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redempshun
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How does shared data work now?

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Hi there,

 

I am currently on a Go Mobile $50 plan and I recall when I signed up that I could pool the data with another Telstra mobile/tablet later. I seem to recall a data SIM was listed at $5/month using the existing data pool and that another mobile would be on whatever plan and the data would be pooled together with the existing mobile. Try as I might, I can't find anything about the data share options now on the site and following links from previous crowd support discussions on the topic end up in 404s. 

 

Is data share still available? How is it set up these days? My wife's phone is with Vodafone on a miserable plan with poor coverage in our area, so ideally I'd want to port her to Telstra and pool our data.

 

Any help greatly appreciated!

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Re: How does shared data work now?

Data share is included as part of the new plans as standard.  If your phone is on a compatible plan, then if you sign your wife's phone up on a new plan, the two lots of data will be combine into a single pool of data that either of you can take advantage of.

Never be afraid to back yourself when trying new things, just always make sure you have 3 escape routes if things go wrong.

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Re: How does shared data work now?

Data share is included as part of the new plans as standard.  If your phone is on a compatible plan, then if you sign your wife's phone up on a new plan, the two lots of data will be combine into a single pool of data that either of you can take advantage of.

Never be afraid to back yourself when trying new things, just always make sure you have 3 escape routes if things go wrong.
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Telstra (Retired)

Re: How does shared data work now?

You can also discuss the functionality and rules involved with a Data Share Plan by calling the team on 1800 443 576.

 

I should point out that the Data Share SIM you refer too is provided for use in a data only device (Such as a tablet or modem) and cannot be used in a mobile phone.

 

- Matt

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