Vodafone prepaid customers accelerate to 4G

Telco ups data limit for $40 prepaid plan to 1 GB

Vodafone Hutchison Australia will upgrade prepaid mobile customers to its 4G network starting today, the telco has announced.

Vodafone has also increased the amount of voice and data included with its $40 monthly prepaid plans. The new plan includes 1 GB data, up from 750MB, and $750 in call value, up from $650. As before, the plans include unlimited SMS and data is charged in KB increments.

Existing prepaid customers in metropolitan capital cities where Vodafone has 4G coverage will gain access today to the speedier LTE network, Vodafone said. New customers can sign up for 4G prepaid services starting in mid-November, the telco said.

Vodafone said prepaid customers who already have a 4G device might need to update network settings to gain access to the 4G network. Instructions are located here.

Check out our speed test of the Vodafone 4G network. Also, see how Vodafone’s 4G network stacks up to competitors in our handy guide on Computerworld Australia.

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