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Displaying items by tag: Next G

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

iTWire contributor Renai LeMay has beseeched Apple's CEO Steve Jobs to let the iPhone 4 Facetime video conferencing capability to be unlocked for use over Telstra's 3G network, but I'm thankful it's locked to Wi-Fi, and here's why, guys. 

Published in Mobility

Australia's love affair with social networking has gone mobile, with customers using their mobiles to visit Facebook, Twitter and MySpace in record numbers over the past 12 months, according to new figures released today by Telstra.

Published in Mobility
Monday, 07 June 2010 12:01

Mobile Foxtel to carry ABC1 and SBS One TV

Starting today, Monday 7 June, Telstra is streaming ABC1 and SBS One TV channels over the Mobile Foxtel service on its Next G network.

Published in Mobility

Telstra turned on the upgrade of its Next G network to 42Mbps (theoretical maxium downstream bandwidth) earlier this year and has now revealed that it will be operational in 100 regional centres as well as capital cities as soon as customer devices are available, later this year.

Published in Mobility

Armidale based RMteK has developed a system, RMCam, for video monitoring of remote locations that combines a camera, motion and other sensors, solar power and Next G wireless modem supported by processing power 'in the cloud'.

Published in Security
Thursday, 20 May 2010 09:12

Telstra signs Suncorp for mobiles

Insurance and banking company Suncorp has picked Telstra as its sole provider of mobile voice and data services for the next three years.

Published in Deals

Telstra says it has become the first carrier in the world to test HSPA+ dual channel technology in a live, commercial cellular network.

Published in Mobility

The Government has decreed that data services on Telstra's Next G network are now "metro comparable" in price and performance and it will not longer provide subsidised services under the Australian Broadband Guarantee scheme to people living within Next G's coverage area.

Published in Home Tech
Monday, 10 May 2010 10:28

ME Bank picks Telstra's "superior" network

ME Bank will spend $A4.5 million on Telstra fixed and mobile services over the next three years.

Published in Deals




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