Friday, 08 December 2017 10:19

Telstra doubles international mobile roaming data allowances

By

Telstra has doubled data allowances on its international day pass and expanded coverage to an additional 17 countries.

Travellers using roaming services can now get 200MB of data per day for the same price — $10/day or $5/day in New Zealand — that they pay for 100MB.

The Day Pass is now also available in a total of more 75 countries with the latest additions to countries including Vietnam, Cambodia, Russia, Laos and Sri Lanka.

And Telstra mobile and eligible broadband customers can still access free Wi-Fi at 20 million Fon Spots overseas with Telstra Air, giving users access to free data in more places when travelling without having to dip into their International Day Pass data allowance.

Telstra’s Head of Consumer and Small Business mobile, Kevin Teoh, says customers can opt-in to a Day Pass any time before their trip as they will only be charged for the days they use their mobile and will have more data to use when accessing travel services like maps, translation and social apps.

“If you’re heading overseas, you can easily take up a new Day Pass online, through the 24x7 app, at the airport, or at your destination," he said.

“Staying connected and keeping peace of mind about your data usage is vital to enjoying your holiday.Here are a few of our top tips to safely connect while travelling abroad:

Top tips for international roaming

1.    Activate your International Roaming Day Pass before you leave. It is only active once you leave Australia, plus it means you can start Instagramming from the moment you arrive!

2.    Turn off your push notifications and automatic alerts before you leave for your holiday. These can chew up your data usage without you even knowing!

3.    Use your hotel or café Wi-Fi to download any maps or directions you need before you head out for the day.

4.    Avoid working with sensitive data when using unsecured public Wi-Fi. It can be great for checking the news or maps online, but not a great time to do your banking.


Subscribe to ITWIRE UPDATE Newsletter here

PROMOTE YOUR WEBINAR ON ITWIRE

It's all about Webinars.

Marketing budgets are now focused on Webinars combined with Lead Generation.

If you wish to promote a Webinar we recommend at least a 3 to 4 week campaign prior to your event.

The iTWire campaign will include extensive adverts on our News Site itwire.com and prominent Newsletter promotion https://itwire.com/itwire-update.html and Promotional News & Editorial. Plus a video interview of the key speaker on iTWire TV https://www.youtube.com/c/iTWireTV/videos which will be used in Promotional Posts on the iTWire Home Page.

Now we are coming out of Lockdown iTWire will be focussed to assisting with your webinatrs and campaigns and assassistance via part payments and extended terms, a Webinar Business Booster Pack and other supportive programs. We can also create your adverts and written content plus coordinate your video interview.

We look forward to discussing your campaign goals with you. Please click the button below.

MORE INFO HERE!

INTRODUCING ITWIRE TV

iTWire TV offers a unique value to the Tech Sector by providing a range of video interviews, news, views and reviews, and also provides the opportunity for vendors to promote your company and your marketing messages.

We work with you to develop the message and conduct the interview or product review in a safe and collaborative way. Unlike other Tech YouTube channels, we create a story around your message and post that on the homepage of ITWire, linking to your message.

In addition, your interview post message can be displayed in up to 7 different post displays on our the iTWire.com site to drive traffic and readers to your video content and downloads. This can be a significant Lead Generation opportunity for your business.

We also provide 3 videos in one recording/sitting if you require so that you have a series of videos to promote to your customers. Your sales team can add your emails to sales collateral and to the footer of their sales and marketing emails.

See the latest in Tech News, Views, Interviews, Reviews, Product Promos and Events. Plus funny videos from our readers and customers.

SEE WHAT'S ON ITWIRE TV NOW!

BACK TO HOME PAGE
Peter Dinham

Peter Dinham - retired in 2020. He is a veteran journalist and corporate communications consultant. He has worked as a journalist in all forms of media – newspapers/magazines, radio, television, press agency and now, online – including with the Canberra Times, The Examiner (Tasmania), the ABC and AAP-Reuters. As a freelance journalist he also had articles published in Australian and overseas magazines. He worked in the corporate communications/public relations sector, in-house with an airline, and as a senior executive in Australia of the world’s largest communications consultancy, Burson-Marsteller. He also ran his own communications consultancy and was a co-founder in Australia of the global photographic agency, the Image Bank (now Getty Images).

Share News tips for the iTWire Journalists? Your tip will be anonymous

WEBINARS ONLINE & ON-DEMAND

GUEST ARTICLES

VENDOR NEWS

Guest Opinion

Guest Reviews

Guest Research

Guest Research & Case Studies

Channel News

Comments