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Optus offers nearly free data sharing for up to five devices

Monday 2 June 2014 | 11:57 CET | News
Australian operator Optus has launched data sharing with up to five mobile broadband devices with no ongoing fees but customers have to pay AUD 5 per device as a one-off set-up fee. The new 'My Plans' also have no lock-in contracts when customers bring their own phones, and all come with more voice and data than earlier packages. Customers avoid huge excess fees by paying AUD 10 more per extra 1GB per month if they exceed their data allowance. Data sharing supports a Sim-ready tablets, pocket Wi-Fi or USB modems, and other mobile broadband devices. Optus says customers will benefit by not

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Companies: Optus
Countries: Australia
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