Love listening to music on your phone? Get free music streaming with the providers listed below.
Streaming music services have changed the way we listen to music, opening up vast catalogs direct to your phone, tablet or PC for a low monthly cost. For less than the price of an album you can listen to as many albums as your mobile data connection can handle.
The issue is that over time, those subscription fees start to add up. If you’re smart, and in the market for a new mobile phone contract, you can save serious money by signing up for the right contract to match your music listening needs by taking advantage of the streaming service deals on offer.
Data-free music streaming by providers
Telstra: Free Premium Apple Music
Telstra's primary music offer revolves around Apple Music, which it offers as a freebie for any customer signing up for selected month-to-month, 12 or 24 month mobile plan. Telstra is the only provider which gives free Apple Music subscription for 6 months (only to new customers). That’s a $71.94 saving over the course, which is a pretty sweet offer.
Despite the name, Apple Music isn’t entirely fenced into Apple devices, with compatibility for Macs, PCs, iOS devices (iPhones, iPod Touch, iPads) and Android devices (4.3 or better), so there are plenty of ways to listen to Apple Music on the go. As with any other music streaming service, data charges will apply for listening on the go.
Here's the current rundown of Telstra’s Go Mobile plans:
Boost: Free Apple Music
Boost offers data-free streaming through Apple Music for all its prepaid plans.