Optus doubles prepaid data allowances

Optus My Prepaid Ultimate customers will receive double their usual data allowance whenever they make an AUD$30 or an AUD$40 recharge before May 1. Typically, an AUD$30 recharge would get customers 1.5GB, and an AUD$40 recharge would include 4GB. These have been bumped to 3GB and 8GB respectively.

Both the AUD$30 and AUD$40 recharge include unlimited talk and talk, while the AUD$40 recharge also includes unlimited standard international calls to select countries until May 1.

My Prepaid Ultimate customers recharging on Optus' AUD$50 recharge will get a bonus 3GB of data instead, taking them to a total of 9GB.

In addition, Optus has also increased the amount of data My Prepaid Ultimate customers can roll over to a maximum of 15GB (previously 10GB).  When a customer recharges before their current credit expires, any unused data is added to their allowance for the next month.

Unlike its increased data allowances, Optus' new rollover limit is a fixed change with no expiry date. 

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