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Get the new phone you've been wanting and a 24 month plan with heaps of data. Offer for the life of your plan to current uni students only.

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SIM Only

BYO phone and grab a SIM with awesome value. Offer for the life of your plan to current uni students only. New services only on month to month.

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Win a trip to Vegas

The lights, the nights and the sounds. Thanks to Optus and iHeartRadio, you and a friend could be on a trip for two to the iHeartRadio Music Festival in Las Vegas, USA - valued up to $9,600.

The competition is open to all uni students in Australia who are 18+ at time of travel (Sep 2017). Plus, if you're an Optus mobile customer you'll receive three entries - tripling your chance to win this once-in-a-lifetime experience. Competition ends 31/03/17.


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  • Can I go into any Optus store or call Optus and receive the 10% student discount?

    No, this offer is available online and only in the following Optus stores:

    NSW:
    Armidale, Auburn, Bankstown, Bass Hill, Bathurst, Belconnen, Blacktown, Bondi Junction, Broadway, Burwood Westfield, Cabramatta, Casula, Chatswood, Coffs Harbour, Eastgardens, Eastwood, Hurstville, Liverpool, Macarthur Square, Merrylands, Miranda, Newcastle. North Ryde, North Wollongong, Parramatta Westfield Level 5, Parramatta Church Street, Penrith, Randwick, Richmond Marketplace, Stanhope Gardens, Strathfield, Sydney Airport, Sydney Central, Top Ryde, Winston Hills, Wollongong, World Square, Zetland.

    QLD:
    Australia Fair, Brisbane Airport, Bundaberg, Burleigh, Cairns, Canelands, Carindale, Castletown, Chermside, Dubbo, Garden City Westfield, Hervey Bay, Helensvale, Hyperdome, Indooroopilly, Marrochydore, Newstead, North Lakes, Orange, Queen Street, Robina, Strathpine, The Willows, Toombul, Toowong, Toowoomba, Townsville.

    SA:
    Castle Plaza, Colonnades, Gouger Street, Marion Westfield, Norwood, Rundle Mall, Tea Tree Plaza, West Lakes.

    VIC:
    Airport West, Ballarat, Bay City Plaza, Bendigo Marketplace, Bourke Street, Bourke Street Mall, Box Hill, Brunswick, Camberwell, Chadstone, Doncaster, Footscray, Fountain Gate, Fountain Gate Level 2, Glen Waverley, Highpoint, Horsham, Knox, Melbourne Airport, Melbourne Central, Mildura, Northland, Plenty Valley, Roxburgh Park, Shepparton, Southland Level 3, Springvale, St Albans, Sunshine, Werribee, Wodonga.

    TAS:
    Hobart.

    WA:
    Booragoon, Carousel, Claremont, Fremantle, Joondalup, Perth Airport, Morley, Murray St.

    What type of student do I have to be to be eligible for the discount?

    You must be a current university or TAFE student to be eligible for the discount. Optus reserves the right to remove the student discount off your account if you are unable to verify your student status.

    I'm having an issue getting my promo code?

    If you have entered your student email and haven't received your promo code or if your uni does not have an .edu email address, get in touch at studentoffer@optus.com.au with a scanned copy of your current Student ID or enrolment letter and we will send you your promo code.

    When will the discount appear on my bill?

    The offer will appear on your first bill and for the life of your plan.

    How many promo codes can I use?

    Only one promo code will be given to each student. Promo codes are single use codes and will expire after one use.

    How do I keep track of my usage?

    We'll send you usage alerts once you've reached approximately 50%, 85% and 100% of your individual or pooled data inclusions.

    We'll also send you usage alerts when you've reached 85% and 100% of any extra data that you use above your standard plan inclusion each month.

    And, you can check usage by:

    What is data sharing with Data Pool?

    Data Pool is perfect for families and for individuals with multiple mobile and mobile broadband devices who want to get the most out of their data inclusions. Learn more.

    What is 4G Plus and how will it benefit me?

    We've been putting in the hard yards to expand our 4G coverage, so that customers can enjoy faster mobile internet in more places.
    Our 4G Plus network now covers 95% of the Australian population, making 4G available in all major cities and hundreds of regional and holiday towns. Learn more.

    What happens if I go over my plan's included data?

