Sydney, Australia – 9 August 2010: Vodafone Hutchison Australia (VHA) today announced it has dropped the price of its Prepaid Mobile Broadband starter pack from $79 to just $49.
With the average Australian internet user spending an incredible 37 days per year online*, Vodafone’s Prepaid Mobile Broadband starter pack presents customers with a great opportunity to cast off the shackles of fixed-line internet and start using the internet at home, when they’re out an about, wherever they have 3G coverage.
Available at Vodafone and 3 stores, the Prepaid Mobile Broadband Starter Pack has everything customers need to access the internet wirelessly- a USB stick modem1 and 1GB of data2 with 30 day expiry, all for just $49.
“Mobile Broadband is Australia’s fastest growing technology in internet connections^ as it offers a cost-effective and simple way to get customers online, eliminating the need for landlines and landline rental fees. Vodafone’s $49 Prepaid Mobile Broadband Starter pack is an affordable way for customers to discover for themselves the benefits mobile broadband presents,” said Edward Goff, General Manager Voice and Broadband, Vodafone Hutchison Australia.
Vodafone and 3 make it easy for customers to stay up and running providing customers with a choice of high-valued prepaid, postpaid and new month-by-month mobile broadband plans to suit their needs and lifestyles.
“Our new Gigaboost Mobile Broadband plans are great for customers wanting the flexibility of Prepaid and the convenience of postpaid, offering generous data plans with the freedom of not being locked into a long-term contract. “Vodafone’s Month by Month plans offer customers greater control, with the flexibility to go up and down plans depending on usage, and the freedom to stop and start as they please,” added Goff.
Vodafone and 3’s competitive Gigaboost month by month Mobile Broadband Plans3 are available at the following price points until 30 September 2010 (unless extended): $15 for 1.5GB, $29 for 4GB, $39 for 8GB and $49 for 10GB per month.