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What is a Prepaid Starter SIM?

What is a SIM Card? The acronym ‘SIM’ could stand for either Subscriber Identity Module or Subscriber Identification Module. SIM cards are used by individuals with mobile devices to access a telecommunications network’s range of services. Without SIM cards, many mobile phone users would be unable to enjoy even the simplest of services such Continue reading…

Recent Apple iPhone 7 Test Suggests Exposure to Radiation

Radiation concerns – real or unfounded?  The Chicago Tribune recently paid for a radiation test conducted on the popular iPhone 7 handset by the RF Exposure Lab in San Marcos, California. The results weren’t good. Apparently, the device’s radiofrequency radiation was over the FCC’s (Federal Communications Commission) legal safety limit. What’s more concerning is Continue reading…

Nu Mobile and Circles.Life – Can Telco Get Any More Competitive

Nu Mobile and Circles.Life enter competitive telco market Australia’s telecommunications market already has stiff competition, and it’s going to get even stiffer. Major telecommunication companies are already struggling with losses, and two new competitors have just entered the market already crowded market – Nu Mobile and Circles.Life. Macquarie Group’ launches Nu Mobile Recently, Macquarie Continue reading…

Should the NBN Cut the Wholesale Cost of Access?

The NBN should focus on reducing its wholesale pricing to stay competitive In May 2018, the National Broadband Network (NBN) launched two new wholesale bundles. The new pricing model bundled access and capacity charges into a single product for its customers — retail service providers (RSPs) — to minimize network congestion. Previously, NBN charged Continue reading…