amaysim was launched in late 2010 by a coalition of Australian and German entrepreneurs. amaysim was based on the success of the European telecommunication company simyo, developed by the same group of entrepreneurs in 2005. According to amaysim, its network now reaches 98.5% of the Australian population.
amaysim specializes in providing contracts with no lock-in contracts, allowing users to leave when they like. They offer monthly and prepaid plans on 4G and 3G networks. Their top offering provides unlimited calls and texts, and 7GB of data while their prepaid option allows you to pay for what you use as you go. amaysim also allows international roaming and the purchase of additional packages of mobile data.
It is also worth noting that amaysim is the winner of Canstar Blue’s 2014 customer satisfaction research with regards to both mobile phone plans and prepaid mobile plans.
When it comes to mobile phone plans, amaysim, which runs off the Optus 3G network achieved five star ratings in all but one of our survey criteria; excelling in areas such as value for money, billing, and customer service.
With regards to prepaid mobile plans, amaysim also received five stars in nearly every one of our survey criteria, excelling in the areas of overall satisfaction, value for money, customer service, service provider accessibility, and billing.