Remote Telstra mobile users relieved to finally have SMS over Wi-Fi

Sally Gall
By Sally Gall
Updated May 11 2020 - 11:13pm, first published May 6 2020 - 9:45am
Telstra's Wi-Fi texting a cause for celebration

It's a small thing in the lives of most people but the news that Telstra has at last made it possible for people without mobile phone reception to receive text messages over Wi-Fi has been received with relief and jubilation in rural Australia.

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Sally Gall

Sally Gall

Senior journalist - Queensland Country Life/North Queensland Register

Based at Blackall, CW Qld, where I've raised a family, run Merino sheep and beef cattle, and helped develop a region - its history, tourism, education and communications.

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