Post Tagged with: "Telstra"

Telstra’s Data Christmas Present to Pre-Paid Freedom Users

Telstra’s Data Christmas Present to Pre-Paid Freedom Users

Earlier this year Telstra changed their Pre-Paid plans to scrap the Encore plan for new users and introduced a new plan called Pre-Paid Freedom. At the time it looked to be a big step backwards as it decreased the data available to users. In a bid to entice more users onto the Pre-Paid Freedom plan Telstra have doubled the data[Read More…]

by 1:16 pm on November 28, 2014 10 comments Carriers, News
Telstra launches 4GX services in Melbourne

Telstra launches 4GX services in Melbourne

Telstra yesterday announced that Melbounites (Melbournians?) are now able to access what Telstra are calling ‘one of the world’s fastest mobile services’, advising that their 4GX network is now live in Central Melbourne and surrounding suburbs. The 4GX coverage, which enables speeds up to 100mbps on Category 6 LTE devices and up to 75mbps on Category 4 devices, is now[Read More…]

by 9:16 am on November 26, 2014 5 comments Carriers
Telstra to add new tablets to their line-up including the Nexus 9, Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact, Samsung Galaxy Tab S LTE and more

Telstra to add new tablets to their line-up including the Nexus 9, Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact, Samsung Galaxy Tab S LTE and more

Telstra has today announced on their Exchange blog, that they will add a variety of new tablets to their range. They’re offering a mix of Wi-Fi tablets (including the HTC built Nexus 9), as well as the LTE enabled Galaxy Tab S which is compatible with their LTE aggregated 4GX network. The 10.5″ Samsung Galaxy Tab S will be available[Read More…]

by 10:15 pm on November 24, 2014 14 comments Carriers, Manufacturer, Tablets
Telstra opens pre-order for the Samsung Galaxy Note Edge – grab a bonus $100 Eftpos Gift Card

Telstra opens pre-order for the Samsung Galaxy Note Edge – grab a bonus $100 Eftpos Gift Card

Telstra has just opened up pre-orders on the Samsung Galaxy Note Edge, which is due to go on-sale – after two delays – on the 25th of November. Telstra is offering the Note Edge in a choice of Charcoal Black or Frost White. Telstra is offering a pre-order incentive of a $100 Eftpos gift card while stocks last. Pricing wise,[Read More…]

by 4:22 pm on November 20, 2014 2 comments Carriers, Manufacturer, Phones
Boost Mobile launches a $99 smartphone with a 5″ screen

Boost Mobile launches a $99 smartphone with a 5″ screen

Pre-paid smartphones are generally quite small, with manufacturers aiming to cut costs on one of the more expensive components. But Boost Mobile is bucking the trend here, by offering the Boost Mobile View 5.0, a $99 pre-paid smartphone on the Telstra network with a 5″ screen. The Boost Mobile View 5.0, is a rebranded Alcatel OneTouch which Boost are saying[Read More…]

by 11:10 am on November 20, 2014 0 comments Carriers, Manufacturer, Phones
Sony Smartwatch 3 and SmartBand Talk now available to order from Sony and Telstra

Sony Smartwatch 3 and SmartBand Talk now available to order from Sony and Telstra

Announced back at IFA in September, and released in a number of markets around the world already, the Sony Smartband Talk and Smartwatch 3 are now officially available in Australia. Of course Ausdroid readers would already know that the Smartband Talk has been available to order from the Sony Australia website since the weekend for $199. Sony also priced the[Read More…]

by 10:41 am on November 20, 2014 6 comments Accessories, Android Wear, Manufacturer
Telstra switches on its first Wi-Fi hotspots around Australia

Telstra switches on its first Wi-Fi hotspots around Australia

Telstra is switching on the first of its national network of public Wi-Fi hotspots today in Sydney. The city will be one of 250 towns and cities to receive coverage from Telstra’s Wi-Fi network, with a full roll-out of 1,000 public hotspots to launch by Christmas. From tomorrow, Sydney residents will be able to trial free Wi-Fi at some of[Read More…]

by 10:30 am on November 19, 2014 13 comments Carriers, News
Google to launch further Project Loon tests in Western Queensland in partnership with Telstra

Google to launch further Project Loon tests in Western Queensland in partnership with Telstra

Project Loon, the moonshot project from Google X labs which aims to bring broadband internet access to the entire world through the use of high-altitude balloons, is partnering up with Telstra to extend their trials within Australia. Google has been trialling Project Loon, within Australia over the last few months, with the balloons showing up over the last couple of[Read More…]

by 9:44 am on November 18, 2014 3 comments Other
Telstra now selling the Huawei MediaPad M1 8.0

Telstra now selling the Huawei MediaPad M1 8.0

Huawei is on a bit of a roll this week, starting off with the launch of a sub-$100 4G compatible phone on Vodafone, followed by the Ascend Mate 7 launch last night. Now Telstra has just announced that they are now selling the Huawei MediaPad M1 8.0, which was launched all the way back at Mobile World Congress in February.[Read More…]

by 6:08 pm on November 12, 2014 2 comments Carriers, Manufacturer, Tablets
Telstra bring real-time data usage alerts to customers

Telstra bring real-time data usage alerts to customers

Unless you’ve managed to somehow acquire an unlimited data plan, you’re probably quite careful about your data usage on your mobile. With excess data charges quite exorbitant for the most part, your’re quite right to do so, and Telstra is making monitoring your data usage even easier. Previously, alerts for data usage have taken up to 48 hours (and still[Read More…]

by 11:02 am on November 12, 2014 7 comments Carriers