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

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

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TPG uses the Optus 4G network, so the most obvious point of comparison is with other Optus providers. Amaysim’s similarly-priced plan has slightly less data, with 5GB on offer. Optus itself only gives you 3GB for $45 (with an extra 1GB if you buy online). So on the pure data front, TPG wins out.

One clause to note though: you have to pay a $20 fee for your SIM and $20 as a “prepayment” to cover any calls that aren’t free. TPG also doesn’t enjoy a particularly sterling reputation for customer service, so you might want to factor that in.

TPG [via OzBargain]

Comments

  • I think the best thing about this article is the horrible stock image of TPG’s offices.

  • I was happy to see TPG bring on some 4G plans, but the lack of international calling on the upper tier plans left me unmotivated to move. I’m on a grandfathered old plan that included the international calling (which I use frequently). So it’s a trade off… data speed vs. call flexibility. Right now I don’t have an overwhelming need for 4G so I’ll stay.

    The international calling is offered as part of the $500 call credit on the lower two plans, but as soon as you toss in “unlimited” calling – things get fuzzy.

  • I am on TPG and have always found their customer service to be quite good. Been with them for about two years now.

  • Yeah, I’ve been with them for four years now and can’t complain. They even contacted me to let me know that there was a cheaper plan that might suit my needs better.

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