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Alcatel launches new smartphones, tablets and its smartwatch into the Australian market
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Alcatel launches new smartphones, tablets and its smartwatch into the Australian market

Alcatel OneTouch wants everyone to know that they’re back – though really, they never left. The company is embarking on a new chapter in its history, and is ready to start engaging with the media (that’s sites like us) to get news and information about their new products out. The company took to Play Bar in Sydney last week to[Read More…]

in Accessories, Carriers, Phones, Smartwatch, Tablets by at 1:53 pm on March 24, 2015
Amaysim brings new 4G plans using Optus’ 4G network
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Amaysim brings new 4G plans using Optus’ 4G network

Amaysim today launched new plans and pricing as it moves to use Optus’ 4G network, including its recent 700Mhz 4G Plus additions. It seems that the “Unlimited” parts of the new plan names refers to text messages, as each plan has different limits on data and voice calls. Data inclusion is quite generous compared to other prepaid and even on-contract[Read More…]

in Carriers, News by at 12:24 pm on March 24, 2015
Telstra announces new connectivity arrangement with Etihad stadium to supply WiFi and IPTV services
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Telstra announces new connectivity arrangement with Etihad stadium to supply WiFi and IPTV services

Telstra has today announced a new development in their multi-million dollar, five year deal with Etihad stadium, announcing they will be supplying IPTV services, as well as Wi-Fi in the stadium. AFL fans will of course be the big winners here, with Etihad stadium a major host to AFL games. Telstra and Etihad are calling the IPTV and WiFi service[Read More…]

in Carriers, Other by at 11:39 am on March 19, 2015
HTC One M9 pre-orders are now live for Australian carriers and retailers
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HTC One M9 pre-orders are now live for Australian carriers and retailers

At last night’s Australian launch of the HTC One M9, it was revealed that the phone will hit Australian shelves on March 24. That’s less than a week away, so it’s pre-order time! With the high-end phone hitting a similarly high-end RRP of $1099, the One M9 might be a good candidate for re-contracting with your carrier. There are also[Read More…]

in Carriers, Manufacturer, Phones by at 10:00 am on March 18, 2015
HTC One M9: Australian availability
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HTC One M9: Australian availability

At their Australian launch event in Sydney, HTC has again shown off their latest high-end flagship the HTC One M9. They’ve shown off the features and spoken of the bespoke design, and of course talked about availability. The good news for everyone is that the HTC One M9 will be available from all three major carriers, with Telstra, Vodafone and[Read More…]

in Carriers, Manufacturer, News, Phones by at 7:31 pm on March 17, 2015
Telstra launches a free tool to help manage kids’ screentime with Telstra Mobile Protect

Telstra launches a free tool to help manage kids’ screentime with Telstra Mobile Protect

Smartphones dominate the way we communicate in this day and age and its not limited adults, children are increasingly adopting smartphones and the age at which they’re beginning to own them is decreasing. Research has fund that 68% of Aussie children aged 12 to 17 now own a smartphone, with the average screen time amongst these young smartphone owners is[Read More…]

in Apps, Carriers, News by at 6:04 pm on March 16, 2015
Vodafone announces their 4G+ expansion has completed
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Vodafone announces their 4G+ expansion has completed

Vodafone has today announced that their carrier aggregation rollout has been completed across metropolitan areas, meshing their re-farmed 850MHz network with their existing 4G 1800MHz network to create a super fast LTE-Advanced, or as they call it 4G+ network for customers in metro areas. The new carrier aggregation gives the benefit of the low-band 850MHz network which provides better building[Read More…]

in Carriers by at 12:04 pm on March 12, 2015
US Carrier Sprint lists Android 5.1 update for Nexus 6 as beginning today
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US Carrier Sprint lists Android 5.1 update for Nexus 6 as beginning today

The launch of Android 5.1 has of course all Nexus users scrambling to find out when their phone or tablet will be updated. Google has already made factory images available for the Nexus 5, 7 (2012) Wi-Fi and 10, but the most recent Nexus devices the Nexus 6 and 9 are obviously the most hotly anticipated. While Google has so[Read More…]

in Carriers, Manufacturer, OS Updates, Phones by at 8:58 pm on March 11, 2015
Telstra launches new Netball Live Official app and renewed partnership with Netball Australia

Telstra launches new Netball Live Official app and renewed partnership with Netball Australia

Telstra is fairly heavily invested in sports streaming apps, including NRL and AFL apps, and they’ve also been behind the Netball Live app which has streamed games live for Netball fans. Telstra has announced today that they’ve released a new Netball Live app for Android (and iOS) in preparation for the upcoming season and of course the Netball World Cup[Read More…]

in Apps, Carriers by at 12:39 pm on March 11, 2015
Optus says ‘Yes’ to Netflix for a limited time
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Optus says ‘Yes’ to Netflix for a limited time

With the imminent launch of Netflix in Australia approaching, a number of Australian ISP’s and mobile operators are offering deals with streaming video services. Vodafone has partnered with Stan, Telstra with Presto and now we’re seeing Optus partnering with Netflix to offer deals on their home broadband, as well as customers using Post and Pre-Paid plans. The entry into a[Read More…]

in Carriers by at 8:03 am on March 11, 2015