Guide to the best SIM only plans for HTC in Australia

HTC smartphones are known for their exquisite design, strong build quality and innovative features. Whether you own HTC 10, HTC U11, HTC One A9, HTC desire or any other HTC model you obviously need the best plan.  According to Telsyte, two-thirds of Aussies like the no contract plans, and this proportion of SIM Only plan purchases will increase in coming years. So for your HTC mobile you need to find the best SIM Only plan.  But all plans are different according to the  need of the HTC mobile user like some of you may need lots of data, some want cheap price, or 4 G coverage and free international calls and much more. So here find the guide to the best SIM only plans for HTC according to your needs and demands.


Vodafone plans

Vodafone MyMix SIM only plan give you more data to use in Australia. This 24 month MyMix Red Global plans come with standard international minutes from Australia to their Super 1000 Countries and Qantas Points. On $40 and above 24 month SIM Only plans, you can now choose between MyMix Red Global and MyMix Red Data plans. Also if you need a boost, they have data and standard international call Add-ons.


Optus plans

You get extra data on selected 12 month SIM Only Plans when you buy online with text and data inclusions plus the freedom of no lock-in contracts on their month to month plans. Enjoy streaming music on Google Play Music, iHeartRadio, Pandora and Spotify apps without using the data in your plan. Stream music up to 512kbps.

You’ll love a huge total of 12GB of data (10GB + 2GB bonus data for 12months) when you connect a new service or re-contract to this plan online 12 Month $40 SIM Only plan (min cost over 12 months $480). Or opt for the flexibility and generous data inclusions of month-to-month SIM Only plans, such as 6GB of data for $50 a month.Extra data $10/1GB within Australia.



Here also you will find SIM only mobile plans free from lock-in contracts and come with the option of being Prepaid or Postpaid. They also allow you to bring your own device and keep your existing mobile number. Their popular suite of unlimited plans include unlimited standard talk and text throughout Australia, unlimited standard international calls and texts to selected countries, and heaps of data for use Australia-wide – no need to worry about how much you call or text. For mobile users who are looking for a little flexibility or only occasionally use their service, AS YOU GO will be what you’re looking for.

The 9 GB data plan comes with $49.90 for 28 days where you get unlimited talk and text. All amaysim mobile plans are powered by the Optus Mobile Network, which covers 98.5% of the Aussie population. If you’re in an area that doesn’t support Optus 4G Plus coverage or you don’t have a 4G compatible device, your service will simply drop back to the 3G signal.

Virgin Mobile

Virgin plans

Virgin mobile SIM Plans let you BYO phone, or buy a new one outright, with your choice of no lock-in contract and heaps of calls, text and FairData (for post paid) or commit to 12-months and get even more. Your included value can be used  for calls and text to standard national and international numbers, as well as calls to 13 numbers and MMS to Oz numbers with standard charges.

Also you can do Data Gifting and give your spare data to any other Virgin Mobile customer on a Postpaid mobile plan. This scheme is valid till 16 Feb 2018, unless extended. Also enjoy data free music steaming when you sign up or change plans to a $40 or higher Postpaid (Phone or SIM) mobile plan by the 31 October 2017. Stream music data free with featured apps until 31 January 2018.


Jeenee plans

Jeenee mobile plans are month to month unless otherwise stated, and must be paid in advance by direct debit only. A standard national call to any Australian mobile for 2 minutes including flagfall costs $0.28. A standard national text costs $0.10 per message. After you’ve used your monthly Included Data Allowance, each megabyte (MB) of excess data within Australia costs $0.04/MB (additional Data Packs are available at an extra cost) and calls to 1800 numbers are free.

At the time of writing Jeenee was offering 10GB data for $35/month with unlimited standard national calls and messages in Australia, fast speeds on the Optus 4G Plus network and $300 worth of international calls every month.

Other telecom brands also offer SIM only plan like Vaya, Moose, Bendigo bank and few others.

If you want 10 GB data or more then such plans work more for you. Also if you want huge data then a 3 G network service is best for you. Note that 3G technology downloads at a maximum of 42Mbps. In an area with decent coverage you can expect speeds of about 20Mbps or so.

If you really don’t have to spend big money to find plans with a fair chunk of data included then under $30 per month plan is good for you specially students and kids can have this plan.

If you are looking for the best on the Telstra network go for prepaid plans. Though most of the low-cost MVNOs operate on the Optus 4G Plus network, and is great, but it is not always a suitable option. So when it comes to the Telstra network, the best deals are all prepaid.

If you have families overseas then go for international calls plans. International calls are an important part of mobile plans, even low-cost no contract plans. Amaysim currently has the best deal, with unlimited calls to 10 countries on all Unlimited plans, even the cheapest option. The coutries included are: China, Hong Kong, India, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, UK and USA.

Lebara Mobile is also worth looking at too. Especially the Mini Mega Plan and the Unlimited International Plan, where the latter includes unlimited calling minutes to 60 countries (though only calls to landlines in some cases).

Thus you see there are various plans for your HTC mobile and loads of great options to consider when choosing the right plan according to your needs and functionality. Remember the plans and prices are always subject to change so what all mentioned in this post was as mentioned at the time of writing. You need to check at the  online websites of these telcos and carriers for latest offers on SIM only and other plans.

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