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Telstra offers additional data, unlimited home phone calls amid Covid-19 crisis

Tuesday 17 March 2020 | 17:40 CET | News
Telstra is giving consumer and small business customers additional data as well as offering unlimited home phone calls to pensioners to counter the Covid-19 crisis. From 19 March, the company is providing its consumer and small business home broadband customers (ADSL, NBN and Cable) with unlimited data at no additional charge on their plan until 30 April 2019. The data, which will be provided automatically, will help make possible videoconferencing; voice over Wi-Fi, and cloud connectivity, all important tools when working from home or in isolation.

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