expired Optus Mobile 12mth Contract SIM Only $40/$50/$60pm: 30/60/100GB, Unlimited Calls+Texts, Up to 300/400/500 International Minutes

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Double Data 12M SIM Only Offer: Sign up/recontract to $40 and above My Plan Plus 12M SIM Only plans to receive double the standard data inclusion for 24 months. Double data offer is not available with other offers unless specified and is forfeited if you re-contract, change or cancel your plan. Ends 25/03/18.

DOUBLE DATA - ONLINE OFFER
$40
PER MONTH
Min. Total Cost is $480 over 12 months.
30GB TOTAL DATA
Includes 15GB + 15GB Bonus Data for 24mths
New and recontracting services only
Offer ends 25/03/18
Additional data $10 per extra 1GB

INCLUDED ENTERTAINMENT

  • OPTUS SPORT
  • NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC
  • MOBILE TV STREAMING
  • MUSIC STREAMING

3 Months Free on 12 Month Sim Only Plans @ Optus (Regional Customers)

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    Just signed up. They seemed to accidentally have given me 40GB instead of 30GB. Not complaining :)

    • +13 votes

      Probably previous plans credit on top during the cross over.

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      it takes few billing cycles and gets fixed, happened to me when on the 12Gb plan, was 17GB for 2 billing cycles then was fixed.

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      Sign up/recontract to $40 and above My Plan Plus 12M SIM Only plans to receive double the standard data inclusion for 24 months.

      So i am confused. Its a 12 month SIM only contract no?

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    Thanks, managed to cancel my order for $40/month for 20GB that I placed just yesterday… Bonus 10GB!!!

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      Hi iceychow how did you get them to change ure plan. I have spoken to 6 Optus team they don’t want to help me. I signed up less than 24hrs to $40 20gb. Now there is a new offer I can change it but there is a cancellation fee 😡

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        Currently in live chat, didn't sign up to new 30GB plan yet in case they double charged me.
        Optus website says I'm now on the $40 a month, with 25GB(?) meaning my 'cancelled' plan is now active 😡😡😡.
        I contacted live chat prior to my service being activated, my live chat last night said:

        Rowen • 00:39 AM
        I have successfully cancelled the order for you. You can now go ahead and place the new order for the $40/month plan.

        Surely they can top up my account with 10GB now 😭

        edit

        I don't see a note that the order was cancelled but no worries… I will be cancelling the order for you now.

        asked and they said no cancellation fees or other expenses.

  • +3 votes

    Can you stack student discount?

  • +6 votes

    thanks OP - went to Optus yesterday to sort out new SIM plan, they were busy and I got sick of waiting and walked out. Excellent timing!

  •  

    Probably obvious but just in case… If you are on the old $40 per month with friends and family discount (25% off/$30 per month) - you will lose that discount!

    Now just weighing up if I want to spend $10 more for double data when I barely reach by current 12GB

  • +19 votes

    Offerring more data is a trend in 2018, in reality we don’t use all the data but paying more.

    • +2 votes

      I don't pay more (always seems to be $40 plan for 12 months BYO), I pay the same but they stitch me up for another 12 months, which I guess is their goal anyway

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      That is true, 30 gb is a lot for a standard user. I wanted to get a plan for myself and my brother, so I got the $40-reduced to 36 due to 5% student discount(30gb) and the $30-reduced to 27 for the student discount(3gb). Now we can pool our data together with Optus and both get half of 33 gb each (16.5 gb). Turns out to be a good deal.

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    If you’re already on a sim plan with them you will have to pay a dammed cancellation fee…

    • +5 votes

      only if it has a handset is there a cancellation fee, with BYO (SIM only) plans in the past they just renew and you are set to go for another 12 months.

      • +1 vote

        Might just be the person I spoke to but I was told it was the other way around

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        is that what it says in the critical information summary pdf? The last time I read it and talked with an agent, they said i would have to pay the remaining fee for the plan. so if you got 11 months left, then it will be 9.99 * 11 = $109.89

        i just read it.

