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TIO Complaints Are Down, But Only For Some Telcos

The Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman released its latest Complaints In Context report yesterday, and while the continuing trend sees overall complaints dropping further, the news is better for some telcos than others. Telstra, continuing a steady trend of decreasing complaints, saw complaints drop from 7.1 in every 10,000 to 6. Vodafone has dropped all the way down from 19.3 to 6.3, while Optus has seen a rise from 5.4 to 8.5 complaints in every 10,000 services in operation.

Optus Is Upgrading Its Broadband Network For Better Streaming

Off the back of its massive deal as the exclusive streaming partner for the English Premier League in Australia, the CEO of Optus has pledged to boost the streaming capabilities of the company’s broadband network to enable HD and even 4K streams possible.

Optus Is Selling 50GB Of Mobile Data For $70 A Month

Is ADSL rubbish in your area? Can you not get cable internet? Are you still waiting for the NBN? (Yes, us too.) Well, have you considered using Optus 4G? With the launch of a new plan, Optus is targeting home internet users — renters, pop-up businesses and the terminally under-served — with a single super-high-capacity data plan and mobile brodband Wi-Fi hotspot. $70 per month will get you a massive 50GB of super-fast 4G mobile data.

Vodafone And TPG Have Teamed Up In A $1bn Network Sharing Deal

Vodafone is Australia’s third largest mobile telco, trailing stronger competitors Optus and Telstra. TPG is a telecommunications company with a strong national data network and plenty of existing high-speed infrastructure. The two have teamed up in a $1 billion deal that sees TPG’s fibre network carrying Vodafone mobile network traffic, and it might be the first move in a larger partnership or even a merger.

Here's How iPhone Stocks Are Going Today

It’s iPhone frenzy day, and this morning in Sydney saw a pretty decent queue outside Australia’s flagship Apple Store and all the high-street stores of the country’s major telcos. So, if you avoided the line earlier today, are you able to duck into a store right now and pick one up?

Which Telco Has The Best Value iPhone 6s Deal In Australia?

Shopping around for your iPhone 6s or 6s Plus? This is where you start. We’ve got the best value deals all wrapped up.

Apple's New iPhone 6S Goes On Sale At 8AM Today

8am Friday. That’s when you’ll have to be in the line at the Apple store to get your hands on the latest and greatest iPhone, the new 6s and 6s Plus. (Lindsay, that’s when you’ll have to wake up and crawl out of your tent.) Apple is saying that it’ll have stock in a bunch of stores, but that demand will be high — so get in early.

The Government Wants To Use Mobile Broadband For Police, Fire And Ambulance Services In Australia

Australia’s main police, ambulance and fire agencies have their own dedicated radio bands, but need more rich communication between officers and dispatch to use 21st century tools like GPS, smartphones, tablets and the internet. A draft Productivity Commission report recommends using mobile broadband from commercial telcos like Telstra, Optus and Vodafone rather than cordoning off mobile spectrum and constructing a $6 billion dedicated public safety broadband network.

You Can Now Pre-Order A New Apple iPhone 6s At Telstra, Optus, Vodafone And Virgin

iPhone day has come and gone, and we know all about the two new phones. But now you want to buy one, right? Here’s where you can pre-order the new iPhone 6s and the larger 6s Plus, how much it’ll cost, and when you’ll be able to get one.

This Is Optus's iPhone 6s And iPhone 6s Plus Pricing

iPhone pre-order prices from Australia’s major telcos are starting to roll out, and Optus is first out of the gates. Here’s how much it’ll cost to get a new iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus on a plan from Australia’s second largest telco.

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