Telecommunications

News, reviews and guides on the NBN, mobile networks and other telco services.

NBN now reaches 6 million premises

NBN now reaches 6 million premises

NBN Co has connected another million premises in less than three months.
Aug 23 2017, 4:16PM
Adelaide turns on gigabit network for businesses

Adelaide turns on gigabit network for businesses

The South Australian government offers high-speed broadband connections to certain business premises.
Aug 7 2017, 4:03PM
Vodafone to offer mobile network as backup for NBN

Vodafone to offer mobile network as backup for NBN

There's no extra charge for the 4G backup of the telco's upcoming NBN service, but watch the fine print.
Aug 3 2017, 8:45PM
15 business VoIP plans compared

15 business VoIP plans compared

We look at a range of plans that can help small businesses save on their phone bills and benefit from advanced features.
Jul 31 2017, 7:00AM
Don't have a 1300 number? Here's how to get one

Don't have a 1300 number? Here's how to get one

We compare 1300 plans that may help you increase sales – by making it easier for customers to call your business.
Jul 31 2017, 6:00AM
The small business guide to VoIP

The small business guide to VoIP

We explain how Voice-over-IP can reduce your phone bills – and the connectivity options and traps to watch out for.
Jul 30 2017, 6:00PM
How VoIP can make your small business seem bigger

How VoIP can make your small business seem bigger

We explain some of the clever ways you can put more advanced (but affordable) phone services to good use.
Jul 30 2017, 5:00PM
Vodafone now selling Square card readers

Vodafone now selling Square card readers

The telco is offering the $59 Square Reader for $5 when combined with certain phone plans.
Jul 19 2017, 4:32PM
Business mobile plans compared

Business mobile plans compared

Are you spending more than necessary on mobile phone plans? Our guide will help you get the best deal.
Jul 13 2017, 8:17AM
Your money-saving guide to global roaming

Your money-saving guide to global roaming

We compare the costs of global roaming services, explain the other options, and provide some money-saving travel tips.
Jun 26 2017, 9:53AM
Kogan moves into mobile broadband

Kogan moves into mobile broadband

The online retailer has been selling mobile plans for some time – it's now offering data-only plans too.
Jun 22 2017, 4:28PM
MyNetFone offers unlimited calls on new Virtual PBX plans

MyNetFone offers unlimited calls on new Virtual PBX plans

The communications provider offers another reason to upgrade from an old PBX phone system.
Jun 21 2017, 1:44PM
NBN Co HFC test reaches 1Gbps

NBN Co HFC test reaches 1Gbps

Are you in a Telstra Cable area? The national broadband carrier has some (potentially) good news for you.
Jun 6 2017, 5:05PM
NBN now reaches 5 million premises

NBN now reaches 5 million premises

The NBN has hit a major milestone, while one provider is offering a free upgrade to 1Gbps for a year.
Jun 3 2017, 12:04PM
NBN HFC rollout: what to expect

NBN HFC rollout: what to expect

Are you in a Telstra Cable area? Here's what you need to know about the NBN rollout.
May 17 2017, 3:27PM
Telco complaints jump by a third

Telco complaints jump by a third

Issues with NBN and other internet services dominate complaints to the telecommunications ombudsman in the second half of 2016.
May 11 2017, 12:09PM
Vodafone to soon offer NBN broadband

Vodafone to soon offer NBN broadband

The telco plans to start offering fixed broadband services to small businesses and consumers before the end of the year.
May 5 2017, 4:08PM
NBN demonstrates gigabit fixed wireless

NBN demonstrates gigabit fixed wireless

NBN Co trials have succeeded in delivering speeds of up to 1.1Gbps.
Apr 26 2017, 12:16PM
ACCC will monitor broadband speeds

ACCC will monitor broadband speeds

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has launched a new program to monitor service providers' fixed broadband performance.
Apr 12 2017, 12:42PM
NBN fibre may get 10Gbps boost

NBN fibre may get 10Gbps boost

NBN Co and Nokia have trialled a new fibre technology that could enable speeds of up to 10Gbps for some customers.
Apr 11 2017, 5:45PM

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