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Thursday, 11 March 2021 00:19

Telstra turns on low-band 5G

In an important milestone on Telstra's roadmap to bring 5G to more Australians sooner, Australia's biggest telco has completed testing on its low-band 5G spectrum and it is now ready for commercial use.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Boost’s offer to give 3GB total on the $40 UNLTD plan is extended to 30 March 2015 when paying by credit/debit card of Paypal brings a bonus 500MB smile to my dial.

Published in Mobility

Hot on the heels of Vodafone’s 4.5-inch prepaid 4G smartphone for $99, Boost has gone one bigger - a 5-inch prepaid 3G smartphone for $99, too. We spoke to Boost Mobile’s CMO, Ian Blackhall about it on video.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

After initially offering 3GB of Telstra Next G-class ‘up to’ 42.2Mbps data for $40 and then frustratingly dropping it to 2GB in February this year, Boost is finally boosting it back higher again, going ‘halfway’ to 2.5GB. 

Published in Mobility
Tuesday, 06 November 2012 10:00

Navman Wireless updates vehicle GPS tracker

Navman Wireless has released a new GPS fleet tracking unit, but the service is still available through Telstra.

Monday, 01 October 2012 13:56

Sociable footy fans set record at the MCG

The crowd at the AFL Grand Final on Saturday set a new record for mobile phone use.

Published in Mobility
Wednesday, 01 February 2012 13:41

Yep, Telstra's 4G in 4G zones is definitely worthwhile

If you're in a 4G coverage area and you're sporting a 4G LTE capable device, it should come as no surprise to discover that 4G devices deliver vastly better ping and download speeds than 3G devices.

Published in Fuzzy Logic
Tuesday, 31 January 2012 16:19

West Australia to get 113 new Next G mobile sites

West Australia - it's one of the biggest single states on the planet, and in what will surely be welcome news for its citizens (some of whom are still annoyed at the CDMA network's demise), Telstra has won a contract which will see the Next G network nicely expanded.

Published in Mobility
Monday, 30 January 2012 18:15

EXCLUSIVE: Mobile Foxtel now available on iPad!

Ever since Apple launched its original iPad in 2010, Telstra customers subscribing to Mobile Foxtel on the iPhone and other smartphones have wondered when it would officially arrive on the iPad, and now, in 2012, it finally has.

Published in Entertainment

Although a wired connection is almost always better than a wireless connection (with an exception or two), Australians still love wireless broadband, with the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) stating that 'mobile wireless connections' are 'more popular than DSL'!

Published in Fuzzy Logic

Although Optus is far faster this time at getting its customers ready for a faster wireless future with its own LTE plans, Telstra is yet again on the ball and on the money with its targeted, yet still rather broad 2011 LTE launch - and boy oh boy is the service FAST!

Published in Fuzzy Logic
Friday, 09 September 2011 12:39

Optus launches mobile 'bill shock' preventers

Optus has launched, a number of new tools to help customers better manage their monthly mobile spend.

Published in Mobility

Although Telstra's 3G (or Next G) prices are higher than its competitors, Telstra's networks and devices are still faster than the rest, and with 4G's 'early' arrival for 2000 'CBD' business customers prior to the wider national launch, those users can now choose to go faster still!

Published in Mobility
Monday, 08 August 2011 08:54

It's official Next G goes '4G' this month

Telstra is to launch a commercial pilot of its LTE service in Melbourne, Brisbane and Sydney later this month and has branded it 4G despite an edict from the ITU that LTE is not a 4G technology

Although Telstra's Sensis division has nothing to do with HTC's Sensation, Telstra has sensed that HTC's dual-core Android would be a great exclusive addition to its stellar line-up of Next G capable models.

Published in Mobility

There's no dry smartphone July for technology lovers, with Australia's 'fastest' smartphone launching on Telstra's Next G network on July 26: the Samsung Galaxy S II.

Published in Mobility

Telstra looks set to be the first Australian mobile operator to offer high definition (HD) voice - tipped to be a popular feature and a significant differentiator - on its 3G network.

Published in Mobility

Why have just a mate when you can have an ultimate, instead? Telstra's Ultimate Mobile Wi-Fi hotspot puts its 'ultimate' and fastest Next G technology into its newest Wi-Fi modem for those who still feel the ultimate need for ultimate speed.

Published in Mobility

Telstra claims to be the world's first mobile operator to launch a battery-powered dual carrier HSPA+ (42Mbps/5.76Mbps) 3G WiFi hotspot.

Published in Networking

Telstra has turned on the first LTE base stations in its network, in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth ahead of its scheduled launch of LTE services by year end.

Published in Networking




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