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What Is 'Category 9' 4G?

As much as we might like to complain about our mobile internet coverage and the speed of our connections, Australia’s mobile data networks are actually world class. Along with Korea and Sweden, Australia leads the way in the adoption and take-up of new super-fast 4G LTE-Advanced standards — and the latest is Category 9, a fancy frequency-meshing network capable of 450Mbps downloads.


Optus Is Beefing Up Its Sharing Plan To Give You More Mobile Data

You’d really think that having all of your family’s services on the one bill would give you more benefits by now, right? Well, Optus is hoping to introduce one you’ll actually go for with a beefed up data sharing plan that lets you pool more of the precious internet between each other to use.


Optus Introduces Data Rollover On Pre-Paid

As part of a pricing revamp for pre-paid customers, Optus has introduced data rollover, allowing customers to hang onto their unused data.


Telstra LG G4 Pre-Orders Get A Free Bluetooth Speaker

LG’s G4 superphone goes on sale in a couple of weeks, and Australia’s biggest telcos are tempting you to pre-order with some pretty nifty extras and freebies.


Optus Is Giving Away A $479 Smartwatch To G4 Pre-Orderers

Want a LG Watch Urbane to complement your new phone? Get in quick with Optus as only the first 100 people to sign up get the freebie.


TPG's New Mobile Plan: 6GB Of Data For $45 Per Month

Need some cheap mobile data to go along with your unlimited calls and texts? TPG’s new mobile plans include 6GB of data for a $45 monthly fee, using the Optus network.


Going DIY Against Poor Mobile Reception Could Land You In Jail

Poor mobile reception is super annoying, especially at home. Missed calls, terrible quality audio and ongoing dropouts is enough to drive anyone to look for a solution. But looking for you own solution can be very illegal.


Get Ready For Cheaper Mobile Phones Calls And SMS

On the phone a lot? The ACCC has been pushing for cuts and caps to the prices telcos charge to access each other’s networks and send SMS.


Optus Scraps Qantas Frequent Flyer Points Partnership For Customers

Optus is killing its partnership with Qantas Frequent Flyer, meaning that customers paying their bills with the telco will no longer earn them reward points on the Aussie airline.


Optus Wants Netflix To Pay For 'Premium Service'

It begins. The first salvo in the local net neutrality battle has been fired in Australia, with Optus saying it wants Netflix to pay to make sure its streams arrive at customer computers safely.


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