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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?


How To Make The Most Of Unit Pricing For Mobile Phone Plans

The first major change under the Telecommunications Consumer Protections (TCP) Code kicks in from today: any company selling a mobile plan in Australia must provide a clear, consistent statement of how much you’ll pay for calls, texts and data. That’s a welcome development, but you still need to check the details carefully. Here’s what you need to know.


How Do Optus' NBN Prices Compare?

Optus’ entry into the NBN pricing space opens up the market, even though the number of live NBN sites is currently pretty small. Over at Lifehacker, Gus has done another of his excellent Planhacker tables, pitting Optus’ offering against the other announced ISP plans. [Lifehacker]


Planhacker Lists Your iPhone 4S Contract Choices

Can’t decide which carrier to get an iPhone 4S through? Over at Lifehacker, table maestro Gus has done the work of sorting out the currently available iPhone 4S plans in a user-adjustable way. Head over there to sort out which plan suits you best. [Lifehacker]


The Best iPhone 4 Plan? Check Out Lifehacker's Mega-Table

There are 66 different plans available to potential iPhone 4 customers, so it’s easy to get confused as to what plan best suits your needs. Fortunately, Gus over at Lifehacker has put his absurd Excel skills to good use and created the ultimate iPhone 4 table, which you should check out before you think about queuing up for a new iPhone on Thursday night. [Lifehacker]


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