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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
Huawei Y635 added to Optus Pre-Paid for $139
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Huawei Y635 added to Optus Pre-Paid for $139

Optus has added another new 4G mobile to their pre-paid line-up, with the Huawei Y635. With a large 5″ screen, the Huawei Y635 offers customers bang for their buck on the Optus pre-paid network, with a phone able to access the new 700MHz 4G network, as well as the older, yet consistently reliable 1800MHz network. The phone has decent specs[Read More…]

in Carriers, Phones by at 5:25 pm on June 3, 2015
Vodafone calling for graduate program applicants  to apply now

Vodafone calling for graduate program applicants to apply now

Vodafone has asked us to tell you about their graduate program, which is now taking applications for the 2016 intake. Spread across their technology, marketing, finance and human resource functions, the program has twenty spaces available for graduates next year. Those who have or soon will graduate can apply online before 15 August, before interviews and selection for a start[Read More…]

in Carriers, News by at 1:26 pm on June 1, 2015
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
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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