Introducing Lebara Mobile
Founded in Europe in 2001, and arriving in Australia in 2009, Lebara has long been known for its brand of calling cards that enabled those with friends or family overseas to get in touch at hugely discounted rates. Their prepaid mobile service continues that tradition but takes the complications of the calling card out of the picture, allowing Lebara customers to call directly from their mobile to a vast range of international destinations at extremely low cost.
Those looking for the best value will be heading straight for Lebara’s top-end prepaid plan, which offers unlimited usage pretty much across the board – national fixed-line and mobile calls, texts and MMS messages and unlimited calls to 60 international countries. With a healthy 5GB of data included along with it, you’d be hard pressed to find a better value way of keeping in touch with people overseas. Those who need to make less international calls are well catered for by cheaper plans that offer a set number of international minutes or, for those who want to control their usage more tightly, super-cheap international rates on a $10 30-day SIM.
Partnered with Vodafone for mobile network access in Australia, Lebara offers fast 4G data speeds as well as superb coverage across Australia thanks to Vodafone’s recently upgraded national 4G network.
Which International Countries Are Included?
On the top-tier plan, you can make unlimited calls to fixed lines or mobile in Argentina, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Chile, China, Canada, Czech Republic, Colombia, Denmark, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Hungary, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxemburg, Malaysia, Malta, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Peru. Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Romania, Singapore, Spain, South Korea, Sweden, Thailand, USA and the UK. Fixed-line-only calls are available to Brunei, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cyprus, Estonia, Greece, Iceland, Kazakhstan, Martinique, Morocco, Reunion, French Guiana, Russia, Slovenia, Slovakia, South Africa, Switzerland, Taiwan and Venezuela. Finally, unlimited “Family and Friends” calls (nominated numbers) are available to Bangladesh, India and Pakistan.
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Especially great value for those who call internationally a little or a lot, Lebara also has a lot to offer those who just want a value mobile service in Australia. Its support for fast 4G data and voice is a definite plus, and it’s only text messagers who’ll need to be careful and keep it to text-only, no pictures!