Post Tagged with: "Optus"

Amaysim brings new 4G plans using Optus’ 4G network

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…]

by 12:24 pm on March 24, 2015 25 comments Carriers, News
HTC One M9: Australian availability

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…]

by 7:31 pm on March 17, 2015 19 comments Carriers, Manufacturer, News, Phones
Optus says ‘Yes’ to Netflix for a limited time

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…]

by 8:03 am on March 11, 2015 2 comments Carriers
Optus wants to give you $15 just to try out their ‘Cash by Optus’ contactless payments system.

Optus wants to give you $15 just to try out their ‘Cash by Optus’ contactless payments system.

Optus announced their contactless payment system in November last year, and they recently even announced a new watch you can use with the service, but it takes time to motivate people to try a new service and to that end Optus wants to give you $15 credit just to try it out. To start with Cash by Optus is a[Read More…]

by 11:46 am on March 6, 2015 5 comments Apps, Carriers
Optus extends Cash by Optus to include wearable technology

Optus extends Cash by Optus to include wearable technology

When Optus launched Cash by Optus late last year, we were fairly impressed — rather than offering a tie-in with a particular bank, the service allows Optus customers to pre-load up to $500 on a virtual pre-paid card, the funds on which can be spent through the use of an NFC-compatible handset and a special Optus SIM. Optus has announced[Read More…]

by 8:22 pm on March 3, 2015 2 comments Carriers, News, NFC
HTC One M9 Australian Availability

HTC One M9 Australian Availability

If the dual-tone, dual finish all metal unibody design and Sense Seven operating system of the HTC One M9 have whet your whistle, then the next question is where and when can you get it? HTC advised at the launch that the HTC One M9 would be available in mid-March, with HTC advising us that Australia would be in the[Read More…]

by 9:54 am on March 2, 2015 3 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
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
Optus says ‘Yes’ to international call and text in postpaid mobile plans

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…]

by 4:17 pm on February 2, 2015 2 comments Carriers