Australia's largest carrier Telstra has announced that all of its Go Mobile plans now include data-free Apple Music streaming as of this week, enabling customers to listen to songs and albums without tapping into their monthly data allowance. Telstra's FairPlay policy regarding unreasonable usage applies. In tandem, it continues to offer free six-month Apple Music subscriptions to new customers.

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Telstra also now includes a three-month subscription to popular streaming services Netflix, Stan, and Presto on select mobile plans. Additionally, all plans include a free 200GB OneDrive cloud storage subscription, free and unlimited Telstra Air hotspot data, and a NRL and AFL 2016 Footy Season Pass.

Many carriers offer free subscriptions to services like Apple Music or Spotify to attract new customers. Telstra became the first carrier to gift Apple Music with a mobile plan when it offered a 12-month subscription for free last August. German carrier Deutsche Telekom is similarly planning to offer new customers six months of Apple Music service for free starting in September, according to a recent report.

When the six-month Apple Music subscription ends, Telstra will automatically charge customers $11.99 per month until the plan is canceled, but data-free streaming will continue. The carrier has posted an Apple Music FAQ with more information about the offer, including how to sign up.

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fischersd Avatar
63 months ago
That should be "free-data Apple Music" not "data-free Apple Music" - which implies that it's getting there by what? telepathy? :)

Not to knit-pick or anything. :)
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zhang96 Avatar
63 months ago
Canadian carriers sucks balls.
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jdmagoo1 Avatar
63 months ago
Anyone who is with telstra is a fool. They have dramatically inflated prices on every service they sell and their coverage is marginally bettet/if at all better.

Tpg destroys telstra as an ISP and any reseller on the optus network is better than telstra for mobile.

Telstra is what your parents and grandparents use because that is the only option they know (and blindly trust). When those two generations move on, telstra will be in a world of hurt.
I use to think the same until I ended up in NW Western Australia for 3 weeks with work. I was with Optus then, I can tell you that not having mobile phone coverage during that time was really tough, and having to use my bosses mobile to call the wife at home sucked balls!! He was the only one of us with Telstra, the rest of us was with voda, virgin or Optus. We all changed carriers and haven't looked back since.
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laudern Avatar
63 months ago
Anyone who is with telstra is a fool. They have dramatically inflated prices on every service they sell and their coverage is marginally bettet/if at all better.

Tpg destroys telstra as an ISP and any reseller on the optus network is better than telstra for mobile.

Telstra is what your parents and grandparents use because that is the only option they know (and blindly trust). When those two generations move on, telstra will be in a world of hurt.
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szw-mapple fan Avatar
63 months ago
$11.99 per month? Isn't that more than if you sign up directly with apple?
That is in Australian dollars. Apple's own price in Australia is also $11.99.
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milo Avatar
63 months ago
NET NEUTRALITY!

Or something.
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