About gotalk mobile

gotalk Ltd (a.k.a. GoTalk) was founded in 2000 and is a telecommunications company based in Sydney that operates in Australia and New Zealand. Their pre-paid products include mobiles, broadband, international phonecards, and landlines. They used to be a post-paid service but are now pre-paid. Their pre-paid mobile plans offer 3G services. There does not appear to be a SIM fee for signing up.

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Young Aussies determined to find better service value

gotalk Pre-Paid Plans

At time of writing there are 4 SIM-only pre-paid price points to choose from.

  • Anytime: $10 or $30 per month. Calls to Australian landlines are charged at 29c/call flagfall only, with no charge per minute. Calls to Australian mobiles are charged at 19c/min plus the 29c/call flagfall. SMS text messages cost 15c each, and MMS cost 80c each. Data costs 5c/MB.
  • Aussie 30 & 40: $30 (Aussie 30) or $40 (Aussie 40) per month. Unlimited calls and texts for 30 days. Aussie 30 has 2GB data and Aussie 40 has 4GB. Simple.
  • MAX: $10 or $30 per month. Peak and off-peak (midnight – 11am) usage are charged differently on this plan. Peak costs 19c/minute plus flagfall; off-peak costs 10c/minute plus flagfall.
  • Straight Talk Plus: $10 or $30 per month. International calls and texts are cheaper on this plan. The $10/month plan is known as the Australian Seafarers pack.

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Pre-paid mobile plans service providers we surveyed

Canstar Blue commissions Colmar Brunton to regularly survey 3,000 Australian consumers across a range of categories to measure and track customer satisfaction. The outcomes reported are the results from customers within the survey group who currently have an active pre-paid mobile phone account in their name and pay the bills – in this case, 826 people.

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The pre-paid mobile plans service providers in this year’s survey are:

  • ALDImobile
  • amaysim
  • Optus
  • Telstra
  • Virgin
  • Vodaphone

You can view the pre-paid mobile plans service providers survey results here.

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