amaysim broadband plans compared

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amaysim has grown massively since it launched in 2010 and today provides mobile services and NBN broadband to Australian households.

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amaysim offers just three NBN plans which it describes as "amazingly simple", and that’s certainly an appropriate way to describe them.

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How does amaysim compare?

amaysim is one of the easier NBN providers to compare because it has just three plans. There’s no need to consider the impact of set-up fees, minimum term contracts or the like, because amaysim doesn’t have any.

At a casual glance, amaysim’s mobile broadband plans stack up well against the competition, especially towards the higher end of the speed spectrum. Its lower-price plans are pretty standard across mobile providers, making it hard to stand out.

How do amaysim’s NBN plans compare?

To begin with, all amaysim's NBN plans are unlimited, so let’s take a look at what other providers have in the unlimited data space and see how amaysim compares.

Overall, amaysim offers value around the middle of the market. Its plans are not the cheapest (though, with discounting, the Basic plan is very cheap for the first six months), but they’re certainly not the most expensive.

How do amaysim’s mobile broadband plans compare?

amaysim’s mobile broadband plans all feature no-lock-in contracts, but it's worth noting that, generally speaking, plans with a 12-month minimum term usually include a bit more data than the equivalent monthly plans. So, if you’re looking for a bit of a saving, the first thing to consider is whether an alternative provider has a 12-month plan with more data included for the same price.

As with its NBN plans, amaysim’s plans are squarely middle-of-the-road. In many instances, there are slightly cheaper options available, but it is possible to spend quite a bit more and (in some cases) get less.

Why should you consider amaysim?

In the eight years that amaysim has been operating in Australia, the company has gone from offering mobile plans on Optus’s network to delivering mobile and NBN services to a combined 1.12 million subscribers, as well as branching out into home energy services.

amaysim’s pitch is a simple customer experience, and this holds true across the brand’s mobile and NBN services.

amaysim has built its brand on the simplicity of its plans, with no-lock-in contracts and affordable pricing. NBN plans can be extremely complicated, with speed tiers, download inclusions, home phone services, peak and off-peak inclusions, introductory discounts, cheaper monthly plans with larger up-front costs and much, much more.

Fortunately, although amaysim may not always be the cheapest offering, the combination of month-to-month billing and unlimited data as well as the brand's reputation for solid performance promises a level of simplicity in a service that can get very confusing.

amaysim’s mobile broadband offerings are the same. Using Optus’s carrier network, amaysim’s offers mirror what Optus (and many Optus-based providers) are offering. There’s nothing unique in amaysim’s plans, but like many Optus-based providers, it provides some of the best value in the mobile broadband market.

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    lindaAugust 16, 2017

    How long do we have to wait for unlimited on Satellite nbn?

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      HaroldAugust 16, 2017Staff

      Hi Linda,

      Thank you for your inquiry.

      Generally, Once you’ve applied for your new NBN plan, your ISP will usually arrange for a technician to visit your home to complete the installation. You will also receive a new modem if you have opted for one and instructions on how to connect your devices to the network.
      The activation process after applying for a plan will depend on whether you’ve already had the NBN equipment installed at your premises and your internet provider. If your premises has the NBN equipment installed already you could be connected within 48-72 hours. If your property has yet to have the NBN equipment installed you can expect to wait up to 3-4 weeks for a technician to complete the installation. It would be nice also i you can clarify this directly with your provider.

      I hope this information has helped.


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    natashaJuly 16, 2016

    I want to know if you can offer me internet at my address. Please email me and I will reply

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      BrodieJuly 20, 2016Staff

      Hi Natasha,

      You’ve come through to, not amaysim. Amaysim is a mobile broadband provider that operates on the Optus 4G network. So long as you have access to Optus 4G, you will be eligible for amaysim’s plans.


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