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Stan secures rights to Disney content in Australia

Posted by December 13th 2018

It’s a Christmas miracle! One of Australia’s most popular subscription streaming services has signed a new content deal with Disney and secured the rights to some of the biggest movie titles in the world. As of …


Telstra tops P3’s Aussie mobile network test

Posted by December 13th 2018

Telstra has scored first place in benchmarking expert P3's annual Australian mobile network test, stealing the crown back from last year's winner Optus. And although Telstra being ranked 'best in test' may not be surprising …


ACCC flags concerns over Vodafone-TPG merger

Posted by December 13th 2018

Australia’s consumer watchdog has expressed concerns about the proposed merger between telco giants TPG and Vodafone, citing a detrimental impact on price competition. The two companies confirmed their intentions to merge into a single telecommunications firm …


ALDI selling cheap Dyson vacuums

Posted by December 10th 2018

If you want a great vacuum cleaner but don’t want to pay premium prices, ALDI might be worth a visit. On Saturday (15 December), ALDI will have three Dyson vacuums up for grabs in its middle …


Virgin Australia and Qantas crack down on carry-on baggage

Posted by December 10th 2018

If you have a habit of packing as much stuff into your carry-on bags as possible, you could be in for a shock the next time you fly. That’s because Australia’s domestic airlines are starting to …


Urgent food recalls from Coles, Woolworths, ALDI and more

Posted by December 10th 2018

Have you checked your fridge recently? Health authorities have issued several warnings this week over a number of popular family favourites. Check the list below to see if you have any of the affected products …


Bonus mini to kick off Christmas Little Shop at Coles

Posted by December 7th 2018

The Christmas edition of Coles Little Shop kicks off this weekend – and shoppers can claim a bonus mini in addition to any earned from buying groceries. From today (December 7), Coles customers can again collect …


Get 12 months of Netflix for free with Optus

Posted by December 6th 2018

If you’ve been looking for an excuse to spend all summer binge-watching Netflix - and you're in the market for a brand new smartphone or tablet - Optus' latest streaming offer is too good to miss. …


TPG to face court for ‘misleading’ broadband fees

Posted by December 6th 2018

Bad news for TPG: the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is taking on the telco for what it calls a "misleading" and "unfair" $20 prepayment charged to TPG broadband customers. The consumer watchdog has initiated Federal Court …


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