$30 SIM Starter Kit

$2 SIM Starter Kit

Telstra Pre-Paid
4GX Wi-Fi Plus

$99 with 3GB of data to use in
Australia within 30 days


Telstra Pre-Paid
4GX Wi-Fi Advanced

$149 $129 with 5GB of data to use in Australia within 30 days


Telstra Pre Paid 4GX
WI-FI with car kit

 $79 with 3GB of data to use in Australia within 30 days


Telstra Pre-Paid
4G USB Wi-Fi Plus

$69 with 3GB of data to use in
Australia within 30 days


Activate your Pre-Paid

Whether you've purchased a Pre-Paid tablet from Telstra, or have your own Telstra 4G compatible device, you can take advantage of Australia's largest national mobile broadband network on the Pre-Paid Mobile Broadband Offer. Remember, your device, tablet or iPad needs to support 3G-850MHz to get the full benefit of the Telstra Mobile Network. And, because it's Pre-Paid, you have a range of flexible recharge options to choose from when you top up your data, with no need to be locked into a 12 or 24-month fixed term contract.

What you need to activate your Pre-Paid


New Telstra device or SIM starter kit

You'll need to enter either the Service (mobile) number or SIM serial number that is on your packaging.

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A valid form of ID

Australian driver's licence, Australian passport, Medicare card, Birth certificate, Tertiary education card or International passport

Handy ways to recharge and check your balance

Recharge online now

Recharge any Telstra Pre-Paid service quickly without logging in.

Mobile or service number  

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Recharge and check your balance with My Account

You can recharge, check your balance, change your offer and more with My Account.



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Enjoy free Wi-Fi with Telstra Air®

Over 650,000 Telstra Air hotspots across Australia, and 19 million Fon spots overseas. Available until 27 March 2017.

Get 200GB cloud storage subscription

Store, access and share your precious and important files with Microsoft OneDrive

Telstra Pre-Paid Mobile Broadband Data Passes

Our data passes are packing more data than ever before, so you and your family can connect your compatible tablets, laptops and devices on Australia’s best mobile network. Choose the data pass that works for you and your device.

  Our pick  
3 day pass
Week pass
Month pass
Annual pass
2 year pass
1GB 2GB 3GB 5GB 16GB
3 day expiry 7 day expiry 30 day expiry 365 day expiry 730 day expiry
Perfect for a weekend away Keep entertained on a short holiday Great for regular users in/out of home Long expiry; great for your annual holiday Heaps of data, and extra long expiry
Roll over your unused data and recharge credit
When you recharge before your expiry date
All to use in Australia
Critical information summary

Buy a $30 SIM   Buy a $2 SIM

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You can use Telstra Pre-Paid Mobile Broadband when travelling overseas to keep in touch with friends and family. It is automatically available on your Telstra Pre-Paid Mobile Broadband service.

International Roaming – Pay as you go

International Roaming data usage $3 per MB (charged per Kb or part thereof)
SMS from any country 65c per SMS recipient

International Roaming – Browse Plus Packs

Plus $29 Includes 100MB of data 30 days expiry
Plus $85 Includes 300MB of data 30 days expiry
Plus $160 Includes 600MB of data 30 days expiry

You get an allowance of data usage in a selection of countries for 30 days from the date of activation.

Not sure how much data you'll need? Use our handy calculator to estimate your possible data usage so you can select the right Browse Plus Pack for your needs.

Please note that the data allowance in Browse Plus Packs cannot be used for call, SMS, or MMS charges while overseas. The data allowance also cannot be used in Australia. If you're not using a Browse Plus Pack, or your allowance has run out, the Pay As You Go rate will apply to all downloaded content.


How to buy

You can buy a Browse Plus Pack before you leave Australia or while you're overseas. We recommend using the following methods because additional charges don't apply:

  • Use the My Account icon in the Connection Manager (where available)
  • Visit m.telstra.com on your Pre-Paid mobile broadband device

You can also buy a Browse Plus Pack using the following options — but please be aware that data usage charges may apply:

The cost of the pack will be deducted from your Pre-Paid Balance and you'll receive confirmation of your purchase. You can check your balance via the My Account icon in the Connection Manager.

Want help choosing the data pass that suits you?


Once you’ve bought your SIM or device you’ll need to activate it. To start you’ll need a valid ID.


On a different Telstra Pre-Paid Mobile Broadband offer and want to switch to Data Passes? Go to m.telstra.com from your Pre-Paid browser or log in to My Account


Have you just activated or switched to our Data passes? It’s time to choose your pass and recharge.

Australia's largest 4G coverage area

Telstra offers 4G in all capital CBDs and selected regional areas.


Set up and manage your Pre-Paid

Handy hints to get started and keep all your devices connected.


TELSTRA 24x7® App

View your account, track your call data and usage, manage your bills and more.


Questions about Pre-Paid mobile broadband? We can help

Shop online 24x7

You can purchase Pre-Paid mobile broadband devices online.

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Call 1800 830 003

Prefer to talk to someone over the phone? We're here to answer your questions.

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Got a question about Pre-Paid mobile broadband? Ask our customers.

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More information about Pre-Paid mobile broadband can be found in our Frequently Asked Questions.

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Things you need to know

1/2 Price SIM Starter Kits: Offer is online only. This offer applies only to the $30 Telstra Pre-Paid SIM Starter Kit for both mobiles and tablets. Offer limited to one per person. Offer ends 5pm AEST on 19 September 2016.

IN AUSTRALIA: Telstra Pre-Paid Mobile Broadband Data Passes can be used on Telstra Mobile Broadband devices or Telstra Pre-Paid SIM Starter Kits. Once you’ve used all your data, you can continue to use your recharge credit at the PAYG rate of $2/MB (charged per KB) in Australia. Recharge credit can be used on texts to standard Australian numbers, content charges and use while overseas charged at $3/MB (charged per KB or part thereof). Some usage is excluded, such as calls to standard Australian and International numbers, calls/texts to satellite numbers and premium numbers, operator assisted calls, MessageBank® retrieval and diverted calls. Unused recharge credit and data expires unless you recharge again before expiry. 

WHILE OVERSEAS: Your data allowance can only be used in selected countries. If you use up your data allowance, or if you don't purchase an International Roaming Browse Plus Pack (or if you roam in a country which is not a selected country in which you can use your Browse Plus Pack) you'll be charged $3 per MB (charged per Kb or part thereof), which will be deducted from any Pre-Paid credit you may have on your service.

The data allowance in Browse Plus Packs cannot be used for call, SMS, or MMS charges while overseas. Check out availability and pricing to find out how much you will be charged for those services in the countries you are visiting.

The data allowance in the Browse Plus Packs cannot be used in Australia. Any unused data will be forfeited at the end of the 30-day period.

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