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Contract Changeover: The Complete Guide

Throughout this week, we’ve been offering guidance on what to do when your mobile phone contract expires and it’s time to upgrade. Here’s the full set of articles in one place. Go get that new phone!


How To Sell Or Recycle Your Old Phone

You’ve moved on to your new phone. What to do with the old one? Don’t just trash it; sell it off for a profit or send it off for recycling. Here are your options.


Score Extra Perks From Your Phone Company

Coming off contract for your mobile phone and thinking of signing up again? You’re in a powerful position. Don’t just settle for the standard deal; now is the time to hit your provider up for extra perks and bargains. Here are some ideas for extras to request.


Planhacker: Australian Contract Phone Plans

Buying on contract is the most common way to acquire a new phone, but not all contract plans are created equal. Our contract changeover series continues as we round up and compare all the consumer contract phone plans currently on offer in Australia.


Contract Phones Versus Outright Purchase: Which Is Best For You?

Coming to the end of a mobile phone contract is exciting and nerve-racking. You’ll soon be able to acquire a new phone, but should you jump on the contract bandwagon again? All this week, we’ll be looking at how to make a contract changeover work for you, starting with the obvious question: should you sign up for a contract again or purchase a phone outright?


Telstra To Offer Contract-Free Plans From Next Week

First Optus had them, now we have learned that Telstra will be offering contract-free plans from next week. How much will it cost you to go contractless on Telstra, you ask? Let us show you.


You Can Get The Nexus 4 On A 24-Month Optus Contract Plan...Sort Of

Nexus 4 devices are as rare as hen’s teeth at the moment, and even if you find one you’ll still have to pony up $500 or more for it, but what if you didn’t have to? Good news, everyone! Soon you’ll be able to get the Nexus 4 on a contract from Optus! You know…sort of.


FOXTEL's Movie Packages Have Changed, And Nobody Is Happy

FOXTEL announced late last year that it would change its movie packages come January 1, and nobody took much notice at the time. The change has now happened, and customers are noticing fewer movie channels in their program guides. Cue FOXTEL rage. Here’s what the changes mean and what you can do if you really hate it.


Poll: Do You Prefer To Buy A Phone Outright... Or Subsidised On Contract?

One of the key benefits of signing up to a phone contract is having your handset subsidised (and getting more generous data allowances). But if you can afford the upfront cost, buying your phone outright can provide flexibility and save you money over time. Which do you prefer?


Every Australian 4G Contract Mobile Phone Deal Compared

Want a super-speedy 4G mobile phone but can’t afford to buy it outright? We’ve rounded up every 4G phone available on contract in Australia so you can compare and make the best choice for your needs.