    Great news - we'll automatically top up your data for just $10 per extra 1GB. This extra data can also be used across all devices when connected to a Data Pool.

    We'll also send you usage alerts so you can monitor your spend - and, you can always see how your usage is travelling in the My Optus App.

    How do I change plans?

    If you are an existing Optus customer

    You can change your plan using the My Optus app. You can also change your plan here.

    As a heads up, if you're looking to move from one of our older plans to our latest My Plan Plus (March 2016), you'll have to re-contract. Log into My Account to check if you're eligible.

    If you're new to Optus and/or switching your number to us...

    You can purchase online, call us or visit a 'yes' Optus Shop.

    How will i receive my order?

    Need to know when your delivery will arrive? How we keep you informed? All the answers are right here.

    What is data free entertainment streaming?

    Mobile TV streaming: If you're an Optus postpaid customer on an eligible plan, you can enjoy streaming movies and TV on your mobile or tablet without using your plan's data on Netflix, Stan, ABC iview, ABC KIDS iview and ABC ME. You just need subscriptions to Netflix and Stan.

    Music streaming: If you're an Optus customer on an eligible plan, you can enjoy music streaming on your mobile or tablet without using your plan's data on the following streaming service apps: Google Play Music, iHeartRadio, Pandora and Spotify. If you're using some premium versions of these services, you may have to pay for a subscription to these services.

    You can find out more about Entertainment streaming here.

  • Student offer: 10% discount off plan fees on 24 month plans & 12 month SIM Only plans applies to new and recontracting services. 10% discount off plan fees for month to month SIM Only plans applies to new services only. Discount will appear on your monthly bill for the life of the plan. Available online and in selected stores only to verified uni students. Recontracting 12M SIM only customers can only recontract online.

    You must be a current university student to be eligible for the discount. Optus reserves the right to remove the student discount off your account if you are unable to verify your student status.

    National Talk Inclusions: Can be used for standard talk to Oz numbers, 13/1300 numbers and voicemail retrievals all within Australia.

    Selected Countries Include: Austria, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Canada, Chile, China, Croatia, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Indonesia, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Pakistan, Philippines, Poland, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, United Kingdom, USA and Vietnam. 'yes' International rates apply for excess and non-included usage. See optus.com.au/international.

    International SMS/MMS on $40 My Plan Plus: Get unlimited standard international SMS and MMS to selected countries.

    International Talk/Text Inclusions on $65/$85/$100/$130/$160 My Plan Plus: Included minutes can be used for standard international calls to numbers in selected countries & unlimited standard international SMS/MMS (selected countries). International minutes billed per minute.

    Data Pool: If you have more than one My Plan Plus (including SIM Only), My Plan Business (including SIM Only & Tech Fund), My Mobile Broadband Plus or Mobile Broadband Business plan on the same billing account, the included monthly data allowance will combine into one data pool, which will be shared by all eligible services on that account. This data can also be shared with any existing Share Data Plan. Any unused data in the data pool expires at the end of each billing month.

    Additional Data: Additional data automatically charged at $10/1GB. If you use more than 150GB we may continue to charge you at the same rates or restrict your data use until next billing period.

    General: Fair Go Policy applies. For more info, see our Critical Information Summaries which can be found at optus.com.au/cis or pick one up in store.

    Usage Alerts: Usage alerts are not real-time and delays of up to 48 hours may be experienced.

    My Account: Services that share data may have a service login to My Account which will display all service numbers contributing or using the shared data pool on the account, and the amount each service has used. If you have more than 6 services on your account you may not be able to use My Account to monitor usage or add/change alerts.

    Coverage: With 3G devices, you can access our 3G (UMTS 2100 MHz / 900 MHz) network. With 4G devices and a compatible plan, you can access our 3G network plus some or all of our 4G Plus network. Our 4G Plus network uses multiple frequencies (LTE 700 / 1800 / 2100 / 2300 / 2600 MHz) to provide coverage. Coverage availability will vary depending on your device and location. Check coverage at optus.com.au/coverage based on your address and device.

    Mobile TV and music streaming: All for use in Australia. Fair Go Policy applies. Stream SD video up to 1.5Mbps & music up to 512kbps. Some streaming services require paid subscriptions. Streaming services subject to change at any time. Downloads, data tethering, streaming on TVs (such as Chromecast & Apple TV), other content such as ads, authentication & app analytics are excluded and will incur data charges. Streaming services may not have apps available on all mobile operating systems. Suitable for one stream per service on mobile & tablet devices only. Available on selected plans.

