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Optus’ Strategic Shift – Premier League Price Increase

Optus Sport jacks prices Footy fans have become accustomed to paying Optus to stream live major league matches like the English Premier League. And now, those sports fans have to pay even more. Optus Sport owns exclusive rights to broadcast live EPL matches, and the service offers a wide range of other football leagues, Continue reading…

Vodafone Australia Free Unlock Code

Is your phone locked? Has your phone ever rejected a SIM card from one provider, even though it works with your Vodafone SIM card? If so, then you might have a locked phone.  Locked phones only work with SIM plans from the provider who sold them to you. This is usually the case when Continue reading…

Wi-Fi Calling: died out fad, or helpful new technology?

Ever wondered whether Wi-Fi calling is worthwhile? This article will explain everything you need to know about this new technology. What is Wi-Fi Calling? Before we can get into the benefits of Wi-Fi calling, we must first establish what it is. Wi-Fi calling is a “voice over internet protocol (VOIP)”, meaning you can send Continue reading…

Vodafone Opens 5G to MVNOs

Lebara, iiNet, Kogan, and TPG now have 5G plans. Vodafone is the latest Australian telco to announce 5G access for MVNOs, kicking off a 3-month 5G trial for select Mobile Virtual Network Operators (MVNO). Customers who want a 5G plan can now trial the fifth generation mobile network on select plans from the following Continue reading…

Optus Customers Pay More for SIM Plans, Lose Optus Sport

Optus has raised prices again If you’re an Optus postpaid customer, you’re likely paying more than you did a year ago. On 18 July, the telco announced their second price hike in 2 years. The announcement follows Telstra’s price hike, which kicked in on 1 July. However, the price increase is not the only thing Optus Continue reading…

Optus Hikes Prices Removes Optus Sport From SIM Plans

Optus postpaid plans now cost more Optus just hiked their prices across most SIM-only plans, leaving postpaid customers with a higher bill than a month ago. The telco’s announcement followed Telstra’s recent price hike. While Optus customers might find the latest price increase inconvenient, the telco’s revamped plans will at least give customers more Continue reading…

Telstra Call Centres Have Moved Back to Australia

Aussies take over Telstra call centres If you’re a Telstra customer, you’ll speak to an Australian the next time you call customer support. That’s because Telstra has hired over 2,000 Aussies to answer calls from consumers and small businesses. However, Telstra won’t scrap their overseas call centres altogether. While consumers and small businesses will Continue reading…

ACMA Requires Telcos to Identify, Trace, and Block SMS scams

New rules could reduce the number of scam text messages. The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) will require telcos to identify, trace, and block SMS messages from scammers. The new rule goes into effect on Tuesday, 18th of July, and requires all telcos to comply or face up to $250,000 in fines. The Continue reading…

Telstra Network Providers

MVNOs are network providers If you’re in the market for a cheap phone plan, then a Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) is worth a look. MVNOs are smaller phone companies that resell the major telcos’ networks. Because they don’t have significant overhead costs, they can offer simple, straightforward SIM plans for bargain prices. The Continue reading…

Why Australians are ditching Telstra and Optus for MVNOs

Most Australians know that Telstra and Optus are the country’s two biggest telcos. Therefore, you would have thought they have an almost duopoly on mobile phone contracts and SIM-only plans. However, whilst this is still the case, MVNOs are slowly but surely on the rise, and we predict this trend will continue. In 2011, Continue reading…

Government Invests Over $28m on Major Telcos to fix Blackspots

Vodafone, Optus, and Telstra share government grant to upgrade mobile networks in outer-urban fringe areas The federal government has issued a $28.2m grant to Telstra, Optus, and TPG Telecom to solve mobile phone blackspots. The telcos will share the grant, focusing on 66 projects in outer-urban fringe areas. While many Australians enjoy constant mobile network coverage, Continue reading…

iPhone 14, Will It Have a Full-Screen Display?

