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Optus kicks off 2015 with a boom in 4G sites
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Optus kicks off 2015 with a boom in 4G sites

Back in 2013, the Australian Communications & Media Authority auctioned off the 700MHz frequency, which would soon be vacated by the soon to be removed Analogue TV networks. Optus took part in the auction to secure spectrum in the coveted lower range frequency and won 2x 10MHz bands for a total of 20MHz in spectrum, and today the license to[Read More…]

in Carriers by at 12:01 am on January 1, 2015
LG wants to tempt you into a G3 in time for Christmas with festive bonuses
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LG wants to tempt you into a G3 in time for Christmas with festive bonuses

The LG G3 is still sitting at the top of the pile for one the best smartphones this year. It’s a great handset with some truly class leading hardware and LG has done a pretty great job with the software, now LG has teamed up with retailers around Australia to tempt you into buying a handset in time for Christmas.[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, Phones by at 11:21 am on December 22, 2014
Retailer Round-up: This week’s specials
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Retailer Round-up: This week’s specials

Well it’s literally the final countdown to Christmas and our major retailers are ramping up their efforts with Android related goodies for you to purchase, should you still remain undecided on what to buy that geeky person in your life. So without further ado, here is the weekly specials this week: Coles Mobiles Telstra Rush Pre-Paid Mobile – $39 –[Read More…]

in Android Wear, Chromecast, News, Phones, Smartwatch, Tablets by at 1:36 pm on December 19, 2014
Optus 10 – Open for business and serving rural Australians

Optus 10 – Open for business and serving rural Australians

Optus have continued their investment in infrastructure and increasing their coverage announcing on Friday that they’ve added another satellite to their fleet. Called Optus 10, the satellite will provide voice and data connectivity to customers in both regional and remote areas of Australia. The press release reveals that the satellite was launched 3 months ago and underwent in-orbit testing prior[Read More…]

in Carriers, News by at 8:44 am on December 14, 2014
Optus turns on 700MHz network in Canberra – starting to bring together one Australia-wide network
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Optus turns on 700MHz network in Canberra – starting to bring together one Australia-wide network

Optus has been busily testing their newly acquired 700MHz network around various sites in Australia, accessing the network through early access licenses issued by the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) in preparation for the Australia wide launch of the network in January. Today Optus has switched on their 700MHz network in Canberra, paving the way for customers to eventually[Read More…]

in Carriers by at 8:20 pm on December 8, 2014
Yes, Telstra is blocking your Nexus updates
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Yes, Telstra is blocking your Nexus updates

Since Google started rolling out the over-the-air (OTA) updates for Android 5.0 Lollipop to Nexus devices, many users have been regularly checking for a system update – many Australians, to no avail. Telstra users are reporting that the update is being blocked, even on phones that were not sold by the carrier. The issue is affecting Nexus 4 and Nexus[Read More…]

in Carriers, News, OS Updates by and at 11:39 am on December 4, 2014
Optus introduces a new insurance plan for your gadgets
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Optus introduces a new insurance plan for your gadgets

Hopefully you’ll never know the pain of cracking a screen, or losing or having a device stolen – but well it happens. Your home insurance can generally cover it, but then there are those pesky insurance premium hikes whenever you make a claim. Optus has decided to jump on in to device insurance with a new product they’re calling, Yes[Read More…]

in Carriers by at 8:12 pm on December 2, 2014