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Receive Austrian TV & ORF stream abroad

Austrian television abroad

Who doesn't know it: You are on vacation in Croatia, Italy or Spain and would like to watch the domestic broadcast. Watching Austrian television abroad is very important for many. Because even though the ORF is often criticized, it is part of everyday life in Austria and it is a bit strange when you are abroad [...]

Mobile Internet: Three or T-Mobile?

The battle between the private mobile communications providers in Austria has been raging for a long time: conversations about which provider actually has the best network come up again and again, even in social gatherings. The largest and most popular private mobile providers are T-Mobile and Drei. Behind T-Mobile Austria is the large, global group T-Mobile, which is also active in the [...]

What is T-Mobile's Like Me Want SIM?

T-Mobile Austria has been offering the Like-Me-Want SIM for some time now. This is supposed to be more flexible and better for customers. But what is the Like-Me-Will SIM and what advantages does it offer in everyday life? We explore this question in our first blog post. You'll also find out what "flexible units" are and why this SIM is particularly suitable for frequent surfers [...].

China phones with good camera: Top 7 devices

China phones with good camera

If you look at various online stores, you will quickly notice that the market is now flooded with Chinese cell phones. Whereas in the past only Apple, Samsung or Sony devices appeared in the search results, the rising players today are called OnePlus, Xiaomi or Huawei. It is not for nothing that more and more Chinese brands are making it onto the global stage: Chinese [...]

What is LTE Advanced / 4G+?

LTE Advanced

In the fall of 2013, the frequencies for the then new mobile communications hope LTE were auctioned off in Austria. In an auction that is still viewed critically by many today, A1, T-Mobile and Drei snatched up the frequencies that are important for LTE. A few months later, the expansion and conversion of cell phone towers for the new technology began. In the meantime, [...]

Ping calls from abroad: How to react?

Ping calls from abroad

Recently, so-called "ping calls" have been occurring more and more frequently among Austrian mobile customers. These are calls from abroad that usually ring for only a few seconds and then stop immediately. The calls are made by automated computers that simply call one random number after another. Thus, it can sometimes happen that in a few seconds [...]

The new iPhone SE: Inexpensive alternative?

Apple introduced the new iPhone SE on April 15, 2020. Dubbed the "Corona iPhone" by many, the iPhone SE is supposed to be a cheap alternative to Apple's current flagship models, i.e. the iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro. In this country, it is supposed to cost just 479? Those who want to exchange it for an older model will only pay [...].

Cancellation period at A1: Important info & changes

Chamber of Labor A1

Cancellation periods could drive many customers up the wall in the past. Often there was the same situation: You were trapped in a contract of a mobile phone company and could not get out immediately, because the period lasted up to 12 weeks (3 months) in most cases. So you had to pay the full tariff price for another 3 months before the [...]

iPhone 11 in Austria: The cheapest offers

iPhone 11 in Austria: The cheapest offers

The new iPhone 11 comes with several innovations: a new dual-camera system with the ability to shoot ultra-wide-angle photos, a powerful and energy-efficient A13 Bionic smartphone chip, an above-average battery life and many other changes. The official release date was September 20, 2019. How and where to buy a new iPhone 11 as cheaply as possible in Austria [...]

Display repair costs: How much does a display repair cost?

How much does a display repair cost?

The display of smartphones quickly breaks and the glass has to be replaced. A broken or non-intact display means that you can no longer use your smartphone properly. However, so that this does not become a permanent condition, every owner can have his display repaired if necessary. The display repair is very common and therefore a [...]