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Double Data Speeds – What Do 4GX and Optus 4G Plus Mean?

Telstra’s 4GX and Optus’ 4G Plus are telco’s upgrade on the existing 4G technology Australia is at the forefront of new mobile technology and 4G is no exception. Telstra rolled out 4G in 2011, while Optus and Vodafone quickly followed the company with their own versions of LTE technology. All three telcos have now Continue reading…

Getting Near the End of your Phone Contract? Ask These Questions

Why your phone billing might run amok Last year, news about telcos in the United Kingdom (UK) drilling holes in customer’s pockets caught some attention. Apparently, these providers continue charging users for phone hardware even years after they’ve paid them off. Since the telco industry in the UK is akin to that of Australia, Continue reading…

Optus Wireless Broadband Vs. Key Alternatives

All you need to know about Optus Wireless Broadband plans Cable, ADSL and NBN internet involve routers and often elaborate set-ups, while wireless broadband removes these complications. Home wireless broadband is provided by connecting to a 4G mobile network, and is ideal for those who have no access to ADSL or NBN but require Continue reading…

Why It’s So Hard To Say No To Huawei 5G?

Australia should think practically, not politically, over Huawei ban In August 2018, amid a leadership shakeup, the Australian government banned Huawei, a Chinese technological giant who supports mobile broadband for about half of Australians, from building the country’s 5G networks. Huawei’s 5G technology promised to provide the world with ultra-fast connectivity and zero latency Continue reading…