Telstra more than doubles prepaid data quotas

Mar 15, 2011 3:55 PM
Filed under Finance

Readies sub-$100 smartphone.

Telstra has significantly raised the data quotas on its prepaid phone plans with high-end products now carrying a 4GB monthly allowance.

The telco revealed today a series of revisions to its Cap+ and Weekend+ prepaid plans.

While there were increases in the amount of calls that could be made under the revised plans, it was the data quotas that would be of particular interest to smartphone users.

Whereas the old plans topped out at 1GB of allowance, the new plans boasted up to 4GB a month.

The entry-level Cap+ recharge ($30) went from 150MB to 400MB of data a month while the $40 recharge increased from 300 MB to 800 MB.

For customers willing to recharge higher amounts, the $60 recharge went from 600 MB to 3GB while the $100 recharge went from 1GB to 4GB.

On the Weekend+ prepaid products, the increases were even more marked: $50 recharge (100MB to 2GB), $80 (500MB to 3GB) and $100 (1GB to 4GB).

Telstra also said it would launch an Android smartphone this month that cost less than $100, firmly targeting prepaid users.

 
Follow us on Facebook and Twitter
 

Copyright © iTnews.com.au . All rights reserved.

Telstra more than doubles prepaid data quotas
 
 
 
 
 
Top Stories
Microsoft Surface revenue hits $1 billion in a quarter
While iPad sales fall, Surface sees massive turnaround.
 
Australia's top 10 recent channel movers
Who was hired, promoted and who defected?
 
 
Sign up to receive CRN email bulletins
   FOLLOW US...
Polls
Is Microsoft right to limit the reseller channel for Surface?

Latest Comments
CRN Magazine

Issue: 331 | September 2014

CRN Magazine looks in-depth at the emerging issues and developments for the channel, and provides insight, analysis and strategic information to help resellers better run their businesses.