The iPhone 14 is likely to come before the end of 2022. And one source says it may very well have a full-screen; the notch will become a thing of the past. Let’s explore what the iPhone 14 will be and why Apple users are keen to ditch “the notch”. About the latest iPhone: Continue reading…

Vodafone Off-Grid Mobile Tower Could Solve “Not Spots”

Vodafone now has off-grid mobile 4G towers Vodafone has partnered with Crossflow Energy and Cornerstone to launch the first off-grid mobile phone tower in the United Kingdom (UK). The move has brought 4G coverage to a rural farm in Pembrokeshire, Wales, using a wind turbine and solar to power the fully renewable mast. In Continue reading…

iPhone 16 Pro and the Rumored All-Glass Screen

iPhone sales continue to grow Even though worldwide mobile phone shipments fell, Apple, one of the leading mobile phone manufacturers, increased its market share by releasing new models of its flagship products. Owing to the sustained high performance and features of most of its top-notch iPhone models, Apple’s volume has increased by 16% in the last Continue reading…

More Rumors About iPhone 14

Apple’s iPhone remains an Australian favorite The iPhone 14 is scheduled to launch in a couple of months. It is just another reminder of how, over the years, the mobile phone market has gone through a significant evolution to give us easy access to the Internet and more. But no other single mobile device Continue reading…

What is Packet Sniffing on a Mobile Phone?

  Is your connection private? We might believe nobody is spying on us when no cameras are around. Unfortunately, if you’re online, you could be getting spied on without knowing it.  Cyber-attacks have become part of our lives, thanks to the widespread penetration of the Internet. These attacks come in different forms, many of Continue reading…

Telstra Investments

Telstra expands its presence in the media space with a 51 percent stake in Fetch TV Telstra recently purchased a $50m stake in Fetch TV for a 51 percent slice of the content aggregation platform. The telco will invest another $50m into the streaming service, bringing the evaluation to $100m. Astro Holdings, Fetch TV’s former majority Continue reading…

Where to Buy a Dodo SIM Card?

About Dodo If you’re looking for a basic, straightforward SIM plan for your mobile, you might want to check out one of the many Mobile Virtual Network Operators (MVNO) in Australia. These smaller telcos resell the major telcos’ networks, stripping the extra features to create basic phone plans that cost much less than the Continue reading…

Telcos Want Payment From Streaming, Gaming, Social Media Giants

Australian telcos have asked the government to require streaming, gaming, and social media giants to pay for increased traffic caused by their users. Telcos have complained about the strain on infrastructure, blaming companies whose entire profit model is based on heavy streamers and gamers. The latest complaints come from Optus, Australia’s second largest telco, which Continue reading…

Fight Climate Change with Optus Eco

Climate change initiatives are good for business Australian telcos are becoming increasingly aware of their carbon footprints, and a few are actually doing something about it. But while two of the major telcos have been vocal about their environmental moves, Optus has remained quiet – at least until now. Optus recently announced two significant climate Continue reading…

WhatsApp Communities

WhatsApp Communities is now rolling out Social media apps have grown in popularity over the past decade. Apps like Facebook, Twitter, Tik Tok, Telegram, and more, have become mainstays in today’s world.  But social media isn’t a one-use term – it encompasses several different platforms which serve their own unique purposes. And one popular Continue reading…

Telstra Opens up 5G to Smaller Telcos

MVNOs will soon offer cheaper 5G plans on the Telstra network Mobile Virtual Network Operators (MVNO) will finally gain access to Telstra’s wholesale 5G network in July. Telstra made the announcement last month, making it the second major telco to open up 5G access to MVNOs in Australia.  And while other MVNOs will have to wait Continue reading…

Why You Need a VPN on Your Phone

What is a VPN ? A Virtual Private Network, or VPN, masks your device’s IP address by rerouting your Internet connection through other networks and/or servers. In other words, a VPN serves as a sort of third party standing between your device and any website, software, server, or network you want to access. In Continue reading…

