire 520 on Optus Pre-Paid
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HTC launches their 4G enabled Desire 520 on Optus Pre-Paid

Announced for other markets back in July, the HTC Desire 520 has today launched on the Optus Pre-Paid range for $199 bringing with it 4G speeds and HTC’s distinctive Desire design flare. The phone contains a 4G modem designed for the Optus 4G Plus network, making the phone ‘the perfect entry level mobile media device’ says Ben Hodgson, Country Manager[Read More…]

in Carriers, Manufacturer, Phones by at 1:22 pm on August 31, 2015
Optus bulks up their pre-paid mobile broadband deals with up to 22GB worth of data and extended rollover deals

Optus bulks up their pre-paid mobile broadband deals with up to 22GB worth of data and extended rollover deals

Optus has today announced new deals on their pre-paid mobile broadband deals to give you more data, as well as extend the life of the data allowing you to rollover your unused data up to a maximum of 50GB if you recharge before expiry. The new plans offer a choice of $10/1GB, $30/4GB, $50/7GB or $130/22GB of data with a[Read More…]

in Carriers by at 1:03 pm on August 31, 2015
Attention Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge owners your Android 5.1 update is ready
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Attention Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge owners your Android 5.1 update is ready

The Android 5.1 update for both the Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge is available now according to reports rolling in from users all over Australia. Multiple reports overnight from users on Optus, Telstra and Vodafone are reporting that they are receiving a prompt to update their devices this morning from Android 5.0 to Android 5.1.1: The update from[Read More…]

in Carriers, OS Updates, Other, Phones by at 8:48 am on August 26, 2015
Virgin Mobile Australia launches pre-orders for the Galaxy S6 Edge+ and Galaxy Note 5

Virgin Mobile Australia launches pre-orders for the Galaxy S6 Edge+ and Galaxy Note 5

Virgin Mobile Australia has just announced their pre-orders for the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 Edge+, rounding out the major carrier announcements for Samsungs latest handsets. Virgin Mobile will only be offering the Note 5 and Galaxy S6 Edge+ in Black Sapphire colour options with 32GB of storage. Virgin Mobile are doing things a little differently with their[Read More…]

in Carriers, Manufacturer, Phones by at 5:41 pm on August 19, 2015
Vodafone announces new plan shakeup, with unlimited calls/text on all plans
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Vodafone announces new plan shakeup, with unlimited calls/text on all plans

At this morning’s media briefing in Sydney, Vodafone CEO Iñaki Berroeta and chief marking officer Lee Fun Chee took the wraps off the carrier’s new plan offerings, which finally bring unlimited national calls and text to all new plans, and some new features to prevent bill shock. Changes to plan offerings From today, all Vodafone’s new business and consumer prepaid and[Read More…]

in Carriers, News by at 12:32 pm on August 19, 2015
Vodafone now offers $5 per day roaming in 50+ countries, and new international calling options
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Vodafone now offers $5 per day roaming in 50+ countries, and new international calling options

At their media briefing this morning, Vodafone has today announced plans to expand their $5 per day International Roaming plan to four more countries, making the option available in more than 50 Global destinations. The plan will now be offered to Vodafone customers on qualified RED plans travelling to India, South Africa, Malaysia and Fiji – all prime destinations for[Read More…]

in Carriers, News by and at 10:56 am on August 19, 2015
Vodafone Australia advises pricing for Galaxy S6 Edge+ and Galaxy Note 5
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Vodafone Australia advises pricing for Galaxy S6 Edge+ and Galaxy Note 5

Vodafone has announced their pricing structure for the upcoming launch of the Galaxy S6 Edge+ and the Galaxy Note 5 at their Media and Analyst Briefing this morning. The pre-order links will be coming soon, though the pricing for the phones has been announced. Like Optus, Vodafone will only be offering the Black version of both phones, though Vodafone has[Read More…]

in Carriers, Manufacturer, Phones by at 10:29 am on August 19, 2015
Telstra To Provide Exclusive Access For Customers To Live Streaming Of All AFL Matches and Events
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Telstra To Provide Exclusive Access For Customers To Live Streaming Of All AFL Matches and Events

In case you missed it, or live in one of the less fortunate northern states and don’t understand the nuance of the world’s greatest game, the AFL has today signed a $2.5 billion, 6 year deal with News Corp, Seven West Media (Channel 7), and Telstra beginning in 2017 covering media distribution. In the past few years Telstra has been[Read More…]

in Carriers by at 7:25 am on August 19, 2015
Optus pre-orders for Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 Edge+ are now live
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Optus pre-orders for Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 Edge+ are now live

The launch of the Galaxy S6 Edge+ and the Galaxy Note 5 is in full swing, with the opening of pre-orders for both phones now live on the Optus website. Optus is carrying both the 32GB version of the Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 Edge+ but unfortunately hasn’t listed the 64GB version of the S6 Edge+. The only colour[Read More…]

in Carriers, Phones by at 4:12 pm on August 18, 2015