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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.

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...

Waiting for an NBN HFC connection? Orders to resume in May 2021

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We reported a little while ago that NBN Co had paused new activations for HFC customers following a worldwide shortage of the required components to make its HFC modems. Well, the resumption of HFC orders is in sight, but...

Not content with share of NBN revenue, TPG wants to move customers to its...

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If you had a choice between using (and paying for) NBN Co's national broadband network for your customers, or having those customers on your own infrastructure, which would you choose? The answer seems obvious - you'd choose your own....

NBN Co wants the ACCC to independently measure up 5G and other fibre providers

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It's becoming a common catch-cry that 5G could rival or best the National Broadband Network, and it's reached the point that NBN Co is now asking for a public, independent measure of such claims so people can make an...

ACCC tells NBN resellers – make sure you buy enough bandwidth for your customers

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At the height of the COVID-19 restrictions last year, NBN announced it would temporarily give extra bandwidth to resellers to meet customer demand at no extra cost ... but like all good things, that temporary bonus has come to...

Prepare to pay more for your internet Australia: NBN pricing model flags cost increase

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It's almost always the way; we don't often get news about things costing less as time goes on, and with internet access in Australia, it almost never gets cheaper. A number of ISPs hiked their prices last year in...

Aussie Broadband announces its first half-year results to the Australian Stock Exchange

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Aussie Broadband debuted on the Australian Stock Exchange last year, and has today published its first half-yearly results report as a publicly traded company. The highlight is having achieved revenue of $157.4m (which was around its forecast figure in the...

The huge number of Australians wanting NBN fibre upgrades will surprise you

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The original promise of the NBN was fibre to just about everybody, but politicians of various persuasions saw to it that this didn't quite happen. Fortunately, now, there's a plan for NBN Co to get fibre internet available to most...

Guide: if your apartment has Opticomm / LBNCo / OPENetworks internet not NBN

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If you move into a recently constructed high rise apartment or unit block you might find that the NBN is not available and you're given a brochure for fibre to the home internet access via LBNCo, Opticomm or OPENetworks...

NBN fibre upgrade list updated: does your town make the cut?

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Earlier today NBN released details about 100,000 more premises in particular towns which will be lucky enough to have fibre running down their streets in selected metropolitan and regional areas of New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland, South Australia and...

2020 proved Aussies could work from home, but bosses still forcing staff back to...

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The lockdowns of 2020 proved that technologies like the NBN, mobile broadband, video calls and corporate chat apps could enable many office workers to do their job from home but now in early 2021 many Australian workers are disappointed...

Optus NBN: Fibre break near Sydney exchange takes out Optus NBN across Australia

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First spotted this morning by customers in our area wondering if perhaps NBN's crappy Fibre to the Node had struck again, it seems that it's just Optus customers that are offline - and quite a few of them. What looked...

Want a free NBN fibre upgrade? Looks like it’ll come with a 250mbps minimum...

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Customers left behind on last-century access technologies have been eagerly awaiting more details since NBN announced it would upgrade large parts of its network to a full-fibre offering last September. Unfortunately, that detail has been hard to come by...

iiNet quick to offer NBN connection upgrades to existing customers and discounts for new...

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We're seeing a bit of a pricing battle emerge among the NBN retail providers at the moment. Aussie Broadband were first to jump with others, including iiNet quickly following. The promotion brings the price of a new NBN 100/20...

Aussie Broadband slashes prices on its fastest NBN plans

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A new page on Aussie Broadband's website has popped up showing discounts on NBN 100/20, 100/40, 250/25 and 1000/50 plans. The promotion drops prices of NBN 100/20 and 100/40 to $89 per month, NBN 250/25 to $99 per month, and...

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