    Optus Sport: Personal viewing in Australia only. Content and features vary by device and sport. Sport coverage is available as long as you remain on an eligible plan and Optus has the rights. Optus Sport is a month-to-month subscription, which will continue until you cancel your subscription or you move to an ineligible plan. Where your plan includes Optus Sport at no additional cost, your bill will show a $15 charge and corresponding credit

    24 month My Plan Plus

    Cancellation: Your phone repayments are reduced by a monthly credit. If you need to cancel your plan there are no plan cancellation fees, simply pay out the full remaining cost of your phone which will include any amount that Optus was going to cover.

    New Phone Trade Up: After 12 months you can pay a one-off fee of $99, return your current device in good working order to Optus and buy a new device on a new 24-month plan. Alternatively if you wish to keep your original device simply pay out the full remaining cost of your device including any amount that Optus was going to cover, then upgrade to a new device on a new 24-month plan. For more info visit optus.com.au/newphonetradeup.

    $160 My Plan Plus 6 Services per account: Limit of 6 services applies on an account which has a $160 My Plan Plus service.

    International Roaming Inclusions: $130 and $160 My Plan Plus give you unlimited standard national and international talk, SMS (excludes MMS) and an included amount of data to use in Zone 1 country per month. For list of countries see optus.com.au/travel. If you exceed your included data allowance then standard PAYG data roaming charges will apply. Any unused included data for the month is forfeited and cannot be rolled over to the next billing month.

    Fast-tracked Service: Fast-tracked customer service only available on the $160 My Plan Plus. An eligible number must be entered to receive fast-tracking when you call customer service on 133 937.

    Optus Travel™ Pack: Gives you unlimited standard national and international talk, SMS and up to 50MB of data to use in Zone 1 countries per day. For list of countries see optus.com.au/travel. You must activate each day of Optus Travel™ Pack prior to use and if you activate multiple consecutive days, the data allowance will accumulate for use anytime over the consecutive day period. If you exceed your daily or accumulated usage, standard data roaming charges will apply. You can also purchase additional Optus Travel™ Packs. Any data provided as part of an Optus Travel™ Pack is not shareable and will not form part of any Data Pool. Any un-used days of Optus Travel™ Pack are forfeited and cannot be rolled over to the next billing month.

    Yes TV by Fetch Mini: requires an active fixed broadband Internet connection and a download speed of at least 3Mbps, a widescreen TV and an external antenna connection. Data charges will apply from your internet service provider. You cannot use your mobile data to watch content from the Yes TV by Fetch Mini. If mobile service is cancelled Yes TV by Fetch Mini service will also be cancelled. If the Yes TV by Fetch Mini service is cancelled you must return the device to Optus or charges will apply.

    Bonus Gear FIT2 Offer: Offer available via redemption from Samsung. Promotion starts at 9.00am (AEDT) 12 Jan 2017 and ends 11.59pm (AEDT) 27 Mar 2017. Claims must be submitted within 14 days of purchase. See www.samsung.com/au/gearfit2 for full T&Cs and further details

    Bonus Data $85 My Plan Plus: Available to new and recontracting services on $85 My Plan Plus. Bonus data will remain on your service until you recontract, change to an ineligible plan or cancel your plan. The bonus offer is available until withdrawn by us.

    My Plan Plus SIM Only

    My Plan Plus SIM Only (12 month options): Cancellation fees apply.

    My Plan Plus SIM Only (Month to Month options): Leave when you like; you'll just need to pay the remainder of your handset payments (if any) plus any outstanding charges.

    International Talk/Text Inclusions on $50/$60 My Plan Plus SIM Only (Month to Month) & $40/$55/$70 My Plan Business SIM Only (12 Months): Included minutes can be used for standard international calls to numbers in selected countries & unlimited standard international SMS/MMS (selected countries). International minutes billed per minute.

    International SMS/MMS on $35 My Plan Plus SIM Only (Month to Month) & $30 My Plan Plus SIM Only (12 Months): Get unlimited standard international SMS and MMS (selected countries).