Optus says ‘Yes’ to Netflix for a limited time.  With the imminent launch of Netflix in Australia approaching, a number of Australian ISP’s and mobile operators are offering deals with streaming video services. Vodafone has partnered with Stan, Telstra with Presto and now we’re seeing Optus partnering with Netflix to offer deals on their home broadband, as well as customers using Post and Pre-Paid plans. [READ MORE HERE]

With the imminent launch of Netflix in Australia approaching, a number of Australian ISP's and mobil

Optus says ‘Yes’ to international call and text in postpaid mobile plans.  Optus’ ‘Yes’ campaign has led them to including a few good deals for customers, bettering their service, coverage and now, options for their international customers. Optus has today advised that they have upgraded their postpaid mobile plans for new customers signing up to the My Plan Plus 24 to include international calls, SMS and MMS. [read more here]

The new logo for Australia's Optus speaks to the personal nature of the telecoms business, using a fun and accessible typeface to frame the .

Vodafone announces their 4G+ expansion has completed.  Vodafone has today announced that their carrier aggregation rollout has been completed across metropolitan areas, meshing their re-farmed 850MHz network with their existing 4G 1800MHz network to create a super fast LTE-Advanced, or as they call it 4G+ network for customers in metro areas. [READ MORE HERE]

Vodafone launches new pre-paid plan specifically for international calling - Ausdroid

Telstra launches new Netball Live Official app and renewed partnership with Netball Australia.  Telstra is fairly heavily invested in sports streaming apps, including NRL and AFL apps, and they’ve also been behind the Netball Live app which has streamed games live for Netball fans. Telstra has announced today that they’ve released a new Netball Live app for Android (and iOS) in preparation for the [READ MORE HERE]

Telstra is fairly heavily invested in sports streaming apps, including NRL and AFL apps, and they've

Dodo now has the Nexus 6 available on a 24-month contract.  Despite being strongly rumoured to launch on Telstra, the Nexus 6 has so far failed to materialise on Australia’s largest network. But fear not, if you’re after a Nexus 6 on contract, is now offering the handset on a variety of plans on a 24-month contract [READ MORE HERE]

Motorola adds Nexus 6 to their Australian website promising Cloud White model ‘soon’ - Ausdroid

Optus wants to give you $15 just to try out their ‘Cash by Optus’ contactless payments system.  Optus announced their contactless payment system in November last year, and they recently even announced a new watch you can use with the service, but it takes time to motivate people to try a new service and to that end Optus wants to give you $15 credit just to try it out [READ MORE HERE]

Optus announced their contactless payment system in November last year, and they recently even annou

Optus adds the Samsung Galaxy Core Prime to its Prepaid offerings or buy unlocked from Samsung for $249.  Seems the Samsung Galaxy Core Prime 4G is certainly getting around town so to speak. Vodafone began offering the handset as a pre-paid phone last month, now Optus are also offering the budget 4G device as a prepaid phone for $189 locked to their network, but if you want it unlocked, then Samsung Australia has your back [READ MORE HERE]

If you're on the lookout for a mid-range Compatible smartphone, the Samsung Galaxy Core Prime has

HTC announces the Desire 320 is arriving at Vodafone this month.  HTC has today announced that their cost effective Desire 310 handset, will be replaced this month with the Desire 320, which will be arriving in-store and online with Vodafone pre-paid. [READ MORE HERE]

HTC seems to be concentrating on the Mid-Budget price category as after the recent launch of Desire one more device by the company has leaked. Dubbed as HTC the smartphone packs Mid-Ranger features.

Optus extends Cash by Optus to include wearable technology.  When Optus launched Cash by Optus late last year, we were fairly impressed — rather than offering a tie-in with a particular bank, the service allows Optus customers to pre-load up to $500 on a virtual pre-paid card, the funds on which can be spent through the use of an NFC-compatible handset and a special Optus SIM. [READ MORE HERE]

Australian telco Optus is planning to launch smartwatches and wristbands that let customers make contactless payments with the flick of a wrist.

Telstra announces new updates for the network with plans to move to 5G and bring Voice over LTE.  Telstra has today announced plans to move beyond their 4GX network, with updates to their network in a move towards 5G [READ MORE HERE]

Telstra announces new updates for the network with plans to move to and bring Voice over LTE. Telstra has today announced plans to move beyond their network, with updates to their network in a move towards [READ MORE HERE]

Vodafone launches new pre-paid plan specifically for international calling.  Making the world a smaller place through ease of communications has been at the forefront of Australian carriers for the last 12 months. Vodafone has been leading the charge with their Red plans and today they’ve turned their attention to the pay-as-you-go (PAYG) pre-paid market with a new plan tailored to give better options for customers making international calls. [READ MORE HERE]

Vodafone launches new pre-paid plan specifically for international calling - Ausdroid

Boost Mobile simplifies its prepaid recharges, moves to 30-day expiries.  Boost Mobile is making changes to its prepaid recharge options which will take effect from March 31 2015. The company is moving expiry to 30 days and the minimum recharge amount to $20, and simplifying their add-on packages with a single $10 option. [READ MORE HERE}

Boost Mobile simplifies its prepaid recharges, moves to expiries - Ausdroid

Vodafone announces successful start to Australian VoLTE trials.  Vodafone has announced a successful beginning of its voice calls over 4G (commonly known as VoLTE or Voice over LTE). While the trials are commencing in Vodafone’s laboratory and with their field testing staff, we do have the promise of 4G calling later this year. [READ  MORE HERE]

Vodafone Qatar & Netcomm Wireless Announce Strategic Partnership to Bolster in Qatar - NewsCanada-Plus

Vodafone is offering unlimited data and calls to selected countries on weekends for prepaid customers until the end of april.  Love your data? Need to call people overseas? Vodafone has got a great deal for you. Starting this weekend, Vodafone is offering free data and unlimited calls to their five most popular overseas destinations every weekend until the end of April. [READ MORE HERE]

Vodafone Qatar & Netcomm Wireless Announce Strategic Partnership to Bolster in Qatar - NewsCanada-Plus

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