Aussie Broadband is a Australian-owned Internet service provider which offers ADSL, NBN Fibre and NBN Wireless plans.
What services does Aussie Broadband offer?
Based in rural Victoria, Aussie Broadband offers both traditional and NBN broadband and mobile services. Its range of broadband products includes ADSL, Naked DSL, NBN wireless and NBN fibre. In mobile, Aussie Broadband offers four different plans that all use parts of the Telstra 2G and 3G network. Aussie Broadband also stocks ADSL and NBN compatible modems for purchase.
How much does Aussie Broadband cost?
Aussie Broadband offers a variety of plans. Different types of plans (ADSL, NBN etc.) incur different monthly costs, commitments and setup fees.
Aussie Broadband's ADSL plans offer a 24-month contract and month-to-month options. ADSL plans range from $40 to $120 per month. Depending on whether you opt for a 24-month contract, your connection fees will differ. On a no contract basis, your setup fee will cost $110.00 and on a 24-month contract, it will cost $50.00.
Aussie Broadband also offers service call options for ADSL customers with on-site installation. Customers who opt for the ADSL onsite Installation will be charged $90.00.
Aussie Broadband's NBN plans range from $40 to $95 per month and are available on month-to-month or 12-month agreements. There also additional costs involved when bundling a higher speed pack.
The Aussie Broadband website also offers outright purchases for ADSL and NBN compatible modems. Aussie Broadband offers a range of modems to suit your needs.
What additional services are included?
Aussie Broadband offers a number of voice options. These include VoIP, home phone and mobile.
|Option 1||Option 2|
|Calls to other Aussie customers||$0.00||$0.00|
|Local & National (per call)||$0.00||$0.00|
|Calls to Mobiles||22c (per minute)||$0.00|
|International||From 5c (per minute)||From 5c (per minute)|
|1300 and 13 Numbers||35c (per call)|
|Flagfall (for timed calls)||$0.00||$0.00|
|Unbundled||Bundled 1||Bundled 2||Business Phone|
|Local Calls (per call)||20c||Included||Included||15c|
|National (per minute)||20c|
(capped at $2/3hrs)
$2 (capped at $2/3hrs)
|Calls to Mobiles (per minute)||36c|
(capped at $2/20mins)
(capped at $2/20mins)
|International||Int. call cost + 39c flagfall|
(capped at $2/30mins)
|Int. call cost + 39c flagfall||Int. call cost + 39c flagfall||Int. call cost + 39c (capped at $2/30mins)|
|13/1300/1345 (per call)||40c||40c||40c||40c|
|Flag Fall (for timed calls)||39c||39c||39c||39c|
|$400 included standard calls, SMS and MMS||$600 included standard calls, SMS and MMS||$800 included standard calls, SMS and MMS||Unlimited standard national calls, SMS and MMS|
|Included voicemail retrieval||Included voicemail retrieval||Included voicemail retrieval||Included voicemail retrieval|
- Regional focus. Aussie Broadband is a regional-based ISP with a focus on connected remote areas. It has points of presence from Bairnsdale in East Gippsland through to Mt Gambier (SA) and further coverage in Western Victoria.
- Data blocks. If you have a particularly data-heavy month and exceed your limit, Aussie Broadband allows you to "top-up" your data to get you through to the end of the month. Data blocks come in five levels, 10GB, 30GB, 80GB, 250GB and 400GB.
- Mobile plans are not competitive. Although Aussie Broadband's website describes its data offerings as "generous", the maximum amount of data you can get is 3GB by paying $120 per month. This kind of pricing is unheard of in the SIM-only space.
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