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Sam Baran

Sam Baran

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Sam Baran is a writer for Finder, covering topics across the tech, telco and utilities sectors. They enjoy decrypting technical jargon and helping people compare complex products easily. When they aren't writing, you'll find Sam's head buried in a book or working on their latest short story. Sam has a Bachelor of Advanced Science from the University of Sydney.

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Telstra international roaming

You can get international roaming on most of Telstra’s postpaid mobile plans for just $10 a day.

Sam Baran 22 January 2021
Telstra international roaming

Solar air conditioners

Considering switching from regular air conditioners to solar air conditioners? Find out how.

Sam Baran 19 January 2021
Solar air conditioners

NBN rollout “complete”, but what if you still don’t have an NBN plan?

Thousands of Australians still don’t have access to the NBN, but there are fast speed Internet alternatives available.

Sam Baran 14 January 2021
NBN rollout “complete”, but what if you still don’t have an NBN plan?

Epic Broadband review

Get cheap NBN deals from Epic Broadband, the new kid on the Internet block.

Sam Baran 13 January 2021
Epic Broadband review

Energex network and service information

Have an issue with your power supply? Find how to reach Energex's support team.

Sam Baran 30 December 2020
Energex network and service information

Best Energy Plans and Brands: Methodology

How we decide on the 'best value' plans in each stateTo find the best plan here's our process we:Pick the best energy brand in a category OR find out which brands offer a certain feature (e.g. sports pack)Find the cheapest plan based on the postcode for the major city of the state, for that brand […]

Sam Baran 29 December 2020
Best Energy Plans and Brands: Methodology

Best value electricity plans in NSW

We picked brands in 6+ categories and then found the best deals from each brand in the postcode 2000.

Sam Baran 29 December 2020
Best value electricity plans in NSW

What is a good Internet speed?

Follow our four steps to figure out what makes a good Internet speed for you and your household.

Sam Baran 29 December 2020
What is a good Internet speed?

BYO modem NBN plans

Bringing your own modem across when you sign up to a new NBN plan could save you a couple hundred dollars.

Sam Baran 23 December 2020
BYO modem NBN plans

NBN plans for renters

Find the best Internet plans for renters with no contracts and low prices.

Sam Baran 22 December 2020
NBN plans for renters
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