once again, 3 Mobile has launched a prepaid option for its mobile broadband customers. Its offer of 12 months of internet will be a first in the Australian mobile broadband market, however.
As of the 12th of November, 3's customers will have the option to pre-purchase 12GB of data for AU$149 with a 365-day expiry period and without any additional contract. Depending on each customer's usage, this could equate to a full year's access to data services.
Other prepaid plans available through 3 include 500MB for AU$15, 2GB for AU$29 and 4GB for AU$49, all with 30 day expiry periods. On top of this expense, new customers will be required to purchase a compatiblethrough 3 Mobile for AU$129.
Prepaid mobile broadband services are currently available through carriers Telstra and, and through resellers.