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ReAmped Energy reignites QLD price war with ‘handshake’ deal

Posted by November 11th 2019

The Queensland electricity price war rages on with the introduction of a competitive plan from new-kid-on-the-block, ReAmped Energy. Originally available in NSW only, the ReAmped ‘Handshake’ deal brings its signature value to south east Queensland, but …


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Spotify launches new app ‘Spotify Kids’

Posted by November 8th 2019

Spotify is the largest and most popular music streaming app in the world, and the appeal for families has just grown with the announcement of a new app, ‘Spotify Kids’. While kid-specific profiles and parental controls …


Optus takes top spot in ACCC’s NBN speed report

Posted by November 8th 2019

Optus has ended TPG's download speed dominance, unexpectedly claiming the number-one spot in the latest Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) report on NBN performance. The ACCC has today released its seventh Measuring Broadband Australia report, which …


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Momentum Energy gets lively with cut-price online offer

Posted by November 8th 2019

Throwing a curveball at the competition in Victoria is Momentum Energy, introducing a hot new plan ahead of the state’s annual price change cycle in January. However, it does come with a catch. Dubbed the “Self …




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Optus expands 5G broadband and mobile offers

Posted by November 28th 2019

Optus' 5G rollout is hitting its stride, with the telco today announcing several key updates to its 5G strategy - including expanded mobile and broadband offerings, plus plans for 4K Ultra HD video streaming in …


How to watch the Melbourne Cup

Posted by November 5th 2019

It’s known as the ‘race that stops a nation’, and the Melbourne Cup is set to start for another year. Raced over 3,200 metres at Flemington Racecourse, the Melbourne Cup is one of Australia’s biggest …


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Alinta Energy removes hassle of moving house for WA customers

Posted by December 2nd 2019

Moving away from talk of big discounts, Alinta Energy has launched a bold new attempt to attract Western Australian gas customers by giving them a helping hand into their new property. Alinta Energy has teamed up …