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11
Feb
The 4th quarter earnings reports for Vodafone and Telstra are in (not yet for Optus), and there’s at least a slight correlation between the setbacks of the former and the fortunes of the latter. For the second quarter in a row, heavy customer exodus in Australia led to overall decline for Vodafone worldwide; remarkable considering how small a... Find out more
26
Nov
Last week, Telstra announced that they had implemented a real-time billing platform allowing them to wholesale pre-paid access to their 3G Network. This should open up the huge potential market for Mobile Virtual Network Operators(MVNOs) using Telstra’s superior network in favor of Optus, which has traditionally been the main wholesaler to th... Find out more
25
Oct
Big day for Telstra yesterday, as the telco giant signaled a seachange in telecommunications with two completely unexpected acquisitions. Their mobile acquisition might be the more significant. Click here to check out Amaysim's $40/Unlimited/4GB plan, or call 1300 302 942 Click here to check out Dodo's $40/Unlimited/5GB plan, or call 1300 136 793... Find out more
14
Jun
Annoying mobile phone habits in public are on the rise, according to a survey from Telstra.The research found four out of five Australians believe mobile phone behaviour is getting worse, as smartphones encourage more people to spend their time surfing the net in social situations.Holding inappropriate conversations on the phone in public and using... Find out more
25
May
“Bill shock" is an industry term for being absolutely taken aback by the exorbitant total on your bill and having no idea how it got so high. But today, Telstra announced they will soon no longer charge for excess data usage, a move which should see a reduction in the number of “bill shock” cases.Eliminating excess data charges co... Find out more
25
Jan
Telstra is introducing one minute billing increments to mobile phone customers from March.The network currently charges in 30 second blocks, but calls will now be rounded up to the nearest minute instead. Calls on pre-paid NextG plans will now cost 80 cents a call, whether the call is one second or 59.Telstra spokesperson Karina Keisler told News L... Find out more
26
Oct
Telstra has recently updated its Next G Cap Plans – the caps have more included value as well as bonus data for certain handsets. The plans are available on a 24-month contract, however there is also a range of mobile phones to choose from at all plan levels.Signing up with Telstra means that you are guaranteed to have the widest coverage ava... Find out more
13
Oct
Microsoft has firmly placed its foot in the smartphone market with the new Windows Phone 7 mobile. The new operating system brings the best of what Windows has to offer over to the small screen.Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer said of the new OS: "Microsoft and its partners are delivering a different kind of mobile phone and experience — one that ... Find out more
12
Oct
Telstra will be providing 24-month warranties on all mobiles apart from the Apple iPhone, following discussions with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC).Earlier this year the ACCC demanded that mobile phone providers offer free repairs for customers who are within their 24-month contract. ACCC chairman, Graeme Samuel, said: "T... Find out more
24
May
Telstra have continued with an overhaul of their mobile phone plans, this time revamping Telstra prepaid rates. Earlier this month Australia's largest telco released brand new post-paid browsing packs to please Telstra mobile customers, especially those affected by the HTC Desire GPS problems.In the new prepaid mobile deals, Telstra is offering... Find out more
11
May
This week Telstra have upped the ante for competition in the mobile phone industry by releasing some great deals for the new HTC Desire. Telstra is making up for lost ground since customers discovered problems with the HTC Desire's GPS features shortly after its launch. Telstra and HTC quickly released a software update to fix the GPS glitch. ... Find out more
10
May
From tomorrow, Telstra’s post-paid Caps and Ultimate Plans will include a larger amount of included value to use toward mobile calls and text messages. Mobile phone plan shoppers will also notice Telstra are including data in each of their updated plans, whereas previously only the Ultimate plans included a data allowance. The Cap plans inclu... Find out more
10
May
On April 30, 2010, Telstra and HTC released eagerly awaited software to repair the GPS glitch in the new HTC Desire, which was released in late April 2010.The HTC Desire's problems began shortly after its release when Telstra mobile phone customers experienced technical difficulties with the Desire’s GPS hardware. Internet mobile phone fo... Find out more
06
May
We see NextGen written on the internet, the television, and even on billboards around town, but the more you search for the meaning of the word, the more confusing it becomes.NextGen stands for 'next generation' technology. In terms of mobile phone technologies, NextGen indicates the 'next generation' of wireless mobile phone techno... Find out more
22
Apr
Telstra's hold on the telecommunications market is slowly eroding as competition gives consumers more choice, especially over mobile phone carriers.According to a recent Ray Morgan survey, Telstra was the only mobile phone carrier to see customer satisfaction fall. Telstra also scored a below average 60.3 per cent for customer satisfaction base... Find out more
13
Apr
The Next G network claims to be the ‘fastest national mobile broadband network in Australia’, with theoretical speeds of up to 21mbps, using the 850 MHz band. This mobile wireless network is able to provide eligible customers with faster broadband speeds in a larger number of places, but not all mobile phones are compatible with the Tel... Find out more