Best NBN plans & deals: Finder’s picks for February 2020

We've analysed 400+ plans from 40+ providers to help you find the best NBN plan.

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Looking for an NBN plan can be an overload of information. We've made the choice easier for you by giving you our picks for the best NBN plans in different categories.

We update our top choices for the best NBN plans every month to help you find the plan most suited to your needs. Check out our internet ranking explainer for more on how we choose the best value plans. Remember, our "best" pick may not always be the best for you. You can use our NBN plans comparison table to find a better match for you.

The best NBN Plans for February 2020

  1. Best value NBN plan: Vodafone, $75 Premium Unlimited Plan
  2. Best cheap NBN plan: Tangerine, $49.90 Standard Unlimited Plan
  3. Best high-speed NBN plan: Aussie Broadband, $99 100/40 Unlimited
  4. Best Telstra NBN plan: $99 Unlimited Telstra TV Bundle
  5. Best Optus NBN plan: $70 Unlimited Data Plan
  6. Best TPG NBN plan: $69.99 NBN50 Bundle Unlimited
  7. Best iiNet NBN plan: $74.99 NBN50 Liimitless

Finder's pick: Best value NBN plan

Jacob Smith Tech & Utilities Producer

Vodafone NBN Premium Month-to-Month

Vodafone's NBN Premium plan is our top pick for this month. With unlimited data at the premium NBN speed, it's a great value plan at $75 for the first 6 months. It's also a month-to-month contract so you can switch at any time if you change your mind.

This plan's typical evening speed is higher than average - 83Mbps during the peak 7pm-11pm usage window (average is about 80Mbps).

  • 83 Mbps
    Typical evening speed
  • Unlimited data
  • $75 per month
    Min. total cost of $255
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The research

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  • We've spent dozens of hours trawling through Finder's internal database to find the best value deals for this guide.
  • The NBN represents the primary broadband service for the majority of Australian today as the network finishes rolling out to all areas. We've excluded business-only services to select only consumer, household plans for everyday Australians.
  • We excluded some providers only servicing limited regions, and evaluated the vast majority of the NBN market.
  • We're biased towards plans with unlimited data, and shorter contracts for flexibility.
  • Remember, our "best" pick may not always be the best for you. If this is the case, you can use our NBN plan engine & filters to find one better suited to your situation.

Finder's pick: Best cheap NBN plan

Jacob Smith Tech & Utilities Producer

Tangerine NBN Standard

Tangerine may not be a well known provider, but their plans are definitely great value. They're running a promotion on their 1 month Standard speed plan - the first 6 months are $49.90, then it goes up to $59.90 - but you'll have the freedom to switch if needed.

At a much faster speed than other plans under $50 and unlimited data, this one's an easy recommendation if you're looking to save some cash.

  • 21 Mbps
    Typical evening speed
  • Unlimited data
  • $49.9 per month
    Min. total cost of $49.9
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Best high-speed NBN plan

Matt Sayer Tech & Utilities Expert/Writer

Aussie Broadband 100/40 Unlimited

If you're after a high-speed NBN service with top-tier customer service, Aussie Broadband is hard to pass up. Its Premium Unlimited plan clocks in with a typical evening speed of 86Mbps, making it considerably faster than the market average of around 81Mbps.

You don't need to commit to a fixed-term contract nor do you need to pay any set-up fees, either, so you can try it relatively risk-free.

  • 86 Mbps
    Typical evening speed
  • Unlimited data
  • $99 per month
    Min. total cost of $99
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Finder's pick: Top providers

The big players in the broadband space deserve their own mention. They've all got high-value plans with quite different offerings across speed, perks, contracts and extras. We reckon Telstra, Optus, TPG and iiNet are worth calling out for the best value NBN plan they've got to offer in this super-competitive space.

We've leaned on the algorithm behind our broadband comparison engine to help us choose the highest value plan from each provider. To filter & customise the experience yourself, check out our Internet Plans homepage.

If you want to dive deeper into each provider's offering, check out the dedicated provider pages we've written up:

Finder's pick: Best Telstra NBN plan

Jacob Smith Tech & Utilities Producer

Telstra NBN Unlimited + Telstra TV

These days, Telstra's strength is in it's brand name and bundles. This plan includes a lot, while still being within a price range affordable to many households.

Unlimited data on the Standard Plus NBN tier, Telstra TV, and unlimited standard local, national and Australian mobile calls for $99/month, with even more perks, make this the most attractive Telstra plan by far.

  • 40 Mbps
    Typical evening speed
  • Unlimited data
  • $99 per month
    Min. total cost of $414
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Finder's pick: Best Optus NBN plan

Jacob Smith Tech & Utilities Producer

Optus $70 NBN Plan 1 Month

Similarly to Telstra's best NBN plan, Optus' $70 option is high value with lots of extras (albeit with a steep initial setup fee).

With your Standard Plus connection, you'll get a subscription to Optus sport, pay-as-you-go standard calling, and the option to add Fetch TV streaming for $5/month.

  • 40 Mbps
    Typical evening speed
  • Unlimited data
  • $70 per month
    Min. total cost of $270
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Finder's pick: Best TPG NBN plan

Michelle Kwong Tech & Utilities Graduate Publisher

TPG NBN50 Bundle Unlimited

We think TPG’s NBN50 Bundle Unlimited is a great value plan if you don’t mind going over the $50 mark. It’s got faster speeds and unlimited data, which is perfect for bigger households so you don’t have to fight over sharing your Internet connection. There’s also no fixed contract so you can leave at any time if you change your mind.

  • 45.6 Mbps
    Typical evening speed
  • Unlimited data
  • $69.99 per month
    Min. total cost of $199.94
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Finder's pick: Best iiNet NBN plan

Jacob Smith Tech & Utilities Producer

iiNet NBN50 Liimitless 6 Month

This plan from iiNet is a 6 month contract, but we reckon the perks are worth being locked in for a little while.

As it's owned by TPG, the typical evening speeds are the same, but you also score a Fetch set top box, capable of streaming from Netflix, Stan and more. You'll also get access to 30 selected movies each month.

  • 43.7 Mbps
    Typical evening speed
  • Unlimited data
  • $74.99 per month
    Min. total cost of $449.94
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