Abi Buckland

Abi Buckland Abi Buckland covers a wide range of topics at Canstar Blue, including the Telco and Energy sectors, as well as consumer news. She is currently studying a Bachelor of Business Management and a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) at the University of Queensland.

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A review of VoIP phone services in Australia

Posted by November 28th 2023

Voice over Internet Protocol can be a cost effective way to replace your home landline. Find out what VoIP services to look out for in Australia at Canstar Blue

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How to check your Vodafone balance

Posted by November 23rd 2023

Without data, you can't use social media on the go, not to mention check emails or watch YouTube - you're basically restricted to calls, texting (provided calls and texts are unlimited), and any other data-free …


What are the best 5G modems available in Australia?

Posted by November 16th 2023

Getting your home or office space connected to the quickest possible internet speeds can be of the utmost priority to many Australians. 5G has made this goal that much more accessible, as the successor to 4G. So …

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How fast is mobile broadband? 5G & 4G speed

Posted by November 21st 2023

If you're working from home, travelling often, or need to use the internet a lot for your job, it's great to have mobile broadband, even just as a backup in the bottom of a drawer …

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How to check your Telstra balance

Posted by November 23rd 2023

If you’re on a prepaid phone plan, there’s one thing that will always be on your mind – data  (and if you’re on a postpaid plan, data might still be a concern too). The last …

Vodafone Coverage Map Explained

Posted by November 22nd 2023

Find out how much of Australia the Vodafone network covers, and whether it’s the provider for you in this Canstar Blue article.

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How to configure a modem

Posted by November 7th 2023

Manually setting up a modem might seem like a task that should always be kept to the professionals. However, if you have a compatible modem and the right instructions, it should be fairly simple to …


Best iPhone in 2023: Which one is right for you?

Posted by November 13th 2023

When the first iPhone was released in 2007, it revolutionised the way we interact with technology. And since then, Apple’s ingenuity and market competition has resulted in the release of faster, stronger and smarter models …

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How to watch the AFL Grand Final 2023

Posted by September 15th 2023

After a gruelling season of AFL, it is time for the top eight teams to play off in the AFL Finals series to determine the 2023 premiers. But where can you watch all the action …

NRL Grand Final 2022 Winners

How to watch the NRL Grand Final 2023

Posted by September 15th 2023

After a cracking first round of finals clashes, only six teams remain in the fight for the NRL Grand Final 2023. Will the Panthers continue their winning streak or will it be time for the …