Telstra and Ericsson have set a new record for peak download speeds, hitting a mega 4.2Gbps. The speed was achieved using the 5G mmWave technology on the 800MHz spectrum. This represents a doubling of previous capacity and speeds and reinforces our position as one of the leaders in mmWave and 5G...
  • Telstra T-Box gets an iPhone remote app

    Telstra are launching a new iPhone app that gives T-Box customers the ability to change the channel, record programs and mute the sound by shaking the iPhone. The T-Box does come with a remote already, but by comparison is small, clunky and crowded. If you are both an iPhone...
  • Apple just screwed Telstra. No LTE. No HD calls.

    This morning’s announcements from Cupertino is sure to upset Australia’s largest telecommunications provider, Telstra. While the iPhone 4S is a ‘World Phone’ packed with technology, unfortunately Telstra have spent millions on technology that won’t be accessible via the new device. Going on sale next Friday, the iPhone does not...
  • Is this @Telstra's iPhone 5 signup page ? Answer: No.

    Update: Telstra have confirmed this ‘secret’ page is not for the iPhone 5. No, this is not sign-up page for iPhone 5. We don’t have definite dates for release yet. Yesterday we seen a suspiciously vague ‘Register your interest’ page from Vodafone, today it looks like Telstra’s turn. Posting on...
  • Australia’s first 4G network goes live today ! Telstra 4G LTE.

    Australia’s first 4G services go live to consumers today ! Australia’s largest mobile network provider Telstra aren’t happy just leading the speed game with Next G, instead taking Australians to the next generation of wireless technology. Hey 4G is one more than 3G, so it must be better right...
  • Telstra is bringing Rebecca Black to Australia.. late much ?

    Rebecca Black is coming to Australia. Nope, I didn’t ask for it either, blame Telstra. The world of Internet meme’s move pretty fast, with most videos spreading rapidly over the course of a few ours and forgotten about a few days later. Rebecca Black’s Friday video lasted longer than...
  • Telstra open $13 million Experience Centre in Melbourne

    Last night Telstra introduced their new $13 million Experience Centre (TEC) at the Melbourne headquarters. “The new complex features 16 demonstration areas that showcase technologies in action, two user-testing laboratories and two product design areas.” Melbourne Telstra Experience Centre The Melbourne Telstra Experience Centre is a twin centre to...
  • Motorola Atrix finally gets official Gingerbread

    The Motorola Atrix has finally had Gingerbread 2.3.4 released for it but not on the Telstra model. If you are one of the early adopters that rushed out and purchased the AT&T model your update is waiting for you. You can get it by checking the software updates on...
  • Telstra enables HD Voice on NextG Network

    Telstra have enable all customers of the Telstra NextG network with support handsets access to HD Voice. HD Voice uses Wideband Adaptive Multi-Rate coding, doubling the frequency band of the audio transmitted. This makes voice calls clearer by making sounds like S and F easier to distinguish and also...
  • Telstra (and Optus) deal done, NBN continues march to your place

    Image credit: rpongsaj Today was a very important day for the NBN Co and the National Broadband Network. This morning Senator Stephen Conroy along with Prime Minister Julia Gillard announced an 11 Billion dollar deal with Telstra had been reached. The details of the agreement are extensive, but the...
  • HTC HD7 available today on Telstra, includes NoDo

    Well here it is folks, the biggest, baddest Windows Phone 7 device is now available in Australia from Telstra. The WP7 device available in Australia that ships with the NoDo update. Rocking copy and paste, lets take a look at what other features this baby offers. Specs 4.3” touchscreen...
  • Telstra charging $5 for Visual Voicemail, slammed by customers

    Telstra has finally launched Visual Voicemail today for iPhone customers, more than 2 years after competitor Vodafone. Naturally Telstra has to throw their own unique spin on it, calling the optional service ‘Message Bank Plus’. Telstra explains how it works.. By linking up with the iPhone’s voicemail interface, MessageBank...
  • Motorola Atrix hands on Australian first impressions

    I have just received a Motorola Atrix 4G and my initial thoughts on this powerhouse of a Android phone that won 10 awards at CES 2011 are mixed. On the one hand this is the most powerful Android phone around today and sadly on the other it is let...
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