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Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini now available for pre-order through Telstra and Optus

Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini now available for pre-order through Telstra and Optus

Well it seems Telstra is trying to beat Optus to the pack, with the Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini now available for pre order through the Telstra website. In addition to this, Telstra are also throwing in a Fitbit Flexi for all online pre-orders through their website, which would probably go in some way with the S Health App on the device………..maybe! Looking at the plans, it seems that the plan pricing is pretty much inline with most mobile offers from Telstra, as the blow screenshots can testify: If you are interested to look into the plans available, you can check[Read More...]

by 8:31 PM on September 3, 2013 4 comments Carriers, Manufacturer, News, Phones
ACMA announces new SMS Alerts for mobile users

ACMA announces new SMS Alerts for mobile users

If you’ve ever over-spent on your data/voice or SMS cap and lived to regret it due to the cost of additional services because you haven’t been aware of just how much you were using above your incluions on your plan, then the new initiative which went into effect from yesterday could be your saviour. The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) announced on their website yesterday that from the 1st of September you’ll now receive alerts when your data usage reaches 50%, 85% and 100% of your data limit. They’ve also advised that customers on the three major carriers –[Read More...]

by 9:00 AM on September 2, 2013 8 comments Carriers
HTC One Mini to launch on Vodafone and Telstra

HTC One Mini to launch on Vodafone and Telstra

Announced by HTC back in July, the HTC One Mini is a pretty hot little phone and HTC has just announced that the phone will be available on Telstra and Vodafone. Telstra is advising on their Exchange blog that they will begin selling the Silver version of the One Mini from the 17th of September on their $60 ‘Every Day Connect’ Plan with an additional $2 handset repayment on top every month. The phone will be available to pre-order from the third of September and include a Beats by Dr. Dre Pill Bluetooth Speaker for the first 500 pre-orders. Telstra[Read More...]

by 3:43 PM on August 29, 2013 5 comments Carriers, Manufacturer, Phones
Yatango makes a deal with Kogan Mobile Customers to port over

Yatango makes a deal with Kogan Mobile Customers to port over

With the collapse of ISPOne, Kogan Mobile customers were facing having to find and change to a new provider in the next 30 days. But it appears that Ruslan Kogan has not been quiet in the background in the last couple of days, and they’ve arranged a deal with Yatango to help their customers transition. Kogan has been sending out emails to their customers which have been received by both Geoff and myself offering a chance to move over to their service and trial their service for 30 days for free. For Kogan customers, the deal includes : Unlimited Talk[Read More...]

by 8:33 PM on August 22, 2013 6 comments Carriers, News
Telstra quick to say “me too” — Announces Galaxy S4 Mini is coming

Telstra quick to say “me too” — Announces Galaxy S4 Mini is coming

Look at the right-hand side of that image. That’s a Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini, and hot on the heels of Optus’ announcement yesterday that the Galaxy S4 Mini would launch supporting their new 4G/LTE networks, Telstra has also announced that it will be ranging the Galaxy S4 Mini too. There’s not an awful lot of information on Telstra’s Exchange blog on the subject, beyond a little bit of an overview of the specs, and some touting of Telstra’s 4G network as being the best (though we’re not so sure about that anymore). Telstra does have an expression of interest form,[Read More...]

by 4:02 PM on August 21, 2013 0 comments Carriers, News, Phones
Kogan Mobile customers to have services cancelled within 30 days

Kogan Mobile customers to have services cancelled within 30 days

Earlier today we brought you the news about ispOne appointing administrators and cancelling their contract to resell Telstra Wholesale mobile services. ALDIMobile customers may have dodged the bullet, with news breaking that Medion Australia has reached a deal directly with Telstra to see the continuation of services for ALDIMobile customers, the news for Kogan Mobile customers is not quite so good. In fact, it’s decidedly worse. Telstra has posted a statement which, amongst other things, says: Kogan Mobile has not reached a deal with Telstra, and will no longer be able to provide mobile services. Kogan customers will no longer[Read More...]

by 3:09 PM on August 19, 2013 28 comments Carriers, News
ISPOne calls in Administrators, cancels Telstra wholesale contracts

ISPOne calls in Administrators, cancels Telstra wholesale contracts

If you’re on Aldi or Kogan pre-paid mobile, then chances are you’re about to hear from your provider shortly. According to the Australian Financial Review, ISPOne has called in administrators and cancelled their contract to provide 3G Mobile services to the MVNO’s from Telstra. This latest development follows this mornings decision by Kogan to stop offering 90 day or 365 day recharges on their service. Gizmodo has provided a full statement from Telstra which reads : Telstra Wholesale has been advised that ispONE has appointed Ferrier Hodgson as a voluntary administrator and the administrator has cancelled ispONE’s contracts for the[Read More...]