How to Turn off Telstra Air

What is Telstra Air ? Telstra Air is public WiFi provided by Telstra to eligible customers free of charge. That’s right – if you’re an eligible Telstra customer who’s in need of Internet access while you’re out and about, then you can access WiFi for free by connecting to Telstra Air wherever it’s available. Continue reading…

How to Stop Third Party Purchases on Telstra

Content purchases / Third party contents If you notice some questionable charges on your phone bill, then you might have made some third party content purchases without knowing it. These types of charges are from third party companies offering services that have nothing to do with your telco. Such purchases can include collect calls, Continue reading…

How to Activate Telstra SIM

Telstra SIM card availability Telstra is Australia’s largest telco, and has been for a long, long time. They sell a wide range of telecommunications services to both personal and business customers, and they have the widest mobile reach, covering 99.4 of the Australian population. As the leading telco in Australia, Telstra SIM cards are widely Continue reading…

How to Turn Off Voicemail on Vodafone

What is voicemail? Voicemail boxes are electronic message banks that can store voice messages from callers whenever you can’t pick up the phone. Because they are digital, you don’t need to have a physical storage like answering machines did in the old days. Voicemal comes in handy for a number of reasons. They can Continue reading…

How to Activate Optus SIM Without ID

Optus SIM card requirements Getting a SIM card from Optus is a simple process, but things can change quickly when you decide to activate it. For instance, you could easily have a SIM card sold to you from several online merchants, but in order to actually use it, you’ll have to activate it. That’s where the Continue reading…

Which Network Does TPG Use

Who are TPG Mobile? TPG Mobile is a subsidiary of TPG Telecom Limited, which was created following the merger between TPG Mobile and Vodafone. Both telcos were allowed to join forces after a federal judge approved their $15bn merger in 2020, despite opposition by the ACCC. After the merger, TPG Telecom became the second largest Continue reading…

­­­Apple iPhone 14 Rumours

What to expect from the iPhone 14 Apple is expected to release their iPhone 14 lineup this September, and as we’ve become accustomed to, a plethora of rumours about the upcoming flagship phones have followed. But how do you know which rumours to believe? Apple fans love this time of year – with the Continue reading…

Optus Opposes Telstra TPG Network Sharing Deal

Optus wants the ACCC to stop Telstra and Vodafone from sharing mobile networks Optus has complained to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) about a network sharing agreement between Telstra and TPG Telecom. Optus claims the deal between the two major telcos will reduce competition and create a monopoly in rural areas. We Continue reading…

Rent an iPhone 14 from Apple this Year

Apple plans to launch a hardware rental program this year A 2021 Statista report indicates that Apple’s iOS share of the Australian mobile operating system market has surpassed 55 percent. That means that more than half of the mobile devices in Australia are Apple products. Compare that to Samsung which holds just over 20 Continue reading…

Spoofing Phone Number

What is spoofing a phone number? Like most people, you probably screen your calls by checking caller ID. People do this to avoid spam calls from marketers, as well as other reasons. But what if someone disguises their phone number to avoid being detected as spam, just to get you to answer the call? That’s Continue reading…

How to Turn on Caller ID Telstra Landline

What is caller Call Number Display (CND)? These days, nearly half of all phone calls get ignored. This is especially true amongst teenagers, who prefer SMS and social media to phone calls as a means of communication. There are several reasons why people have strayed away from phone calls, and one of the most common Continue reading…

Telstra Partners With OneWeb to Compete With Starlink

Telstra could launch satellite Internet service soon Telstra has announced its partnership with OneWeb, a UK-based broadband satellite Internet service provider (ISP). The partnership marks the first time one of Australia’s major telcos will likely enter the broadband satellite Internet market, competing directly with Starlink. Recall we reported last year that Starlink, Elon Musk’s satellite Continue reading…

How to Change Optus Prepaid Plans

Prepaid plans vs postpaid plans Purchasing that flagship phone is only the first step. In order for you to take full advantage of your smartphone’s bells and whistles, you’re going to need a SIM plan.  In Australia, there are a ton of telcos to choose from when searching for a SIM plan for your Continue reading…

