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Optus, ABCN to offer free prepaid mobile plan for disadvantaged students

Friday 10 April 2020 | 09:30 CET | News
Australian operator Optus and the Australian Business and Community Network (ABCN) are working together to provide disadvantaged secondary school students with a free Optus Prepaid mobile plan to keep them connected and support their studies through Optus' Donate Your Data programme. During the first wave, Optus and ABCN will work with a small number of NSW principals to distribute several hundred SIM cards with the aim of scaling to support 6,000 disadvantaged students nationally.

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