The telco announced on Wednesday that until 30 June it was the sole authorised retailer for the new device, and offered the A50 on its 24-month My Plan Plus plans.
Optus head of Product Shawn Van Graan said, “Optus is thrilled to be the only authorised retailer in Australia to stock the Samsung Galaxy A50. The handset offers an array of exciting features and delivers exceptional value. It’s also a top pick device for regional coverage on the Optus network.
“We know there are approximately four million customers in Australia who are in the market for a plan that offers exceptional value and the launch of the Galaxy A50 now means that customers can get their hands on a new smartphone packed with loads of great features all for a low monthly cost.”
Optus offers the Samsung Galaxy A50 on a $49 Promo Plus plan, including 10GB of monthly data (min. total cost is $1176 over 24 months). The plan also includes the option to add Mobile TV Streaming for 24 months at no additional cost, “so customers can enjoy selected streaming services without using data”.
The Optus promotes its $49 Promo Plus plan as including
- Unlimited standard national talk and text (Standard Australian mobiles and landlines, 13/1300 numbers and voicemail, Standard national SMS and MMS)
- Optus Sport subscription can be added at no extra charge
- National Geographic content at no extra charge (until June 2020)
- Music Streaming on Google Play, iHeartRADIO and Spotify without using up data.