Telstra and Intellihub Reach $100 Million Smart Meter Deal

Telstra to add 4 million new SIMs to IoT network with smart meter deal Telstra has signed a $100 million deal to supply over 4 million SIMs for Intellihub smart meters. Intellihub is a utility company that operates in both Australia and New Zealand, and also supplies smart meters and metering services to close to Continue reading…

How to Turn Off Telstra MessageBank

What is Telstra MessageBank and what is it used for? You can’t answer every call, and even if you could, there’s a good chance you might now want to. These days, people simply prefer text messages to phone calls, especially teenagers and young adults. So what happens if you do get a phone call? Continue reading…

What is Telstra? Company Overview

Telstra overview Telstra is the largest telco in Australia, offering retail services such as mobile SIM plans, Internet plans, voice plans, Pay TV, and more. But Telstra is bigger than Australia – the giant telco has a presence in over 20 countries around the world, including the United States, the United Kingdom, New Zealand, South Continue reading…

How to Screenshot on Telstra Phone

What is a screenshot, and what is it used for? A screenshot captures your computer or mobile phone screen. It’s known as a screengrab or screencap in some cases, and they all refer to an image of your display screen that is created instantly. While screenshots are basically pictures of your screen, they have Continue reading…

How to Change Voicemail on Optus Network

Voicemail set up in the past  Remember answering machines? Those bulky gadgets you connected to your phone to record messages on cassette tapes whenever you couldn’t take a call. It seems like such a long time ago – the days of having to physically jot down caller’s info and messages just to keep track Continue reading…

What Network Does Dodo Use

Dodo as an MVNO (mobile virtual network operator) There are three major mobile networks in Australia – Telstra, Optus, and TPG Telecom (Vodafone). These telcos are Mobile Network Operators (MNO). If you purchase a mobile SIM plan from any other provider, they are simply reselling one (or more, in some cases) of the telcos’ Continue reading…

What is Telstra Velocity

What is Telsta Velocity You have a ton of options for connecting to the Internet in Australia. Telcos offer everything from fixed line home Internet to mobile SIM only plans and many other options in between. The nbn has become the popular go-to option for fixed line broadband, while the major telcos – Telstra, Continue reading…

How to set up Voicemail on Vodafone

What is voicemail and advantage of using it ? You can’t answer every call on your mobile or home phone, so your best bet is to set up a Vodafone voicemail box. Voicemail allows callers to leave a voice message when you’re not able to take a call, and most phone services offer it Continue reading…

Who Owns Dodo

All About Dodo If you’d like your energy service, Internet plan, and mobile plan from one company, then Dodo can give you that. They offer all three services to customers at some very competitive price points. Dodo is under the Vocus Group umbrella which has been around since 2008. However, Dodo was established back in 2001, Continue reading…

What the Emergency Broadband Network Mean to You

Can a dedicated mobile emergency network keep Australians safer? If you’re Australian, then you’re probably quite familiar with natural disasters. According to Healthdirect Australia, the country’s national public health information service, natural disasters include  heatwaves, bushfires, droughts, floods, severe storms and tropical cyclones, earthquakes, tsunamis and landslides. In the past 5 years alone, Australia has gone Continue reading…

Who Owns Optus

Optus overview If you live in Australia, then it’s more than likely that you’re familiar with Optus. The telco is the second largest in the country, boasting of over 10 million subscribers for services ranging from mobile SIM plans to home Internet, TV entertainment packages, and more. Over the past couple of years, Optus has been Continue reading…

How To Boost Your Download Speed?

