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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
Telstra adds the Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini to its prepaid service for $359
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Telstra adds the Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini to its prepaid service for $359

Telstra has recently added another new device to its prepaid line of mobiles with the Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini now available to purchase both in-store and online for $359. Samsung originally announced the Galaxy S5 Mini last July, with Telstra only adding the device to its line up of post-paid devices in mid February this year and it seems now[Read More…]

in Carriers, News, Phones by at 11:17 am on May 1, 2015
LG G4 Australian carrier and retail availability
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LG G4 Australian carrier and retail availability

After prolonged teasing, which included a leak of their own mini-site for the phone, LG has unveiled their 2015 flagship phone, the G4. The phone is the latest in their premium G series which has been steadily growing in popularity over the last few versions with users, retailers and the Australian carriers. Last year, all three of the major Australian[Read More…]

in Carriers, News by at 9:45 am on April 29, 2015
Optus and Qantas shut down Frequent Flyer points earning on Optus accounts
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Optus and Qantas shut down Frequent Flyer points earning on Optus accounts

Optus and Qantas have today announced that they will be ending their partnership, which allowed Optus customers to accrue Qantas Frequent Flyer (QFF) points on account payments. The program, which launched over three years ago, will end on the 30th of June, though customers will continue to earn QFF points on any bills paid up until that date and any[Read More…]

in Carriers, Other by at 2:43 pm on April 28, 2015
Samsung Galaxy Note 2 Telstra users see an update to Android 4.4.2
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Samsung Galaxy Note 2 Telstra users see an update to Android 4.4.2

Some good news today for owners of Telstra branded Galaxy Note 2 handsets, with Australia’s biggest telco approving the rollout of a platform update to Android 4.4.2 (Kit Kat). The update, which is quite a big update in terms of scale, sees the Galaxy Note 2 go from Jelly Bean (Android 4.3.2) to Kit Kat (Android 4.4.2) and is most[Read More…]

in Carriers, Manufacturer, OS Updates, Phones by at 8:02 am on April 27, 2015
amaysim updates 4G plans with more data inclusions at no extra cost
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amaysim updates 4G plans with more data inclusions at no extra cost

It wasn’t long ago that amaysim updated their plan offerings with the inclusion of access to Optus’ 4G network, and they’re reporting they’ve received some great feedback on the plans. However, it seems they’re not done with the changes just yet, announcing today new plans which offer better benefits at the same price. amaysim have increased the data on their[Read More…]

in Carriers, News by at 7:47 am on April 23, 2015
LG Australia launching the mid-range Leon and Spirit phones in the coming months
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LG Australia launching the mid-range Leon and Spirit phones in the coming months

LG has been churning out high-quality mid-range handsets for the last couple of years. Their L Series line has been instrumental in building the companies profile with customers around the world, the phones often carry high-end software features from the flagship G Series adding benefits for customers all over. The latest phones to launch do carry high-end features at mid-range[Read More…]

in Carriers by at 9:19 am on April 21, 2015
Telstra turns on more free Wi-Fi access points – More Wi-Fi coming to stores and wherever you tell them
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Telstra turns on more free Wi-Fi access points – More Wi-Fi coming to stores and wherever you tell them

Telstra is continuing the upgrade of their payphone infrastructure, adding the distinctive pink cube to the top which indicates a Wi-Fi access point – and now there’s 1500 more of them. But Telstra still isn’t done, they’re adding Wi-Fi access points to their stores and also want to hear from you where the next street-based ones will be. The rollout[Read More…]

in Carriers by at 11:59 am on April 20, 2015