As Telstra prepares to launch its first major public Wi-Fi network, Australians will have free access to 1,000 hotspots -- beaming out of payphones and into major CBD malls -- for a limited time.
The telco says it will expand its 4G coverage to reach 90 percent of Australia by the end of January 2015.
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.
Telstra has revealed that it released customer information for more than 84,000 requests from government agencies in the past financial year, 75,000 of which were warrantless.
Customers hit with late payment fees by Telstra, Optus and Vodafone are being asked to join a class action, as lawyers deem these fees "unlawful".
Telstra says it has seen a huge increase in telephone scams involving imposter employees tricking customers into disclosing their information.
The SBS catch-up app will be available via Telstra's set-top box from September.
In a bid to broaden its digital media offering, Telstra has announced it will acquire video streaming and analytics company Ooyala.
New Telstra customers are being given an extra incentive to sign up to a plan.
With 2G accounting for less than 1 percent of network traffic, Telstra has announced it will close the GSM network by the end of 2016.
One of Telstra's mobile competitors has accused the telco of misusing its market power and providing "sub standard services" in regional Australia.
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