unlimited national talk and text + 10GB data
just $29*/month. to be frank, that’s good value. sim-only mobile plans from mate
hassle free setup
BYO number or get a new one
unlimited national talk & text
say goodbye to excess call fees
no lock-in contracts
change your mind? no worries
unlimited mobile +
*with any new or existing mate internet service
+$10 SIM delivery
to standard national numbers
unlimited SMS & MMS
to standard Aussie numbers (video MMS excluded)
1GB data bolt on
$10 per 1GB
*$29/month pricing is for a SIM only mobile plan. this service is only available with an active nbn™ or ADSL internet service which is an additional monthly cost. SIM card will not be dispatched until there is an active nbn™ or ADSL internet service on an account. price includes GST.
can I keep my existing mobile number?
Yes, you can retain your existing mobile number. You do so via a self activation process which you can complete here once you receive the SIM card(s)
when will the SIM card be sent to me?
Your SIM card(s) will not be dispatched until there is an active nbn™ or ADSL internet service on your account
how many mobile SIM’s can I get?
A maximum of five (5) mobile SIMs can be added per account. This mobile service is for residential use only
do I have to pay delivery for multiple SIM’s?
Nope! The $10 SIM delivery fee is a flat rate, regardless of how many SIM cards you buy. A limit of up to 5 SIM’s per account applies
can I get the $29 mobile plan without a mate internet service?
Ah shucks, unfortunately not. This is an exclusive offer available only as a bundle with any new or existing mate internet plan.
are there any contracts?
None! Ever. This is a no-contract SIM only mobile plan
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mobile – price table summary
This is the summarised MATE Communicate Mobile Price Table
|Increments (Calls)||Per 60 seconds|
|Increments (Data)||Per Kilobyte (kB)|
|Standard Text Message (SMS)||160 characters|
general call pricing
|Emergency Calls (000, 112)||Free within Australia|
|1800 Numbers||Free within Australia|
|13/1300 Numbers||Free within Australia|
|1100 Dial Before You Dig||Free within Australia|
|19 Numbers (Special Services)||Disabled – Not Available|
|Directory Assistance (1223)||Flagfall $0.95 + $0.05 per minute|
|Call Diversion Australia||Free within Australia|
|Call Diversion International||Charged at International Call Rates|
|National Video Calling||Flagfall $0.33 + $0.88 per minute|
|International Video Calling||Flagfall $0.44 + $1.48 per minute|
|Telstra Mobile Satellite||Flagfall $0.39 + $1.20 per minute|
|Optus MobileSat||Flagfall $0.36 + $1.98 per minute|
|Voicemail Retrieval||Free within Australia|
|National Fixed Line Calls||Free within Australia|
|National Mobile Network Calls||Free within Australia|
|Flagfall||Free within Australia|
|National SMS||Free within Australia|
|International SMS||$0.75 per SMS|
|SMS to 13/1300||$0.11 per SMS|
|SMS to 18/1800||$0.11 per SMS|
|Premium SMS (e.g. to 1-900 numbers)||Disabled – Not Available|
|SMS to Telstra Mobile Satellite [014710, x1, x2, x4, x5, x6]||$0.50 per SMS|
|SMS to Optus MobileSat [01451, x2, x3]||$0.50 per SMS|
|National MMS||Free within Australia|
|National Video MMS||$0.77 per MMS|
|International MMS||$0.75 per MMS|
|International Video MMS||$0.77 per MMS|
|MMS Telstra Mobile Satellite [014710, x1, x2, x4, x5, x6]||$0.77 per MMS|
|MMS Optus MobileSat [01451, x2, x3]||$0.77 per MMS|
|Excess data||$10.00 per 1GB up to a maximum of 5GB, then capped|
estimated data usage
The amount of data you will use depends on what services/features you access on your MATE mobile service. Some types of files or features use a lot of data. These include:
- downloading music, photos, movies and software;
- software updates;
- streaming video (such as YouTube);
- playing mobile games online;
- sending emails with large files attached (such as video, music or picture files);
- uploading – such as loading photos and videos onto your social networks like Facebook, Twitter etc.
- video and voice calling.
Knowing how much data different activities, like emailing, browsing the internet, and streaming video or audio content use can also help you to keep your data use in check. See an example below:
approximate data used
|Sending or receiving 40 emails without attachments||2 MB|
|Visiting 5 different web pages||2 MB|
|Browsing Facebook for 10 minutes||3 MB|
|Streaming 10 minutes of audio content||10 MB|
|Streaming 10 minutes of video on YouTube (standard definition)||70 MB|
|Making a 10 minute call on Skype (standard not video)||10 MB|
|Uploading 10 photos||40 MB|