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TELSTRA EXCHANGE|Archive: January, 2011

 

28 January 2011

Netball Australia has joined forces with Telstra

Author: Kate Beveridge.
Hey all netball fans. I’m just loving the fact that Netball Australia has joined forces with Telstra. My family and friends all live in Western Australia, and I played in Adelaide before joining the Melbourne Vixens, so have some followers there, but now, they’ll all be able to see the major netball games on Telstra’s BigPond media channels.

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27 January 2011

Coming to a (small) screen near you: The year ahead in mobile tech

Author: Warwick Bray.
I’ve just returned from the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas where more than 2700 vendors previewed more than 20,000 new gadgets and technologies. For Telstra’s product and technology teams, attending the Show gives us a chance to spot the best upcoming product so that we can bring it to Australia.

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25 January 2011

You asked for it…line dancing

Author: Linda McGregor. As the last strains of slide guitar echo in the Tamworth hills, and the sun rises through the rain at Level 39 in Melbourne, it is a heavy footed return to the office for me.

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24 January 2011

The right SIM for the right job

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Author: Mike Wright. Like many things in life SIM cards and phones get passed down – from friends, family and even work colleagues. The problem with this kind of ‘hand me down’ is that if you don’t have the right SIM card for your device, while you can still make calls and send and receive texts, you will get slower broadband speeds and reduced coverage.

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21 January 2011

Telstra’s Road to Tamworth: Celebrity interviews

Author: Linda McGregor. The Telstra Road to Tamworth has been another huge success this year and while the winners have been announced and are probably still celebrating, our trusty reporter on the ground Linda McGregor has been busy downloading all the amazing interviews she has captured on her Tamworth 2011 adventur

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21 January 2011

V8s throb in Tamworth

Author: Lind McGregor. The low throb of the V8s added to the cacophony on Peel Street this morning, when country met cars for the announcement of Will Davison as the new driver for car number six, the Trading Post Ford Performance Racing Falcon, in the 2011 V8 Supercar Championship. The locals call it “doing a peely”.

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21 January 2011

Flood Update No 10 from Telstra

Author: John Parkin. We have deployed Cells on Wheels (portable mobile towers) to Rocklea, Hill End and Fairfield Gardens to improve mobile coverage in these areas, and will be placing a portable exchange to reconnect landline and broadband services in Chapel Hill.

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21 January 2011

Meet the Telstra people who helped Oprah

Author: Kristen Boschma: So you would have gathered by now that Telstra was a proud sponsor of Oprah’s Ultimate Australia Adventure. The logistics and technical support we offered was quite extensive from handset supply, access to the Next G network, remote assistance, handing out survival kits at the Opera House and network construction we were there and ready to help.

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20 January 2011

The hottest ticket in town on Tuesday night

Author: Linda McGregor.
Two songs about alcohol, “Father drinks too much” and “Sobering up and settling down”, got David Garnham over the limit last night at the Telstra Road to Tamworth final where odes to his main sources of inspiration won him the songwriter award to the delight of a packed crowd of almost 2000.

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20 January 2011

Vic/Tas Flood Update No 2 from Telstra

Author: Bill Mundy. As we see a continuation of the inland sea’s movement toward the towns of Kerang and Warracknabeal , the Warracknabeal township has managed to avoid any serious inundation due to the combined efforts of the community. In Kerang the situation is a little more serious since the towns folk have been evacuated to ensure their safety, just in case the levee banks that have been built around the town don’t hold. The towns that are now under threat are Dimboola, Jeparit, Brim, and Beulah.

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