Internet speeds have gotten faster and faster over the years. Gone are the days of measuring download speeds in Kilobits per second (Kbps) – these days, some mobile 5G networks have recorded speeds of over 2 Gigabits per second (Gbps). However, consumers still desire even more when it comes to their download speeds. If you’re a heavy gamer, it can be frustrating when Continue reading…

Optus Launches Donate Your Device Program

Gift that old phone to someone who needs it If you have an old smartphone you’re not using anymore, you have several options. You can give it away to a friend, sell it on eBay, trade it in for an upgrade, or just leave it in a drawer and forget it even exists. But Optus now gives Continue reading…

How to Extend the Battery Life on Your Phone

Your phone is nothing without a battery Major smartphone manufacturers like Apple and Samsung release new flagship phones every year. Australian consumers are amongst the millions of customers around the world who flock to stores and websites just to purchase the latest iPhone, Galaxy, and many others. And while these gadgets seem to drastically improve several Continue reading…

Optus, When Can I Upgrade?

Optus postpaid plans Optus is the second largest telco in Australia, and their network covers 98.5 per cent of the population. You’ll find a range of both plans from the telco – everything from broadband plans to prepaid and postpaid mobile SIM only plans.  Optus also sells devices, and you can purchase them outright or on Continue reading…

Can I Replace my Broadband Plan With Felix Unlimited?

Felix unlimited data SIM Only plan Felix Mobile is TPG Telecom’s new sub-brand telco that resells the Vodafone network. The new telco is unique for a number of reasons, including the fact that they sell only one prepaid SIM only plan and they’ve made an environmentally friendly pledge to plant one tree for every month Continue reading…

Telstra 5G Home Internet

Telstra begins selling its 5G home broadband plan Telstra has finally launched their 5G home Internet plan, two years after becoming the first telco to switch on its commercial mobile 5G network in Australia. Telstra’s move here is coming late, compared to rival Optus which launched its 5G home Internet plan back in 2019. But while Telstra Continue reading…

What You Need To Know About Optus Internet

Your Optus Internet service Optus customers enjoy a variety of great services, but some might run into some issues every now and again – after all, no telco is perfect. But one of the most popular complaint about telco services has to do with slow Internet networks. In some cases, slow network issues might Continue reading…

How to Use Telstra TV, Price and Benefits

Telstra TV overview Telstra isn’t just about mobile and broadband plans. The giant telco also offers Telstra TV – a service that allows you stream content on your TV or mobile device through your favourite apps, using a set top box or the Testra TV app. But there’s a lot of competition out there when it Continue reading…

What is the Felix Happiness Guarantee?

How Felix Mobile stands out  Felix Mobile is one of the most unique phone companies out there. After the $15 billion TPG/Vodofone merger last year, the newly formed TPG Telecom launched Felix Mobile to add to their lineup of sub brands. But Felix has a ton of features that make it strand out from the Continue reading…

How to Cancel Telstra Contract Without Paying

Telstra’s is Australia’s top telco, offering a variety of services from mobile SIM plans to fixed broadband, home phone options, and more. The telco’s network covers 99.4 per cent of the population, the widest in the country ahead of Optus and Vodafone. But regardless of how great a telco is, customers might still face issues that Continue reading…

How to Talk to an Australian Telstra Representative

Getting in touch with Telstra Telstra is the largest telco in Australia, providing everything from mobile SIM plans to home phone and fixed line services. The telco boasts of 99.4 percent total network coverage, the widest in the country. Telstra also has the widest 5G reach so far, covering 75 percent of the population. But despite Continue reading…

What is Telstra’s T25 Plan?

Telstra’s unveils new strategy  In 2018, Telstra unveiled their T22 strategy to improve their brand. That strategy was centred on four pillars. For mobile plan customers, two of the pillars were most important – simplify product offerings to improve customer experience, and simplify the telco’s structure to serve customers better. Now, Telstra have announced Continue reading…

Where Can You Get an eSIM October 2021

What is an eSIM? A few years ago, we told you that eSIMs are going to change everything. Well, that prophecy is quickly becoming a reality in Australia, with several eSIM phones and plans to choose from this 2021. An eSIM is a digital SIM that is embedded into a device by the manufacturer. It Continue reading…

