Review: Mobile Foxtel

IMG_8780One of the more unique services that Telstra Mobile customers have access to, is ‘Mobile Foxtel’. For a monthly subscription fee you get access to a selection of channels to stream on your iPhone or Android device.

Available in three different ‘packages’, starting at $8/month for the ‘Value’ pack – including National Geographic, MTV, Sky News and CNN, to $15/month for the ‘Ultimate’ Pack, which adds channels like Lifestyle, FOX8 and Comedy, up through to the ‘Sport’ pack for $20/month which adds another four sport channels. In addition, ABC1 and SBS One are ‘included’ with all of the packs.

Mobile Foxtel is unmetered for Telstra customers, meaning you can stream as often, for as long as you like without having to worry about chewing through the data limit on your phone.

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Fon comes to Australia with the launch of ‘Telstra Air’

Telstra Air

Originally launching as ‘Telstra WiFi’, as part of a push to build a WiFi Nation, Telstra has now decided on calling it’s network ‘Telstra Air’. Already available at over 4,000 hotspots, in 250 towns around Australia as part of the earlier free WiFi trial, the next step will be Telstra customers with the Gateway Max modems opting in to participate – sharing some of their bandwidth in exchange for being able to access their own home broadband usage at other hotspots. Telstra Air is set to launch next Tuesday, 30th June. [Read more…]

A lap around Telstra’s Sydney Discovery Store

Telstra Sydney George Street - Corner King and George Street Telstra Sydney George Street
Back in October 2014, Telstra opened their $112mil refurbished store in George Street –  becoming their ‘new’ flagship store and was dubbed the ‘Discovery’ store. Not just called ‘Discovery’ because it was something brand new for customers to explore and discover, but also a testing bed for Telstra to work out what works well, what could be improved, and what can be transferred into new stores as they become refurbished and get a refresh.

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Telstra’s new Customer Insight Centre

Telstra has unveiled it’s new ‘Customer Insight Centre’ (or CIC), with the 3600 square metre facility taking up the entirety of the second floor at Telstra’s 400 George St flagship offices.
Telstra Customer Insight Centre Insight Ring

The CIC provides Telstra’s enterprise and business customers with access to not just an incredibly modern event space, but also access to leading edge technologies and equipment. The centre consists of several different rooms, or zones, each focusing on it’s own element along a journey.

Each customer brought to the CIC has their own tailored, personalised experience. Working with Telstra two weeks prior to the visit, customers discuss their business practices, needs, and pain points allowing their visit to be as productive as it can be.
The CIC is about ‘more than a PowerPoint’ deck, providing real tools and Telstra’s insight to allow customers to be as productive as possible in an interactive, hands-on way. [Read more…]

The Billboard of Love returns for 2015

Telstra Billboard of LoveIt’s that special time of year again – Valentine’s Day.

And what better way to show that you love that special someone than by a 26 metre high PDA?

The ‘Billboard of Love’ will be running again this year, above Telstra’s flagship Melbourne store located on the corner of Bourke St and Swanston St in Melbourne.

Just send a quick text to 0499 695 683 (or, 0499 MY LOVE) in the format; FIRST NAME [space] [SECOND NAME]. [Read more…]