Best Internet deals for January 2022

We've compared 831 plans from 60 providers across 3 Internet types to help you find the best Internet deal.

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831

Internet plans compared

60

Internet providers

Every month, our team of experts looks for the best Internet plans from hundreds of products in the market to narrow down a selection of best picks. Since the Internet comes in many shapes and connection types, we look at the best plans across home Internet connections like NBN, ADSL and home wireless plans.

Keep in mind: Our best picks may not always be the best one for you. We encourage you to compare your options and choose the plan that best suits your circumstances.

Best Internet deals for January 2022

You'll find 7 expert picked plans over a variety of categories below. If you like the look of one, click on the blue link and we'll take you to that specific plan and why it's the best this month.

  1. Best value unlimited Internet deal: Dodo NBN50 Unlimited Finder Exclusive
  2. Best cheap Internet plan: Tangerine NBN Unlimited Standard
  3. Best Internet plan for families: Belong NBN 100
  4. Best wireless Internet plan: TPG 4G Home Wireless
  5. Best ADSL Internet: Telstra ADSL Unlimited
  6. Best Internet TV bundle: Telstra NBN Unlimited + Telstra TV
  7. Best home phone and Internet deal: iiNet NBN50 Liimitless 1 Month

Best unlimited Internet deal:

Dodo NBN50 Unlimited Finder Exclusive

50 Mbps
Typical evening speed
Unlimited
data
$58.1
per month
Our exclusive deal on Dodo's NBN 50 plan cuts the price by $16.90/month for the first 6 months. You'll save $101 in total with this offer, exclusive to Finder.
  • Exclusive discount to Finder
  • No contract
  • Fast speeds even in busy hours (50Mbps)
  • Price reverts to $75/month after discount, which isn't the most affordable
Total min. cost $58.1
Setup fee $0
Contract length No lock-in contract
Upload speed Up to 20Mbps
Modem Optional purchase, BYO modem available

Best cheap Internet deal:

Tangerine NBN Unlimited Standard

25 Mbps
Typical evening speed
Unlimited
data
$44.9
per month
Tangerine has one of the cheapest deals under $50, and still comes with unlimited data. Other providers offer data capped plans at this price.
  • One of the cheapest unlimited plans on Finder
  • Great sign-up discount - $44.90/month for 6 months, then $59.90
  • 14-day NBN trial - Get your plan fee refunded if you're not happy
  • Might not be fast enough for 3+ people households
Total min. cost $44.9
Setup fee $0
Contract length No lock-in contract
Upload speed Up to 5Mbps
Modem Optional purchase, BYO modem available

Best Internet plan for families:

Belong NBN 100

95 Mbps
Typical evening speed
Unlimited
data
$150
per month
Belong is currently throwing a first month free offer, which means you basically get a risk-free trial of its plan for a month.
  • First month free makes it a risk-free decision
  • Modem is also free for new customers
  • 1 of 2 carbon neutral Internet providers in Australia
  • Speed is slightly lower than the maximum (100Mbps)
Total min. cost $90
Setup fee $0
Contract length No lock-in contract
Upload speed Up to 40Mbps
Modem Modem included for new Belong customers

Best wireless Internet:

TPG 4G Home Wireless

4G speeds vary*
Approx. speed range
Unlimited
data
$54.99
per month
Fed up with the NBN? TPG offers 4G home Internet which uses the same network as your phone to get you online. With the first month free, you can try before you buy.
  • First month free lets you try it risk-free
  • Speeds up to 20Mbps will suit 1-2 people
  • One of the only unlimited data plans on the 4G network
  • Runs on the Vodafone 4G network which means coverage could be an issue in your area
  • Speeds are more likely to fluctuate on home Internet than the NBN.
Total min. cost $54.99
Setup fee $0
Contract length No lock-in contract
Upload speed Up to 2Mbps
Modem Modem included when you sign up

Best ADSL plan

Telstra ADSL Unlimited

2 - 20 Mbps
Approx. speed range
Unlimited
data
$80
per month
Those still on ADSL unfortunately don't have much choice in providers these days. But Australia's biggest telco still offers an ADSL plan, and will notify you if the NBN does become available in your area.
  • Automatically get switched to a Telstra NBN plan once the NBN is available in your area
  • Includes unlimited standard local, national and mobile calls.
  • No choice in speed on ADSL plans
  • Slightly more expensive than other ADSL providers
Total min. cost $80
Setup fee $0
Contract length No lock-in contract
Upload speed Up to 1Mbps
Modem Modem included (free if you stay connected for 24 months)

