Optus, Telstra Announce iPhone 3G Plans For Australia
Both Australian iPhone carriers Optus and Telstra have announced their plans and prices for the iPhone 3G. Both carriers will be offering more traditional iPhone 3G plans. On Optus, pricing of the handset is listed at the monthly “handset repayment” charge, which ranges from $0/month to $59/month depending on model and plan. Plans range from 19/month for 100MB data and “$50 of calls and text”, to $179/month for 1GB of data and “$1500 of calls and text”. More information is available at the Optus website here.
Telstra is offering several plans, starting at $30/month and $279 to $399 for the 8GB or 16GB respectively. Next is an $80 plan and no charge for an 8GB, or $100/month and a free 8GB or 16GB. All plans include free access to Telstra’s Wi-Fi hotspots and require a 24-month contract. More information is available at their website here.