by 1:01 PM on August 19, 2013 20 comments Carriers
Leak suggests Snapdragon 800 based Samsung Galaxy Note 3 coming to all 3 Australian carriers

Leak suggests Snapdragon 800 based Samsung Galaxy Note 3 coming to all 3 Australian carriers

The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 which is strongly rumoured to be announced at the September 4th Samsung Unpacked 2013 – Episode 2 event in Berlin just prior to the start of IFA, has been listed by SamMobile as coming to all three Australian carriers with a Snapdragon 800 CPU. The leak indicates that there will be four specific firmwares for the Galaxy Note 3 released in Australia — an unlocked model plus a variant for each carrier. The Galaxy Note 3 destined for Australian shores will include a Snapdragon 800(MSM8974) CPU clocked at 2.3GHz and come with 3GB of RAM[Read More...]

by 12:44 AM on August 16, 2013 6 comments Carriers, Phones, Rumours
ISPOne wholesale customers will remain connected at least till trial is over

ISPOne wholesale customers will remain connected at least till trial is over

Kogan and Aldi Mobile are among the 280,000 ISPOne wholesale customers who can rest easy, at least until the court case between Telstra and ISPOne over unpaid invoices has been sorted. The case between ISPOne and Telstra which on Monday, had the potential to end services for the customers of the telco wholesaler, was sent to mediation but after a protracted session which lasted into Wednesday night failed to produce a result, the Federal Court of Victoria has placed an injunction on Telstra from ending the service of ISPOnes customers until the case can be heard formally before the court[Read More...]

by 11:31 PM on August 15, 2013 4 comments Carriers, News
ISPOne legal stoush could possibly spell the end for some small MVNOs in Australia

ISPOne legal stoush could possibly spell the end for some small MVNOs in Australia

ispONE, the company who resells the Telstra service wholesale to multiple Mobile Virtual Network Operators (MVNOs) in Australia is currently involved in a legal dispute with Telstra that’s now threatening to end the business model of some recent entrants into the mobile space. The company – currently the exclusive reseller for wholesale access to the Telstra network in Australia – has had a troubled couple of months legally in Australia. They were taken to court recently by one of their MVNO customers – Kogan – to force them to continue to provide SIM cards to the company for new customers.[Read More...]

by 1:40 PM on August 13, 2013 11 comments Carriers, News
Dick Smith selling the Samsung Galaxy S2 4G on Telstra Pre-Paid for $349

Dick Smith selling the Samsung Galaxy S2 4G on Telstra Pre-Paid for $349

It seems one of the first ever 4G or LTE enabled phones available in Australia – the Samsung Galaxy S2 4G – has now gained a new lease on life becoming available through Dick Smith as a Telstra pre-paid phone. The Telstra branded Samsung Galaxy S2 4G is being sold for $349 on the Dick Smith website, as well as in-store. The device has the same specs you’ve come to know and love In case you have forgotten the specs of the device, here they are again for you: 4.5″ 800×480 resolution Super AMOLED Plus Screen 1.5GHz Dual Core Processor[Read More...]

by 9:08 AM on August 6, 2013 3 comments Manufacturer, 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 now expected to begin deploying on Thursday 1 August. No specific time of day has been provided yet – when it is I will let you all know. Updates to expect in the Android 4.2.2 update have been outlined in[Read More...]

by 8:58 PM on July 31, 2013 42 comments OS Update
Price Drop: Telstra Frontier 4G Mobile reduced to $149

Price Drop: Telstra Frontier 4G Mobile reduced to $149

Telstra seem to have reduced the price of their lower end 4G pre-paid mobile phone offering – the Telstra Frontier(ZTE T81) – dropping the price from $199 to $149. Originally launched at $299 the phone hasn’t been flying high on anyones radar due to some lower end hardware but if you’re in the market for a super cheap 4G phone it could fit the bill. Just in case you have forgotten the specs of the Telstra ZTE Frontier 4G phone, here is the run down: 4″ 480×800 TFT capacitive touchscreen Dual-core 1.5 GHz CPU 2.5GB internal storage expandable up to[Read More...]

by 5:26 PM on July 31, 2013 3 comments Carriers, Manufacturer, Phones, Sale