[clug] OT: very short term wifi broadband?

Ian Bardsley ifb777 at tpg.com.au
Sat Feb 20 00:08:25 MST 2010

Thanks for posting this Carlo

Makes the selection of a product so much easier


Ian Bardsley

Carlo Hamalainen wrote:
> On Sat, Feb 20, 2010 at 1:09 PM, Grant Morphett <grant at gmorph.com> wrote:
>> How much did it all cost in the end?  How long did you sign up for?
> The Telstra NextG prepaid thing from Dick Smith is $99 for the USB
> modem and it includes 1Gb of data. It has no contract but the minimum
> top up is $20, and if the modem doesn't get topped up in a six month
> period then it gets deactivated. I don't know what reactivation
> entails. There is also some issue about credit from a one month period
> not rolling over to the next month unless you do a top up. These
> details are from when I activated over the phone (need a driver's
> license/passport/etc but no credit card) so you should read the
> Telstra site in more detail:
> http://www.telstra.com.au/bigpond_internet/rates.html
> Speed and connectivity has been great (in Brisbane at the moment).

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