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Vodafone’s thank you to healthcare workers is two months free access

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Vodafone has added to its previous COVID-19 customer assistance package by now offering healthcare workers two months of free network access. Registered health practitioners are eligible for a two-month credit on their monthly postpaid access fee or prepaid recharge costs....

Netflix Australia will reduce data use 25% for 30 days but maintain screen resolution...

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Netflix Australia has announced that it will be reducing the amount of data used by streams in Australia by 25% for 30 days to assist broadband and mobile networks while they adjust to increased numbers of people working from...

Vodafone is supporting its customers through COVID-19; wants to keep everyone connected

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Like other major telcos, Vodafone is doing its bit to help its customers stay connected throughout the COVID-19 pandemic crisis as it unfolds. The company has implemented a number of measures to support its customers across postpaid and prepaid...

Vodafone 5G tested – it’s quick, but not quicker than 4G

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Vodafone announced its first 5G network sites last week, and with a new 5G handset in tow, I headed to Parramatta to see how Vodafone's 5G network performs. Vodafone held the announcement until it had some good 5G handsets...

Vodafone-TPG merger to go ahead as ACCC decides not to appeal

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Its very much official now, the AU$15 billion merger of Vodafone Hutchinson Australia (VHA) and TPG will now go ahead thanks to the ACCC ruling out appealing the high court's decision to allow the merger to go ahead. It's certainly...

When speed data shows Australia’s fixed broadband ranks 64th globally, how can the NBN...

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Many Australians think the NBN is a bit of a disappointment speed-wise, but there's a big difference between having a bit of a whinge and having some data to back it up. One of the sites I keep a reasonably...

Vodafone releases full year performance results; reveals 5G to be switched on “within weeks”

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Today during Vodafone's briefing to outline the company’s full year performance for the twelve months ending 31 December, 2019 they announced their readiness for 5G. Vodafone are set to switch on its first 5G towers "within weeks" and are pushing...

Good News – Android 10 is rolling out to Samsung Galaxy S9 users

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If you own a Samsung Galaxy S9 you may have seen an update rolling out to your phone. If you haven't be prepared because Android 10 with One UI 2.0 is on its way to you. The update brings...

[Video] Join Vodafone for an exclusive first look at the Samsung Galaxy S20+

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We're two weeks away from the launch of Samsung's newest Galaxy S20 range in Australia, and while phones are making their way to reviewers, some people - myself included - are anxious to see and know more about what's...

Vodafone and TPG can now merge after beating the ACCC in Federal Court

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Today in the Federal Court of Australia, TPG and Vodafone have effectively won the right to merge after Justice John Middleton told the court that he merger would "not unduly reduce competition". The whole saga started back in August 2018...

Want to get the Samsung Galaxy S20 on Vodafone? Here are all their...

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We have seen a few carriers show us their Samsung Galaxy S20 plans already today and now it's Vodafone's turn. Vodafone are ranging the entire Galaxy S20 series which makes these the first 5G-compatible devices they have ranged. Not only...

Vodafone offering free portable 4G Wi-Fi Modem and 3 months’ mobile Broadband service for...

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In a public-spirited move Vodafone Australia is offering owners and renters who have lost their home to bushfires 3 months worth of mobile portable broadband service including the modem at no cost with no lock in contract and no...

Vodafone announces its partnership with Nokia to build its 5G network

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Vodafone Hutchison Australia (the operator of the Vodafone brand in Australia) has announced this morning its partnership with Nokia to build its 5G network in Australia, with the promise of the first 5G services arriving early in 2020. Vodafone’s Chief...

Big W tech Boxing Day deals

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Discount department store Big W is offering some great tech deals as part of this year's Boxing Day sales, whether after some future gifts or after something for yourself. The deals include: Chromebooks: Lenovo 11” 100e Chromebook - $325 Lenovo 11” C340 Chromebook...

Australian Mobile Carriers Won’t Get Really Fast 5G Millimetre Wave Spectrum til mid 2021

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The Australian Federal government has commenced the process to auction spectrum in the 26 GHz band to support the next stage of 5G coverage improvement across Australia. The spectrum will be sold at a competitive auction in early 2021. This...

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