+ Wednesday November 13th, 2019

OVO has said that there has been unprecedented demand for the company’s prepaid mobile data plan, highlighting the fact that people want an alternative to NBN, its slow roll out and frustrating connection process. 

Just recently the company announced plans for $100/Mo which gave 100gb of included data, more than enough for the average Australian household. It seems this was pretty popular.

So much so, in fact, that OVO has decided to drop the price of the 100GB prepaid mobile broadband plan to just $69.95 p/m. That’s a 30% saving right there, and at this price, the average household could forget about crappy ADSL connections, questionable NBN services and the associated confusion, and simply go wire free.

There’s good news for those who’ve already signed up, too. For OVO customers who have already bought the 100GB for $100, OVO will credit you with $30, keeping the company’s Fans First promise.

We’re waiting on a SIM card so we can try the service and give you some insight, but at this price, if your fixed line alternatives aren’t looking too good, this might be a great option to try out.

Chris Rowland   Managing Editor

Chris Rowland

Chris has been at the forefront of smartphone reporting in Australia since smartphones were a thing, and has used mobile phones since they came with giant lead-acid batteries that were "transportable" and were carried in a shoulder bag.

Today, Chris publishes one of Australia's most popular technology websites, Ausdroid. His interests include mobile (of course), as well as connected technology and how it can make all our lives easier.

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Optus offers 100gb on a month to month plan for $70 as well. But they also have data free streaming of Netflix and multiple music services.
Have been using it as an intermediary service while I wait for NBNco to finish my fibre installation.

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lol 100GB/m is a joke right?
My parents easily use twice that much a month and that is just 2 people. As for me anything less than 600 would be too restrictive especially if it does have decen speeds.

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Trouble is, I’ve seen this happen before. Strong demand ends up causing congestion. There will never been enough bandwidth with these small mobs… A wait and see!

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