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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
Optus adds the Samsung Galaxy J1 to its prepaid line up for $169

Optus adds the Samsung Galaxy J1 to its prepaid line up for $169

Optus has added a new smartphone to its pre-paid line up of devices with the Samsung Galaxy J1, its third prepaid smartphone that takes advantage of the company’s newish 700MHz frequency. The Samsung Galaxy J1 is a low end device but that hasn’t stopped Samsung adding their Ultra Power Saving Mode on the J1 like its brother at Optus, the Galaxy[Read More…]

in Carriers, News, Phones by at 9:36 am on April 19, 2015
Google’s in-house carrier project details found in leaked app
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Google’s in-house carrier project details found in leaked app

Everyone knows that industry secrets are generally poorly kept, and eventually, one way or another, details leak out. There’s been a bit of speculation for a while now that Google was working on its own answer to the telcos, and with the release of an app designed for Google’s widely anticipated MVNO (mobile virtual network operator) service found in an[Read More…]

in Carriers, Google Services, News by at 10:04 am on April 15, 2015
Get up to 4GB of bonus data when you switch to Virgin Mobile

Get up to 4GB of bonus data when you switch to Virgin Mobile

Virgin Mobile is keen to convince you to come to their network and in these data hungry days we live in, they’re willing to throw in bonus data to come on over. Virgin has today announced that customers who switch to Virgin Mobile on a SIM-Only or Post-Paid plan before the 31st of May, will receive between 1GB and 4GB[Read More…]

in Carriers by at 11:51 am on April 10, 2015
Vodafone kicks off their video-on-demand partnership with Stan

Vodafone kicks off their video-on-demand partnership with Stan

Vodafone has today advised that their previously announced partnership with video-on-demand service Stan has launched, with offers of free subscriptions being offered to new and existing customers. Vodafone will be offering new customers up to 12-months of Stan service, depending on which new Vodafone Red plan they sign up to. Customers who sign up to either the Vodafone $70 or[Read More…]

in Carriers by at 11:11 am on April 10, 2015