Prepaid Mobile Broadband - Recharge Rates – Optus
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Prepaid Mobile Broadband - Recharge Rates

Learn how to recharge your prepaid mobile broadband service. Check out prepaid recharge options.

Optus Prepaid Mobile Broadband provides a bunch of included data.

Recharge Amount $10 $30 $50 $80 $130
Data allowance within Oz^ 750MB 3GB 5GB 8GB 15GB
How long does it last? 30 days 30 days 60 days 90 days 365 days
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Getting started

Whether you need a modem of already have one, we can get you connected.

  • Need a modem?

    Our Prepaid Modem starter kits are packed with value. Each starter kit includes:
    • USB / WiFi Modem
    • SIM Card
    • Included Data

  • Already have your own modem, tablet or iPad?

    Our Prepaid SIM Starter Kits make it easy to get online and get started. Each kit contains:
    • SIM Card
    • Included Data
    • Remember if you have an iPad Mini, you will need to purchase a Nano SIM, because the others won't work.

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  1. Optus Internet Acceptable Use policy applies.

    ^Data is counted in 1kB increments and includes both uploads and downloads. After you've used your Data Allowance, you will no longer be able to use your service until you recharge again. Unused credit will rollover when you recharge before credit expiry. The maximum Data Allowance at any time is 36GB. You will forfeit any data you recharge over this 36GB limit.

    Compatibility: If you bring your own device, make sure it’s not locked to other networks and is compatible with the Optus network: 3G (UMTS 900MHz/2100MHz) and/or 4G (FDD LTE 700 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 /TD LTE 2300 MHz). Coverage availability will vary depending on your device compatibility and location. Refer to your device user guide for specifications. To check coverage, visit

    Coverage: With 3G devices, you can access our 3G (UMTS 2100 MHz / 900 MHz) network. With 4G devices and a compatible plan, you can access our 3G network plus some or all of our 4G network. Our 4G network will use multiple frequencies (LTE 700 / 1800 / 2100 / 2300 / 2600 MHz) to provide coverage. Coverage availability will vary depending on your device and location. Check coverage at based on your address and device.

    1. $10 Movie Vouchers: For redemption of standard movie tickets at participating cinemas, except after 5pm on Saturdays. See for full T&Cs.