Bundling deals are one of the most common tactics used by telcos to attract your business, the theory being that you get cheaper prices in return for spending more money overall. But as Dan over on our sibling site Gizmodo reveals, Telstra is now going to charge a setup fee for customers who add phone or broadband services.
The $29 Bundle Contract Connection fee will kick in from March 7. Telstra argues that the overall savings from taking a bundle will quickly offset the new charge, but nonetheless it signals a more hard-nosed approach to offering services. Hit Dan's post for the full details.