Sunday , February 26 2017

Vodafone double the data for 1 and 2 year plans

Vodafone Logo

A few days ago we reported on Vodafone offering a Christmas bonus of double data on their $30 Prepaid Cap. Well, they are back at it again with a new offer of double data for the life of the plan on one and two year contracts.

The fine print is that it is open to existing customers upgrading to a $60 or more plan, and new customers starting on a $60 or more plan. Month-to-Month SIM new or upgrading customers get the bonus data starting on the $45 plan, which now includes 3GB of data. This promotion lasts for the life of the plan, but is only available until 3 January 2014.

Chief Marketing Officer Kim Clarke says:

“We know our customers are using 61 percent more data than they did a year ago and that’s 50 percent more than the national average.  Our customers have a huge appetite for social media, photo sharing, watching videos and streaming music and we want to give them the freedom to do that.”

New Vodafone 60 – 100 Plan if new or upgraded before 3 January 2014:

Vodafone Plan 1

Month-to-Month SIM Plan if new or upgraded before 3 January 2014:

Vodafone Plan 2

What do you think of Vodafone’s new plans compared to their competitors? Good value? Let us know in the comments!

Source: Vodafone.

Ausdroid Staff  

  • Satwik Kamatmehbro

    what about those who recently signed a contract on one of these plans? Does this apply to them also or are we stuck on the original amount?

  • Marné Prinsloo

    I’m looking for a 4g carrier. With Amaysim at the moment, and happy with them, but no 4g… yet. Virgin mobile looks to have some good deals. Now Vodafone steps in. For the same as the $45 Voda plan, you’d have to pay $50 on Virgin…

    • dazweeja

      For the same as those plans, you pay $18-20 on Vaya or Live Connected (Optus 4G, same as Virgin). Customer service is absolutely woeful though.

      • Marné Prinsloo

        Checked them out. Same coverage. About the same money. Virgin is cheaper if you have it for up to 4 months. Vaya is cheaper after 4 months due to $20 signup fee. And yes, the lady i spoke to on the Vaya website chat said my area (Sunshine Coast, QLD) did not exist…

        • dazweeja

          I figure Vaya is cheaper even in the first month?

          Vaya: $20 SIM + $18 Power Plan + $7 Power Plus Data = $45 = $650 calls, 2.5GB data
          Virgin: $50 = $700 calls, 2.5GB data.

          Vaya $650 calls is actually better value than Virgin $700 because call rate/flagfall is 90c/35c vs 98c/40c.

          In every month after that Vaya is only $25.

          • Marné Prinsloo

            Sorry I was looking at the 3gb data from virgin for $50

  • Brian

    Well that sucks for existing customers who signed up not too long ago. I “hope” this applys to recent customers or even all existing people on 1-2 year plans.

    • enguerran

      I’m a recent customer and my plan details now says “1.5 GB of mobile internet data or Unlimited BlackBerry Email Internet Browsing + 1.5 GB of data”, but my “data counter” still says 1536MB…..
      So not sure that extra 1.5GB applies or not.

    • kjmci

      I have no idea if it applies, but when I walk into a store I sign up for what’s in front of me, not what might be. If there’s a price drop the next day or a new model released soon after sure it sucks but I don’t get huffy about it.

      Welcome to the (not very new) world of a “limited time offer”.

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