Gomo is going away for a bit

Gomo Mobile Australia
Pictured: Gomo logo on iPhone.
The Optus-owned MVNO teases an overhaul
Fergus Halliday
Jun 02, 2023
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Published on June 02, 2023

Gomo is going dark, with the Optus-powered provider teasing big changes in the months ahead and setting a deadline for its new customers looking to activate their service.

Those who haven't done yet so won't have the chance. As of this week, the MVNO is no longer accepting new customers. Meanwhile, Aussies who have recently bought a Gomo SIM card have until the 10th of July to activate their service.

As for existing customers, Gomo says that their service won't be affected. At least not yet.

"gomo is undergoing some changes in the coming months," the Gomo website reads.

Optus launched Gomo back in 2021. With a single mobile plan and an app-first consumer experience, it was pitched as Optus' equivalent to Vodafone's Felix or Telstra's Belong sub-brands.

It's unclear how long Gomo will be operating in this more limited capacity nor what it will look like on the other side of it. We'll have to wait and see.

Fergus Halliday
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Fergus Halliday
Fergus Halliday is a journalist and editor for Reviews.org. 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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