NBN congestion miracle cure, Optus kills unlimited mobile data plans after 1 day: Vertical Hold – Episode 169

The NBN says it’s all-but fixed congestion on its network, but should we believe it? Meanwhile, Optus was offering “unlimited” mobile broadband plans, somehow with “limits”. All this and more in the latest episode!
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We’re joined this week by freelance technology journalist Krishan Sharma, to go behind the headlines around Optus’ unlimited data offering (because he’s the guy who broke that particular story), as well as NBN’s customer reporting, and whether it’s new figures bear close scrutiny or not. Plus, if your car’s GPS doesn’t work reliably, is that enough scope for a full refund on your vehicle?
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