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What is my Phone Plan

The business of phone sales Telcos aren’t just in the business of selling telecommunications services such as voice, SMS, and data plans. They also sell a range of devices that make use of those services. After all, Kodak made more money selling film than actual cameras; likewise, telcos would like to make some money Continue reading…

How to Use Mobile Data on a Computer

What is mobile data? Mobile data is essentially wireless data that connects your mobile devices to the internet. This isn’t the same as using a WiFi connection; rather, mobile data makes use of a SIM or mobile broadband. To use mobile data on a computer, you’d have to either tether your computer to your Continue reading…

What does ‘Data Rollover’ in a Mobile Phone Plan Mean?

Mobile phone plans base the amount they charge for each plan on the inclusions they restrict. In the early days of phone plans, the amount a phone company charged would depend on how many minutes of ‘talk-time’ and how many text messages were allowed before the customer ran out of their inclusions and started Continue reading…

OVO to be Australia’s Home of Skateboarding

  When increasing competition makes it harder to get a phone plan to stand out from the pack of competing telcos, it pays to think outside the box. OVO have chosen to join the path of major telcos like Optus and Telstra by purchasing the rights to broadcast sporting events. However, their strategy has so Continue reading…

Amazon to Enter Smartphone Market with Refurbished Goods

Smartphone ownership is at its peak, technological innovation is slowing down, and the timing is right for a new idea that will get more consumers spending on smartphones again. It looks like Amazon will be the one to offer an alternative to the current marketing push for expensive and unnecessary upgrades. Peak Smartphone As Continue reading…