        Cancellation fees

        The maximum cancellation fee for this plan is $240 which will
        reduce each month of your contract term.

        Plus if you cancel
        your mobile plan, you’ll also have to pay any remaining payments
        for your phone in full if you have chosen a repayment option.

        Plan changes

        You can change your plan during your contract term to another
        12M SIM Only (Online) plan provided you move to a plan with
        a higher monthly access fee.

        You cannot change your plan
        during the contract term to a plan with the same or lower
        monthly access fee. If you change your plan during your contract
        term a fee may apply.

        •  

          well got onto optus, i have 7 months left on $40 plan , asked usually they just upgrade, they said if 2-3 months left then they do and no penalty, 7 months i would need to pay about $80 cancellation, BUT move to higher price plan no fees, so i went with the $50 60 gb plan as the cancellation fee covers the $10 extra each month and i get 60gb ……

          what to do with 60 gb, seems the $50 plan does netflix streaming on handset but not datashare sims ….. with 60gb i can youtube i guess.

          feel like i’ve signed up for $10 more per month for data i will. never use , 60gb ……
          i can see for some users it would replace their adsl at home ….. mirror / cast SD netflix onto TV and tether pc for other stuff ….. and dump the $60 pm broadband.

          i still need broadband for xbox games …. lots of updates or new games are 50gb downloads.

          $60 for 100gb ……unless in prison who has enough time to use 100gb on a phone.

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    Now what are the chances of Telstra bringing out something to match this…

  • +5 votes

    first time with the optus chat - went very well and fast - should all be in place in 24 hours - going from 3 gig for 60 bucks to 30 gig for 40 - very happy

  •  

    bloody hell, i literally signed up to the student 36gb 20gb plan on the weekend!

    reckon there's any chance optus will let me "upgrade" to this 30gb plan instead?

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      To update on my own situation, they are playing real hardball. Live chat + supervisor wouldn't budge at all and told me to call 1300 300 562. Been on the phone for a while now but keep getting told the same thing…

      EDIT - and again told for the third time that I would incur a recontract fee ($220) if i wanted to move to the 30gb plan. Going to have to leave sleeping dogs lie for the time being. Would be curious if Optus actually charged me the recontract fee if I recontracted to the 30gb plan online.

  • +1 vote

    Tbh the 60 bucks plan is even better than my old 70 bucks Moblie broadband, which has 100G/140G as well. However, I don't find the 30GB for 40 a good value as that's too much for a month for most of us. The other day I managed to get 15GB for 30 thru online chat but didn't sign it cuz I still have a couple prepay sims.

  • +2 votes

    great deal, shame about the crap network though. stick to telstra!

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    Do you lose half the data after 12 months?

  • +2 votes

    The deal come very close to my current "SPECIAL BUNDLE"

    My current combination of two lines at 18.75 + 100G data @ 52.5 give me 146G for $90. I don't get international minutes but don't use that anyway. Been on this for a few months now and serious thinking of canceling my ADSL all together.

    The bad:
    Optus customer services and billing are really crap and there is not much the stores can help. I would say much worse thab Vodafone. So prepare for a shock.

    Also Optus network is really patchy. I have good reception in City but many area I find weak/blind spots. Their 3.5G usable in certain area though, unlike Vodafone which has a very good 4G but once you drop out of 4G you got no connection.

    The good:
    Those who say "I don't use that much" is because you don't use Video unless you have a hotspot. My usage behavior totally change after I have these data and I watch videos where ever I want. I will never go back to a small data plan now. Its Apple and Orange.

    If you work out you have enough data on your mobile, you can save extra by cancelling you landline and ADSL. Remember to budget that in…..

