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Displaying items by tag: Next G

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
Tuesday, 03 May 2011 12:04

Telstra's new phone with bloody big buttons

When it comes to finding the buttons on your phone, you'll never say 'where the bloody hell are you?' again!

Published in Virtualisation
Thursday, 28 April 2011 15:45

Telstra tops TV with AFL

Telstra customers have come out big winners in the new agreement between the AFL and Telstra, with all matches available live to users with a Telstra T-Box, mobile phones or tablet from 2012.

Published in Mobility

With NBN under a cloud due to the latest controversy over building costs, Telstra laughs in the face of the 'National Broadband Network' with an even faster 3G high-speed mobile hotspot.

Published in Mobility

Telstra's first $99 Android-powered smartphone might lack the finesse of brand name and more expensive competitors, but when it comes to $999 iPhones, it's priced to win the wallets of price-sensitive pre-paid consumers.

Published in Mobility
Friday, 04 February 2011 12:36

Next G not neutered by cyclone - unlike NBN

The perils of fixed fibre cables flapping about in cyclonic winds has been exposed in Townsville, which was 'almost completely fitted out for the NBN', but due to Cyclone Yasi is likely no longer, while Telstra's Next G wireless broadband network (WBN?) was apparently unaffected.

Published in Mobility
Thursday, 02 December 2010 13:18

Telstra increases data allowances for free

Has Hell frozen over? Are pigs flying? In a move that would have come as a huge shock not long ago, Telstra Business Mobile Cap customers will enjoy up to an additional 1.5GB of included data as part of their latest plan changes to give SMB customers what Telstra calls 'not only the best mobile network, but even greater value'.

Published in Mobility

Australia's biggest telco, Telstra, is providing full telco support to the world's biggest chat-show TV star, Oprah Winfrey, ensuring her team is equipped with Telstra's most ultimate of Next G modems and her live audience is equipped with Next G sim-cards in their summer-proof Motorola Defy Android smartphones.

Published in Entertainment

Telstra and Ericsson have announced successful trialling of videoconferencing over LTE between Sydney and Melbourne.

Published in Networking
Thursday, 04 November 2010 16:51

Telstra's Next G: works better in more lifts?

Tech journos from Allure Media, which publishes titles such as Gizmodo and Lifehacker, got stuck in a lift, with iPhone 4's connected to Telstra working normally,  a BlackBerry Bold 9700 on Optus fluctuating between 3G and GPRS and no signal from Vodfaone, with Next G the winner.

Published in Mobility

New 'policy control and subscriber data management platforms' from Nokia Siemens have been installed into Telstra's Next G network, delivering 'optimised traffic based on a set of business rules' while being able to manage 'customer profiles in real time' with highly scalable equipment, but doesn't clearly spell out what 'new and innovative customer services' we can all expect!

Published in Mobility
Wednesday, 03 November 2010 15:20

T-Touch Tab: the anti-iPad works nicely for the price

Telstra has launched its 'entry-level' tablet computer, the T-Touch Tab, aiming to conquer the mass market through a basic but workable tablet experience and cheap pricing that is so similar yet so different to the iPad it's clear why they're at opposite ends of what is fast becoming a very profitable scale.

Published in Home Tech
Monday, 25 October 2010 20:50

Telstra boosting Next G in the bush

Telstra is to boost capacity at both existing and future Next G network sites and customers in regional and rural Australia by acquiring additional licenses in the 2.1GHz band for more than 1400 base stations.

Published in Mobility
Monday, 30 August 2010 17:09

Telstra's 42Mbps Next G broadband goes live

Telstra has become the first telco in the world to launch dual carrier HSPA+ services offering downstream speeds up to a theoretical maximum of 42Mbps.

Published in Networking

Will wonders never cease - Telstra is actually doing something about its rather woeful included iPhone 4 data on its plans and, until November 1 this year (if not longer) is actually increasing them! Are you ok, David Thodey?

Published in Mobility

Telstra wants to tempt the many pre-paid mobile broadband users, some of whom are experiencing dial-up speeds in heavily populated areas on competing networks, with a new 'Telstra Turbo' Next G USB modem and affordable no-contract pre-paid per gigabyte pricing, although naturally still at higher prices than the competition.

Published in Mobility




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