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Jan 16 2015

Sending International SMS or Text message from Australia


Sending International SMS or Text message from Australia

To send a message to an International number you need to +CountryCode before the number, and remove the leading zero.

eg: Using the Mobile number of 0414 141 414

 0414141414 would need to be entered as ‘+441414141414’ using the country code of +44 for UK

The + sign is important

Cost of Sending International SMS or Text message from Australia

Prices as at January 2015

Optus:

How much does it cost to send an international SMS?

For Postpaid Mobile, international SMS is charged as per your rate plan per message sent up to 160 characters.
For Prepaid Mobile, international SMS is charged at $0.35 per message sent up to 160 characters (excludes Connect 4 Less)
http://www.optus.com.au/shop/mobilephones/internationalcallingrates/sms

Vodafone:

What it costs

On most plans and prepaid recharges, international TXT sent from Australia are charged at the same rate as standard TXT.

You can check your plan details in My Vodafone.

365 Day Plan costs 28c per International TXT (Up to 160 characters) (5c per TXT delivery notification message)

TXT sent while international roaming are charged as roaming TXT.
http://support.vodafone.com.au/articles/FAQ/Sending-and-receiving-international-TXT-messages

Telstra:

Costs

$0.50 per Text (SMS) per recipient to any standard international number
https://www.telstra.com.au/mobile-phones/plans-and-rates/calling-overseas-from-australia






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2 comments

  1. Dale

    Amaysim is free to text and phone UK.

    1. ABCDiamond

      Not on all of the Amaysim Plans. Their prepaid plans and the $19.90 pm plan quote:

      International talk and text:
      From 6c/min standard calls, 25c per standard SMS, 75c per standard MMS

      Local (in Australia) Text:
      12c per standard SMS, 49c per standard MMS

      It is still cheaper than the main three above.

      The more expensive plans do offer free texts to China, Hong Kong, India, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, UK and USA. Priced from $24.90 per month.

      amaysim plans

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