Compare 23 Mobile Plans & 8 Phones to find the best deal!

01
Mar
Starting this week, a new Telecommunications Consumer Protection Code (TCP) will go into force, radically overhauling the still far-too-complex world of mobile phone and broadband provisioning. Some of the steps will be small, but some will be hugely significant for the majority of users who still get hit with ‘Bill Shock’ on a regular ... Find out more
20
Nov
    It’s official: the iPhone 5 is a flop. Of course, ‘flop’ is relative. Apple will sell boatloads of them and make lots of money. But their stock price has been taking a beating since the release of the phone, dropping from $702 to $550. The plunge has many explanations, but chief among them is the general ‘meh... Find out more
06
Aug
For a long time, mobile plans have come in two flavours: cap or prepaid. The prepaid plans offer you the chance to buy a limited amount of credit which you can use up, at which point you will be cut off; cap plans offer a great amount of value for your monthly payments, usually include some mobile internet data, and often come on twenty-four month ... Find out more
22
Jun
Older Australians make up a hefty part of our population, and with 52% of Australians now using smartphones, it's safe to imagine that a lot of them have embraced new mobile technology. However, a range of factors can contribute to making seniors feel as though new technology, particular tablets, are beyond them, from confusing plans to misleading ... Find out more
13
Jun
As our dependence on mobile phones has increased, so too has the level of infiltration of mobile lingo in Australia. Most people know – or think they know – exactly what every possible new keyword means: cap plans, excess usage charges, prepaid and postpaid, mobile data. Know what you want? Click here for the best cap plans.As a result,... Find out more
26
Sep
TPG has always been able to offer loads of value at a much lower price than other providers. While they’re yet to offer handsets with any of their mobile plans, they do offer month-by-month contracts so you can leave or change plans at any time. Keep an eye out at Compare Mobile Plans for TPG’s new mobile handsets to be released in the ... Find out more
12
Sep
With the App Store stocking 425,000 apps and counting, it can be overwhelming trying to weed out the good Apps from the bad (and absolutely pointless). There are some classics which have been out since the first generation iPhone (along with updates of course), and some newies on the market – many of which are free, or just a few dollars to p... Find out more
01
Aug
VirginVirgin has recently simplified their mobile phone plans, so there is just one simple “Topless” plan for customers who don’t want to worry about data limits.Virgin $89 ToplessThis plan includes unlimited standard calls and text and 4GB of data. Customers will also receive $89 of credit to use toward international calls and te... Find out more
08
Apr
1.    Find the right planThe first, and probably the most important way to keep your mobile phone bill down each month is to find the right plan to suit your needs. You’ll need to take a number of factors into account, including:•    CoverageTelstra can provide the fastest and widest coverage across Australi... Find out more
11
Mar
Charges for sending or receiving a premium SMS can be jaw-droppingly, break the bank high. The worst part of it is you may not even know how you originally subscribed to receive the SMS’s (companies who offer these services can be sneaky in recruiting new victims).However, consumers can rejoice because about a year ago the Australian Communic... Find out more
22
Apr
Whether you prefer prepaid or post-paid, mobile 'cap' plans are certainly a good way to save you a few dollars, but it does depend on individual mobile phone usage patterns. With competition on the rise, nearly all of Australia's mobile phone providers offer their own version of capped mobile plans, so here's some info to help deter... Find out more
21
Apr
Prepaid: For those who want to play it safeA prepaid service allows you to monitor your usage more closely than a post-paid plan. There are no surprise bills, and you know exactly how much you want to spend each month – and not a cent over. If you don’t like surprise bills, or you can’t get a handle on your average monthly spend, ... Find out more
21
Apr
What makes an iPhone plan an iPhone plan?iPhone plans are specifically designed for iPhones. They include a large amount of data (as smartphones tend to consume more), and if you go on a 12 or 24-month contract, you can receive a new iPhone as part of the offer (although there may be a mobile repayment option on top of the monthly plan cost).Essent... Find out more
21
Apr
Whether you have a smartphone, or you spend all day on Facebook or YouTube, you may find that you’re using a large amount of data. There are mobile phone plans and browsing packages available for users who attempt to download the entire internet onto their mobile phone.If you know you’ll be using your mobile phone for tethering, or if y... Find out more
19
Apr
A lot of people don’t know how much their handset costs, because they didn’t pay for it outright. However, many handsets can be expensive – very expensive. If your mobile phone is lost or stolen, it can be frustrating to lose all of your contacts and data, but losing a valuable handset is just the icing on the cake.You can opt for... Find out more
19
Apr
When it comes to selecting a prepaid or post-paid mobile phone service it’s easy to overlook the fine print. One thing that many consumers forget to factor in when choosing a plan is the call charges, because they’re not usually highlighted in a size 40 bold font, and sometimes for good reason. While a plan might include a high call val... Find out more
13
Apr
If you’re searching for a new mobile phone or mobile plan, you’ve probably heard the term ‘3G.’ Some mobile phones have 3G capabilities, while others don’t. It’s time to find out what 3G actually means.3G stands for Third Generation. Before 3G there was: First generation – mobile services were operated usin... Find out more
12
Apr
Have you been twittering like crazy lately? If you don’t want to wait till you’re at your desktop for some Twitter time, then it’s time to start twittering on the go with your mobile phone. Telecommunication providers have picked up on Twitter’s popularity, and there are some great bonus packs out there to feed your Twit... Find out more
08
Apr
Consumers like taking their mobile overseas because it’s convenient. You don’t have to worry about switching numbers or finding a payphone, and family and friends can still reach you on the same mobile number. Below is a checklist of ‘to-do’ items before you leave, and mobile tips and tricks for when you and your mobile are ... Find out more