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Boost Mobile is ready to bump up its prices

One of the cheapest ways to get on the Telstra network just got more expensive.

Fergus Halliday
Apr 24, 2023
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Boost Mobile is the latest telco to raise its prices, with most month-to-month plans increasing by $5.

The Telstra MNVO announced the move to customers by email, with new and existing customers set to pay the higher rates from July 4, 2023.

In its missive to customers, Boost Mobile did not specify a reason for the price hike but framed the move as one born from unfortunate necessity.

"From time to time the prices of our services are reviewed, and the decision has been made to increase the prices of our plans from 4 July 2023. We know any price rise is hard and it’s not a decision that has been taken lightly," it said.

Those on cheaper 28-day expiry Boost Mobile plans are getting off with a $2 increase while others are looking at an increase of $5 per month. That number might sound pretty small, but it'll add up quickly over the course of a year.

Prepaid customers on a Boost Mobile $200 long expiry plan are being hit with the largest increase of $30, but since that mobile plan covers a longer period, the equivalent "monthly" cost is only rising about $2.50 or so.

Boost Mobile's $70 prepaid 28-day expiry mobile plan is the only option that isn't rising in price. Moreover, this plan will now offer 90GB per month rather than 65GB per month. In fact, every single plan on the Boost Mobile roster is getting a similar bump in gigabytes.

Check out the table below for a full breakdown of how the prices and included data of each Boost Mobile prepaid plan is changing.

Current recharge
New recharge (from 4 July 2023)
$10 for 3GB$12 for 5GB7 days
$20 for 5GB$22 for 7GB28 days
$30 for 20GB$35 for 25GB28 days
$40 for 30GB$45 for 35GB28 days
$50 for 40GB$55 for 45GB28 days
$70 for 65GB$70 for 90GB (no price change)28 days
$200 for 130GB$230 for 160GB12 months
$300 for 240GBN/A12 months

If the silver lining of additional data per month isn't enough to keep you around, be sure to check out the table below for a round-up of the cheapest mobile plan deals in our database with at least 40GB of monthly data.

Fergus Halliday
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Fergus Halliday
Fergus Halliday is a journalist and editor for He’s written about technology, telecommunications, gaming and more for over a decade. He got his start writing in high school and began his full-time career as the Editor of PC World Australia. Fergus has made the MCV 30 Under 30 list, been a finalist for seven categories at the IT Journalism Awards and won Most Controversial Writer at the 2022 Consensus Awards. He has been published in Gizmodo, Kotaku, GamesHub, Press Start, Screen Rant, Superjump, Nestegg and more.

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