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TPG Mobile Plans

TPG's simple prepaid plans offer plenty of value at every price point.

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TPG has been around for a long time in the mobile market and has a basic set of prepaid plans on offer for cost-conscious customers. Unlike most MVNOs, TPG actually owns a fair bit of its own network infrastructure.

Top features:

  • Six-month discount on plans for new customers.
  • Prepay balance for easier data top-ups.
  • Network reaches 22 million Australians.

Compare TPG's prepaid mobile plans here

Pick from one of TPG's prepaid mobile plans and get a discounted price for the first six months.

TPG's PAYG mobile plan

TPG's pay-as-you-go (PAYG) plan lets you just pay for the usage you need, perfect for users who don't need a lot of data or don't use their phone all that much.

TPG review: Why choose it?

TPG has simple prepaid plans without too many bells and whistles, offering good value for the first six months and okay value thereafter. Plans also include:

  • Prepay Balance. When purchasing a prepaid plan, you can stick some money into a Prepay Balance. If you go over your plan's data cap, money will be automatically deducted from this balance at a rate of $10 for 2GB of extra data to cover excess usage.
  • International minutes. The most expensive prepaid plan comes with 100 international minutes you can use to chat to people in other countries.

 

Pros

  • Six-month discount. The first six months on a TPG plan will come at a heavily discounted rate.

Cons

  • Monthly PAYG expiry. The usual idea behind PAYG plans is that with low use you can make the credit last a long time. Having it expire every month defeats that.
  • Automatic billing. TPG automatically recharges your card or account seven days before the next billing period. You can't choose when or how to recharge.
  • No extras. TPG's plans are nice and simple, but lack any features for users to take advantage of.

TPG network coverage

TPG currently uses the Vodafone 3G and 4G networks, covering around 22 million Australians.

TPG Mobile: FAQ

How do I switch to TPG?

Switching to TPG is a fairly simple process:

  1. Make sure you have an unlocked phone already to put a SIM in. TPG 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 TPG 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.

How do I recharge TPG?

TPG will automatically bill you for its plans on an ongoing basis. It will charge your credit card, debit card or bank account automatically seven days before the expiry period of your plan. There are no other options for recharging your account, so if you want to cancel your plan without paying for the next month in advance you'll have to give more than seven days' notice.


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    WILLIAMAugust 14, 2017

    I am wanting to get a package deal on my phone for unlimited calls, 7 GB and more than 400 talk minutes on international calls overseas like for example Philippines please? I am on a prepaid phone with Vodaphone and would like to keep my phone number.

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      JonathanAugust 14, 2017

      Hello William,

      Thank you for your inquiry. You can check our review for mobile plans for international calling. On this guide, we have suggested providers that you can consider for Philippines. You may click on their names, so that you can be redirected to their own reviews and see the plans they are offering. Once there, you may click “Modify Results” at the top of the comparison table, to customize the plan results based on your other needs mentioned above.

      As always, please review the requirements and the fine print of each product prior. You may click “Go to Site” green button to proceed with your application. You may need to provide your Date of Birth for your number to be transferred. Should you decide to get a postpaid plan, additional requirements will be communicated by your chosen provider.

      Hope this helps.

      Cheers,
      Jonathan

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    AilyJuly 24, 2016

    I am new customer.Can i keep my own phone number?

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      MayJuly 25, 2016Staff

      Hi Aily,

      Thanks for your inquiry. Please note that you’ve come through to finder.com. – we are a comparison website and does not represent TPG.

      Yes, you can use and keep your own number so long that you unlock it from your previous mobile phone provider.

      Cheers,
      May

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