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NBN - National Broadband Network

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.

Around 50% of homes in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane have the oldest NBN technology

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The NBN was touted as dream infrastructure, and the Coalition says it is close to completing the A$50 billion national broadband network. But Australia recently slipped three spots to place 62nd in global broadband rankings, with our average download speed of 35.11 Mbps...

Ask Ausdroid: What’s the most affordable NBN when migrating from low-cost ADSL?

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In response to an NBN story we ran over the weekend, Ausdroid reader Helen Draper gets in touch to ask about migrating to the NBN from her ADSL connection. Helen asks: I was under the impression that we were promised...

ICYMI – Ausdroid’s fastest NBN plans according to the ACCC for May 2019

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Last week, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission released its fifth report on real-world NBN speeds. The results are actually pretty good, and seem to be improving every time. Download speeds generally increased when compared to the previous quarter,...

Optus announces new NBN plans, but are they good value?

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Earlier this morning, Optus has launched three new nbn plans, offering new customers in selected homes more speed and a range of Optus perks when they transition to the nbn. Optus will offer two new nbn Broadband bundle plans which...

Tested: Aussie Broadband NBN 150 Mbit down 100 Mbit up FTTP Speed

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If you think that the most speed available to any one premises on the NBN is 100 Mbit down 40 Mbit up, you're mistaken. Any Australian whose home or business is lucky enough to have been connected to the NBN...

Get better NBN value with four special offers – a free Google Home...

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Everyone loves a bargain, and today we've got four NBN providers offering incentives to sign up to their broadband offerings. Not all NBN plans are created equal - just because four providers will sell you NBN 100 plans doesn't mean...

“Sub Optimal” NBN Areas Targetted by Optus 5G Home Broadband

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At the launch of their 5G network yesterday, Optus CEO Allen Lew has told the AFR that his company hopes to gain customers for Optus 5G Home Broadband in areas of Australia where the NBN is “sub-optimal” and speeds...

Ausdroid’s best Mobile Broadband plans which could replace the NBN

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Stuck waiting for the NBN? Is an unreliable FTTN connection letting you down? You don't need to settle for a crappy connection. You've got other options. Mobile broadband plans are now at the point where they can genuinely replace a...

Ausdroid’s cheapest contract free NBN plans for December 2018

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Risk taking is great. Bacon is technically carcinogenic, but it’s so delicious. There are however some risks I just won’t take. Like getting locked into the wrong NBN plan. Can you imagine? Every NBN internet service provider resells access to...

Ausdroid’s best unlimited data NBN plans for those who want to download everything

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Got limits you need to un? The difference between an NBN plan with a data limit and no data limit is smaller than ever these days. Spending as little as $5 more per month can take you from a 100GB...

ACCC names Australia’s fastest NBN plans, here’s the best deals

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The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission released its third report on real-world NBN speeds last week, and the results are looking good. 69% of all tests achieved download speeds of above 90% of maximum plan speeds, while only 7%...

Ausdroid’s cheapest NBN plans for November 2018

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Finding the cheapest NBN plan can feel a bit like looking for a needle in a haystack. There are now countless providers selling NBN access, ranging from big names to small players, and they all change their deals on...

Ausdroid’s best contract-free NBN plans for October 2018

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Homer Simpson once said “stupid risks make life worth living”, and he kinda has a point. This, however, isn’t the case when it comes to NBN plans. While every NBN internet service provider is reselling access to the same network,...

Ausdroid’s cheapest contract-free NBN plans for September 2018

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Rihanna once said "I take risks because I get bored – and I get bored very easily”. Same tbh.  But no matter how bored I’ve been, there are some risks I just won’t take, like releasing an album exclusively...

Ausdroid’s fastest NBN plans for September 2018

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The NBN was meant to supercharge Australia’s internet, but if you pick the wrong plan, the only thing it will supercharge is your wallet. And not in a good way. The point is, not all NBN providers and equal, and...

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