- 1 of 5 carbon neutral providers in Australia
- No excess data charges
- Owned by Telstra and runs on its wholesale network
- Unlimited data banking
- 4G and 5G mobile download speeds are capped at 100Mbps on most plans
Belong's mobile plans come packed with data at affordable prices, supported by Telstra's 4G and 5G network, which is always a plus if you're looking for better coverage. You also won't be charged extra fees for exceeding monthly data limits.
Belong was the first telco in Australia to offer certified carbon-neutral plans. In the few years since, a spate of other providers are now also offering this service.
Its mobile plans represent solid value, offering big data at affordable prices. The $45 for 100GB option is sure to please those with high data needs.
Belong also has some other features you might enjoy:
While Belong has several perks, it suffers when it comes to:
Belong uses parts of the Telstra 3G, 4G and 5G network.
Belong Mobile will also give you access to to Telstra's 5G network across its all its plans at no extra cost. The downlaod speeds for its lower data plans are capped at 100Mbps and 250Mbps on higher data plans.
Telstra's wholesale 5G footprint currently covers 75% of Australians.
There are a couple of options if you need to get something sorted with Belong.
Although Belong is relatively straightforward with its plans, the phone proivder has a few additional features.
For $5 per month, you can add on unlimited calls and texts to 30 countries with any plan.
All the data you have left over each month will be put into a data bank with unlimited capacity.
This can be handy for flexible data use, and you can even gift your banked data to other Belong users in 1GB chunks.
If you need an extra boost of data, you can buy them in 5GB lots for $10 each.
If you do run out of your monthly data, Belong won't charge you for going over your limit. Though don't expect to do much with its slowed down Internet speed of 1Mbps.
If you're overseas and want to make a few phone calls back home, you'll be able to do so with belong's international roaming packs. It is available in up to 30 destinations and offers
Although Belong is a strong pick for carbon-neutral mobile plans, there are other providers with great options, too.
felix is another carbon-neutral mobile provider in Australia. It also plants a tree each month for every active subscription.
Boost Mobile is the only small provider that uses the full Telstra 4G and 5G mobile network with 99.5% coverage. It has a range of affordable prepaid plans too.
If Belong's 80GB plan isn't quite large enough for you, you can pick up 100GB from Circles.Life for around the same price every month.
Keen on grabbing a Belong mobile plan? Just click the green "Go to site button" and you can easily sign up to your chosen plan.
What if I want to keep my current phone number?
You can opt to transfer your existing mobile number to Belong during the activation process. Belong advises that transfers normally take 4 hours or less but could take up to a couple of days to complete.
If your current number is under someone else's name (a parent or a partner), it might involve a few more steps. Check our guide on how to transfer ownership of your mobile number.
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