Telstra's 4G tablet lure

The telco's track record on branded smart devices may be questionable but that hasn't stopped it from having another crack in the device market. So what's driving Telstra's latest game plan?

In a month dominated by tablet launches, where the likes of Apple, Microsoft and Google fired their latest salvos in the ongoing tablet wars, Australia's dominant telco Telstra has also revealed its renewed ambition in the tablet space. 

While the release of Apple's iPad Mini and Microsoft’s Surface followed a predictable trajectory, Telstra’s decision to launch its own 10.1 inch HD enabled device appeared somewhat out of the blue.



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