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Telstra May Have Fastest 4G Speeds But Vodafone Matches It On Coverage

Telstra has the fastest mobile data network in Australia but the once-ridiculed Vodafone now matches the dominant telco for high-speed 4G coverage. That’s according to a new report by wireless mapping company OpenSignal, which compared the performance of Australia’s three largest telcos based on 15 million data samples crowdsourced from 7904 users.


Kogan's 4G Network Is Now Live

Today, Kogan switched on its 4G network, which will be provided to all pre-paid customers at no extra charge. Assuming your phone is compatible, this should see improvements to speed and reliability across talk and data services. Hurrah! There’s also a new “11XL” plan with a whopping 11GB data for under $50 a month.


Optus Begins Rollout Of VoLTE For Higher Quality Calls

Optus has become the last of Australia’s major telcos to introduce VoLTE — Voice over LTE — which allows customers to make and receive calls over the high-speed 4G Plus network. This saves phones from constantly having to switch between 3G and 4G while making calls, while also lending itself to clearer, more consistent calls.


How To Stop Netflix, Spotify And YouTube From Giving You Bill Shock

If you like to stream stuff to your mobile, whether it’s YouTube beauty tutorials or movies on Netflix, then we’re pretty sure you’ll be happy to read these step-by-step tips. They explain how to keep your data usage (and also your battery) down when you use popular services like Netflix, YouTube, Spotify and more.


Telstra 4G Will Support 1000Mbps Download Speeds Soon

Telstra’s 4G mobile network in capital cities is going to get a lot faster with the company revealing that it will upgrade it to support LTE Category 16 standard devices, which will support theoretical maximum download speeds of 1000Mbps. Read on to find out more.


Amaysim Has Increased Data Allowances On 4G Plans

When Amaysim rolled out its 4G plans last month, one of the annoying features was that the amount of data on its $44.90 Unlimited plan dropped from 5GB to 4GB. That’s no longer the case — you now get 5GB with that plan, just like the old days.


What Is 5G And How Does It Work?

If you take a stroll outside today, you’ll see a lot of people with mobile phones, phablets or tablets in their hands making calls, using the internet to catch up on the news, watch videos, or interacting with others via Facebook, Tumblr or Twitter.


Amaysim Goes 4G: What The New Plans Offer And How They Compare

Amaysim is finally offering 4G access on its plans — but that change does alter some of its most popular offerings. Here’s what you need to know and how Amaysim compares to all its major rivals.


Globalgig 4G Offers Cheap Mobile Broadband For Roaming And In Australia

We’re pretty keen on Globalgig’s Roaming SIM card, which is one of the better-value offerings for travellers out there who want to dodge roaming rorts. Now it has an added attraction — an option to access 4G networks in Australia and the UK, which is actually one of the cheaper 4G data packages even if you never head overseas.


All The Mobile Phone Frequencies Used In Australia (2015 Edition)

If you’re looking at buying a new mobile device, especially one that’s an import, it’s worth knowing which Australian networks it will support. These are all the frequencies currently used in Australia.


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