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Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge Australian availability

Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge Australian availability

The announcement last night of the Galaxy S6 and the Galaxy S6 Edge means it’s time to check out the local availability. With such a big name pair of handsets, it would be almost unheard of for the phone to not be made available through carriers and retailers. We’ve contacted carriers and retailers and we’ll be bringing you the updates[Read More…]

by 9:43 am on March 2, 2015 9 comments Carriers, Manufacturer, Phones
Telstra announces new updates for the network with plans to move to 5G and bring Voice over LTE

Telstra announces new updates for the network with plans to move to 5G and bring Voice over LTE

Telstra has today announced plans to move beyond their 4GX network, with updates to their network in a move towards 5G. Telstra has announced that they will be deploying Cat9 LTE-A in capital cities around Australia by April 2015. Telstra has also announced that the first handsets capable of using the expanded capacity will begin to arrive later this year.[Read More…]

by 9:20 am on March 2, 2015 7 comments Carriers
ZTE Australia launches new mobile products website, along with new devices & sponsorship deal

ZTE Australia launches new mobile products website, along with new devices & sponsorship deal

Since the official launch of the ZTE brand in Australia last year, ZTE has been working to build their name in the hotly contested Australian mobile market. With a strong presence in the international market, the company has made some moves recently to differentiate themselves in the market place and has launched a new website to help show off their[Read More…]

by and 6:37 pm on February 28, 2015 0 comments Carriers, Manufacturer, News, Phones
Vodafone launches new pre-paid plan specifically for international calling

Vodafone launches new pre-paid plan specifically for international calling

Making the world a smaller place through ease of communications has been at the forefront of Australian carriers for the last 12 months. Vodafone has been leading the charge with their Red plans and today they’ve turned their attention to the pay-as-you-go (PAYG) pre-paid market with a new plan tailored to give better options for customers making international calls. There’s[Read More…]

by 6:04 pm on February 28, 2015 1 comment Carriers
Boost Mobile simplifies its prepaid recharges, moves to 30-day expiries

Boost Mobile simplifies its prepaid recharges, moves to 30-day expiries

Boost Mobile is making changes to its prepaid recharge options which will take effect from March 31 2015. The company is moving expiry to 30 days and the minimum recharge amount to $20, and simplifying their add-on packages with a single $10 option. Boost’s existing $10/5 day and $20/15 day “UNLTD” recharge options will no longer be available, to be[Read More…]

by 4:07 pm on February 27, 2015 3 comments Carriers
Vodafone adds the Samsung Galaxy Core Prime 4G to its prepaid offerings

Vodafone adds the Samsung Galaxy Core Prime 4G to its prepaid offerings

Vodafone has quietly added a new budget 4G device to its prepaid service with the Samsung Galaxy Core Prime 4G for $249. The Samsung Galaxy Core Prime 4G is a pretty descent offering for a lower spec prepaid smartphone. The full list of specs include: 4.5″ WVGA TFT display (800 x 480) 1.2GHz Quad Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processor Adreno[Read More…]

by 8:20 pm on February 26, 2015 1 comment Carriers, Manufacturer, Phones
Optus and Scentre Group have partnered up to offer Wi-Fi connectivity in Westfield shopping centres

Optus and Scentre Group have partnered up to offer Wi-Fi connectivity in Westfield shopping centres

Accessing data while on the move is still quite the expensive proposition, but being able to surf the net while out shopping can be beneficial in getting more information about the product you’re looking for (as well as price-checking), so what are you to do? Well, Optus has today announced that they have partnered with Scentre Group to offer Wi-Fi[Read More…]

by 5:06 pm on February 26, 2015 7 comments Carriers, News
HTC’s Desire 820 launches on Optus next week

HTC’s Desire 820 launches on Optus next week

HTC has announced today that they will be launching the Desire 820 on the Optus Network next week and the modest price of $499. The Desire 820 comes with a 5.5 inch HD display with an 8MP front facing camera to make those selfies pop, and a 13MP rear camera. Inside, it’s powered by Qualcomm’s first ever 64-bit octa-core Snapdragon[Read More…]

by 1:44 pm on February 26, 2015 2 comments Carriers, Manufacturer, News, Phones
Telstra has announced their first 4GX prepaid handset – the Telstra Evolution T80

Telstra has announced their first 4GX prepaid handset – the Telstra Evolution T80

With the inception of their 4GX network, it was only a matter of time before Telstra brought their own Telstra branded handset to market and today the Telstra Evolution T80 has arrived. The Telstra Evolution T80 is as usual built for Telstra by Chinese OEM ZTE. The T80 isn’t going to be top of anyones list when it comes to[Read More…]

by 3:11 pm on February 24, 2015 2 comments Carriers, Manufacturer, News, Phones
New app: Telstra Treats, rewards for Telstra customers

New app: Telstra Treats, rewards for Telstra customers

Telstra has launched its own rewards app, Treats. The company says it will bring awesome rewards to its customers as a way of saying thanks for being with and using the Telstra network. The Treats App is a free download for Android (and something called iOS), and brings discounts on designer clothes, fine dining or live music events straight to[Read More…]

by 11:26 am on February 24, 2015 10 comments Apps, Carriers, News