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Telstra announces pre-orders for the Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini with bonus Monster headphones

Telstra announces pre-orders for the Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini with bonus Monster headphones

Only six months after it was announced, Telstra has today announced pre-orders for the Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini have gone live, offering a bonus of a set of Monster headphones for those wanting to pre-order the handset. The Galaxy S5 Mini is available from Tesltra starting on their $65 plan, which offers $550 worth of talk time and MMS, as[Read More…]

in Carriers, Manufacturer, Phones by at 9:43 am on February 17, 2015
Mobile providers charging so-called security deposits, and why it’s a bad idea [Opinion]
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Mobile providers charging so-called security deposits, and why it’s a bad idea [Opinion]

When it comes to mobile carriers, it seems opinions are fairly evenly split. There are those who sing the praises of their mobile carrier of choice, and there are those who take to internet forums to decry that same provider. It seems it doesn’t matter which provider it is, there are those who support and those who despise. Besides customer[Read More…]

in Carriers, News, Opinion by at 3:25 pm on February 10, 2015
Vodafone announces successful start to Australian VoLTE trials
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Vodafone announces successful start to Australian VoLTE trials

Vodafone has announced a successful beginning of its voice calls over 4G (commonly known as VoLTE or Voice over LTE). While the trials are commencing in Vodafone’s laboratory and with their field testing staff, we do have the promise of 4G calling later this year. Why does VoLTE matter? At the moment, if your phone is on 4G and you[Read More…]

in Carriers, News by at 9:33 am on February 9, 2015
Vodafone is offering unlimited data and calls to selected countries on weekends for prepaid customers until the end of april
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Vodafone is offering unlimited data and calls to selected countries on weekends for prepaid customers until the end of april

Love your data? Need to call people overseas? Vodafone has got a great deal for you. Starting this weekend, Vodafone is offering free data and unlimited calls to their five most popular overseas destinations every weekend until the end of April. Vodafone has removed data charges and standard international call charges to India, USA, UK, NZ and China (excludes Hong[Read More…]

in Carriers by at 12:46 pm on February 5, 2015
Optus says ‘Yes’ to international call and text in postpaid mobile plans
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Optus says ‘Yes’ to international call and text in postpaid mobile plans

Optus’ ‘Yes’ campaign has led them to including a few good deals for customers, bettering their service, coverage and now, options for their international customers. Optus has today advised that they have upgraded their postpaid mobile plans for new customers signing up to the My Plan Plus 24 to include international calls, SMS and MMS. With around 620,000 Optus postpaid[Read More…]

in Carriers by at 4:17 pm on February 2, 2015
Virgin Mobile offering an additional GB of data on their $35 SIM plan for a limited time
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Virgin Mobile offering an additional GB of data on their $35 SIM plan for a limited time

Virgin Mobile has today announced a new bonus for new sign-ups to their $35 SIM plan, offering to double their data to 2GB for a limited period. The extra data will remain for the life of the plan, but the promotion to include it in the plan only runs from today until the fourth of March for new sign-upsn. It’s[Read More…]

in Carriers by at 4:02 pm on February 2, 2015
HTC One Mini 2 – Review
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HTC One Mini 2 – Review

HTC has always had an edge when it comes to hardware design. Their phones, have consistently won awards, with last years HTC One (M7) taking home a slew of awards throughout the year. The HTC One (M8) followed in its footsteps improving on the design and again has been an industry leader when it comes to design. HTC released small(mini)[Read More…]

in Carriers, News, Phones, Reviews by at 8:30 am on January 24, 2015
Telstra Nexus owners are now receiving their Lollipop update.
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Telstra Nexus owners are now receiving their Lollipop update.

In the wake of Google finally releasing Android 5.0 for Nexus devices in November, it emerged that Telstra customers weren’t receiving the Over The Air (OTA) updates on their Nexus 4 or Nexus 5’s. Customers who had patiently waited for the update watched the theoretical two week rollout window come and go, with nothing received. Intrepid Nexus fans found that[Read More…]

in Carriers, OS Updates, Phones by at 2:59 pm on January 23, 2015
Optus Offers Bonus Data For Sim Only Plans
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Optus Offers Bonus Data For Sim Only Plans

As more and more people start to use advanced smartphones they are going to consume more and more data. Unfortunately we have very rarely seen any providers offer data increases in acknowledgement of the way people use their devices. With data allowances decreasing in recent years it is difficult to get full value out of your smartphone. Optus are showing[Read More…]

in Carriers by at 7:05 pm on January 5, 2015
Telstra announces 4GX has hit 600 new towns and suburbs this week
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Telstra announces 4GX has hit 600 new towns and suburbs this week

Optus announced their new 700MHz sites, late last night, but they aren’t the only carrier extending their 700MHz LTE network. Telstra today has announced with the ACMA license for the 700MHz network now in effect, they will be switching on 4GX 700MHz coverage in a 600 sites across Australia, extending the trial areas they’ve been working on throughout the year.[Read More…]

in Carriers by at 2:05 pm on January 1, 2015