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What is ‘Grandfathering’ a Phone Plan?

Understanding the term ’Grandfathering’ Although quite popular, many don’t really know what grandfathering a phone plan means. Simply put, grandfathered phone plans are plans which allow existing subscribers continue utilizing the service even though it has been tweaked or removed completely. Why do grandfathered phone plans exist? Telcos offer grandfathered phone plans to subscribers Continue reading…

5G is Still Immature in Australia

Australia has begun its 5G roll out, but it still has a very long way to go. 5G has the potential to transform life as we know it. That sounds like an exaggeration, but with the expansion of the Internet of Things and new artificial intelligence and machine learning technology, a strong, fast, reliable Continue reading…

Australians Moving From Fixed To Mobile Broadband

Mobile broadband is faster, portable and affordable Connecting to the internet happens in two main ways – through a fixed line connection, or through mobile broadband that you can carry anywhere. Mobile broadband connects to a cellular network through a SIM card. It is then possible to connect other devices to your mobile broadband Continue reading…

How Many People Pay For Optus Sports Subscription

Optus Sports is dominating the sports streaming industry in Australia Recently, Australia’s third largest telecommunication company Optus revealed its number of active subscribers for Optus Sport. The company said it has amassed over than 700,000 active subscribers as it approaches its fourth year of English Premier League (EPL) coverage this weekend. Recently, Optus Sport Continue reading…