Back-to-school guide: Prepaid mobile broadband

Heading back to school or university? A mobile broadband package may help you get off to a good start in 2010!

Telstra prepaid wireless broadband

Price: $99

Telstra are one of the more expensive telcos in Australia for mobile broadband, but you do get what you pay for in most cases. Telstra has the biggest network in Australia, with the best speeds and coverage. The current offer of an MF626 USB modem and 1GB of data for $99 is certainly competitive. The expiry date for all recharges is 30 days but if you recharge before 30 days, your credit expiry date is re-set to 30 days from the date of recharge. Recharge options are $20 (150MB), $30 (225MB), $40 (300MB), $50 (625MB), $60 (750MB), $80 (3.5GB) and $100 (6GB).

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