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What you should look for when comparing broadband plans

How long is the contract? Most broadband plans are offered on a 24-month contract. This can make plans cheaper, but restricts your flexibility if you plan to move house or decide you're not happy with your current provider. Plans that run for shorter periods or on a month-to-month basis also exist, though typically you'll pay higher installation costs, and will often have to buy your modem/router/connection device outright.

How much data do you get? Measured in gigabytes (GB) per month, the higher the data allowance, the more you'll pay. Some providers offer "unlimited" connections, though these usually include an "acceptable usage policy" that allows customers to be cut off if their usage is deemed excessive. If you're a lighter user, you can save by calculating how much data you're likely to use.

Are there unmetered options for services like Netflix? Some plans don't count viewing on Netflix, Stan, Amazon Prime Video or other streaming entertainment providers. That can allow you to opt for a lower (and cheaper) download allowance. Obviously this isn't a concern if you have an "unlimited" plan.

How fast will it be? For most technologies, you won't have much effective control over the speed – it will be the "best available" and is likely to vary based on your location and the condition of cabling and wiring. "Typical evening speed" is the term NBN providers are using to estimate the speeds users are likely to get, rather than theoretical maximums.

What's the monthly cost and minimum total cost? While you're likely to use the monthly cost as your basis for comparison, also look at the minimum total cost. If you sign up for a longer-term contract, you'll often get a discount on installation fees and hardware, but you'll be stuck with paying out the whole contract if you decide it's not suitable.

Bundling discounts. Providers will often offer a discount if you bundle your broadband connection with other services such as pay TV, mobile phone or landlines. While this can save you money, make sure that all the bundled services are suitable for your needs and that you're actually saving money. Bundled deals will also usually require you to sign up for a 24-month contract.

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    R&ESeptember 6, 2019

    why will my I pad drop out and not reconnect when I put the password in from the back of the modem which connect my lap top and tablet regards R Freeman

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      NikkiSeptember 7, 2019Staff

      Hi R&E Freeman,

      Thanks for your message. If your laptop and tablet can connect using the internet received and password from the back of the modem, then for sure there wouldn’t be a problem reconnecting your iPad as well.

      Hope this helps!

      Best,
      Nikki

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    chandraAugust 16, 2019

    Which is the best NBN plan?

    • Avatarfinder Customer Care
      JeniAugust 17, 2019Staff

      Hi Chandra,

      Thank you for getting in touch with Finder.

      Kindly check first if nbn is available in your area. If yes, you may go through the list of providers you may have in your premises from our comparison table. You may call or visit your chosen provider’s official page for more info of your chosen plan. Choosing an nbn provider depends on your lifestyle, internet needs and more. You may answer questions on this page to help you decide which provider to go with.

      I hope this helps.

      Thank you and have a wonderful day!

      Cheers,
      Jeni

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    YvonneAugust 12, 2019

    I need a reliable provider with either NBN or Cable for phone, internet, and Foxtel.

    • Avatarfinder Customer Care
      JeniAugust 13, 2019Staff

      Hi Yvonne,

      Thank you for getting in touch with Finder.

      You may enter your address on this NBN tracker page to know providers that you may get service with. Since you mentioned about bundle, you may go through the bundles offered from our page or kindly speak to your chosen provider directly as our page may not have all their bundle offer that may suit your needs.

      I hope this helps.

      Thank you and have a wonderful day!

      Cheers,
      Jeni

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    TrinaJuly 2, 2019

    We are considering changing from Telstra to TPG for our internet & home phone since we are low users of internet. Just need to know if the $29.99 NBN offer is still available could you explain what it offers please?

    • Avatarfinder Customer Care
      JeniJuly 3, 2019Staff

      Hi Trina,

      Thank you for getting in touch with Finder.

      Yes, $29.99 still exist with TPG however it does not include unlimited calls within Australia. It has included data of up to 10GB. I suggest that you contact TPG directly on this matter so they can also tailor fit the plan that would suit your telephone and internet needs.

      I hope this helps.

      Thank you and have a wonderful day!

      Cheers,
      Jeni

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    KimMay 29, 2019

    Hi I’m enquiring for my parents that will have no use for the internet. Once NBN take over , is it possible to have the phone line connection only with no Internet & a provider who provides this service. I have done some enquires and so far it seems this is not an option. All packages included having the internet.

    Thanks
    Kim

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      NikkiMay 30, 2019Staff

      Hi Kim,

      Thanks for getting in touch with Finder!

      According to this page.–

      “Unless you live in an area serviced by fixed wireless or satellite NBN, the traditional landline phone service will be deactivated 18 months after you have access to the NBN (see above). However, that doesn’t mean your existing handset is useless since you can hook it up to your NBN router to make and receive phone calls over the Internet. This technology is known as Voice over IP (VoIP) and functions much the same as the landline service it’s replacing.”

