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Telstra Will Switch Off Its 2G Network By 2017

“It’s time to say goodbye, old friend.” Telstra has made clear its intention to phase out its 2G network by the end of 2016, freeing up that portion of spectrum for extra 4G bandwidth.


The Price Is Right: Should You Buy The iPhone 5c Or iPhone 5?

When Apple rolled out the bright lights and party favours for the new iPhone launch, we were lucky enough to get not one, but two new iPhones: the flagship 5s and the colourful 5c. The 5c is still almost a carbon copy of the iPhone 5 under the hood, so which one should you buy? A used iPhone 5 or a shiny new iPhone 5c?


Telstra Launching 700MHz Trial Networks In Six Sites Around Australia

After a massive spectrum purchase in the Digital Dividend options, Telstra is giving customers in six areas around the country early-access to its 700MHz network thanks to a new trial.


This Is What Telstra CEO David Thodey Does In An Average Day

Image Cache: Ever wonder what the head of a major telco gets up to in a day? Telstra followed its dear leader, David Thodey, around with a camera on one such day and documented his various movements. Surprise, surprise: he’s a busy guy.


Exclusive: Telstra To Provide Coverage To Splendour In The Grass

After two days of protracted and public negotiation by media, Telstra has informed us that it in fact will be providing two satellite COW stations to the Splendour in the Grass music festival. Coverage for all!


Why Telstra Won't Be At Splendour In The Grass [Update: Now It Will!]

This year’s Splendour in the Grass music festival looks like it’s going to be missing a key act throughout the weekend: Telstra coverage. Festival organisers said yesterday that Telstra refused to provide its portable base stations for the event, meaning that poor coverage was expected for music lovers on the telco. Now we know where it all went wrong.


Telstra Customers Will Struggle For Coverage At Splendour In The Grass 2014

Getting your tent ready for this year’s Splendour In The Grass music festival? It might be worth picking up an Optus or Vodafone SIM while you’re at it: Telstra users are going to struggle for coverage at the event.


NBN Co Signs $150m FTTN Roll-Out Deal With Telstra

200,000 homes and businesses across Queensland and New South Wales will be hooked up to the NBN using fibre to the node, under a $150 million deal between the government, NBN Co and Telstra. The large-scale trial will use 1000 nodes around regional parts of the two states, connecting supposedly underserved areas from the existing broadband plan.


Optus And Vodafone Are Experiencing Mobile Network Outages Right Now [Updated]

Wondering why your phone has been on the fritz all day? If you’re an Optus or Vodafone customer, there’s a reason: rolling outages are affecting the whole goddamn country across both carriers. Are they linked? Updated


MOG Music Streaming Is Finally Dead -- Or Is It?

Music streaming has always been a hard game if you haven’t had the massive market share of Spotify or Apple. MOG, backed in Australia by Telstra at its launch, is another loser in that game — after being bought out by Beats Music, itself just bought out by Apple, MOG has finally shut down — but not in Australia.