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Name Product Data allowance Typical download speed Price Hid Compare Box!
TPG 4G Home Wireless
Home wireless
Vodafone network
Month-to-month
OFFER: $44.99/mth for the first 6 months, then $54.99/mth. Eligibility criteria, T&Cs apply
  • Month-to-month
  • $0 modem if you stay connected for 24 months. T&Cs apply
Unlimited Data
Data
Unlimited Data
16Mbps
Speed
16Mbps
$44.99
per month
$0 setup fees, $44.99 min. total cost
Price
$44.99 per month
$0 setup fees, $44.99 min. total cost
Dodo NBN15
NBN
Month-to-month
OFFER: $54.90/mth for the first 6 months, then $58.90/mth. Eligibility criteria, T&Cs apply. Ends 27.8.24
  • Month-to-month
  • BYO modem or purchase for $79. T&Cs apply
Unlimited Data
Data
Unlimited Data
15Mbps
Speed
15Mbps
$54.90
per month
$0 setup fees, $54.90 min. total cost
Price
$54.90 per month
$0 setup fees, $54.90 min. total cost
iiNet 5G Home Broadband Plus
Home wireless
Vodafone network
Month-to-month
OFFER: $49.99/mth for the first 6 months, then $59.99/mth. Eligibility criteria, T&Cs apply.
  • Month-to-month
  • $0 modem if you stay connected for 36 months. T&Cs apply
Unlimited Data
Data
Unlimited Data
50Mbps
Speed
50Mbps
$49.99
per month
$0 setup fees, $49.99 min. total cost
Price
$49.99 per month
$0 setup fees, $49.99 min. total cost
TPG 5G Home Broadband Plus
Home wireless
Vodafone network
Month-to-month
OFFER: $49.99/mth for the first 6 months, then $59.99/mth. Eligibility criteria, T&Cs apply.
  • Month-to-month
  • $0 modem if you stay connected for 36 months. T&Cs apply
Unlimited Data
Data
Unlimited Data
50Mbps
Speed
50Mbps
$49.99
per month
$0 setup fees, $49.99 min. total cost
Price
$49.99 per month
$0 setup fees, $49.99 min. total cost
Tangerine NBN Value
NBN
Month-to-month
OFFER: $49.90/mth for the first 6 months, then $64.90/mth. Eligibility criteria, T&Cs apply.
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  • Month-to-month
  • BYO modem or purchase from $129.90
Unlimited Data
Data
Unlimited Data
25Mbps
nbn™25
Speed
25Mbps
nbn™25
$49.90
per month
$0 setup fees, $49.90 min. total cost
Price
$49.90 per month
$0 setup fees, $49.90 min. total cost
iiNet Home Wireless Broadband
Home wireless
Vodafone network
Month-to-month
OFFER: $49.99/mth for the first 6 months, then $59.99/mth. Eligibility criteria, T&Cs apply.
  • Month-to-month
  • $0 modem if you stay connected for 24 months. T&Cs apply
Unlimited Data
Data
Unlimited Data
16Mbps
Speed
16Mbps
$49.99
per month
$0 setup fees, $49.99 min. total cost
Price
$49.99 per month
$0 setup fees, $49.99 min. total cost
AGL NBN Home Basic
NBN
Month-to-month
OFFER: $54/mth when bundled with AGL Energy. Eligibility criteria, T&Cs apply.
  • Month-to-month
  • BYO modem or purchase for $210
Unlimited Data
Data
Unlimited Data
25Mbps
nbn™25
Speed
25Mbps
nbn™25
$69
per month
setup fees, $69 min. total cost
Price
$69 per month
setup fees, $69 min. total cost
iiNet NBN12 Liimitless Data
NBN
Month-to-month
  • Month-to-month
  • BYO modem or $0 modem if you stay connected for 24 months. T&Cs apply
Unlimited Data
Data
Unlimited Data
12Mbps
nbn™12
Speed
12Mbps
nbn™12
$69.99
per month
$0 setup fees, $69.99 min. total cost
Price
$69.99 per month
$0 setup fees, $69.99 min. total cost
TPG NBN12
NBN
Month-to-month
  • Month-to-month
  • BYO modem or purchase for $99.95
Unlimited Data
Data
Unlimited Data
12Mbps
nbn™12
Speed
12Mbps
nbn™12
$69.99
per month
$0 setup fees, $69.99 min. total cost
Price
$69.99 per month
$0 setup fees, $69.99 min. total cost
iiNet 5G Home Broadband Premium
Home wireless
Vodafone network
Month-to-month
OFFER: $59.99/mth for the first 6 months, then $69.99/mth. Eligibility criteria, T&Cs apply.
  • Month-to-month
  • $0 modem if you stay connected for 36 months. T&Cs apply
Unlimited Data
Data
Unlimited Data
100Mbps
Speed
100Mbps
$59.99
per month
$0 setup fees, $59.99 min. total cost
Price
$59.99 per month
$0 setup fees, $59.99 min. total cost
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Which internet provider is the cheapest?

