It was a year ago that TPG announced a $1.9 billion investment in developing a brand-new 4G network in Australia in a bid to move away from Vodafone, the junior telco’s current telecom partner.

And now it’s virtually time for the launch of Australia’s latest LTE network and also, to charm brand-new customers, TPG is using six months of free access.

The service will be activated in Q3 or Q4 this year, the telco has introduced, with the very first six months slated to be a trail period.

“We are welcoming customers to sign up to experience our insurance coverage as well as network performance in addition to make the most of limitless mobile information free of cost, ” TPG Chief Executive Officer David Teoh claimed in a statement.

There’s always a ‘but’

The term “unlimited”, nevertheless, has a caveat, like all other unlimited data plans presently available by Australia’s bigger telcos.

TPG’s brand-new clients will certainly have accessibility to 1GB of data at uncapped rates daily, if the daily allocation has been gone beyond, download speeds will drop to 1Mbps for the remainder of the day.

After the six-month test duration, the monthly price of the plan will be $9.99.

First come, first served

The trial will just be offered in “CBD locations and various surrounding residential areas in Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Canberra and also Brisbane, ” according to TPG’s statement.

And while the test is open to any individual that registers first, the telco will certainly prioritise existing TPG, iiNet as well as Internode broadband customers.

The telco has actually set up a websites for clients to sign up for the test as well as will send invites to those who sign up. Nonetheless, it is yet uncertain the amount of clients will certainly have the ability to make the most of the trial. 

SIM cards and support will be used by means of TPG’s website.

Price wars

TPG’s offer of $10 a month after the initial 6 months for unlimited data comes not long after the telco’s primary running policeman Craig Levy called the company’s entry into the 4G space “aggressive”.

TPG’s reduced rates can trigger off a cost war, making Australian telecommunications services a whole lot much more budget-friendly for consumers. The million buck inquiry right here, nevertheless, is TPG’s network insurance coverage. While all the Australian fundings will be served by the new LTE network, it doesn’t cover all significant cities in the nation.

For a list of areas presently covered by TPG, see the table below:

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