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Vodafone Australia has switched on its 4G mobile network in Adelaide's CBD and suburbs, with the telco saying that the low-band 850MHz network would improve customers' indoor coverage.
Vodafone Australia has highlighted that greater transparency and consistency is needed around Mobile Terminating Access Services (MTAS) pricing to show it is in the best interests of end-users, and not Telstra.
Although the new iPhone 6 range won't be available to buy in Australia until September 19, the country's four largest telcos, Telstra, Optus, Vodafone Australia, and Virgin Mobile Australia, today listed their pricing.
Vodafone and NBN Co have been quietly testing out using NBN Co's fibre as backhaul for Vodafone's mobile network.
The mobile services of both Telstra and Optus were virtually unusable for the 30,000 pundits attending this year's Splendour in the Grass festival, while the underdog Vodafone performed best.
Vodafone will be drawing from the low-band 850MHz spectrum holding that currents supports its 3G network to boost its 4G network coverage to aim at covering 95 percent of Australia's metropolitan population by the end of the year.
Rotten or patchy broadband signal at home or at work could be a thing of the past if Vodafone's Open Sure Signal project can prove its worth.
The latest findings by the Australian Communications and Media Authority showed the uptake in mobile commerce is due to the increasing usage of smartphones, the use of internet over mobile phones, and the availability of 3G networks.
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Vodafone has blamed its backhaul for causing a nation-wide mobile outage in Australia yesterday, and has offered free data to its customers this weekend in apology.
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The mandate dropped amid revelations about government surveillance on U.K.-headquartered mobile provider Vodafone.
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Telstra has argued against government investment in mobile towers in regional locations where Telstra has towers, but Optus and Vodafone may not.
Vodafone Australia says its LTE network is solid and quick enough to avoid any repeat of the issues that plagued its 3G network.
The PC maker has purchased thousands of patents surrounding mobile technology as the firm seeks to establish itself in the mobile realm.
Middle East, Africa's mobile giants take first steps on sharing networks to cut costs, boost rural coverage
The region's biggest mobile operators – including Orange, Vodafone and Zain – are forging a new alliance that should help tackle the problem of rural connectivity, as well as swell their own markets.
Vodafone and Virgin have reignited a battle over data allowances in Australia, with both companies moving to increase their mobile data limits for customers.
The battle over the federal government's AU$100 million funding for regional mobile coverage blackspots heats up.
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