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Optus Went Down In Melbourne Today

A “technical issue” with Optus’ 3G network caused mobile customers across some parts of Melbourne and regional Victoria to experience difficulty making calls, sending texts and using data today.


Here's Every iPhone 7 And iPhone 7 Plus Plan In Australia

Looking for an iPhone 7 plan? Well, look no further. This is our full list of plans from Australia’s major telcos for the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, in all storage sizes.


The iPhone 7 Plus Is Low In Stock Around Australia

If you want to buy a new iPhone, especially a big one, I hope you’re already standing in a line somewhere – because the iPhone 7 Plus is going to be extremely hard to come by today, and one model in particular.


This Is Optus' iPhone 7 And iPhone 7 Plus Plan Pricing

Optus has released its on-contract pricing for the brand new iPhone 7. Optus will offer the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus on a range of plans, starting from as little as $40 per month and a total cost of $68 per month including handset repayment.


Streaming A Big Focus For New Optus Mobile Broadband Plans

Optus have updated their mobile broadband plans, offering a range of new data inclusions. Streaming is a major focus of the new 24-month plans, some even including data-free Netflix and Presto.


Optus Is Fixing Its Mobile Black Spots In The NT

Optus owns and maintains the largest fleet of satellites across Australia, but at the same time the number-two telco can’t rival its larger competitor Telstra for mobile network coverage in rural and remote parts of Australia. It makes sense, then, for Optus to boost its coverage in black spots using a series of small cells — lower-powered portable radio nodes that are much easier to install than a full mobile tower — that connect to its satellite network. And that’s exactly what the company is doing.


Optus Is Offering Free Data-Free Netflix And Spotify Streaming

Optus is giving you the option to stream movies, TV and music without tapping into your monthly data allowance, either for free or for a monthly $10 fee, depending on your plan. But you still have to pay for the data used watching ads.


Every Samsung Galaxy Note7 Plan In Australia, Compared

The Samsung Galaxy Note7 officially launched in Australia on Friday. As befits a new flagship smartphone, all major telcos have released a range of plans for the device. If you’re contemplating a new mobile phone contract and have your heart set on the Galaxy Note7, this comprehensive plan breakdown will help you make the right decision.


Here's Why Australia's Mobile Networks Rank Fourth Best In The World

Although many Aussies wouldn’t believe it if you told them, our country’s 3G and 4G mobile networks are regularly ranked among the best in the world. In actual fact, South Korea is the only country that consistently ranks ahead of Australia for overall mobile network speed and 3G or 4G availability, and our average download smartphone download speeds have cracked 25Mbps for the first time ever. OpenSignal’s sixth Global State of the Mobile Network report paints a glowing picture of Australia’s mobile telecommunications infrastructure.


Vaya Now Has Australia's Cheapest Unlimited Mobile Plan

If you send a lot of text messages and make a lot of calls to your buddies around Australia, then you definitely want a mobile phone plan with unlimited SMS and national calling. You don’t have to spend much money at all to make that happen, though — Vaya says it can do exactly that, plus a little bit of 4G data too, for just $16 a month.


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