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Topic # 151941 10-Sep-2014 18:33
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Checked the Spark website and for Pay Monthly on Account it says Text are 80 cents but its not clear if thats receive and send or send only. Anybody know the correct answer.
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  Reply # 1126009 10-Sep-2014 18:36
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From memory it's to send a text.  I/C no cost..




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  Reply # 1126021 10-Sep-2014 19:01
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Data Roaming Rates 
$10 per day
Calling Roaming Rates
 - Outbound calling 49c per min
 - Inbound calling $1 per min

Text Roaming Rates
Outbound Text rate (no charge for incoming) 80c



Thats the Aus roaming rates.

 
 
 
 




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  Reply # 1126023 10-Sep-2014 19:12
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Awesome, Thanks guys.

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  Reply # 1127817 13-Sep-2014 13:39
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Not sure on specific rates, but the Spark rates to Aussie are a damn good deal.

 

Last time we were in Sydney I bought an Optus simcard on arrival, thinking Telecom's (That was the name at the time) was going to cost too much all up, however I had severe network issues with my Optus Simcard, Data not working at times, and Network loss issues, I ended up reverting to my Spark Simcard, and I roamed on Telstra's network, and that's Australia's biggest, and most invested in network, and with basically unlimited data, for a set price per day, I was able to browse the net, upload hundreds of photos at a time, without exceeding my fair use limit, and it didn't bankrupt me, where as had it been outside of a country Spark has an agreement with, all the data would have costed me thousands. 

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  Reply # 1127907 13-Sep-2014 15:52
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Actually Spark's  $10 roaming is not a good deal if you're on holiday.  Their $6 / day I could live with but not $10 / day.  Maybe fine if you're using a business account.  When I was there in July I used 2Degrees SIM and their $10 / 300 meg roaming package. 




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  Reply # 1127992 13-Sep-2014 18:09
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With Telecom I must have used up over 1gb, just using web data alone.

 

 

 

300mb for $10 is steep.

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  Reply # 1128019 13-Sep-2014 18:51
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I found the $10 roaming per day invaluable last year when I was in a remote part of the United States last year with no internet connection.

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  Reply # 1128075 13-Sep-2014 21:09
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IHMO VFNZ has the best deal. For $5/day roam while your at home, use bundled data and mnutes plus make local for the country your in using bundled minutes.

Used it a few times now and bloody invaluable for booking hotels, tais etc etc while on holiday.

Whats with all this $10 stuff????


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  Reply # 1128177 14-Sep-2014 08:12
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PaulZA: With Telecom I must have used up over 1gb, just using web data alone.   300mb for $10 is steep.

 Not if you're only using casual data on prepay  it's not..




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  Reply # 1128292 14-Sep-2014 13:45
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PaulZA: With Telecom I must have used up over 1gb, just using web data alone.   300mb for $10 is steep.


With the fair use policy Spark have now implemented I suspect you didn't use anywhere near this.

If you truly had used 1GB after the June changes you wouldn't be bragging about using 1GB, you'd be crying over the cost.




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