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  • Updated:21 Jan 2009
 

02.Plans in detail

Sample VoIP only plans

 

Light phone usage plans
Provider Plan Name Total Cost ($) Excl Data Two Min Local Call Costs Contract Term months Calls incl. in plan ($) MinMonthly Charge Total Contract Cost Local Rates InterCaptialRates NationalRates Mobile Rates(per minute) Local Number
( area prefix)
Voicemail
PennyTel Free Access Untimed Plan 11.9 8c 1 0 0 0 8c Untimed 8c Untimed 8c Untimed 10.5c 5
GOtalk goVoIP Aussie pack 14.95 - - 0 14.95 14.95 Untimed Untimed Untimed Untimed
PennyTel Talk Till You Drop Plan 16.9 8c 1 0 5 0 8c Untimed 8c Untimed 8c Untimed 10.5c 5
PennyTel Untimed Plan 16.9 8c 1 0 5 0 8c Untimed 8c Untimed 8c Untimed 10.5c 5
Exetel Residential and Small Business Plan 20.2 10c 1 0 0 0 10c Untimed 10c Untimed 10c Untimed 22c
GOtalk goVoIP value pack 20.31 14.9c - 5 4.95 4.95 14.9c Untimed Untimed 14.9c Untimed 24.9c Untimed
FoneBox Standard Call Rates 23.2 10c - 0 0 29.95 10c Untimed 10c Untimed 10c Untimed 27c 4.9
TPG Internet Softphone VoIP Plan 23.8 10c 1 0 0 0 10c Untimed 10c Untimed 10c Untimed 28c
 

* Information provided by phonechoice.com.au
Call details Local Calls: 60 calls for 300 minutes and 0 seconds; Long Distance Calls: 10 calls for 120 minutes and 0 seconds;' Mobile Calls: 20 calls for 60 minutes and 0 seconds.

  Average phone usage plans (with more mobile calls made)
Provider Plan Name Total Cost ($) Excl Data Two Min Local Call costs Contract Termmonths Calls incl. inplan ($) Min MonthlyCharge Total ContractCost Local Rates InterCaptial Rates National Rates Mobile Rates(per minute) Local Number(area prefix) Voice Mail
GOtalk goVoIP Aussie pack 14.95 - - 0 14.95 14.95 Untimed Untimed Untimed Untimed
PennyTel Free Access Untimed Plan 18.2 8c 1 0 0 0 8c Untimed 8c Untimed 8c Untimed 10.5c 5.00
PennyTel Talk Till You Drop Plan 23.2 8c 1 0 5 0 8c Untimed 8c Untimed 8c Untimed 10.5c 5.00
PennyTel Untimed Plan 23.2 8c 1 0 5 0 8c Untimed 8c Untimed 8c Untimed 10.5c 5.00
GOtalk goVoIP Aussie pack with world pack upgrade 24.9 - - 0 24.9 24.9 =- Untimed Untimed Untimed Untimed
GOtalk goVoIP value pack 25.29 14.9c - 5 4.95 4.95 14.9c Untimed Untimed 14.9c Untimed 24.9c Untimed
 

* Information provided by phonechoice.com.auCall
Call details Local Calls: 60 calls for 300 minutes and 0 seconds; Long Distance Calls: 10 calls for 120 minutes and 0 seconds; Mobile Calls: 40 calls for 120 minutes and 0 seconds.

Sample naked DSL plans plus VoIP

  iiNet
Usage Plans Down/Up Speed Peak/ Monthly Cost
Low Naked Home 1 ADSL2+ (20Mbps/802Kbps) 2GB + 2GB 49.95
Low Naked Home 2 ADSL2+ (20Mbps/802Kbps) 8GB + 8GB 59.95
Med Naked Home 3 ADSL2+ (20Mbps/802Kbps) 15GB + 20GB 69.95
Med Naked Home 4 ADSL2+ (20Mbps/802Kbps) 30GB + 30GB 79.95
High Naked Home 5 ADSL2+ (20Mbps/802Kbps) 40GB + 60GB 89.95
High Naked Home 6 ADSL2+ (20Mbps/802Kbps) 65GB + 65GB 119.95
 

  • Naked DSL plans have flat rate monthly fees. If you do reach your limit, your down/up broadband speed will be slowed to 64k/128k for the rest of your billing month. On Naked DSL, both uploads and downloads are counted towards your monthly quota.
  • iiNet’s peak period for downloads is 12 noon to 2am and the off-peak period is 2am to 12 noon.
  • Setup fee is $150 for no term contract $80 for a 24 month contract.

  Internode
Usage Plans Down/Up Speed Peak/ Monthly Cost
Low Home-Naked-1 ADSL2+ (20Mbps/802Kbps) 1GB 49.95
Low Home-Naked-5 ADSL2+ (20Mbps/802Kbps) 5GB 59.95
Med Home-Naked-10 ADSL2+ (20Mbps/802Kbps) 10GB 64.95
Med Home-Naked-25 ADSL2+ (20Mbps/802Kbps) 25GB 74.95
High Home-Naked-40 ADSL2+ (20Mbps/802Kbps) 40GB 89.95
High Home-Naked-55 ADSL2+ (20Mbps/802Kbps) 55GB 104.95
High Home-Naked-80 ADSL2+ (20Mbps/802Kbps) 80GB 134.95
High Home-Naked-100 ADSL2+ (20Mbps/802Kbps) 100GB 164.95
 

Free uploads, only charge you for downloads.
* Source iiNet and Internode websites December 2008 

 

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