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The National Broadband Network is how most Australians will connect to the Internet going forward.

To help you on your journey to connecting to the NBN and making the most out of your connection, we’ve got exclusive content on the best plans, best alternatives, connection guides and more.

Deal: Origin NBN 50/20 $59/Month, under the hood it’s rebadged Aussie Broadband NBN

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If you like the speed and service provided by Aussie Broadband as well as the electricity / gas offers from Origin Energy you can now sign up for "Origin NBN". According to the AFR this is actually an Aussie Broadband...

ACCC alleges that Telstra, Optus and TPG has misled consumers over NBN speeds

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The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has commenced legal action against three of Australia's largest internet and telecommunications companies, accusing Telstra, Optus and TPG of misleading consumers about the speeds available on their NBN connections. Commencing action in the Federal...

Commbank app & site will sell NBN, electricity, shopping deals etc from part owned...

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In an unexpected move, Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) has announced it will promote discounted NBN and broadband services to its customers, after acquiring a 25% ownership stake in NBN retail telcos More Telecom and Tangerine. The partnerships announced today...

NBN Co finally recommencing HFC connections from late July

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There are a lot of factors involved in the delays for customers wanting and needing HFC connections. This includes Shortages of modems coupled with service reliability woes. The collective issues led to a rethink about upgrading all...

Speedtest data shows NBN speed delivery continues to slowly improve

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If you look at the global situation right now, we've got it pretty good here in Australia. The biggest problems we face are political, or first world problems like Internet connectivity. Now that the NBN is "finished"...

NBN Co replacing 10,000 FTTC modems after damage by lightning in NSW’s Blue Mountains...

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There's been a growing chorus of NBN users reporting that their NBN modems have been damaged during lightning events, such that NBN Co has now agreed to replace some 10,000 Fibre to the Curb (FTTC) modems in New South...

Aussie Broadband and other telcos blast NBN Co over appointment cancellations and HFC delays

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There's been a crisis meeting today between NBN Co and retailers, with major issues including appointments for new connections and the long-running supply issues over HFC modems which mean that new connections are unable to proceed. The meeting included participants...

Free NBN Fibre upgrade: Are you on NBN’s new list of 900,000 eligible homes?

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NBN has just revealed the latest list of suburbs and towns around Australia (including the first places in TAS, ACT and NT) where an additional 900,000 homes and businesses are set to benefit from a free upgrade from FTTN...

Speedtest shows NBN data delivery speeds are getting better, at least temporarily…

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When it comes to broadband options, we're not exactly leading the pack when you look at global data. But the latest data from the Speedtest Global Index shows Australia's NBN fixed broadband speeds are improving in speed and...

Amazon’s Eero 6 mesh Wi-Fi system could supercharge your NBN connection

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If you're updating your router or have your first Internet connection going in, you're probably evaluating whether to go with a router or mesh option. Once you've made that decision, you'll be delving into the myriad of brands...

Measuring Broadband Australia confirms what NBN Fixed Wireless customers know – the service sucks

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The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has released a quarterly Measuring Broadband Australia report for a few years now, and it's been a good barometer of the National Broadband Network's performance and customer satisfaction. This quarter's report is a little...

NBN rollout of HFC confirmed to recommence, but not soon enough if you’re waiting...

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For users awaiting connection to the NBN, but trapped by the shortage of HFC modems there is some good news light at the end of the tunnel. This just added to the nightmare that HFC connections is rapidly...

Telstra and Optus offer assistance to NSW customers in postcodes affected by NSW rain...

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Telstra and Optus have both announced help for people in NSW who have had their lives disrupted by the rain and floods. Optus Customers Optus Managing Director, Marketing & Revenue Matt Williams said: “We have all seen the frightening images of...

NBN Co consulting with the potential for FTTC connections having gigabit speed in the...

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The fractured delivery of NBN connections across Australia has caused excessively disparate speeds between neighbourhoods. The lucky folk on FTTP can choose their speeds with reckless abandon, with other connection types being far more restricted in speeds due to the...

The free NBN speed upgrade is a double edged sword for heavy data users

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Over the next 6 month or so, many NBN users will be getting a free speed upgrade through their retail providers. We’ve seen the vast majority of NBN retailers offering this upgrade, providing users connections are capable of...

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