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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
Optus launches Family Sharing on their My Plan Plus and SIM-only plans

Optus launches Family Sharing on their My Plan Plus and SIM-only plans

Optus is saying an awful lot of ‘Yes’ lately and today it’s saying yes to Family Sharing. Family Sharing is Optus way of letting you share your mobile data into one large bucket that all your family can draw from. From today, all customers who sign up onto one of Optus’ new plans will be eligible to pool their data[Read More…]

in Carriers, News by at 12:30 pm on April 7, 2015
Carrier pricing for Samsung’s Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge
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Carrier pricing for Samsung’s Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge

Samsung’s Australian launch of the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge is underway now in Sydney, and Australian carriers are revealing their pricing for the new handsets. Pre-orders will go online at 5pm this afternoon. The phones will be available for sale on April 10 in stores. Optus Optus is first out of the gates with their pricing. They’re offering[Read More…]

in Carriers, Manufacturer, Phones by at 1:54 pm on March 30, 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
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
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
Optus wants to give you $15 just to try out their ‘Cash by Optus’ contactless payments system.
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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…]

in Apps, Carriers, NFC by at 11:46 am on March 6, 2015