By David Lee
FASTER download speeds and a better use of multitasking is now at your fingertips with the release of the next generation of mobile phone technology as Telstra and HTC (High Tech Computer) team up to launch Australia’s first 4G Smartphone, now available at the Telstra Store High Street in Shepparton.
As well as supporting faster mobile speeds, 4G provides a more responsive, lower latency internet connection meaning real-time applications like video conferencing, internet gaming and cloud-hosted streaming services work better with less buffering and fewer interruptions.
Telstra Country Wide Area General Manager for Northern Victoria, Robert Bell said 4G is only available on a mobile over the Telstra network and would make the Smartphone an even more inseparable part of users lives.
“The HTC Velocity 4G delivers mobile internet speeds unimaginable ten years ago and opens the door to an exciting range of emerging Smartphone applications such as cloud-hosted gaming and streaming music and video collections over the internet,” Mr Bell said.
Store Manager of the Telstra Store High Street, Anthony Spadaro gave a demonstration of the new 4G’s speed capabilities telling The Adviser using 4G in 4G coverage areas Telstra customers in Shepparton and Echuca can now browse the mobile web with the capacity to load web pages five times faster than Australia’s fastest 3G Smartphones.
The HTC Velocity 4G is the first in a series of advanced 4G Smartphones and tablets set to launch this year on Australia’s first 4G Long Term Evolution network.
For more details on the HTC Velocity or 4G coverage locations contact the Telstra Store High Street, Shepparton on 5820 7000 or visit: www.telstra.com/mobilebbcoverage.