Optus has announced its big plans for 5G, confirming the first sites across Australia to be switched on and announcing pricing for home broadband customers.
Commentary: This year, the battle is on between streaming companies and broadcasters to win World Cup viewers. But Down Under, one streaming newcomer has screwed it up.
Optus will also simulcast all group stage matches on SBS and refund users who signed up for its World Cup streaming service.
The telco says SBS will provide a "fail-safe backup" while it gets its act together.
Cancel your plans for June and July (and be ready to fork out if you want to see everything).
The ISP gave some customers an ultimatum to switch to the NBN in 30 days or have their service cut off.
That's one way to show Telstra, Optus and Vodafone it's serious about cutting their lunch.
Telstra and Vodafone are battling to win over customers with unlimited data. But watch out: You'll still face limits when it comes to speeds...
The Optus Sports app will be the only way for Aussies to watch every World Cup match this year, but it's now open to everybody.
Under "preferences", the ad mentioned "Anglo Saxon".
I have now experienced the trauma of not being picked for the soccer team… in virtual reality!
Optus is promising to get 5G into homes in the new year, but you'll have to pay for the privilege of high speeds (and 5G handsets are still a way off).