      This means you would still need an NBN to activate a landline phone. Since you mentioned, your parents won’t need an internet connection, what you can do is find cost-effective mobile plans on this page. When you visit the page, make sure to use the filter on the left-hand side of the page so it will be easier to filter out the plans according to your usage.

      Hope this helps!

      Best,
      Nikki

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    JanApril 16, 2019

    We have been bombarded with pre recorded messages supposedly from NBN advising our service will be cut off within 24 hours. We receive up to 2 or 3 of these calls a day. Is this from NBN or a scam

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      MaiApril 17, 2019Staff

      Hi Jan,

      Thank you for reaching out to Finder.

      Generally, your internet provider or nbnco will contact you to advise to switch from NBN and you may receive a lot of notifications really. Once your area becomes NBN available, you have to switch to NBN within 18 months, otherwise, your service will be disconnected.

      I’m afraid we cannot determine if the call you received is really from NBN or if a scam but best to check with your internet provider or nbnco to know the latest date when you can switch to NBN. That will give you an idea on when your service will automatically be disconnected if you will not switch.

      Hope this helps.

      Kind Regards,
      Mai

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    AlexMarch 31, 2019

    Hello, I will be visiting my apartment in Perth WA. for approx. 5 to 6 weeks only. I work outside Australia. I had an NBN plan But due to lack of speed, canceled it, and because I was never there.
    What are my options, to get the internet for my next visit? Are there Mobile plans that would work?

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      JoshuaApril 2, 2019Staff

      Hi Alex,

      Thanks for getting in touch with Finder. I hope all is well with you. 😃

      Based on what you mentioned, you might want to check our list of 4G mobile broadband plans. Please click here.

      On that page, you will see a list of mobile broadband plans conveniently listed on our table. The table allows you to compare your options based on their description and features. Feel free to use our built-in filters to further narrow down your options. You can then click on the “Go to site” green button of your chosen provider to learn more.

      I hope this helps. Should you have further questions, please don’t hesitate to reach us out again.

      Have a wonderful day!

      Cheers,
      Joshua

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    somapalaMarch 11, 2019

    What do I get from TPG NBN plan that cost $39 per month?

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      JeniMarch 12, 2019Staff

      Hi Somapala,

      Thank you for getting in touch with Finder.

      There are 2 TPG broadband plan of $39. The bundle includes homephone line and ADSL2+ with monthly data allowance of 20GB. While the other one is a standalone service of ADSL2+ with data allowance of 150 GB. You may click on the Go to site button to be redirected to TPG’s official page and find out more of their plans and help you decide which could suit your broadband needs most.

      I hope this helps.

      Thank you and have a wonderful day!

      Cheers,
      Jeni

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    LubainaMarch 10, 2019

    Hi, I am looking at connecting gas electricity and internet connection at my place that I am moving in.
    Can you please advise and give me quotes. I can be contacted by email. Thanks

    • Avatarfinder Customer Care
      JohnMarch 11, 2019Staff

      Hi Lubaina,

      Thank you for reaching out to Finder.

      Though we are a comparison website, users could use the provided articles and comparison tables to choose what best fits their needs. Below are links that you could visit to check on the different plans, providers as well as quotes available for you to choose from.

      Internet: https://www.finder.com.au/broadband-plans
      Please indicate your address on the address bar provided on the page to see available providers as well as plans for you to choose from.

      Energy provider: https://www.finder.com.au/energy
      Depending on the state you are residing, you may choose on the tabs provided to see the available providers in your area that you could choose from.

      Kindly review and compare your options on the table displaying the available providers. Once you have chosen a particular provider, you may then click on the “Go to site” button and you will be redirected to the provider’s website where you can proceed with the application or get in touch with their representatives for further inquiries you may have.

      Before applying, please ensure that you meet all the eligibility criteria and read through the details of the needed requirements as well as the relevant Product Disclosure Statements/Terms and Conditions when comparing your options before making a decision on whether it is right for you.

      Hope this helps!

      Cheers,
      Reggie

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    BreezeJanuary 29, 2019

    How often do you update your webpage given that I am trying to find a good NBN deal in my area (Mount Waverley Victoria) however your webpage states NBN is not available in my area whereas every ISP are telling me otherwise and NBN have schedule an connection for the start of February?

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      JeniJanuary 31, 2019Staff

      Hi Breeze,

      Thank you for getting in touch with finder.

      We obtain nbn results from the nbn co data and it’s updated on a regular basis. You may choose to receive notification when nbn is available in your area by subscribing in the newsletter part of your finder account.

      I hope this helps.

      Thank you and have a wonderful day!

      Cheers,
      Jeni

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