Telstra has introduced new online browsing packs for post-paid customers that can be used with new phones like the HTC Desire.Using the Next G Network, Telstra claim that their new browsing packs are the best way to browse the internet on a mobile, as they provide users with a fixed amount of data each month to use in Australia. “You can update your Facebook, Twitter with friends, check what’s on at the movies or get flight schedules for your next holiday. Our higher value packs also enable you to use your phone as a modem” .
Following extensive consumer research Telstra has implemented the following changes:
· Significantly increased the included data in each pack
· Decreased the excess usage rate for most packs
· Reduced some of the browsing pack prices
· Introduced 3GB and 6GB plans
Here’s just a few examples of what’s changed:
· The $5 Post-Paid Browsing Pack now has 30MB of data – six times the previous amount
· The 1 GB plan is now $39 a month – a saving of $20 a month
· The 9 GB plan price has been reduced to $99 a month from $119
· The excess usage rate per MB for the $5 plan has reduced by 75 cents and by 20 cents on the 9GB plan.
The table below has details of the new prices:
(AUD $) New Data Inclusion Excess usage rate per MB
5 30 MB $0.25
10 200 MB $0.25
20 500 MB $0.25
39 1 GB $0.25
49 3 GB $0.15
79 6 GB $0.10
99 9 GB $0.05
Unused data expires each month.
Existing customers can change their current browser pack and new customers can sign up at http://www.telstra.com.au/mobile/browsing_packs.html or call us on 132200