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Switched On Australia - Talk 'N' Text Only Plan Details

MobileTalk Talk 'N' Text Only

MobileTalk Talk 'N' Text Plan "I just need a basic phone" - It's something we hear all the time. So at Switched On - it's easy to get a basic phone. And we'll even make it cheaper than comparable offers from some others you'll find out there - just because we think it should be.  

Month-to-Month, No Contract

$10 per month

Total minimum cost $10 + $20 SIM card Fee. See the Critical Information Summary here.

Includes

$10 included value.





Included Value for use within Australia: Can be used for standard national voice calls, standard national MMS, voicemail, and calls to 13/1300 and 1800 numbers. Included value on Switched On Plans can be used for standard national voice calls, standard national SMS and MMS, voicemail, and calls to 13/1300 and 1800 numbers.

Calls

33c p/minute to all Australian fixed and mobile lines.

Cost of a 2 minute standard national call is $1.09, including 43 cent flagfall.

Messaging

22c p/SMS message

1.65c p/MMS message

3G Data

No data is included within this plan, however the following data packs can be purchased for an additional fee.

150MB

$10 per month

Cost of 1MB of Data (included in data pack) = $0.067

500MB

$15 per month

Cost of 1MB of Data (included in data pack) = $0.030

800MB

$20 per month

Cost of 1MB of Data (included in data pack) = $0.031

1.5GB

$25 per month

Cost of 1MB of Data (included in data pack) = $0.016



Excess data is charged at 77c p/MB.

Video Calls

50c p/minute.

Flagfall

All timed calls (including national & mobiles) incur a Standard Call Connection Cost of 43c p/call.

Important Information

  • Things You Need to Know

    General Terms

    
    • All timed calls are billed in 60 second blocks on Optus MobileTalk plans. The MobileTalk Talk 'N' Text plan however is billed in 1 second blocks.
    • Offer only available on a 24-Month Agreement.
    • All charges quoted are inclusive of GST.
    • Included Value for use within Australia: Can be used for standard national voice calls, standard national MMS, voicemail, and calls to 13/1300 and 1800 numbers. Included value on Switched On Plans can be used for standard national voice calls, standard national SMS and MMS, voicemail, and calls to 13/1300 and 1800 numbers.
    • Included Data for use within Australia: Any unused monthly data cannot be rolled over.
    • National Video Calls: coverage is handset dependant and both parties to the call must be in a 3G coverage area.
    • For Optus MobileTalk plans, check coverage at optus.com.au/coverage. To access the 3G dual band network you need a 3G dual band device (2100Mhz/900Mhz).
    • For Telstra MobileTalk plans, check coverage at www.telstra.com.au/mobile-phones/coverage-networks/our-coverage. To access the 3G dual band network you need a 3G dual band device (2100Mhz/900Mhz).

    General Fees & Charges

    
    • Early Termination Fee: If you choose to cancel your plan within your contract period, an early termination fee is applicable. This is calculated at your minimum monthly installment multiplied by every month remaining in the term of your 24-Month Agreement.
    • Voicemail retrieval is charged at standard call rates, however no flagfall is applied.
    • International Messaging is charged at 35c p/message on all Optus MobileTalk plans.
    • International Messaging is charged at 50c p/message on all Telstra MobileTalk plans.

    Important Information About the T-Basic Plan

    
    • All timed calls are billed in 1 second blocks.
    • This plan utilises the Telstra 3G Network
    • This is a Month-to-Month plan and has no fixed term or contract.
    • A once off fee of $20 is applicable for a SIM card when commencing this plan.
    • No data is included with this plan. All data used without puirchase of a data pack is charged at 79c p/MB ontop of your monthly access fee.
    • Only one (1) data pack can be purchased per billing cycle.
  • What Payment Methods do we accept?

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      BPay

      BPAY through your Bank

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      Post Billpay

      At any Australia Post Office

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      Over the Phone

      Automated pay by Phone Service

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      Online

      Pay via our website with your Customer Number & Password

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      Direct Debit

      Direct Deposit to our Bank Account

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      Mail

      Mail Cheque or Money Order

  • International Call Rates

    *International Call Rates.

    Please check our International Call Rates for other countries and their applicable rates.

    International Roaming Guide.

    International Roaming Pricing Guide



  • Need a Handset?

    We can help

    While none of our plans are bundled with a handset, we can always provide you with a new handset should you want one. We do have some restrictions though.

    Contact our friendly customer service team on 1300 455 620 between the hours of 9am and 5:30pm (AEST), Mon-Fri to discuss what handsets can be made available and applicable costs.





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