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Not only does signing up to a contract for a phone leave you stuck with the same network and handset for a full two years, it can often result in less data and call allowances than if you take a no-contract prepaid or month-by-month deal. We’ve eliminated the also-rans and come up with one clear recommendation for the best value no-contract deal on each of Australia’s main mobile networks.
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The Telecommunications Consumer Protections (TCP) Code means that phone companies have to be relatively honest about what a given mobile service costs you, but that doesn’t mean they won’t try and wring money out of you in other ways. Here are five examples of how phone companies can be sneaky with their charges.
Dear Lifehacker, I see a lot of mobile plans that provide unlimited calls and text plus a (varying) chunk of data. They seem to be mostly around the $40 mark. All the ones I’ve looked at invariably say “Personal Use Only”. Are there similar plans for business? The usage (in our case) is not excessive but we’d like a fixed monthly cost.
Hi Lifehacker, I’m looking to get a 4G plan for my mobile phone. I’m currently with Aldi Mobile but have just bought the Nexus 5 and so I want to shift to a 4G plan.