It has been reported that Telstra is well on the way to releasing a Windows Phone app for subscribers in Australia. The mobile operator's 24x7 app is a portal for consumers to access account management conveniently from a smartphone while on the move. Paying bills, viewing usage, checking remaining account credit and locating nearest Telstra stores are just a handful of features sported by the iOS and Android versions.
Telstra CEO David Thodey is the source, who sent to WPDownUnder the following response when questioned about Windows Phone support:
Not only did the news source contact the CEO, but also the PR team for the usual response:
It's good of Telstra to consider Windows Phone an important platform. While the mobile operator already has a TelstraOne app available on the Windows Phone store, consumers are rightfully demanding an official solution to help with account management. When can we see such an app be released? It's hard to say. Should the CEO be revealing exactly where Telstra is with development, it'll be a good few months to go.
Windows Phone is being recognised and the company is certainly considering the possibility of releasing an app. We just need to be a little more patient.
Rich Edmonds is a word conjurer at Windows Central, covering everything related to Windows, gaming, and hardware. He's been involved in technology for more than a decade and knows a thing or two about the magic inside a device chassis. You can follow him over on Twitter at @RichEdmonds.
Awesome, am I the only Telstra customer here with WP8 though!? Anyway, glad they are putting more effort in, my local Telstra shop has the L920 front and centre at the moment, always has a few people around it.
I do as well :D Indeed, there are aways a boat load of people checking it out at the front of the store!
Telstra wp8 customer. Happy with the news. Wish they also asked about an nrl live app too.
2013 is turning out to be the best year for big name apps to come to WP!
Telstra WP8 user here!
I would suspect that they'd roll this up with an app for Windows 8 across all the plaftorms - or at least that's what I'd do.
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