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Australia’s first 4G smartphone to hit shelves next Tuesday
19 January 2012 – Australians in 4G coverage areas will soon be able to surf the mobile internet on their phones up to five times faster, with Telstra and HTC today confirming Australia’s first 4G smartphone –  the HTC Velocity 4G – will launch next Tuesday 24 January. Powered by the Telstra Mobile Network – Australia’s first and only 4G LTE-enabled network – The HTC Velocity 4G features a massive 4.5 inch touch screen, a 1.5 GHz dual core processor for fast multi-tasking and an 8 megapixel camera. From today customers can head online to pre-purchase HTC Velocity 4G and...
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Commercial 4G LTE Mobile Services Launch In Australia.
27 September 2011 – Australians will enter a new era of mobile telecommunications today with Telstra launching the nation’s first superfast 4G LTE mobile network in capital city CBDs and more than 30 regional and metropolitan centres. Telstra CEO David Thodey said Australians could now access one of the world’s most advanced mobile networks delivering some of the fastest mobile download and upload speeds available anywhere. “Today marks a new high-speed chapter in Australian mobile telecommunications. Telstra’s 4G network delivers mobile speeds scarcely imagined a decade ago, making it easier for people to connect with the things they need and...
Telstra EasyCall 2 Mobile Phone (Image copyright (c) 2011, Gary Stark)
Fathers’ Day Gift Idea – Telstra EasyCall 2 Mobile Phone
If your dad is around my age (or older) then one of the things that you may have notices is that his eyesight has probably not been getting any better. It’s certainly something that you, too, can look forward too. But I can tell you with a high degree of confidence that one thing that a lot of people want is a basic mobile phone. One that has big buttons, and a large, clear, bright screen which can be easily read. Oh yes, it should also make phone calls. Other feature, like having a camera, a fully comprehensive address book,...
Telstra Mobile Phone circa 1981. Image courtesy Tesltra Australia.
Australia rings in 30th anniversary of first mobile phone call
30 years ago, the first phone call was made on Australia’s public mobile network. This call was made on a car phone system weighing 14 kilograms with a 45cm handset and costing nearly $5000 (or $17,000 in today’s terms). ...
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