Tangerine Telecom Mobile

Tangerine Telecom mobile plans

Tangerine Telecom might be better known for its budget NBN plans, but it's got a wide range of mobile plans available too.

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Tangerine Telecom says it’s Australia’s “juiciest provider”, peeling back jargon to provide uncomplicated plans. You may be more familiar with Tangerine Telecom as a broadband provider, but it has tons of different SIM only plans for customers to pick up and slot into their phones.

Top features:
  • Wide selection of plans.
  • International pack available.
  • Network reaches 98.8% of Australians.
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Name Product Features Data Price
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  • Finder Exclusive: $10 for the first 3 renewals, then $35 per renewal. T&Cs apply. Ends 31 October 2021
  • Unlimited standard national calls & texts
50GB
Data
$0.20 per GB
$10
per 28 days expiry
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50GB
Data

$0.20/GB
$10
per 28 days expiry
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  • $35/mth for the first 6 months for new customers, then $45/mth. T&Cs apply. Ends 01.11.2021, 1pm AEDT
  • Unlimited standard national calls & texts
100GB
Data
$0.35 per GB
$35
per month
100GB
Data

$0.35/GB
$35
per month
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  • Get the 1st month free then $35/mth. Use code FLX9. For use in Aus. New customers only. T&Cs apply. Ends 03 December 2021
  • Unlimited standard national calls & texts
Unlimited data
Speeds limited to 20Mbps
$35
per month
Unlimited data
Speeds up to 20Mbps

$35
per month
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-38%
  • $9.80/mth for the first 12 months, then $15.80/mth. T&Cs apply.
  • Unlimited standard national calls & texts
6GB
Data
$1.63 per GB
$9.80
per month
6GB
Data

$1.63/GB
-38%
$9.80
per month
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Finder Award
  • $15 for the first 3 renewals, then $30 per renewal onwards. T&Cs apply. Ends 31 October 2021
  • Unlimited standard national calls & texts
30GB
Data
$0.50 per GB
$15
per 28 days expiry
30GB
Data

$0.50/GB
$15
per 28 days expiry
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Compare Tangerine’s SIM only plans here

Whether you want a lot of data or a little, Tangerine has a bunch of plans for you to pick through and find the one that suits.

Name Product Features Data Price
  • Unlimited standard national calls & texts
100GB
Data
$0.70 per GB
$69.90
per month
100GB
Data

$0.70/GB
$69.90
per month
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  • Unlimited standard national calls & texts
60GB
Data
$0.92 per GB
$54.90
per month
60GB
Data

$0.92/GB
$54.90
per month
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  • Unlimited standard national calls & texts
30GB
Data
$1.33 per GB
$39.90
per month
30GB
Data

$1.33/GB
$39.90
per month
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  • Unlimited standard national calls & texts
15GB
Data
$1.99 per GB
$29.90
per month
15GB
Data

$1.99/GB
$29.90
per month
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  • Unlimited standard national calls & texts
5GB
Data
$3.98 per GB
$19.90
per month
5GB
Data

$3.98/GB
$19.90
per month
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Tangerine Telecom mobile review: Why choose them?

On the whole, none of Tangerine Telecom’s plans provide very much in the way of data per dollar when compared to the offerings from other MVNOs and even Telstra itself. On top of basic inclusions, you get:

  • International pack. For an extra $15 per day on top of your regular plan fee, you can add 200Mb of data per day and unlimited standard calls to over 40 destinations.
  • Roaming. You can activate international roaming when you’re overseas. Be aware that roaming fees can add up swiftly and you’re probably better off with an alternative such as a local SIM.

Pros

  • Wide selection. Tangerine Telecom has eight separate plans to choose from, letting you pick exactly the amount of data you’re after.

Cons

  • Poor plan value. Even compared to a big provider like Telstra, Tangerine Telecom’s plans don’t really give much value for their cost, so it may be worth comparing mobile plans from different providers to get a better deal.
  • Pay in advance. Tangerine charges plan fees at the beginning of the month, meaning you could end up paying an extra month if you want to cancel and aren’t careful.

Tangerine Telecom mobile network coverage

Tangerine Telecom uses the Telstra wholesale 3G and 4G networks, which reach around 98.8% of Australians. The main difference you’ll find in coverage compared to the whole network is mostly in a few rural and regional areas.

Tangerine Telecom: FAQ

How to switch to Tangerine Telecom?

Switching to Tangerine mobile is a fairly simple process.
  1. Make sure you have an unlocked phone ready to put a SIM in. Tangerine doesn't offer phones with plans.
  2. Purchase the plan you want online, which will come with its own SIM.
  3. Activate your SIM once it arrives. If you want to keep your own number, inform Tangerine at checkout or activation and it will arrange the transfer with your previous provider.
  4. Your SIM should be activated and your new service ready to go in a few hours to a day.

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