Archive for December, 2007

Mobile broadband gets cheaper in Oz

Thursday, December 20th, 2007

I thought I got a good deal at the beginning of the year when I signed up for mobile broadband for 1Gb at $49 a month. Regular readers will know that got upgraded to 2Gb a month, for the same price a few months ago. Well there is now a price war on, with Vodafone offering 5Gb for $39 a month, then 3 offering 2Gb for $24.50 a month and now 1Gb a month for $14.50 (for 3 customers only), for limited time only.

There are a few things to be wary of, to get a free modem you need to sign up for a 2 year contract. Data is calculated on both uploads and downloads. If you exceed your monthly limit, you are charged at a rate of $0.10 a Mb. The service is limited to metropolitan area of major Australian cities. Which means …

Friday, December 14th, 2007

When researching the Government websites in the Web 2.0 age presentation for BarCamp Nano , I found a lack of resources available on the web about government use of web 2.0 tools. So instead of just posting that presentation here, I created Gov Web2.0 showcase. A blog to spread the word that there are government […]

NSW government fair trading blogs

Thursday, December 6th, 2007

Researching Government use of web 2.0 technology for this week’s BarCamp Nano, I found the Ripped Off blog. Which allows NSW consumers to tell their stories about being ripped off