We put Telstra, Optus, Vodafone and 3 to the test in Australia’s first comparison of iPad 3G providers – and if you expect Next G to be fastest, the results will surprise you!
on 05/27/2010 – Made popular on 05/27/2010
Featured | Written by: Alex Zaharov-Reutt | Published in: MobilityArriving as expected on the last day of November, Australians are finally able to buy an iPad mini complete with 4G/LTE/Wi-Fi/GPS from Apple stores, or via Australia’s three major telcos Telstra, Optus and Vodafone.
For several years now I have been asking Telstra to bring femtocells to Australia as they eliminate blackspots via existing wired broadband, as Optus put Telstra and David Thodey’s claims of putting the customer first to shame by saying ‘yes’ to an Australian femtocell trial.
Its rivals Telstra and Vodafone Hutchison Australia have over the past several weeks detailed mobile network expansion plans in the hundreds of millions of dollars or even more. But SingTel subsidiary Optus doesn't appear fazed by the revelations -- laying out progress on its own efforts in a detailed statement this week.