On top of checking out Lifehacker's guide to mobile broadband, if you're in the market for a mobile broadband plan, you should know that Vodafone's just dropped the price of their prepaid starter pack to $129. That gets you a USB modem plus 2GB of data if you pick it up before the end of September (after that you'll just get 500MB).
Vodafone best value in market with Prepaid Mobile Broadband# Starter Pack^
SYDNEY – July 27, 2009 –Vodafone Australia has upped the ante in the Prepaid Mobile Broadband# market, dropping the price of its Prepaid Mobile Broadband Starter Pack^ to $129 (was $149).
Vodafone’s Prepaid Mobile Broadband Starter Pack^ comes with a stylish USB modem internet stick and, if customers activate their Starter Pack^ between 22 July 2009 and 30 September 2009, they will also receive a huge 2GB of included data (normally 500MB included data).
Vodafone Prepaid Mobile Broadband customers can purchase Prepaid Mobile Broadband recharges for $19 (500MB), $29 (1GB) or $49 (3GB). Plus, unused data can be rolled over if customers recharge within 30 days of connection or their last recharge.
Helen Tuffy, Head of Mobile Broadband at Vodafone Australia said, “Vodafone’s Prepaid Mobile Broadband gives customers the freedom and benefits of mobile broadband without any strings attached. Now customers can enjoy the rewards of prepaid services and high-speed# wireless internet at an even more affordable price.”
For more information, please visit http://www.vodafone.com.au/personal/mobilebroadband/mobile-broadband.htm