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Woolworths and Telstra make a new partnership. Woolies Mobile 3.0 comes back
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Woolworths and Telstra make a new partnership. Woolies Mobile 3.0 comes back

Woolworths is re-launching its mobile service, Woolworths Mobile, with the supermarket giant and Telstra announcing a partnership overnight. The new partnership comes after Woolworths original Mobile network was closed down in October 2013 and users were moved to Optus. With Telstra, the supermarket giant is able to utilise Telstra’s 3G network on the 850MHz and 2100MHz spectrum for high speed downloads, covering at least[Read More…]

in Carriers, News by at 8:51 am on May 29, 2015
Optus Pre-Paid drops the price of the Alcatel POP S3 to $49

Optus Pre-Paid drops the price of the Alcatel POP S3 to $49

Optus has dropped the price of the Alcatel POP S3 on its pre-paid service to $49, meaning it is now the cheapest 4G+ mobile phone available through the telco. The Alcatel POP S3, which originally came to Optus Pre-Paid in June last year became one of the first 700MHz compatible mobile phone available through its pre-paid service. In regards to[Read More…]

in Carriers, Manufacturer, Phones by at 2:42 pm on May 27, 2015
Vodafone continues its financial recovery with a return to growth
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Vodafone continues its financial recovery with a return to growth

Vodafone had some pretty notable issues with its network five years ago, and they’ve done an awful lot of work to claw back their standing, customers and revenue since then. Many of us would probably agree that they’ve done a rather good job of this, delivering a network that many consider to be better than those of Telstra and Optus[Read More…]

in Carriers, News by at 11:16 am on May 20, 2015
Telstra introduces Pre-Paid Mobile Broadband Data Passes to give you more data
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Telstra introduces Pre-Paid Mobile Broadband Data Passes to give you more data

Telstra knows what we all know too; we love our mobile broadband and we’re using it more, more and more. To help its pre-paid customers get access to more data for a bit less cost, Telstra is rolling out Pre-Paid Mobile Broadband Data Passes, which is a fancy way to refer to pre-paid data packs which include an amount of[Read More…]

in Carriers, News by at 3:26 pm on May 13, 2015
Virgin announces bonus data inclusions from 14 May
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Virgin announces bonus data inclusions from 14 May

Virgin Mobile has announced a number of new bonus data inclusions taking effect on selected plans from tomorrow, 14 May 2015. The bonus data will come in addition to Virgin’s already popular ‘data rollover’ feature which allows customers to take their unused data from one month and have a go at using it in the month following. Up to 6GB[Read More…]

in Carriers, News by at 3:13 pm on May 13, 2015
Optus adds the Alcatel PIXI 7 3G Tablet to its prepaid tablet service for $99
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Optus adds the Alcatel PIXI 7 3G Tablet to its prepaid tablet service for $99

In the latest of a long line of launches for Alcatel, since their brand re-launch last month, Optus has added the Alcatel PIXI 7 3G Tablet to their pre-paid tablet service for $99. The tablet, which has some fairly basic specs, does come with a killer feature for those wanting a mobile ready tablet – 3G connectivity. The full list[Read More…]

in Carriers, Tablets by at 6:38 am on May 11, 2015
Telstra announces new Go Mobile plans for families to share data and more
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Telstra announces new Go Mobile plans for families to share data and more

Telstra will today announce new Go Mobile plans to make it easier for family members to share plans and data inclusions amongst themselves. The new plans have two major features; one is that all services used by a family can be managed on the one account and through the one bill in a relatively easy to understand format. The second is[Read More…]

in Carriers, News by at 12:00 am on May 11, 2015
Optus adds the Alcatel OneTouch Pixi 3 (4.0) to its Pre-Paid line of mobiles
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Optus adds the Alcatel OneTouch Pixi 3 (4.0) to its Pre-Paid line of mobiles

Optus has added another new phone to their pre-paid line of mobiles with the Alcatel OneTouch Pixi 3 (4.0) now available for $59. The addition of this latest Alcatel phone to the Optus pre-paid line up comes after Alcatel launched its latest line up of devices back in mid March. At the launch, Alcatel stated that the entry level Pixi[Read More…]

in Carriers, Manufacturer, Phones by at 7:37 am on May 8, 2015
Telstra announces the first 50 community chosen Wi-Fi nation hotspots to be built
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Telstra announces the first 50 community chosen Wi-Fi nation hotspots to be built

Telstra’s nation-wide Wi-Fi network is going ahead full steam, last month Telstra added 1500 more of them and also requested user feedback on where to add more. Today, Telstra has announced where the first 50 of those community requested hotspots will be going. Out of a list of 5,000, Telstra has chosen the following as their top 50 which will[Read More…]

in Carriers, News by at 8:17 am on May 4, 2015
Vodafone doubles down on data with Red plans
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Vodafone doubles down on data with Red plans

Vodafone Australia continue their push to regain market share by increasing the bang for buck that clients are getting. Vodafone have doubled the data available on selected (SIM only) plans on the network. Vodafone’s Director of Sales, Ben McIntosh, said the company’s double data offer is timely; “As streaming mobile entertainment becomes increasingly popular, and more of us take advantage[Read More…]

in Carriers, News by at 3:09 pm on May 1, 2015