In what the telco says will be the largest shopping centre Wi-Fi network in Australia, Optus is bringing free public Wi-Fi to selected Westfield shopping centres across the country.
Following in the footsteps of Optus, Telstra will also offer AU$450 credit to customers breaking contract, as well as making its "new phone feeling" deal free for a limited time.
If you want the best speeds on the new-look Optus 4G network, then check out some of these super-fast smartphones.
For a limited time, pre-paid customers can get bonus mobile data across the different plans, with additional talk time for the lower-tier plan.
The budget carrier will begin offering both pre- and postpaid LTE services from around April next year, using the Optus 4G network.
A new deal will see NBN Co take over ownership of Telstra and Optus' legacy copper and HFC networks, saying it will help connect customers to a "multi-technology" NBN more quickly.
Vodafone names its LTE-A network 4G+ and switches on in Melbourne, while Optus gets early access licence approval to begin rollout on its 700MHz service.
Optus postpaid customers can now make contactless payments (linked to any bank account) through their Android smartphone. And thanks to Optus' new NFC SIM, they can even pay when their battery's dead.
Optus has announced a new mid-range offering in its line-up of home broadband and phone bundles, as well as a freebie with its most popular plan.
Optus is focusing on regional Australia with its latest network expansion, promising faster mobile data speeds in 200 new locations in the next 6 months.