- Choice of Vodafone or Telstra 4G networks
- No lock-in contract
- Australian-based customer support
- Vodafone Red plans aren't as good as Telstra Blue plans
CMobile's plans are unique for offering the choice between joining the Telstra or Vodafone networks, with pretty much every other provider operating on 1 network. The providers "red" plans (with vodafone) will really only suit those who want to use their phone for talk and text, especially its lower cost plans. Meanwhile the "blue" plans (with Telstra) favour those who want 5G or data banking features and offer larger data packs. Generally speaking, you'll get more value of its "blue" plans.
CMobile has a lot of options when it comes to data. Other benefits include:
But there is a small drawback with CMobile:
Since these plans run on the Vodafone 4G network, it means you get less coverage than on a CMobile Blue plan.
In some cases, CMobile's Red plans don't provide as much value as it's Blue plans.
CMobile is unusual in that it has plans on 2 separate 4G networks: Telstra and Vodafone.
You can get in touch with CMobile's local customer support team through the following methods.
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CMobile is rather light on bonus features, but does offer:
Some of the Telstra Blue plans come with unlimited talk and text to 15 countries. This could be handy if you have friends or family overseas that you'd like to stay in touch with.
If CMobile isn't doing it for you, consider these other providers.
For better value on the Telstra network:
ALDImobile operates on the Telstra wholesale network too and has plans that are cheaper than CMobile's Blue plans.
For better value on the Vodafone network:
iiNet offers cheap plans with big data thanks to 50% off plan fees for the first 6 months. With no contract in play, you're free to switch at any time.
For more international inclusions:
If you call overseas frequently, you'll get a lot of mileage out of plans with Lebara. You can get free calls to up to 63 countries, and international minutes on even the cheapest plans.
Once you've decided which CMobile plan you're after, you can easily sign up online. SIM delivery is free via standard postage, but can take up to 10 business days to arrive at your door.
What if I want to keep my current phone number?
To keep your number, just let CMobile know during the SIM activation process. According to CMobile, the majority of transfers are completed in less than an hour.
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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