Telecommunications

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

'More cost-effective' NBN business pricing on the way

'More cost-effective' NBN business pricing on the way

NBN Co is dropping the wholesale prices of its business-grade services by "up to 70%".
Sep 28 2017, 9:28AM
DrayTek VigorBX 2000ac review: a router with built-in PBX

DrayTek VigorBX 2000ac review: a router with built-in PBX

This all-in-one small business router includes a smart phone system.
Sep 25 2017, 2:47PM
Netgear offers easy 4G broadband backup

Netgear offers easy 4G broadband backup

The LB2120 is a simple, affordable LTE modem that provides internet access if your fixed-line connection goes down.
Sep 22 2017, 10:51AM
NBN migration deadlines looming for many businesses

NBN migration deadlines looming for many businesses

Do you have a 'special services' connection? It may be about to end soon, so start planning now.
Sep 20 2017, 8:21AM
Kogan Mobile boosts data in prepaid plans

Kogan Mobile boosts data in prepaid plans

The company’s phone plans now include more data for the same price.
Sep 9 2017, 7:15AM
NBN availability checker now more accurate

NBN availability checker now more accurate

NBN Co has improved the level of detail provided by the 'check your address' function on its web site.
Sep 4 2017, 11:41AM
Vodafone reveals NBN plans

Vodafone reveals NBN plans

The mobile carrier has taken the wraps off its plans to move into fixed broadband.
Aug 28 2017, 2:36PM
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

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