Friday , September 30 2016

Carriers

Optus, Vodafone, Telstra and TPG all grab additional 1800MHz spectrum in ACMA auction

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The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) announced on Friday that their 2-month long auction of additional 1800MHz spectrum had concluded, with Optus, Telstra, Vodafone and TPG all gaining additional licenses. The auction for previously unallocated 1800MHz spectrum in regional areas, raised over half a billion dollars from the four …

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Optus brings bonus data, international calls and increased data rollover to prepaid My Prepaid Ultimate plan

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Optus announced this morning that its My Prepaid Ultimate plans have increased data allowances (amusingly titled ‘Datafest’) with bonus recharge data, unlimited standard international calls to ten countries and an increased data rollover allowance on every recharge with a big focus on its $40 recharge price point. Until next May, …

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Amaysim has acquired Vaya Mobile for $70M

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Mobile Virtual Network Operator Amaysim has announced that it has purchased fellow operator, Vaya Mobile, for $70 million in a deal which will help grow Australia’s fourth biggest mobile phone provider by 140,000 subscribers. This acquisition will take Amaysim to over 1 million subscribers to its service by 2019. Amaysim’s CEO …

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Virgin Mobile is now offering customers deals with Foxtel’s Presto service with free subscriptions and bonus data

The video streaming wars are getting more intricate, with Optus subsidiary Virgin Mobile today announcing they have entered into a partnership with video on-demand streaming service Presto to offer bonus data and free access to the service for selected Post Paid customers. From today, select new and existing post-paid customers …

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