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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.

New $7.10 monthly tax on non-NBN fixed line broadband customers to fund rural NBN...

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As part of the new Federal Government Regional Broadband Scheme (RBS), a $7.10/month tax will be added to the bills of many non-NBN active fixed-line broadband customers to subsidize the bills of people connecting to NBN's loss-making fixed wireless...

NBN weeks from completion* (excluding 100000 “too hard” premises)

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Eleven years ago the Rudd federal Labor Government announced the intention to build a National Broadband Network delivering super fast broadband to Australian homes and workplaces: 93% via Fibre to the Premises (FTTP) and 7% via Fixed Wireless/Satellite. Several years...

Rumour: NBN 1000/50 250/25 super fast new speeds launch late May 2020 for FTTP...

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NBN and Australia's internet service providers are working out the final details so that new NBN super fast 1000/50 250/25 plans can be available for some residential home customers by late May 2020 - that's just a few weeks...

Latest figures from Ookla Speedtest shows some service improvement in the last week

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Since the lockdown began we've seen a lot of data around how our broadband services are holding up. Initially -- and frankly, as expected -- the latency on both fixed and mobile connections increased while speeds dropped. ...

Aussie Broadband will offer free NBN 25 plans to low-income households and families in...

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Aussie Broadband has moved swiftly to take up the NBN's $150m relief package for Australian families and businesses. The move will see the NBN internet provider target assistance to low income families with school-age children, business and customers experiencing...

Superloop are one of the first to offer free NBN connection to support families...

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Superloop has come to be one of the prominent names in the broadband market. They offer great value for money, solid plans and have a very good reputation for the service they offer. They have hit the...

NBN Co creates $150 million assistance package for struggling users

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Many companies are coming up with ways to help their customers through these difficult times and the NBN Co has announced it will establish a $150 million package to support residential and small and medium business customers. Now...

Optus is now offering a NBN WiFi modem with 4G backup

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Something interesting popped up on my Facebook feed last night, as it seems Optus is now offering an NBN Modem that will back up to its 4G network when the main NBN network goes down. This new plan -...

Aussie Broadband reports that NBN data usage has surged by 25% due to the...

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With a huge increase in the number of Australians working from home since the beginning of March, it's little surprise that our appetite for internet data has grown immensely. Just how much? NBN Co reports that it could be...

NBN Co and partners to employ “unusual traffic management” options to ensure continued service...

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Unusual times call for unusual strategies and that stands true for NBN Co and select retail service providers & partners in the current situation. The change in our Internet usage over the past few weeks has put increasing pressure...

Save $10 a month for the first 6 months when you sign up to...

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There's a lot going on in the world at the moment and the reality is, homes need the Internet to stay in touch. Aussie Broadband has recognised this and extended an offer via their Facebook page to save on...

Another week in, data shows broadband services are feeling the pressure

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A week ago, we saw data that Australia's fixed broadband was holding up under changing conditions. Mobile services weren't doing quite as well, but were still relatively functional. The update to that data from Ookla shows that...

Are you working from home now? Here’s our top NBN plans for you

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If you're like me, these last few weeks you've started working from home for the first time in forever. For the longest time, my internet connection was something which had to work first thing in the morning, during the...

Netflix Australia will reduce data use 25% for 30 days but maintain screen resolution...

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Netflix Australia has announced that it will be reducing the amount of data used by streams in Australia by 25% for 30 days to assist broadband and mobile networks while they adjust to increased numbers of people working from...

Ookla Speedtest shows Australia’s Internet services holding up as COVID-19 hits

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Ookla has provided independent insight into how various services in Australia and overseas perform. A current and very real issue we are facing is the consistency - or lack of - from our internet service providers. Specifically, as our workforce...

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