Best Internet TV bundle:

Telstra NBN Unlimited + Telstra TV

50 Mbps
Typical evening speed
Unlimited
data
$94
per month
Telstra is currently offering $10/mth off for the first 6 months. The plan reverts back to its normal price of $104/mth afterward.
  • Stream a bunch of services on Telstra TV including Netflix, Stan and more
  • Speed is great for a 2-3 person household
  • 4G backup modem included which is handy in an NBN outage.
  • Bigger households may need a faster plan.
Total min. cost $94
Setup fee $0
Contract length No lock-in contract
Upload speed Up to 17Mbps
Modem Modem included (free if you stay connected for 24 months)

Best home phone and Internet deal:

iiNet NBN50 Liimitless 1 Month

48 Mbps
Typical evening speed
Unlimited
data
$74.99
per month
While most NBN providers offer additional call packs for an extra $10/month, iiNet does this for an additional $5/month.
  • Only $5 extra per month to add unlimited standard calls in Australia
  • Fast speeds even during busy hours (50Mbps)
  • Must purchase an iiNet modem when you sign up to add a call pack.
Total min. cost $74.99
Setup fee $0
Contract length No lock-in contract
Upload speed Up to 20Mbps
Modem Optional modem purchase, BYO modem available

How to find the best Internet plan

No matter what you're buying, there will never be one Internet plan that works perfectly for everybody. But here's how you can find one that's right for you.

Step 1: Decide on the speed you need

This will be your biggest decision if you're looking for a better NBN plan. The right speed for you will depend on two factors: how many people use your Internet, and what you do with it.

In the table below, we've made recommendations on which NBN speed tier suits different sized households.

How many people are in your household?Best Internet planWhat is it best for?
gamer
1 person
NBN 12 or NBN 25
  • NBN 12: Best suited for basic Internet use. This includes browsing, checking your emails and the occasional social media use.
  • NBN 25: This is better for you if you use the Internet more often. It'll handle all your basic needs with faster downloads, and video streaming too.
friends
2-3 people
NBN 25 or NBN 50
  • NBN 25: If your household doesn't spend too much time online, this speed should do just fine.
  • NBN 50: Choose this option if two or more of you work from home and need faster speeds to share around. Also a better option for those who have more than one video streaming at a time.
teamwork
4-5 people
NBN 50 or NBN 100
  • NBN 50: This is the speed to choose if most of your household isn't online at the same time.
  • NBN 100: Most likely what people are after in a larger household. This speed can accommodate people working from home, streaming and video calling at the same time.
teamwork1
6+ people
NBN 100 or NBN 250
  • NBN 100: This could still be an option for you, depending on what you're using the Internet for. It can still handle multiple video streams at a time, but you may find you need more speed.
  • NBN 250: Only accessible for some people (if your connection type is a match) but this should be plenty of speed for your household's needs.

If you're looking to get wireless Internet like mobile broadband or home wireless, you won't really get a choice in speeds. These connection types will automatically use the fastest mobile network available in your area, which will be 3G, 4G or 5G if you're lucky.

If you're after 5G, you'll need to look for specific 5G Internet plans and make sure you're within the coverage area.

Step 2: Compare plans

Use the Broadband Plan Finder™ to compare hundreds of different plans. We've highlighted the latest deals in green to help you spot them.

Keep in mind: These special offers are often sign-up discounts for the first 6-12 months of your plan. If you're not happy to pay the normal price of the plan, you'll need to set a reminder to switch providers before the promotion ends.

Step 3: Double check your total

The monthly cost of an Internet plan is rarely the full amount you'll end up paying. Always check the set-up fees and modem costs involved in your final order.

Step 4: Check your speeds after you're connected

Once you're connected, run a quick Internet speed test to see if it's living up to its promised speeds. If not, you should be able to either get your provider to fix it or switch to another provider with no penalty.

Find the best Internet deal today

The best Internet plan will vary from person to person, depending on what you're after. You'll find NBN plans, mobile broadband or home wireless in the individual tabs below.. You can toggle with the filters to find the best deal for your needs.

Need more information to help you decide?

If you're still not quite sure what the best Internet plan is for you, here are a couple of guides you may find helpful.

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