Keep your child’s mobile phone costs down

Originally published:, 28 April 2019

Parents can easily keep their child’s mobile phone costs down if they stick one simple method — prepaid deals — experts say.

The introduction of data alerts at 50 per cent, 80 per cent and 100 per cent of plans has helped curb bill shock but many parents are still shelling out significant amounts each month to keep their kids connected.

New analysis by Pureprofile on behalf of Amaysim surveyed 1000 people with children aged 12-18 who use mobile phones and found parents spend the following on their child’s phone deals:

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