How to Check Telstra Prepaid Balance

Telstra prepaid SIM Telstra offer a wide range of phone plans. But if you’re looking for even more options, then their prepaid SIM only plans might be what you’re looking for. Unlike their postpaid plans, Telstra prepaid SIM plans offer you short, normal, and long expiry options. You’ll find prepaid plans that last for Continue reading…

How to Check Optus Balance

Importance of checking balance Your Optus plan likely comes with several inclusions. For SIM only plans, Optus offer inclusions like national call and texts, data, international calls, and so on. However, some inclusions are usually limited depending on the price you choose, especially data. And if you exhaust your inclusions, you could incur overage Continue reading…

Felix and Vodafone – Finally, Real Unlimited Plans

Unlimited mobile data from Vodafone and Felix Statista forecasts indicate that the number of Internet users in Australia will exceed 21.5 million by 2025. That’s over 85 percent of the population. The smartphone penetration rate is also expected to exceed 80 percent by 2025, which suggests that a large proportion of Internet users will Continue reading…

How to Make Your Phone Ring Longer with Telstra

Does your phone ring tone cut off too quickly?  Have you ever gotten to your phone a little to late? After a few rings, you’re finally able to view your caller ID and tap or slide the answer button, only to find out you’re too late. If it’s an important call(er), all you have Continue reading…

How Technical SEO Helps Your Site?

In the digital age of the internet, the success of your e-commerce business depends on your website marketing. The more you optimize your website, the more user-friendly, functional, fast, and searchable it gets. Technical SEO is a vital component of your website marketing. It can be defined as a search engine optimization subcategory that Continue reading…

Australia’s Carbon Neutral Telcos

Environmental concerns attract customers to Carbon Neutral companies With the realities of Climate Change becoming more and more apparent, companies are doing what they can to cut down on their carbon footprint. This is a great idea, not only for the environment, but for their bottom line. As consumers become more aware about how Continue reading…

Apple iPhone 13 – In-Depth Review

Apple launches iPhone 13 Mini, iPhone 13, iPhone 13 Pro, and iPhone 13 Pro Max It’s iPhone season again! This time, Apple is lunching the iPhone 13 lineup, and Australians are already picking up their preorders. Every year, Apple customers anticipate the latest iPhone, and this year has been no different. We’ll get you Continue reading…

Telstra Gateway

What is a gateway? Whenever you access the Internet, you have to go through your service provider. In many cases, you need to latch on to a WiFi signal for this, or perhaps your SIM card if you’re using mobile date on a device like a smartphone. The device or framework that bridges your Continue reading…

How to Cancel TPG Internet

TPG network coverage / speed Just a couple of years ago, TPG had plans to become the fourth largest mobile network. However, the telco later joined forces with Vodafone Hutchinson Australia through a $15bn merger to form TPG Telecom, which is now the third largest telco in the country. Here’s a look at TPG’s coverage for Continue reading…

Telstra Air WiFi

Intro about using WiFi Mobile data is great, but it has several limitations. In many cases, your SIM plan likely has a limited amount of data. Once that data inclusion runs out, you’ll either get charged to continue using data, or you’ll have to purchase more data. In some cases, your telco might allow Continue reading…

Who Owns Boost Mobile?

If you’re looking for some of the best prepaid SIM plans for your mobile, then Boost Mobile should be on your list. They offer affordable prepaid plans with both normal and long expiry intervals so there’s a chance whatever you’re looking for will match what Boost have to offer. But who owns Boost Mobile Continue reading…

Vodafone’s Unlimited 5G SIM Only Plan

Vodafone now offer truly unlimited high speed mobile data Vodafone just launched Australia’s first ever SIM Only mobile plan with truly unlimited 5G data. That’s right – this means no more throttled speeds after exhausting your plan data, and no caps. While we’ve seen SIM Only plans with “unlimited” from all three major telcos Continue reading…

