Unlimited Data Phone Plans Are Here

Marco Green
May 1, 2018

Vicki Brady, Group Executive of Telstra Consumer & Small Business, said following years of network innovation to deliver Australia's best mobile network, Telstra was now introducing its first unlimited mobile plan.

The Endless Data BYO plan is for personal use in a smartphone only.

Yes, both Telstra and Vodafone will be offering plans where unlimited data is actually a thing, meaning you won't have to worry about playing $10 per gig if you go over your monthly amount if you're on one of the respective plans. If that's you, Telstra and Vodafone are adding plans you may be happy with.

While Vodafone, Telstra and Optus have all clearly disclosed these speed caps, the increased introduction of so-called "unlimited plans" has raised the question as to whether they should be called that.

Available from 3 May, the 12-month Endless Data BYO Plan will set you back $69 per month.

It's important to note that the capping of the speed means that there will be a big drop once the initial data runs out, however the slower speed is reportedly the global benchmark. That's why our unlimited plan comes with 40GB of data to enjoy at uncapped speeds, unlimited sports action, and then data capped at 1.5Mbps to get customers through the month if they need it.

Vodafone also has its unbeatable $5 per day roaming to over 60 countries to boot, making its plans very attractive to a lot of different users. If that's not enough, Vodafone's third and final unlimited mobile data plan gives you 100GB of uncapped data for $100 per month.

That's spot on with what Telstra is offering, and we suspect Optus will soon to everyone as well, something Optus hasn't spoken much about, but is still on its website in product information (though it's not presently offered to all). It turns out that Vodafone announced its own "unlimited" plans today. also with speed limitations.

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