Here's a new way to get your team connected at conferences, trade shows, temporary on-site offices and anywhere else you need high-speed Internet to share. Vodafone's Huawei 4G WiFi Cube sucks down a fast 4G signal and squirts it out over WiFi to as many as 32 devices with a range up to 200...
POSTED 22 Jan, 2015 0 Comments
Telstra is evaluating advanced 'small cell networks' to cope with the boom in smartphones, tablets and laptops at Australia's busiest airports. Known as heterogeneous networks or HetNets, these use a tightly-woven matrix of small 4G mobile phone cells to handle high traffic loads in areas "...
POSTED 15 May, 2013 0 Comments
Vodafone will launch its national 4G network in June, and promises a mobile broadband megaboost for business travellers with speeds greater than those of Telstra and Optus. The ‘staged roll-out’ will kick off with Sydney and then extend to Perth, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, ...
POSTED 9 Apr, 2013 6 Comments
Vodafone has begun the first tests of its 4G network, ahead of a nationwide rollout tipped to start by the middle of this year. The third-tier telco follows Telstra and Optus in moving to 4G, after struggles to overhaul its 3G network and rebuild its reputation. Vodafone's entry into the 4G mar...
POSTED 19 Feb, 2013 4 Comments
As Optus continues to roll out its nascent 4G network, the carrier now putting two prepaid deals onto the table in addition to contract-based plans. Cheapest way into the 4G fast lane is a $169 USB Modem, which includes a generous serve of 6GB data valid for 60 days. $199 gets yo...
POSTED 16 Nov, 2012 0 Comments
Optus is boosting the range of its burgeoning 4G network to Brisbane and the Gold Coast, ahead of a more extensive rollout across the December-January period. The telco says it's already flicked the switch on four base stations at Surfers Paradise, centred around Cavill. Next week wil...
POSTED 31 Oct, 2012 0 Comments
Apple’s new iPhone 5 will be released in Australia on September 21st, starting at $799 outright for the 16GB version, $899 for 32GB and $999 for 64GB, as well as a range of monthly plan-based prices through Telstra, Optus and Vodafone. Here’s the official Australian Busines...
POSTED 13 Sep, 2012 5 Comments
Optus is gearing up to woo business travellers with its new 4G mobile broadband network in Sydney and Perth, with Melbourne coming on board from September 15. Officially launched at the end of July but restricted to business customers, the 4G network is now available to anybody with the need for...
POSTED 4 Sep, 2012 3 Comments
On the back on building Australia's first 4G network – one which, alas, Apple's new 4G-capable iPad doesn't recognise – Telstra now offers a mobile wi-fi box to turn a super-fast 4G signals into a high-speed personal wireless hotspot. It's a next-gen version of Telstra's Ultimat...
POSTED 28 Mar, 2012 0 Comments
Telstra's debut of its first 4G smartphone – the aptly-named HTC Velocity – is set to delivering blistering speeds to business travellers. How fast? As high as 25Mbps-30Mbps in the real world, according to what we've seen in the Sydney CBD. That's quicker than most home broadband co...
POSTED 24 Jan, 2012 0 Comments
Telstra's new super-fast 4G LTE mobile network is going live today in capital city CBDs and 30 regional and metropolitan centres. The telco has already been giving a limited number of business customers a taste of the new network since August, but is today expanding coverage outside of the small...
POSTED 27 Sep, 2011 0 Comments
Optus' mobile broadband speeds are set to ratchet up a notch when it launches its next-generation 4G mobile network in April next year. It is also detailing how it has been upgrading its 3G mobile network in response to customer complaints that its performance is too slow for internet use. Tels...
POSTED 15 Sep, 2011 0 Comments
Business travellers in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane will be the first to get a taste of super high-speed 4G/LTE mobile broadband later this month. Modems for Telstra's new 4G network will go on sale on August 29th. The network itself has been running in testing mode since May, but the public h...
POSTED 8 Aug, 2011 0 Comments
Trying to choose between an iPad 2 and one of the many great Android-based tablets out there? We've surveyed the field and analysed what the top 10 tablets have to offer business travellers. Clearly, a good web browser and email client is essential — and all the different tablet platforms ...
POSTED 11 May, 2011 1 Comment
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