No More Shared Data
What a joke
I have 2 x Mobile Phones - both on $130/month lease plans
and 2 x Ipads with shared sim cards
Been happily sharing data for a year or two now
My 2 x mobile leases are about to expire
Was on the phone today with Telstra to upgrade both my phones.
2 x $140 per month x 24 months
iPhone Xs Max and Samsung Galaxy 10+
During the upgrade discussions I became aware
When I asked the question
That shared data does not exist anymore
End of conversation with Telstra
What a joke
Now looking for suitable plans with another company
Been with Telstra for over 40 Years
Shared data was a great idea
Nice work Telstra
Let's Remove that great idea option
So I suppose I will start to look at my Telstra lease payouts
and what Optus can offer etc
What a pain
Thanks - Grant
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This is something I will be facing in about 6 months, I am on a lease plan myself... Was not a big deal when I signed, but now considering retirement... So I would like to know answers myself...
@ProfessorPhone, do you know if you can stay on the same contract after the lease ends, return the device and just bring your own? My feeling was that this contract was strictly 24 months and then need to recontract...
@The-Farv, please keep us updated, although I do not think they will bring the shared data back...
I agree 100% Grant. For some years now I have used the data sharing option (and paid for it, I thought $5 a month was worthwhile for the flexibility). Post any good alternatives you find, please? I’ve had a preliminary look and found nothing good in my area. Yet.
I am doing on my NBN contract too... If I recontracted, I could get is slightly cheaper, but I would lose my Foxtel by Telstra satelite… kroger survey
But I am still concerned that with the contract that includes leasing, Telstra may be cancelling the contract when the leasing ends.
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