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I have 'big data' tastes on a 'little data' budget
I need to Facebook and text all the time (it's not an addiction, I swear!)
All my friends are with Optus
I don't use my phone much
I make overseas calls a lot
Only pay $2 on the days you use your phone. For a $2 daily usage fee you will get:
Like this Prepaid plan? How to switch to this plan
Over the phone
Call 1509 from your Optus Prepaid Mobile and follow the prompts. This free service is available 24/7. A confirmation text message is sent to you once your plan has been changed.
Via My Account
1. Login to My Account
2. Click 'My Services'
3. From the menu on the left: Select your Prepaid mobile number
4. In the 'My Usage' tab: Click 'Change my PrePaid Offer/Plan'
5. Select the Prepaid plan you want to switch to
6. Read and check the box if you agree to the Terms & Conditions
7. Select 'Submit'
|ONLY PAY $2 A DAY FOR:|
|Standard Talk to any Australian network||UNLIMITED|
|Standard Text and MMS to Australian mobiles||UNLIMITED|
|Data||500MB per Day|
|Lasts for||10 days||20 days||30 days||40 days||50 days||70 days||100 days|
|Days of Use||Up to 5||Up to 10||Up to 15||Up to 20||Up to 25||Up to 35||Up to 50|
|NOTE: Days are based on the time in Sydney, NSW. Please adjust your usage based on time differences. Unused credit will rollover when you recharge before credit expiry (i.e. Lasts for).|
|ALL FOR USE WITHIN AUSTRALIA||Critical Information Summary|
|* If you use above your massive 500MB daily limit, you will only pay an extra $2 for another 500MB. For 500MB you can use…|
Megabytes mean nothing, what can you actually do with 500 of them*?
This means for $2 a day with 500MB, usage in the real world might look something like this*:
Usage estimates assume per kB rating and are based on: Text only email 75kB, Email with attachment 500kB, Web page 1,246kB, Upload High Res Photos 4,096kB, Streaming SD Video 7,168kB per minute, Streaming music 1,024kB per minute.
The Nitty Gritty
Other Rates: The Critical Information Summary includes information on rates for usage that is not covered by the $2 usage fees. Click here for international calling rates.
The $2 usage fee is charged on the first outbound standard national call, text, MMS, Voicemail or data use each day. Some phones are set to seek data automatically, and this will cause the $2 daily usage fee to be charged. Please check your phone settings.
Data: ordinarily counted in 1MB increments, but access via yes internet access point (APN) is counted in 1kB increments. Check your phone’s user guide for details on changing your APN. If you use more than 500MB, we will automatically deduct another $2 and bump you up to a max of 1GB of data for the day.
Coverage: With 4G devices, you are able to access our entire 3G Network and 4G (1800MHz) Network. With 4G Plus devices, you can access all areas of the Optus Network, including our 3G, 4G and 4G Plus (2300MHz) Networks. For detailed coverage maps, see optus.com.au/coverage
Compatibility: If you bring your own phone, make sure it's not locked to other networks and is compatible with our 4G LTE 1800MHz, 4G Plus TD-LTE 2300MHz and/or 3G UMTS 900MHz and 2100MHz networks. To learn more, visit optus.com.au/compatibility
General: Optus Mobile Fair GoTM Policy and Internet Acceptable Use Policy applies. Not for use in mobile broadband devices.