    • +1 vote

      Absolutely horrorshow customer support, coupled with the unsolicited marketing calls that reoccurred every few months was enough to get me away from Optus. TIO stepped in and axed my contract without paying out my phone. Telstra is slightly more expensive, but the bad from Optus is really, really bad!

      • +2 votes

        Optus is simply too unbearable to put up with this.

        Girlfriend had same problem with marketing calls after signing up for a data sim. The staff apparently sell on numbers to external sources

        • +1 vote

          They have this method where they dial multiple numbers at once and then hang up on everyone except who picks up first. This often gets repeated multiple days in a row. Absolutely unforgiveable

    • -1 vote

      sorry Orange was bought out by 3 and 3 by vodafone.

      Apple doesn't have it's own telecommunication services in Australia.

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      I was on optus 2 years ago, switched to vodaphone (kogan). My experience with the vodaphone network is shocking. It's all over the place. At times I might have full reception showing, but can't even load a webpage. Other times ill have no service, when my mate standing right next to me on the same plan, has 4 bars.

  • -3 votes

    Mobile tv streaming …..think not on byo sim only plans …was removed last year ….music you get spotify not apple music ….

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      INCLUDED ENTERTAINMENT

      • MOBILE TV STREAMING
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        no free. netflix on $40 byo handset sim only plan, checked online chat and in store , might be optus tv with programs nobody’s wants to watch ,

        if i also get a handset, the plan then includes netflix not coming off the data plan allowance, but then it’s not $40 anymore.

        they used to do netflix on $40 sim only but removed it.

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          Why would the online chat agent be more informed than what's written in plain sight on the website?

          When I click on the $40 BYO deal and proceed to sign up, it says this pack is included at $0 cost.

          MOBILE TV STREAMING
          Whether at home or on the go with Mobile TV streaming, you can now stream data free Netflix, Stan, ABC KIDS and more on selected plans.

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      Looks like added back. I'm not sure if active on current plans, or only re-contracting ones with this deal though.

    •  

      What are you trying to say

  • +1 vote

    Do you get free streaming of Spotify though and Facebook/Social media on this though? 30GB would go pretty quickly streaming music? (Apologies if already answered, or in terms and conditions)

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    My cycle started 2 days ago, If I was to contract to this would I owe extra?
    My previous contracted expired 5 months ago.

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    Thanks OP. Was paying $36 a month (with student discount) for 8GB a month and no Optus Sport. Now paying the same for 30GB and Optus Sport for free :D

  • +2 votes

    Better than that unlimited data package.

  •  

    I upgraded my sim plan online yesterday to $50 for 30 gb.

    Tried getting in contact with optus today to change it to the 50 for 60GB.. and the guy insisted I need to pay $200 cancellation. Ridiculous. He then suggested that the change I made yesterday should incur $200 cancellation too. Yeh, right.

    I've tried chatting to other representatives but the chat keeps getting disconnected!

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      Can't you just use the recontract option online if you're on a sim only plan anyway? I thought cancellation/exit fees are only incurred if you're paying a handset off too.

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    yea don't give existing customers free international calls or roaming on these byo plans, force them to sign up for new phone every 2 years, to get all these bonuses.

    • +2 votes

      Sign up/recontract to $40 and above My Plan Plus 12M SIM Only plans to receive double the standard data inclusion for 24 months.

    •  

      I have free international on BYO, international roaming ….. expensive with most carriers except voda who have special deal that you can add when overseas.

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        I got 10days a month free roaming pass on my postpaid plan, the newer plans with phone comes with either 1gb or 1.5gb a month free roaming data.

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    In terms of coverage, which one is better?

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    I'm already on this plan last time it was posted but it's about to expire. What's the best course of action now ?

  • +1 vote

    Optus has pathetic post sales service. I was so fed up that I approached the Ombudsman and got out of the contract. It’s that bad!

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      i had opposite experience , telstra was bad moved back to optus …. probabaly case by case and what issues are etc.

      telstra kept getting billing wrong for me.