Optus has revealed that it will be offering new social plans to complement Motorola’s new line of smartphones.These new plans will offer unlimited Facebook, Twitter, MySpace, and even YouTube for Motorola DEXT and Backflip phones.In a press conference held by Motorola and Optus this morning, Michael Smith, Managing Director, Optus Consumer said that it wants to provide users with plans that people find useful.
“With more people connecting, communicating and sharing content online, there has been an explosion in the popularity of social networking websites such as Facebook, Twitter, MySpace and YouTube. This popularity has now been transferred to the mobile phone with smarter devices making social networking more accessible.”
“That’s why we’ve developed new mobile plans which will impress even the most social of social networkers, providing unlimited access to these sites,” added Smith.
To complement the launch of the Motorola DEXT and BACKFLIP, Optus has released new mobile plans which all provide unlimited access to MOTOBLUR ‘Happenings’, Facebook, MySpace, Twitter and YouTube.
The Motorola DEXT is available for $0 Upfront on the ‘yes’ Social $49 plan over 24 months (including 500MB of data per month) while the Motorola BACKFLIP is available for $0 Upfront on the ‘yes’ Social $59 plan over 24 months (including 1GB of data per month).
Optus’ new ‘yes’ Social plans offer generous data allowances for email and web browsing, calling and SMS value, plus unlimited access to the most popular social networking sites. ‘yes’ Social plans start at $19 per month which includes 100MB of data and range up to $99 per month including 3GB of data, all offered as 12 or 24 month plans.
Optus has also developed four new rate plans to help small and medium businesses put social networking to work. The ‘yes’ Business Complete plans allow business customers to communicate more effectively with their customers via social networking, while managing their messages and emails, quickly, easily and on the move.
Optus’ ‘yes’ Business Complete plans also offer unlimited voicemail and unlimited standard national SMS on the $59 and above plans plus unlimited access to popular social networking sites such as Twitter and Facebook.