How to Cancel Optus Sport

What is Optus Sport Optus Sport is an app that brings your favorite sport games to a wide range of devices. Optus have certainly dug a niche with this app – the telco cornered the market when they snatched the rights to the English Premiere League (EPL) from Fox Sports. After that deal, Optus Continue reading…

Why is Telstra so Bad

Telstra customer service/satisfaction Telstra is the largest telco in Australia, but they’ve been through some rough patches. A quick online search about customer satisfaction turns up mixed results. Many Australians aren’t really impressed with their Telstra service, while some find the telco to be good enough. But how could Telstra be so bad when Continue reading…

Prepaid SIM Card

What are prepaid SIM plans? Prepaid SIM plans are mobile plans that you have to pay for before using the service. In most cases, prepaid SIM pans offer the same or similar inclusions as postpaid SIM plans. They also have the same network coverage as postpaid plans on the same network. The primary difference Continue reading…

Vodafone Usage

How to check data usage on Vodafone When you sign up for a Vodafone SIM only plan, you get a lot of inclusions. Most likely, your plan includes voice and SMS services, as well as data for Internet and social media access. These are the basic inclusions of most SIM only plans, but there’s Continue reading…

Optus Message Bank

Optus voicemail These days, most people prefer sending text messages. Voice calls have become quite rare, so when you do get one, there’s a good chance it’s important – whether personal or business related. But what happens if you’re not able to answer that phone call? With Optus voicemail, you’ll be able to keep Continue reading…

The NBN Pricing Debacle

Data usage grows while broadband subscription slows Australians love the Internet. According to Prosperity Media, there were over 22 million Internet users in Australia as of January 2021. And although Internet subscriptions have slowed a little bit in recent years, data usage has continued to grow at an extremely fast rate. According to the Continue reading…

Optus Partner with Uber for Same-Day Delivery Service

Get your Optus devices delivered the same day The coronavirus continues to wreak havoc around the globe. We’ve seen countries react with lockdown orders and other extreme measures. Australia is no different – a little over a year after the first known COVID-19 case in the country, some locations are still on lockdown or Continue reading…

How to Unlock Telstra Phone

Locked / Unlocked phones So you’ve found a better SIM plan than your current one, and you’d like to switch. Unfortunately, after plugging in your new SIM card into your Telstra phone, you can’t seem to get any service. That’s probably because your phone is locked to the Telstra network. Whenever you purchase a Continue reading…

Why Optus and Telstra are Selling their Networks

Mobile tower profits Last year, Optus announced their intention to sell their mobile towers, creating a whole new stream of profits that differs from the traditional telco system. After that, major telco rival Telstra announced the restructuring of their company into four divisions which included Infraco Towers – their network infrastructure holding including mobile Continue reading…

Optus are Launching a Translator for Postpaid Customers

Voice calls are getting a welcome improvement with Optus’ call translate Not everyone in Australia speaks fluent English, and many have friends and/or relatives who speak foreign languages. So how do such people communicate over the phone if both parties don’t speak the same language? Optus is answering this question by introducing ‘call translate’, Continue reading…

Optus Will Offer You The Right To Disconnect

Reduce screen time with Optus Pause Optus has recognized the customer’s right to disconnect data services whenever they please, and then come back to the same amount of data still intact whenever they are ready. This isn’t a trivial feature – it’s actually a big deal. Smartphones are great, but they have a ton Continue reading…

How to Unlock Telstra 4G WiFi Modem

Why are Telstra 4G modems locked? You paid a lot of money for your Telstra 4G modem, so why is it locked? Well, the short answer is that telcos in general can lock a modem you purchase in order to keep you from moving to another provider. A locked Telstra device can only work Continue reading…

How Will Optus Broadcast EPL

How to watch EPL live in Australia Gone are the days when you could watch some live English Premiere League (EBL) games for free. In 2018, Optus announced that it had secured exclusive rights to live EPL broadcasts in Australia until 2022. Prior to Optus’ acquisition, the Special Broadcasting Service (SBS) had free-to-air rights Continue reading…