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Optus launching Samsung Galaxy Express on Monday June 3rd

Optus launching Samsung Galaxy Express on Monday June 3rd

Optus has today announced that the Samsung Galaxy Express will be available in-stores, online and via telesales from Monday June 3rd. The Galaxy Express is LTE enabled and offers all the Touchwiz goodness you’ve come to expect from a Samsung handset. Hardware wise the phone is aimed at the mid-range phone buyer, Galaxy Express Specs : 1.2GHz Dual-Core processor 1[Read More…]

by 3:25 pm on May 31, 2013 2 comments News
The Optus Network: Today, Tomorrow and Beyond

The Optus Network: Today, Tomorrow and Beyond

Early this morning, Jason Murray and I attended an Optus network briefing in Sydney, presented by Guenther Ottendorfer, Optus’ Managing Director of Networks and Andrew Smith, Vice President of Mobile Radio Engineering. The focus of Optus’ briefing was to discuss the improvements to Optus’ network over the last twelve months, to look at what’s coming in the next few months[Read More…]

by 1:00 pm on May 20, 2013 16 comments Carriers, News
Australian 4G Spectrum Auction Results

Australian 4G Spectrum Auction Results

The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) yesterday announced the results of the auction for the 700 MHz and 2.5 GHz spectrum bands in Australia. The auction began in May 2012, and ended up seeing Telstra and Optus vying for the coveted 700 MHz band as well as the 2.5 GHz which also went to surprise entrant, TPG. The rules[Read More…]

by 12:22 pm on May 8, 2013 11 comments News
Samsung Australia comments on Galaxy S 4 scarcity

Samsung Australia comments on Galaxy S 4 scarcity

The Australian launch of the Galaxy S 4 last weekend wasn’t what you’d call a satisfying experience for many Australian customers, with stock shortages and some outlets only selling the device on-contract. Many consumers took the opportunity to vent their frustration at Samsung on social media. There are still some handsets to be found, but at this stage they’re quite[Read More…]

by 9:00 am on May 3, 2013 32 comments Manufacturer, Phones
Optus stores will have Samsung Galaxy S 4 stock tomorrow, despite online sell-out

Optus stores will have Samsung Galaxy S 4 stock tomorrow, despite online sell-out

Samsung’s Galaxy S 4 hits store shelves in Australia tomorrow. Despite recent reports of stock shortages in the US, it seems that Australian carriers are doing fine. Optus tweeted on Wednesday that their online preorders had sold out, but has advised us that all of their bricks-and-mortar stores will be carrying the device tomorrow as planned. Have your pre-ordered a[Read More…]

by 10:17 am on April 26, 2013 4 comments Carriers, News
Samsung Galaxy S4 Plans: Optus

Samsung Galaxy S4 Plans: Optus

Optus has revealed their plans for the Samsung Galaxy S 4, announcing that the phone will be available to pre-order online from Wednesday 24th April, with stock being in-stores at selected ‘yes’ Optus stores and retail partners from Saturday the 27th of April. The Galaxy S 4 will be available on a 24 month contract with a $7 monthly handset[Read More…]

by 8:48 pm on April 23, 2013 3 comments Carriers, Phones
HTC One on sale in Australia today

HTC One on sale in Australia today

Today is the day that many Android users (and would-be Android users) have been waiting for. HTC’s much anticipated, and well reviewed Android flagship – the HTC One – for 2013 is due to hit the shelves (so to speak) of the major carriers today, and those of you who’ve pre-ordered will probably be receiving these handsets very soon. While[Read More…]

by 8:00 am on April 23, 2013 27 comments News, Phones
Mobicity opens pre-orders for the LTE Sony Xperia Tablet Z

Mobicity opens pre-orders for the LTE Sony Xperia Tablet Z

If you’ve been waiting for official details on the announcement of the Sony Xperia Tablet Z, then you’ll have to wait a little longer. Sources are telling us it should be some time in May but no official word has been received as yet. But, in the meantime your friendly neighbourhood importer Mobicity has announced they are offering pre-orders on[Read More…]

by 10:23 pm on April 4, 2013 1 comment News
Australian availability details for the HTC One

Australian availability details for the HTC One

We’ve written a lot about the HTC One – in the weeks since the phone’s official Australian launch there’s been rumours of overseas launch delays and even frank admissions by HTC staff about their component sourcing issues. Despite the seemingly endless wait, and the looming release of a certain other flagship device, enthusiasm is still strong for the One. HTC[Read More…]

by 2:00 pm on April 4, 2013 23 comments News, Phones
Optus ‘uncorks’ new BYO month-to-month plans; offers 4G and freedom with a side of bad puns

Optus ‘uncorks’ new BYO month-to-month plans; offers 4G and freedom with a side of bad puns

Optus have today announced a new set of BYO month-to-month plans for the growing number of people who are buying their phones outright rather than signing up to a 24-month plan. They don’t offer exceedingly good value, but they do provide access to Optus’ 4G network and the freedom of not being locked into a contract. You also get to[Read More…]

by 11:47 am on April 3, 2013 13 comments Carriers, News