Kogan launching unlimited prepaid mobile plans?

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Disruptive online electronics brand Kogan is set to shake the mobile market, with plans to launch new, cheap prepaid mobile plans, according to the blog Everything for the Man (EFTM).

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Unlike most of its competitors, Kogan will resell Telstra services, but offer it for much cheaper, according to the blog's sources. Pricing options will be similar to the structure used by Red Bull Mobile, charging up-front for blocks of time; either one month, three months or 12 months. Every month a user is connected to Kogan Mobile, they will get unlimited calls and messages, plus 6GB of data.

Prices will be AU$29 per month, AU$79 for three months, and AU$299 for 12-months. Buying a full year in advance brings the monthly fee down to just under AU$25 per month.

Kogan is already well known in Australia for selling low cost unlocked smartphones, which the company sources overseas and sells exclusively online. However, there is no word on whether the company will bundle discounted handsets with its prepaid mobile service.

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The Stav posted a comment   

I'm with Amaysim prepaid which works through the Optus 3G network.
I pay $39.90 a month for unlimited calls to any network which includes 1300 & 1800. 4GB of data & unlimited text. $10 a week is more than a fair deal.
The operator assistance is second to none. Local people that deal with an issue there and then or return your call if required.
kogan's price and data are obviously better but......


razza1 posted a comment   

Kogan great deal ........... tried sim with excellent results with a Kogan provided no. reception seemed to be very good in the city of melbourne


DavidS13 posted a comment   

Am I able to transfer my existing number to our service....in other words keeping my number but it being on your service?


Will1505 posted a reply   

Apparently you can port your number


eDDie posted a comment   

I pay $50 a month, I get unlimited calls and text including 13 number and 1800 numbers. And I get 3 gb of data. I'm on optus and that being on telstra and being half the price 4 times better!!! However do I get unlimited calls 13 and 1800 numbers?


eDDie posted a reply   

Nevermind it is WOW! They're awesome!


Will1505 posted a reply   

It is unlimited 1300 and 1800 numbers


Will1505 posted a comment   

Do we know who is supplying the 3G?


Chandler posted a comment   

Committing for 12 months and only saving $48, or about a month and a half free... so over 24 months (which is your standard contract), you'd save almost $100, well under what you'd save bundling a $0 handset with any of the majors. Don't know if that's worthwhile, but certainly better than what anyone else seems to offer for unnecessary loyalty...

Be interesting to compare at the very least - competition IS the consumer's best friend after all...


Will1505 posted a reply   

Unlimited calls and text. The closest to that for a telco with a phone included is about $60. 30X24 is $720, so you could buy pretty much any phone you want with the savings.

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