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Aussies Download From Steam At Under A Megabyte Per Second

Ever wonder why your download of DayZ or Fallout is taking ages? As a country, our average Steam download speed is 6.6Mbps, or about 0.825 megabytes per second.


This Is The Year Of Super-Fast Mobile Broadband In Australia

2015 is going to be a pretty big year if, like most of us, you use a smartphone or tablet every day. Everything is going to get a whole lot faster, and you’ll be able to use 4G in more places around the country. Here’s what Australia’s top three telcos have to show off in the next 12 months.



Telstra Is Adding 2-Factor Security To Safeguard User Accounts

Telstra is going to make it harder for anyone — including you — to access all the sensitive, private information associated with your online account. And that’s a good thing.


Telstra's 700Mhz LTE Hits 600 New Towns Friday

With the calendar rolling over to 2015, the 700Mhz spectrum split up between Optus, TPG and Telstra is fully available for carriers to use. We’ve already seen Optus’ plans roll out overnight, and now Telstra’s released a fuller picture of its 700Mhz “4GX” plans.


The Tesla Model S Is Telstra's Most Expensive Mobile Hotspot

Thinking about picking up a Telstra mobile hotspot but don’t like any of the ones on the market right now? Try this on for size: it has four wheels, produces zero emissions and can do 0-42Mbps in a little under 1 second. It even drives around! That’s right: getting a Tesla Model S gets you free in-car connectivity thanks to Telstra.


Telstra Fined $102,000 Over Dodgy iPhone 6 Ad [Updated]

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has rapped Telstra over the knuckles to the tune of $102,000 today, following the placement of misleading ad for the iPhone 6.


Telstra Signs New $11 Billion Agreement With NBN Co

Here’s a nice little early-Christmas present for Telstra: the telco has just signed a brand new agreement with the National Broadband Network Company worth $11 billion.


The Slow Death Of The USB Mobile Broadband Dongle

Roy Morgan’s recent report on the popularity of mobile broadband in Australia has a few interesting findings. While just as many people continue to use Wi-Fi hotspots like Vodafone’s Pocket WiFi 4G, the use of USB dongles is dying out rapidly across Australia.


Telstra's Best Prepaid Plan Now Comes With More Data

More data. Those have to be the best two words to hear when it comes to your mobile phone these days. Telstra is throwing in more data for customers on its Freedom Prepaid offer. Here’s what you get.