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Optus And Nokia Are Teaming Up To Develop A 5G Network

Two weeks after Telstra revealed it had completed a live trial of a superfast 5G mobile network, Optus has announced it will be working with Nokia to collaborate on 5G. The telco hopes this partnership will help it beat its rivals to launching a 5G network in Australia and will be running tests using its 3500MHz spectrum. Here’s what you need to know.

The Cheapest Way To Buy An iPhone 7 Or iPhone 7 Plus In Australia

You’ve seen the contract prices, and you might be tempted to sign up and avoid paying upfront for your shiny new iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus — but you could end up paying more for the same phone, calls and data than you need to. Here’s how much you can save by buying up-front and choosing the right prepaid plan.

Optus Offers Discounts On Small Business Mobile Plans

Optus is giving small and medium business (SMB) customers up to 20% discount when they sign up for new mobile phone plans. Here’s what you need to know.

Optus' iPhone 7 And iPhone 7 Plus Plans: Every Price Compared

Are you looking to acquire a shiny new iPhone 7 or 7 Plus from Optus? Here is every Optus plan for both handsets so you can compare prices and data allowances to make the best choice.

Planhacker: Every Australian iPhone 7 And 7 Plus Plan From Optus, Telstra, Virgin Mobile And Vodafone

All the major telcos have released their pricing plans for the new iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. We’ve consolidated all the pricing information from Telstra, Optus and Vodafone right here. Read on to find out more.

Streaming A Big Focus For New Optus Mobile Broadband Plans

Optus have updated their mobile broadband plans, offering a range of new data inclusions. Streaming is a major focus of the new 24-month plans, some even including data-free Netflix and Presto.

Dealhacker: Optus Mobile Plans Now Come With Data-Free Netflix And Spotify Streaming

Optus is giving you the option to stream movies, TV and music without tapping into your monthly data allowance, either for free or for a monthly $10 fee, depending on your plan. But you still have to pay for the data used watching ads.

Australia's Mobile Telcos Are Fourth Best In The World

Although many Aussies wouldn’t believe it if you told them, our country’s 3G and 4G mobile networks are regularly ranked among the best in the world. In actual fact, South Korea is the only country that consistently ranks ahead of Australia for overall mobile network speed and 3G or 4G availability, and our average download smartphone download speeds have cracked 25Mbps for the first time ever. OpenSignal’s sixth Global State of the Mobile Network report paints a glowing picture of Australia’s mobile telecommunications infrastructure.

How Well Does Your ISP Rate In The Netflix Speed Battle?

How does your ISP stack up against the rest in the Netflix stakes? Well, we could descend into fact-absent bickering or, you know, just check out Netflix’s own stats for Australia’s top service providers. It even has recent data and if you’re a Telstra customer, don’t expect to win any of these debates in the near future.

How Much More Do Telstra Customers Pay For Mobile And Broadband?

Telstra is known to charge its customers more for its telecommunications services and has been getting away with it by being the “premium” provider. The telco boasted reliable services and excellent coverage across Australia, often being the only provider of mobile phone or internet that can service remote areas. But with the recent string of network outages, can Telstra continue to charge more for its services? Just how much more are Telstra customers forking out? Consumer group Choice has done an extensive pricing comparison. Read on to find out.

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