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TPG's New Mobile Plan Offers 6GB Of Data For $45

TPG has just updated its mobile plans, with a $45 a month no-contract plan that includes unlimited calls and texts to Australians numbers and 6GB of data. How does that stack up against its competition?


Planhacker: The Best No-Contract Deal On Each Australian Mobile Network (May 2015)

Contract phone plans are a bad deal: not only are you stuck with the same phone and network for two years, you often end up with smaller data and call allowances than with a no-contract prepaid or month-by-month deal. We’ve eliminated the also-rans and come up with one firm recommendation for the best value no-contract prepaid deal on each of Australia’s mobile networks.


Optus Is Pulling Out Of Qantas Frequent Flyer

Bad news, points junkies: from July this year, you’ll no longer be able to earn Qantas Frequent Flyer points from Optus.


Optus Selling Hybrid Access To Azure In Australia

Optus has signed up as Microsoft’s first Cloud OS Network partner, meaning it can sell enterprise customers a mixture of Azure-based services and on-premises implementations. Private cloud ahoy!


Reminder: Optus Quota-Free Netflix Kicks In Today

Netflix won’t be doing any more quota-free deals with Australian ISPs, but if you’re an Optus customer, today is the day that Netflix should stop counting against your cap.


Planhacker: Family Sharing Mobile Plans

Sharing is caring, so they say. But does it make sense to share your mobile phone contract’s calls, texts and data amongst your family members?


Optus Boosts Mobile Data, Adds 'Family Sharing' Plans

Optus is boosting its mobile data allowance for new postpaid customers, including a generous 10GB per month on a $100 plan (up from 3GB). In addition, a new sharing option has been introduced that allows families to combine separate plans into one bill with data allowances shared across all devices. Optus has also added unlimited voice calls and text messages to all post-paid mobile plans. Here’s a look at what’s different.


Planhacker: Every Australian Samsung Galaxy S6/S6 Edge Plan

Samsung’s Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge will be available outright in Australia in mid-April, but the outright purchase costs range from $999 to $1449. If that’s too steep and you’d prefer to buy one on a contract, we’ve rounded up every plan available for both phones in Australia from Optus, Telstra, Virgin Mobile and Vodafone so you can choose the one that’s right for your needs.


Amaysim Goes 4G: What The New Plans Offer And How They Compare

Amaysim is finally offering 4G access on its plans — but that change does alter some of its most popular offerings. Here’s what you need to know and how Amaysim compares to all its major rivals.


Optus Will Offer Free Netflix To New Customers For Six Months

We already knew Optus was planning to offer unmetered access to Netflix (though there’s a minor catch there). Turns out Optus is also planning to offer six free months of the service to customers who sign up for new broadband or mobile contracts, or who renew an existing deal.