Click Frenzy Mayhem is about to kick off in Australia - which means a bunch of telcos are slashing plan prices to ride the bargain hunting wave. There are some astonishing deals on offer, including 35GB Optus plans for $10, half-price deals from Boost, $10 off Telstra Pre-Paid SIMs and a bunch of hardware freebies bundled with flagship phones. Here are the best deals!
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Optus is jumping on the Click Frenzy bandwagon early with a bunch of super-cheap phone deals and mobile plans. This includes a massive 20% off 80GB SIM-only plans, bringing the total to just $40 per month. There's also a bunch of iPhone, Pixel, Huawei and Samsung Galaxy S10 bargains up for grabs. Here are the best deals!
In a serious shakeup of the SIM-only space, Optus has slashed the price of its 80GB plan to just $40 a month. The deal also comes with unlimited talk and text, Optus Sport and 4GB of roaming data in select countries. Here are the details!
The Google Pixel 3 range might be six months old, but it remains one of the best smartphone options on the market by a considerable margin. With instant access to the latest version of Android and a great battery and camera, it does a lot to stand out from the crowd.
You can currently snap the phone up from Optus on a 100GB(!) plan for just $84 a month. Here are the inclusions.
Optus has announced plans to build 49 new mobile sites as part of the Federal Government's Mobile Black Spot Program. The new sites will significantly boost mobile coverage in regional areas of New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria, Western Australia and the Northern Territory. Here are all the suburbs that are set to benefit.
80GB is quite a lot of mobile data to be using in one month. But if you have a keen appetite for YouTube, online gaming, social media and Netflix, those gigabytes add up fast.
Fortunately, 80GB plans are no longer just for obscenely rich people - and Optus currently has one of the best deals in this space that we've seen.
The ACCC's annual report into the telecommunications market makes for some fascinating reading and challenges many of the "truths" we sometimes hear. Much of what the ACCC reports is very positive: the costs of plans are decreasing with data and call allowances increasing at the same time. And while there are some who say a fixed cable internet infrastructure isn't needed in the wireless age, the data suggests something else entirely.
With Optus and Telstra in the throes of rolling out their 5G networks, and a bunch of new handsets about to hit the market supporting the new comms standard, is it a good time to jump in and be an early adopter? Or is the new tech overhyped and not worth the premium price it currently attracts? Let's look at the pros and cons of being a 5G early adopter.
While many Retail Service Providers (RSPs) have had their reputations tarnished through the rollout of the NBN, one company seems to have thrived. Aussie Broadband, which was formed through the amalgamation of Wideband Networks and Westvic Broadband, is often mentioned in positive terms by customers saying their service and performance are excellent.
But what about value for money? Let's see how Aussie Broadband's plans stack up against some of the big boys.
Mobile broadband is finally affordable for non-business types; especially if you live close to a major population centre. It's now possible to score a 200GB plan - which is enough data to replace your home internet - for as little as $60 a month.
Here are two plans from Optus that are well worth considering.