When Optus and Vodafone changed their charging structures for global data roaming,.
It turns out that the carrier wasn't too late to the party, today announcing a series of changes that will come into effect on 14 October.
Telstra has four new Casual Traveler Data Packs available for post-paid customers. These are:
AU$29 for 100MB to use over 30 days
AU$85 for 300MB to use over 30 days
AU$160 for 600MB to use over 30 days
AU$350 for 1.5GB to use over 30 days.
Current roaming packs for post-paid accounts on Telstra range from AU$29 for 20MB up to AU$1800 for 2GB.
Additionally, the per 1MB charge for casual usage is now AU$3, down from AU$15.
The data can be used in 50 countries around the world for the 30-day time period, allowing people travelling to multiple countries to benefit from the new packs.
Telstra has said it will provide alert texts to customers for each 20MB used.
lowered its per 1MB rate to either AU$0.50 or AU$1, depending on which country you're roaming in, while to be able to use your normal plan's data limit, but only in a small number of countries.