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Streaming box smackdown – Foxtel Now, Telstra TV 2, Apple TV 4K, Fetch TV, Amazon Fire: Vertical Hold Episode 152

It’s our all-streaming special as we pit Foxtel’s new Now Box against the best Apple, Amazon, Telstra and Fetch can muster!

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Has the NBN run aground, do Aussies want Amazon Key or Telstra TV? Vertical Hold Episode 150

The NBN hits the headlines and we dive deeper into the history and reality of the contentious project. Meanwhile, Amazon wants to be your Key,…

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CBS All Access coming to Australia, Telstra dumps 3rd party billing and what's hot at IFA in Berlin: Vertical Hold – Episode 142

CBS is buying Channel 10 and bringing its All Access streaming service down under, while Telstra ditches 3rd party mobile billing and IFA unfolds with all new tech goodies in the latest episode of Vertical Hold!

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Google Wi-Fi, the death of Flash and Optus' billion dollar mobile spend: Vertical Hold Episode 137

Does Google Wi-Fi live up to the hype, or is Google cutting corners to save costs? Why is Optus spending a billion dollars on bush…

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The NBN Blame Game: Vertical Hold Episode 118

It’s time to play Australia’s least favourite ongoing broadband game, as the NBN twists and turns from speed woes to Optus’ forced HFC tactics with special guest, Australian IT editor Supratim Adhikari!

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Telstra's Gigabit LTE and Amazon Prime's Aussie delays : Vertical Hold Episode 112

Should we be hyped or hesitant to sign up to Telstra’s Gigabit LTE network? Why is Amazon holding out on Aussies with video content?

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Telstra Scams, ADSL Deregulation and 2016's best smartphone: Vertical Hold Episode 83

Telstra customers being scammed, 2016’s best premium phone and the issues with ADSL deregulation with special guest finder.com.au editor in chief Angus Kidman!

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Will Melbourne get Uber, and should you trust your Smart Home to Telstra? Vertical Hold Episode 81

Uber could become legal in Melbourne, but is that a boon or a bust? Meanwhile, Telstra has big plans for your smart home, but does…

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LG G5, Game Of Thrones Value and Telstra Air: Vertical Hold Ep 72

What’s a fair price to pay to watch Game of Thrones? Who’s going to pay for Telstra Air? Should you pay for LG’s quirky new…

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Apple iPhone SE iPad Pro and the Death Of Telstra Vertical Hold Ep 68

There’s a new iPhone in town, but it’s smaller — who asked for that? Likewise, the iPad Pro got smaller, and Telstra’s network somehow seemed to shrink away as well? Joining us this week is special guest PC Mag Australia editor Matthew Powell!

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