By Daniel Cheung
‘yes’ time, Vodafone Free Choice, Telstra Freechat…
what are we talking about? We’re
talking free calls from your mobile phone to other phone numbers here.
Is it worth you having to reconnect to another company just to get to
these delicious “freebies”? Here’s
where we investigate for you.
first 15 minutes of a call to another MobileNet service are free from 9pm to
5am.” That’s great!
I think I’ll join Telstra. But
wait, Optus has got ‘yes’ time, free from
8pm to midnight, every night, for the first 20 minutes; and now there’s
Vodafone, which means that calls between Vodafone mobile phones are free from
7pm to 7 am. And then there are
varying weekend rates…
to many these are quite confusing issues already. Throw that in with questions
like, “what networks are my friends on?”, and you have a deadly cocktail of
questions. Here is a checklist of
questions you should ask while you study these “freebies”:
While considering these
questions, it is useful to have a summary of all the plans in front of you.
We have prepared a Freebie Table for this purpose.
there are no conclusive answers. Your
choice should be made after consideration of your own usage.
The above is a simple guide to help you make the choice while “covering