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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.

All Aussie Broadband NBN and ADSL customers will receive unlimited daytime data due to...

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Aussie Broadband has announced a range of measures in response to COVID-19, including assistance for customers required to work from home. Managing Director, Phil Britt said the company’s network is already set up to meet the highest levels of traffic...

Feeling the need for NBN speed? Just craving fibre? Technology Choice can get you...

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A lot of water has gone under the bridge since Australia's National Broadband Network was conceived, changed, and ultimately implemented. What started as a grand vision (perhaps unrealistic) for near universal fibre to every premise in Australia wound up...

Up to 180,000 Telstra NBN customers could be eligible for refunds

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Back in 2017, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) took Telstra to court for promising customers speeds that it - and the customers' NBN connections - could not possibly deliver. One of the outcomes of that court case...

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...

Beware of NBN scams, with $500,000 taken from unsuspecting victims

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A lack of understanding about Australia's National Broadband Network is leading to an influx of scammers, taking unsuspecting consumers for a ride to the tune of half a million dollars this year so far. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission...
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Signing up to an NBN plan: What do all the numbers and inclusions mean?

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If you've been following our NBN journey, we've been through the different NBN connection types and what they mean for you as a customer. Unfortunately, you don't get much choice in what technology is used to connect your household...

NBN Co reveals which suburbs will be upgraded from Fibre to the Node to...

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As part of wide-sweeping changes to the NBN network strategy identified in September, more than 100,000 premises are set to benefit from the ability to connect Fibre to the Premises. The vastly superior network technology is being made available...

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...

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 -...

Optus aims to increase revenue with new 5G home broadband plans $90 or $75

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Optus is about to launch two new 5G Home Broadband unlimited data internet plans allowing users the choice of $75/month for speeds capped at max 100Mbps or $90/month for uncapped speed including Optus Sport and a Fetch Mighty box...

Here is a list of the best NBN plans, ranked by speed

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The NBN is ~meant~ to be fast, but as you probably know, not all NBN providers are equal. An NBN 100 plan on one telco, say Telstra, won’t necessarily be the same speed as an NBN 100 plan on Optus,...

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...

Optus 5G network is delivering higher speeds and cheaper than the NBN

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Welcome to the NBN Maidstone Victoria… or should you be welcomed to the Optus network? It seems the answer is the latter, because the NBN took so long to reach Maidstone that it was beaten to the finish line...

Want to try a different NBN provider? Here’s a list of contract-free NBN plans...

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Despite what teachers told us in school, risk taking can be pretty fun. I mean, sneaking a bottle of vodka into a cinema, jaywalking, and eating cheese that's a day past its expiry date are all great ways to...

NBN replacing phone and internet lines to over 63,000 Sydney homes from this Friday

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More than 63,000 existing phone (landline) and internet connections (HFC, ADSL/ADSL2) across Sydney are set to be disconnected and replaced with NBN connections by the end of this week, with customers advised there will be disruptions expected. The Daily Telegraph...

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