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3's new Prepaid Caps<img border="0" src="../images/button/arrow_greysm.gif" width="7" height="7"> What's New? 3's new Prepaid Caps

24 September 2008
Reported by Angus Leung

3 today announced its new Prepaid Caps, offering more value for customers who prefer to pay upfront.

Available from Sunday, 28th September, 3's new Prepaid Caps put the customer in control of how to use their credit, with the choice of being able to use it for talk, SMS or accessing the internet on their mobile (which will be available later this year).

"With 3's new Prepaid Caps we are giving customers the freedom to use their credit for what they want - whether it's for talk, text or the mobile internet. We're also delivering more value - something 3 has always aimed to do with all of our services, whether it's a prepaid, contract or mobile broadband service," said Noel Hamill, Director Sales, Marketing & Product at 3.

3's new Prepaid Caps range feature a $29, $49, $69 and $99 cap and include more value. From late 2008, mobile internet will also be available so all of 3's Prepaid Cap web addicts will be able to browse Facebook, MySpace or Google without the headache of extra subscriptions or additional costs.

"For customers who don't want to be tied into a contract and want to get the most out of their mobile, 3's Prepaid Caps are simple and put the customer in the driving seat. We think it's prepaid the way it should be," said Hamill.

More Value
3's new Prepaid Caps offer more value in services like talk, SMS, mobile internet and free 3 to 3 calls. 3's $29 Prepaid Cap includes $310 worth of value. Customers get $590 worth of value on the $49 Prepaid Cap, $1,000 on the $69 Prepaid Cap and on the $99 plan customers get $2,750 of total value. All Prepaid Cap recharges have a 30-day expiry.

Best of all, 3's new Prepaid Caps offer a no strings attached mobile experience, where customers can control their spend. Monitoring credit has never been easier as 3 gives fantastic options for the cash-conscious to keep finances in check, by logging onto My 3, calling 2224 or visiting www.my.three.com.au.
 
Prepaid Cap Pricing Cap Services FreeTalk Total Value
$29 $150 of calls., SMS & Mobile Internet
(up to 150MB and $10 on Planet 3)
$160 (180 mins) of Free Talk
24/7 to anyone on 3
$310
$49 $350 of calls., SMS & Mobile Internet
(up to 500MB and $10 on Planet 3)
$240 (300 mins) of Free Talk
24/7 to anyone on 3
$590
$69 $650 of calls., SMS & Mobile Internet
(up to 1GB and $10 on Planet 3)
$350 (500 mins) of Free Talk
24/7 to anyone on 3
$1,000
$99 $1,000 of calls., SMS & Mobile Internet
(up to 2GB and $10 on Planet 3)
$1,750 (2,500 mins) of Free Talk
24/7 to anyone on 3
$2,750

More Choice
In addition, to take the hassle away from recharging, 3 Prepaid customers can now:

  • Use a credit card online or over the phone
  • Set up auto recharge online, by selecting a preferred recharge voucher and then setting the recharge on a preferred day of the month or when the credit level hits $5, $10 or $15.
  • Purchase a voucher from a 3 Store, 3 Dealer or at over 14,000 participating outlets nationally
More 3G Content
Customers can opt to dedicate $10 of their Cap credit to enjoy Planet 3 features such as Mobile Games, Music, Ringtones or Mobile TV. Additional content vouchers of $10 or $20 can also be purchased for customers craving extra sports, news or entertainment on their handset.

More Mobiles
Along with an amazing choice of new Prepaid Caps, 3 Prepaid customers can choose from a range of hot handsets, and 3 is offering the Sony Ericsson W910i for just $249 to celebrate the unveiling of its new Prepaid Caps. The stylish Sony Ericsson Walkman phone is the leader of the pack for mobile entertainment, doubling as a digital music player for simple download, stream, store and track playback.

Where to Buy
3's new Prepaid Caps are available from Sunday, 28th September from 3 Stores and 3 Dealers across Australia, Mo's Mobiles, Allphones, Dick Smith Electronics, Tandy, Powerhouse and BIG W, www.three.com.au or by calling 133 907.

3 Prepaid Consumer Competition
3 mobile is giving Prepaid customers the chance to meet Rihanna and win the ultimate VIP experience. To go in the draw to meet Rihanna at her Sydney concert simply buy a Sony Ericsson prepaid mobile or recharge on 3's new Prepaid Caps. For full details visit www.three.com.au or visit a 3 Store.

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