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Topic # 196029 16-May-2016 18:56
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Could see any other forum that seemed to fit the subject.

 

I have an Optus SIM that I use when I go to Ozz and also use it for password resets at work   as our parent company will not send password reset SMS  to NZ cell numbers .

 

The reason I chose an Optus SIM was that they lasted 6 months  just by putting $10 on it every 6 months.  Got a SMS today saying that all topups  from $10 to 25 only last only 30 days and you will have to add $30 to it to get 6 months.    Now Optus seem to have joined the other Ozzy carriers in going to 30 SIM expiry plans..

 

Glad NZ carriers haven't done the same and have stayed at 12 month.





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  Reply # 1553676 16-May-2016 19:04
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I note warehouse mobile has started this practice where you have to top up minimum $10 per month and lose that credit at the end of the month.


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  Reply # 1553677 16-May-2016 19:05
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I think there is 1 small carrier in Australia that does data for 12 months. A mate of mine knows about he uses it for 3g/4g data only, has it in his car for sending back GPS info. And uses about 3 megabytes a month.

 

I don't know if they keep the credit for SMS or not. Ill ask him the name of the carrier.






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  Reply # 1553685 16-May-2016 19:25
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Vodafone AU have 365 days expiry prepay plans.

 

 


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  Reply # 1553728 16-May-2016 21:31
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Not sure what plan I was on, but I had to top up every 30 days or every 14 days depending on how much I top up while I lived there about 5 years ago


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  Reply # 1553729 16-May-2016 21:32
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Maybe they have only just discovered your phone number having unlimited lifespan ;p


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  Reply # 1553735 16-May-2016 21:46
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Not had anything to tell me that to my optus sim, and expiration is still in november when I SMS bal to 9999.

 

cant recall what my last topup was but I only answer the odd call on it and get 2 factor codes.





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  Reply # 1553737 16-May-2016 21:47
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joker97:

 

Not sure what plan I was on, but I had to top up every 30 days or every 14 days depending on how much I top up while I lived there about 5 years ago

 

 

Allways been 6 months on the $2 a day plan sims that I can remember.





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  Reply # 1553745 16-May-2016 21:59
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richms:

 

joker97:

 

Not sure what plan I was on, but I had to top up every 30 days or every 14 days depending on how much I top up while I lived there about 5 years ago

 

 

Allways been 6 months on the $2 a day plan sims that I can remember.

 

 

Yeah can't remember what plan I was on but it was a monthly prepaid one for the missus. Maybe I'm recalling the plan expiring in 30 days vs 14 days ...


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