amaysim broadband plans compared

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


As of October 2018, amaysim no longer offers fixed-line broadband services over the NBN. Existing customers will be switched over to Southern Phone's NBN plans, while new customers now only have the option of purchasing mobile broadband services from the company.

amaysim mobile broadband plans

How does amaysim compare?

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 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.

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 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 services.

amaysim has built its brand on the simplicity of its plans, with no-lock-in contracts and affordable pricing. 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.

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

    • finder Customer Care
      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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