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The ACCC has decided to block the proposed merger between TPG Telecom Limited and Vodafone Hutchison Australia. Whene large companies in markets where ownership is concentrated want to merge, the ACCC looks into whether there's public benefit in either approving or refusing the deal. The ACCC has deemed that the proposed deal has the potential to stifle competition in the long term. Will this make a difference to consumers?

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Vodafone just boosted its 4G mobile network in NSW by converting the 2100MHz spectrum (which currently used by 3G devices) for use in the 4G network. The upshot of this is that more than two million additional Aussies now have access to Vodafone's mobile network. If you've been stuck in a Telstra-only land, now is a good time to make the switch. Here's how much money you can save.

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The ACCC's annual report into the telecommunications market makes for some fascinating reading and challenges many of the "truths" we sometimes hear. Much of what the ACCC reports is very positive: the costs of plans are decreasing with data and call allowances increasing at the same time. And while there are some who say a fixed cable internet infrastructure isn't needed in the wireless age, the data suggests something else entirely.

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With Optus and Telstra in the throes of rolling out their 5G networks, and a bunch of new handsets about to hit the market supporting the new comms standard, is it a good time to jump in and be an early adopter? Or is the new tech overhyped and not worth the premium price it currently attracts? Let's look at the pros and cons of being a 5G early adopter.

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The Google Pixel 3 is widely regarded as one of the best Android smartphones of 2018. On the downside, it wasn't cheap with upfront prices maxing out at around $1500.

Fortunately, you can now get the phone from Optus on a massive 100GB plan for just $84 a month. Here are the details!

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Good tidings we bring, to you and your SIM! The festive period is always a great time to bag a bargain, and there's no exceptions when it comes to phone plans. If you're after a new smartphone or even just a new plan, we've picked out of some of our favourite Christmas telco deals and offers.

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After a phone plan that's a little more than just a phone plan? There's plenty of choices if all you want is talk, text, and data, but some telcos are now offering a whole lot more. Here's a few of our favourite bonuses that you can get with a new phone plan right now.

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The ACCC has put telcos on notice in a year where it feels like it's had to pull them up on misleading advertising every week. Its latest salvo warns companies to make sure their advertising is clear and not misleading - threatening vastly increased penalties for companies that mess up.

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Vodafone has replaced their existing data and talk plans with six new pre-paid plans. The kicker is the new entry level plan. At just $10, it costs less than a combo meal at your local fast-food outlet. The new plans are combined under the Vodafone Combo Plus banner.

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Two of Australia's largest telco companies are joining forces in a a landmark $15 billion merger. The combined company will compete directly with Telstra and Optus and should lead to cheaper prices for customers. Here are the details!

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Vodafone has launched a shot across the bows of NBN retailers, announcing a slew of discounts to all its NBN plans. The company's three NBN plans have been slashed by at least $10 per month. And there are no limits on usage.