+ Saturday May 25th, 2019

Carriers

Officeworks has launched its own MVNO and NBN Network with Accord Connect

Officeworks has launched its own MVNO, called Accord Mobile with Officeworks, and is offering some pretty great prepaid mobile and data plans. Accord Mobile with Officeworks – which has now begun rolling out through your local Officeworks store and online through its own dedicated website – is offering a month-by-month …

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Vodafone adds two new devices to its prepaid offering with Vodafone Smart N10 4G and Samsung Galaxy A20 4G

Vodafone has added two new smartphone to its prepaid offerings, with its own Vodafone Smart N10 4G and Samsung Galaxy A20 4G devices that are available now to purchase online and through your local Vodafone store. The devices, which offer different specs and pricing, have been quietly added overnight. Both …

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ICYMI – Ausdroid’s fastest NBN plans according to the ACCC for May 2019

Last week, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission released its fifth report on real-world NBN speeds. The results are actually pretty good, and seem to be improving every time. Download speeds generally increased when compared to the previous quarter, including during peak usage hours of 7pm – 11pm. This is …

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ACCC blocks TPG merger with Vodafone; share prices crash due to government blunder

Australia’s competition watchdog has rejected a proposed merger between mobile phone and internet providers Vodafone Hutchison Australia (Vodafone) and TPG. The announcement was made earlier this evening, after the government inadvertently – it seems – published the news on its mergers register before the stock market closed, sending share prices …

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International roaming is costing Australians big money, but it’s easy to avoid bill shock with these simple tips

Vodafone has commissioned a bit of research about international roaming, and it reached some unsurprising conclusions; international roaming is still expensive, people use it too much without doing simple things to save costs, and people are taking extreme steps to avoid bill shock. The research conducted by YouGov Galaxy revealed …

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