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Editorial: “No More Huawei” — three simple words, taken out of context, simply to make headlines

With just three words, an article in today’s Sydney Morning Herald seeks to almost completely misrepresent what’s actually happening in Australia’s mobile landscape. When Vodafone Australia’s CEO  Iñaki Berroeta said “No More Huawei”, he wasn’t talking about Australian carriers moving to deliberately remove carrier equipment from Chinese company Huawei. Far from …

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Telstra is opening up their payphones over Christmas for free calls – some free data through Telstra Air too!

It’s a season of family, giving and getting back in touch and in that spirit, Telstra has announced that they’ll be letting people make calls for free from payphones between the 24-26th of December. As a bonus they’ll also be offering free Telstra Air Wi-Fi access from selected public hotspots. …

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Telstra & Boost Mobile add a new budget ZTE device to their prepaid line up of devices

Telstra and Boost Mobile have quietly added ZTE devices to their line up of budget devices with the Telstra Essential Smart (ZTE A125) and Boost Jett (ZTE B125). Both the devices, which are budget 4G enabled devices, look similar in design and specs which aren’t too bad and certainly could …

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Australia’s 5G spectrum auction finishes with Telcos spending in excess of $800 million for the final pieces

We have had some minor 5G auctions in previous times but with 5G now very close to becoming a reality for consumers, the serious auctions have just recently taken place. Telcos have forked out some impressive figures for their 5G portfolios in this final Auction with Telstra not surprisingly topping …

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