Best NBN plans for January 2022

We've compared 367 plans from 45 providers to help you find the best NBN plans this month.

We're reader-supported and may be paid when you visit links to partner sites. We don't compare all products in the market, but we're working on it!.

We’re reader-supported and may be paid when you visit links to partner sites. We don’t compare all products in the market, but we’re working on it!

Finding the best NBN plan

The best NBN plan will be different for everyone. What's best for you might not be the best for someone else.

Best NBN plans for January 2022

The best NBN plans for January 2022 were picked by our team of NBN plan experts on January 14, 2022 and reviewed by our senior writer, Mariam Gabaji.


Best value NBN plan

We chose to focus on NBN 50 plans here since it's the most popular speed on Finder. Our exclusive deal with Dodo made it the top choice this month for offering great value between price, speed and flexibility.

Dodo NBN50 Unlimited Finder Exclusive

50 Mbps
Typical evening speed
Unlimited
Data
$58.10
per month
Dodo NBN50 Unlimited Finder Exclusive logo

Get this plan for $58.10/month for the first 6 months. then $75 after. New customers only. T&Cs apply.

What we like:

  • Exclusive discount to Finder - Save $101 over 6 months
  • Get maximum speed during busy hours (50Mbps)
  • No contract

What we don't like:

  • Limited time discount - price increases to $75/month after promotion 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 NBN plan

We compared plans under $50 a month to help you secure the fastest plan for the cheapest price.

Tangerine NBN Standard

25 Mbps
Typical evening speed
Unlimited
Data
$44.90
per month
Tangerine NBN Standard logo

Get this plan for $44.90/month for the first 6 months, then $59.90 after. New customers only. T&Cs apply.

What we like:

  • One of the only plans under $50 on Finder with unlimited data
  • 14-day NBN trial - Get your plan fee refunded if you're unsatisfied
  • Great speed for 1-2 people

What we don't like:

  • Speed might not suit 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 NBN plan for families

NBN 100 speeds are great for families or share houses of 4 or more. Belong's current promotion made it a clear winner this month.

Belong NBN 100

95 Mbps
Typical evening speed
Unlimited
Data
$90
per month
Belong NBN 100 logo

Sign up with a Belong NBN and get a free $80 Belong SIM

What we like:

  • First month free lets you trial the plan to see if you're satisfied
  • Free modem if you're a new customer
  • Carbon neutral provider at no extra cost

What we don't like:

  • Speed is a little slower than the maximum (which is 100Mbps)
Total min. cost $90
Modem Wi-Fi Modem

Best fast NBN plan

Superloop isn't the cheapest NBN 250 plan on Finder, but it offers faster speeds at a lower price tag compared to other providers.

  • Keep in mind that NBN 250 plans are only available to those with FTTP and selected HFC connections so be sure to check your address with the provider to see if your house is eligible.

Superloop NBN Unlimited SuperFast

240 Mbps
Typical evening speed
Unlimited
Data
$99.95
per month
Superloop NBN Unlimited SuperFast logo

Get this plan for $99.95/month for the first 6 months, then $119.95 after. New customers only. T&Cs apply.

What we like:

  • Great 6 month discount - Save $120 in total
  • Local Australia-based customer support
  • No lock-in contract

What we don't like:

  • Not the fastest speed available (250Mbps is the maximum)
  • Only available for some NBN connection types (FTTP and some HFC)
Total min. cost $99.95
Setup fee $0
Contract length No lock-in contract
Upload speed Up to 25Mbps
Modem Optional purchase, BYO modem available

Best Telstra NBN plan

It's hard to look past the biggest NBN provider when you're looking for the best. We decided to go with Telstra's NBN 100 plan as it's one of the most popular on Finder.

Telstra Unlimited + Premium Internet

100 Mbps
Typical evening speed
Unlimited
Data
$100
per month
Telstra Unlimited + Premium Internet logo

$100/mth for the first 6 mths, then $110/mth & get free Disney+ for 12 mths. T&Cs apply.

What we like:

  • Free Disney+ subscription for 12 months is a nice bonus
  • Fast speeds even in busy hours (100Mbps)
  • 4G backup modem included which is handy in an NBN outage

What we don't like:

  • More expensive than other similar plans on Finder
Total min. cost $100
Setup fee $0
Contract length No lock-in contract
Upload speed Up to 20Mbps
Modem Modem included (free if you stay connected for 24 months)

Best Optus NBN plan

Optus may not be the biggest provider in Australia, but it offers some great competition. With lower prices and a bunch of optional services to add-on, it's hard to go past its NBN 100 plan.

Optus Internet Everyday Fast

100 Mbps
Typical evening speed
Unlimited
Data
$89
per month
Optus Internet Everyday Fast logo

Get this plan for $89/month for the first 6 months, then $99 after. New customers only. T&Cs apply.

What we like:

  • Reliable, fast speeds - Optus topped the ACCC's broadband performance report in December 2021
  • Access to Optus Sport for Premier League and more
  • Option to add gaming modem and optimisation for an extra $10/month

What we don't like:

  • Modem is only free if you stay with Optus for 36 months, otherwise you'll need to pay $7 per remaining month
Total min. cost $331
Setup fee $0
Contract length No lock-in contract
Upload speed Up to 20Mbps
Modem $252 (free if you stay connected for 36 months)

Best TPG NBN plan

TPG's NBN 50 plan is a clear winner thanks to winning the 2021 Finder Award for Best NBN Plan. It's routinely one of the most popular plans on Finder.

TPG NBN50 Unlimited

50 Mbps
Typical evening speed
Unlimited
Data
$69.99
per month
TPG NBN50 Unlimited logo

What we like:

  • Winner of 2021 Finder Award for Best NBN Plan thanks to fast speeds and affordability
  • No lock-in contract
  • Option to BYO modem to save when you sign up

What we don't like:

  • No extra features on plans
Total min. cost $69.99
Setup fee $0
Contract length No lock-in contract
Upload speed Up to 20Mbps
Modem Optional purchase, BYO modem available

Compare and find the best NBN plan

Not convinced by our picks or just want to see the full picture? Find the best NBN plans for your needs using our table below.

Type in your address, filter down your search and we'll show you the NBN plans available in your area.

Looking for more information?

If you're still unsure which NBN plan is best suited for you, check out the guides below to learn more.


More guides on Finder

Get the best deal on your Internet plan

Ask an Expert

You are about to post a question on finder.com.au:

  • Do not enter personal information (eg. surname, phone number, bank details) as your question will be made public
  • finder.com.au is a financial comparison and information service, not a bank or product provider
  • We cannot provide you with personal advice or recommendations
  • Your answer might already be waiting – check previous questions below to see if yours has already been asked

Finder only provides general advice and factual information, so consider your own circumstances, or seek advice before you decide to act on our content. By submitting a question, you're accepting our Terms of Use, Disclaimer & Privacy Policy and Privacy & Cookies Policy.
Go to site