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How to Make A Smart Home

It may sound like something of science fiction, but devices and appliances enhancing the home is now a reality. Australian households are becoming ‘smarter’ every year, but is a smart home worth it?

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22nd Jul 2022

10 Things to do in the Snowy Monaro Region

Have you been to Australia's natural adventure wonderland?

18th Jul 2022

Best Finance Apps Australia

Make your wallet happier with these finance apps

11th Jul 2022

Indigenous Australian Champions doing great things in regional areas

The year’s NAIDOC week celebrates 5 years of the NIAA’s Empowered Communities program.

7th Jul 2022

Flood Support Update

Relief is available for impacted customers in flood areas.

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16th Jun 2022

Staff Picks: 10 Things to do in Tamworth

Check out our top picks of things to do in Tamworth and the surrounding region.

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14th Jun 2022

How Much Data Does Streaming a Movie on Netflix Use?

Nothing is better than watching Netflix on the move, but how much data does streaming a movie on Netflix use? Find out here.

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6th Jun 2022

How To Maximise Your Internet Speed

If your internet is slowing down, we can give you some quick tips to maximise your internet speed.

Samsung Galaxy A13 Visual

25th May 2022

Samsung Galaxy A13 Review

Samsung’s A13 model is one of Samsung’s cheapest phone models, providing smartphone capabilities at an unparalleled price.

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6th Apr 2022

Why Buy a Refurbished iPhone

Are there benefits to upgrading to a used iPhone? Southern Phone explains everything you need to know about buying a refurbished smartphone here.

18th Mar 2022

Why 5G is the future of regional telecommunications

Southern Phone explores 5G and explains the impact of this new mobile phone technology on regional Australians.

Konka F21 Review text on gradient background

16th Mar 2022

Konka F21 Review

Discover the Konka F21 phone’s features, price, and specifications. What’s our verdict? Read our review from Southern Phone now!

What is a mobile Hotspot

10th Mar 2022

What is a mobile hotspot and how does it work?

Mobile hotspots are a convenient solution for needing Wi-Fi in a public space. Learn what a mobile hotspot is and how they work here!