Post Tagged with: "Optus"

Singtel looking to enable NFC Payments in Australia and Singapore with Visa partnership

Singtel looking to enable NFC Payments in Australia and Singapore with Visa partnership

Singtel the parent company of Australian mobile operator Optus has announced a partnership with Visa to allow their customers to use their NFC enabled phones to make payments at NFC Paywave enabled terminals across Australia and Singapore. The partnership will see Visa link pre-paid Visa cards to Singtels mobile wallet solution mCash which will launch in 2014. With Visa on-board,[Read More…]

by 10:36 am on August 3, 2013 2 comments Apps, NFC
Optus to offer TDD & FDD-LTE compatible version of the Samsung Galaxy S4 and Galaxy S4 Mini

Optus to offer TDD & FDD-LTE compatible version of the Samsung Galaxy S4 and Galaxy S4 Mini

Optus and Samsung, have today advised that they will be bringing a dual mode version of the Samsung Galaxy S4 and Galaxy S4 Mini to Australia. What is dual-mode? It’s in reference to the two types of LTE that are available – Time-Division Duplex LTE and Frequency Division Duplexing (FDD) – FDD is the most commonly used technology in Australia[Read More…]

by 1:35 pm on August 1, 2013 0 comments Carriers, News, Phones
Telstra advise Android 4.2.2 update for HTC One will begin tomorrow

Telstra advise Android 4.2.2 update for HTC One will begin tomorrow

Telstra owners of the HTC One, get excited the long awaited Android 4.2.2 update for the HTC One is set to go live for your handsets tomorrow. According to an update added to the Telstra Crowd Support message board this morning from Craig : HTC have informed us of a slight delay in the deployment of this update. It is[Read More…]

by 8:58 pm on July 31, 2013 42 comments OS Update
Optus Now app will now collect anonymous data to help improve the network

Optus Now app will now collect anonymous data to help improve the network

If you have an Android phone from Optus, then you´re most likely one of the 300,000+ users who have installed the Optus Now App from Google Play. The app has up till now been delivering news, weather, games and sport, but since an update to the app on the 10th of July, it has also been capturing network information such[Read More…]

by 10:50 pm on July 22, 2013 1 comment Apps, Carriers, Google Play
LG Optimus L7 II & L2 II available next week

LG Optimus L7 II & L2 II available next week

The other day I was flicking through the Dick Smith website (as an addicted web window geek shopper) and I was surprised to find that the Optimus L7 II and Optimus L2 II on their website on Optus Pre-Paid, albeit not available at this time. Now whilst both devices aren’t top notch high end specs, they do bring some nice[Read More…]

by 9:09 am on July 19, 2013 9 comments Manufacturer, Phones, Sale
Optus begins offering upgraded 3G service and 4G to Wollongong

Optus begins offering upgraded 3G service and 4G to Wollongong

After announcing an expansion of their 4G services in Adelaide last night, Otpus has today announced that they have turned on 4G services in the ‘Gong’ as well as releasing details on upgrades to their existing 3G network. Customers will now be able to access the Optus 4G network at five mobile sites in central Wollongong and Optus has announced[Read More…]

by 8:42 pm on July 10, 2013 4 comments Carriers, News
Optus adds more 3G and 4G coverage in Adelaide

Optus adds more 3G and 4G coverage in Adelaide

Optus is on the move in Adelaide, they’ve announced today that they’ve added some more towers to their network. After turning on 4G in the Adelaide CBD back in December they’ve added an additional 25 4G towers which are now available to Optus 4G customers. Existing 3G customers haven’t been forgotten either, with Optus announcing that they’ve upgraded 150 of[Read More…]

by 8:31 pm on July 9, 2013 3 comments Carriers, News
LG Optimus F5 — Review

LG Optimus F5 — Review

LG enters the budget LTE Smartphone market LG has made a great comeback in their mobile phone market share over the past 12 months, from the launch of their budget range L Series handsets which has since seen them achieve the third spot overall for Australian Android market share, and second in Australian market share in the prepaid smartphone market.[Read More…]

by 1:40 am on July 9, 2013 0 comments Design, Reviews
Optus add the Huawei Ascend G510 to their Pre-Paid range

Optus add the Huawei Ascend G510 to their Pre-Paid range

It seems a lot of entry-level Android mobile devices are being made more enticing with somewhat recent Android OS (Jelly Bean 4.1 for a start at least), with some features like NFC/DLNA features making their way to these devices, albeit slowly but its a start really. That’s where the Huawei Ascend G510 comes in through the Optus prepaid store. Whilst[Read More…]

by 8:42 pm on July 5, 2013 2 comments Carriers, NFC, Phones
LG Optimus F5 4G Now Available on Optus, Virgin

LG Optimus F5 4G Now Available on Optus, Virgin

LG today announced the Optimus F5, a mid-range LTE-enabled smartphone, is now available on the Optus 4G network. The F5 is running Android 4.1.2 and features a 4.3-inch qHD IPS display, a Dual Core 1.2 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 processor, 2 cameras (5MP rear, 1.3MP front),1GB RAM, 8GB on-board storage and micro SD card slot (up to 32GB). LG introduced[Read More…]

by 7:02 pm on June 3, 2013 8 comments Carriers, Manufacturer, News, Phones