Mobile Broadband Plans

Mobile Broadband is an internet service via 3G or 4G mobile towers. There are three main mobile network operators in Australia – Telstra, Optus and Vodafone.  There are also many resellers of each network.

  • Mobile Phones and Plans comparisons here 
  • Mobile Broadband comparisons here

Whistleout are providing the comparisons. They say the following on their website
WhistleOut maintains a broad list of service providers and we endeavour to include at least the top ten service providers in every category so that you can make a transparent choice. When you see a ‘promoted product’ or a product with a ‘go to site’ button it means that WhistleOut is earning a transaction click fee for the referral. We audit the prices in our database regularly and we don’t alter the ranking of products in our organic search based on any commercial relationship.

The BIRRR Team highly recommend using WHISTLEOUT for plan comparisons due to rapidly changing deals.  BIRRR DO NOT research best mobile phone plans OR plans/deals available from re-sellers on a regular basis. The following plans are best data sim deals for the 3 MAJOR carriers in Australia. Current Best Data Deals (plans/no contract) as of 29/04/2020

  • OPTUS:  500GB $68 (month to month plan modem costs $216, 24 month contract modem is free. You need a compatible modem)
  • TELSTRA: 200GB $75 (month to month plan – modem may be a one off cost if you don’t have a compatible) modem)
  • VODAFONE:  100GB $60 (12 month plan) 

TELSTRA NGWL 25GB = ?? (BIRRR does not recommend NGWL data). NGWL should only be used for phone calls – see more about NGWL here

For mobile phone/ data BIRRR recommend Boost who have full access to the Telstra network.

*Please note, while all care has been taken in compiling BIRRR documents, we recommend that you check with your mobile broadband provider regarding your own plan and connection issues.

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