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Optus offers LG Watch Urbane for 1st 100 LG G4 pre-orders from 9am tomorrow
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Optus offers LG Watch Urbane for 1st 100 LG G4 pre-orders from 9am tomorrow

LG’s 2015 flagship goes up for pre-order tomorrow, and first off the blocks releasing their pricing is Optus. Optus will begin taking pre-orders for the LG G4 at 9am tomorrow and are offering the LG Watch Urbane (worth $479) as a bonus offer for the first 100 pre-orders. Orders are shipping the G4 to customers this month with the handset[Read More…]

in Carriers by at 9:12 pm on June 30, 2015
Telstra AIR launches, take a piece of your Telstra home broadband network with you
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Telstra AIR launches, take a piece of your Telstra home broadband network with you

After a full year of trials and a rollout across Australia, Telstra has finally launched their extended Wi-Fi network for Telstra Home Broadband customers under the name Telstra Air. The network offers Telstra Home Broadband customers the option to use their Home Broadband data cap at thousands of Wi-Fi hotspots located all around Australia, and through the Fon network: around[Read More…]

in Carriers by at 5:12 pm on June 30, 2015
Telstra & ZTE come together to create the Telstra Buzz/ZTE Blade Q Lux for $99
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Telstra & ZTE come together to create the Telstra Buzz/ZTE Blade Q Lux for $99

Telstra and ZTE have again come together to create its newest 4GX Pre-Paid device for Australia’s largest Telecommunications company with the Telstra Buzz/ZTE Blade Q Lux, which is available for $99. Telstra and ZTE are marketing the mobile phone as a “premium 4GX device for only $99″ and certainly given the rundown of specs, it certainly does deliver on this[Read More…]

in Carriers, Manufacturer, Phones by at 8:23 am on June 30, 2015
Telstra announces new sites to go online after securing funding from the Federal Government

Telstra announces new sites to go online after securing funding from the Federal Government

Telstra has just announced that as part of the Federal Government’s Mobile Black Spot Programme, they will be adding 679 new sites in regional areas. The sites will consist of 429 3G/4G towers and 250 4G data only small cells which will be built over the next three years. The 3G/4G sites will cover some 400 communities currently without coverage[Read More…]

in Carriers by at 12:57 pm on June 25, 2015
Vodafone expanding into more regional areas after winning Federal Government funding
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Vodafone expanding into more regional areas after winning Federal Government funding

Vodafone has today announced that they have won funding from the Australian Federal Government to build 70 base stations in regional areas under the Mobile Black Spot Programme. A recent report released by The Centre for Independent Economics revealed Telstra customers in regional Australia paid a premium of up to $650 per year due to lack of competition. According to[Read More…]

in Carriers by at 11:36 am on June 25, 2015
Vodafone adds the Smart First 6 to its pre-paid line of mobiles for $69
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Vodafone adds the Smart First 6 to its pre-paid line of mobiles for $69

Vodafone has added another another of its own-branded smartphones to its prepaid line up, with the Vodafone Smart First 6 smartphone. The Smart First 6 is the next iteration of the Smart family of mobile phones and tablets VHA’s parent company, Vodafone PLC, has been developing. Specification wise, the Smart First 6 does offer some reasonable specs for a really good[Read More…]

in Carriers, News, Phones by at 4:46 pm on June 17, 2015
Australian Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 receiving Lollipop update now
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Australian Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 receiving Lollipop update now

As rumours of a Samsung Galaxy Tab S update continue, the existing Tab S 10.5 is apparently finally receiving its long-awaited update to Android 5.0 Lollipop. We’ve received a number of reports from owners of the tablet that they’re receiving notifications to download and install a 916MB update to Lollipop, which includes all the goodies of Material Design, including security[Read More…]

in Carriers, Manufacturer, OS Updates, Tablets by at 5:41 pm on June 15, 2015
Telstra taking their Wi-Fi hotspots offline to prepare for the next step
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Telstra taking their Wi-Fi hotspots offline to prepare for the next step

In May last year, Telstra’s Wifi Nation initiative was announced, before the hotspots began going live in November last year, when Telstra switched on their first 250 locations. Today, Telstra has announced that their Wi-Fi Nation trial has ended and it’s time to prepare for the next step. Neil Louise, Telstra’s Head of Wi-Fi, who has been responsible for the[Read More…]

in Carriers by at 9:02 pm on June 11, 2015
Woolworths Connect launching Monday 15 June 2015
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Woolworths Connect launching Monday 15 June 2015

Woolworths has today announced that they are re-entering the MVNO market with Telstra as their network provider. Woolworths are aiming to launch their new service ‘Woolworths Connect’ on Monday the 15th of June. As We reported a couple of weeks ago, Woolworths re-launch of their Mobile Pre-Paid service will utilise Telstra’s 3G Network. The initial offering will come with two[Read More…]

in Carriers by at 1:52 pm on June 11, 2015
Telstra confirms they will carry the LG G4 at launch
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Telstra confirms they will carry the LG G4 at launch

After playing coy initially around the time of the announcement of the LG G4, Telstra has today announced they will be carrying the flagship phone when it launches in Australia. Telstra has pushed out an update on all their social media channels announcing the phone will be coming to their 4GX network, though as usual they haven’t announced when, how[Read More…]

in Carriers, Phones by at 10:45 am on June 9, 2015