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ACCC warns telcos against 'unlimited' ads

ACCC warns telcos against 'unlimited' ads

The ACCC has revealed that it investigated Telstra, Vodafone, and Optus earlier this year for their use of the word 'unlimited' in mobile advertising, and has threatened legal action backed by AU$10 million penalties.

September 16, 2018 by

Telstra opens high-tech Customer Insights Centre: Pictures

Telstra opens high-tech Customer Insights Centre: Pictures

Telstra has opened its Customer Insights Centre (CIC) in Sydney for enterprise and business clients, with the high-tech 3,600 square metre facility boasting a 300-person auditorium, a workshop, collaboration spaces, partner pop-up installations, a restaurant, and a broadcast studio.

February 16, 2015 by

M2M no longer a pipe dream

M2M no longer a pipe dream

Innovations in mobile tech has opened new opportunities in the machine-to-machine industry, with providers offering SIM and fleet management services to smart meters and CCTVs.

January 4, 2013 by

Round-up: EE's 4G phones and prices

Round-up: EE's 4G phones and prices

T-Mobile and Orange's parent EE has now revealed tariffs for its 4G network in the UK. Here's a look at the operator's line-up of 4G phones, how they compare and what it will cost you to get one.

October 24, 2012 by

Wearable Tech: LED

Wearable Tech: LED

Want to get noticed when you are out and about? Here are some wearable LED items of clothing to brighten up your day

July 18, 2012 by

Samsung Galaxy S III: Summer blockbuster defined by superstar software (image gallery)

Samsung Galaxy S III: Summer blockbuster defined by superstar software (image gallery)

I awarded the Galaxy S III my top spot for hot smartphones of the summer and after using it for the last two weeks I can confirm that it is definitely the phone to beat in the heat. You can enjoy some hands-on photos of the Galaxy S III and several screenshots of the software that sets it apart. Make sure to check out my full ZDNet Smartphones & Cell Phones review for plenty more details.

July 6, 2012 by

Sprint partners Ericsson for IoT network

The IoT platform will enable AI, edge computing, robotics, and autonomous vehicles applications, Sprint and Ericsson said, with the network to be 5G ready. Read more: https://zd.net/2oI7Zog

September 5, 2018

NBN 'absolutely' still planning 5G fixed-wireless

NBN is still planning to deploy 5G across its fixed-wireless service, while also looking into NG-PON2 for FttP, G.mgfast for FttN/B/C, and Full Duplex DOCSIS for HFC to enable speeds of up to 10Gbps. Read more: https://zd.net/2NzMFvV

September 2, 2018

MacTel announces government cloud expansion

Macquarie Telecom has announced datacentre capacity expansions, as well as government cloud and cybersecurity growth to the tune of an additional AU$1.5 million in opex. Read more: https://zd.net/2MV97mj

August 30, 2018

Gold Coast announces IoT network

In addition to its fibre-optic broadband expansion and its 5G access via Telstra and Optus, the City of Gold Coast has announced that it is building an IoT network with NNNCo. Read more: https://zd.net/2PeErKd

August 28, 2018

Kogan Mobile 'approaching' 400k customers

Kogan Mobile has reported revenue of AU$12 million for FY18, up 233.3 percent year on year from AU$3.6 million, with the provider claiming over 1 percent of all mobile phone users across Australia. Read more: https://zd.net/2OInl7b

August 19, 2018

Optus hits back at Telstra 5G claims

Optus has refuted Telstra's claims of being the first Australian carrier to launch a 5G network, saying it had already showcased a live network earlier this year. Read more: https://zd.net/2PcFQl2

August 17, 2018

i-mate Ultimate 9502

i-mate Ultimate 9502

The i-mate Ultimate 9502 is the larger sibling of the i-mate 8502, and shares the honour of being Australia's first HSUPA phone. While we believe this phone is in the same league as a BlackBerry or the iPhone, be wary of Telstra's promised internet speeds.

April 6, 2008 by

3 NetConnect HSDPA ExpressCard

3 NetConnect HSDPA ExpressCard

3's new mobile broadband card is almost a no-brainer: It sprints along on 3's current 3G network and will kick into overdrive following the 3.6Mbps HSDPA network overhaul, slips into notebook ExpessCard and PC Card slots and to top it off, has exceptional pricing plans.

November 23, 2006 by

Sagem SG343i

Sagem SG343i

The Sagem SG343i is an affordable Telstra i-mode solution that offers a basic yet adequate feature set.

May 7, 2006 by

iBurst Wireless Card

iBurst Wireless Card

iBurst is a superb wireless broadband solution that's highly useful for the mobile business user, but users who don't require portability will likely find its price to be a deal breaker.

April 9, 2006 by

Unwired Wireless Card

Unwired Wireless Card

While the speed and pricing plans make it appealing for those who aren't deskbound, Unwired's Wireless Card is cruelled by the lack of true mobility and the Sydney-only coverage, which itself is undeniably patchy.

January 2, 2006 by

Vodafone Mobile Connect

Vodafone Mobile Connect

Aggressive pricing, a slice of speed-boosting tech and a tempting 'unlimited' downloads plan puts Vodafone in pole position in the race for 3G datacard customers.

December 18, 2005 by

NEC N600i

NEC N600i

NEC's N600i is a 3G clamshell with a 1.3-megapixel camera that supports a wireless Internet service called i-mode to access to sites such as eBay, Whereis and Citibank from your phone.

October 26, 2005 by

Motorola A1000

Motorola A1000

For business users needing to keep in touch with the office on the road, the A1000 is a viable option. Others may find that life is too short to wait for applications to load.

September 25, 2005 by

Sony Ericsson Z800i

Sony Ericsson Z800i

A top-shelf 3G offering with a focus on multimedia, the Z800i is a real crowd-pleaser despite its bulk factor.

August 22, 2005 by

Billion myGuard 7500GL

Billion myGuard 7500GL

Billion's myGuard 7500GL is an excellent wireless ADSL router for SOHO users. Its security features include QoS control, VPN access, a firewall and Trend Micro services.

March 28, 2005 by

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