The cheapest internet plan will vary depending on what promotions are on offer at the time.

If you're after NBN, there are plenty of offers each month, many of them being sign-up discounts that last for the first 6 months.

The table below shows the cheapest NBN plans across different speed categories. Keep in mind that these are the cheapest plans based on monthly pricing only (including any promotional offers). Costs over 12 months may differ.

ProviderNBN speed tierCostTypical evening speedLearn more
Flip NBN 12 $39 per month for the first 6 months then $52.90 ongoing 12Mbps Read review
Flip NBN 25 $39 per month for the first 6 months then $57.90 ongoing 25Mbps Read review
MATE NBN 50 $55 per month for the first 6 months then $75 ongoing 48Mbps Read review
Tangerine NBN 100 $64.90 per month for the first 6 months then $84.90 ongoing 100Mbps Sign up here
SpinTel NBN 250 $79 per month for the first 6 months then $89.95 ongoing 211Mbps Read review
SpinTel NBN 1000 $95 per month for the first 6 months then $105.95 ongoing 650Mbps Read review

If you're after home wireless internet, your cheapest option is TPG. Its 4G home wireless plan costs $44.99 a month. TPG also offers the cheapest 5G home wireless plan for $49.99 a month for the first 6 months, then $59.99 a month ongoing.

The cheapest mobile broadband plan in our database is Reward Mobile's 500MB Data Plan for $9.90 per month.

  • Keep in mind: The cheapest internet plans might not always match your needs. Consider whether the data allowances are enough for your internet usage habits. You don't want to be slammed with excess data fees for going over the limit each month.

How do you choose the cheapest internet plan?

While money matters, it's also important to find an internet plan that works for your wallet and your household.

There's no point in getting a cheap deal if you're stuck with a slow internet plan.

Consider these 4 factors when hunting for a cheap internet plan.

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Which connection type works best for you?

NBN is the norm in Australia but if you get good mobile coverage in your area, home wireless could be a viable alternative. Home wireless plans are slightly cheaper than NBN plans, with a lot of "first month free" offers to give you a taste of the wireless life.

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How much data do you need?

If you can, don't sacrifice data for a lower price if you're a regular internet user. NBN plans usually come with unlimited data, though you'll find a few offering data caps of 10–100GB for about $5 less. On the other hand, cheaper home wireless and mobile broadband plans are often capped so you'll need to be careful with your usage.

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Which internet speed should you get?

The NBN offers 6 different speed categories. Faster internet speeds cost you more but are worth it depending on your internet usage and how many people live with you. With mobile broadband and home wireless, you can decide between 4G and 5G speeds based on your budget and whether 5G is available in your area.

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Can you bring your own modem?

Plenty of providers offer a BYO modem option to bring down your upfront costs, but there are also some that force you to buy a new one when you first sign up. We recommend to bring your own if you can. Just make sure your current modem is compatible with the new provider. You can chat to them about it online or over the phone.

With these in mind, you're ready to compare plans to find a better deal for your internet at home. You can use the filters on our comparison table to sort by lowest to highest price to find a cheap broadband plan that works for you.

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Is there a catch to cheap internet plans?

Cheaper broadband plans often come with slower speeds or lower data allowances.

Speed

Slower internet plans will always be cheaper, more specifically if you're on the NBN. However, cheaper may not be the best option for your home.

  • Learn more about finding the right NBN speed for you here.

Data

Some cheaper internet plans also have lower data allowances. This is especially true for home wireless and mobile broadband where data-capped plans are the norm. On the other hand, NBN plans usually come with unlimited data.

While a cheap deal might be appealing, consider whether a limit like 200GB a month is enough for you. If you regularly stream or download large files, you'll need to consider getting more data.

As a starting point, NBN Co has found that the average Australian uses 258GB of data each month at home.

  • Tip: If you do come across a data-capped plan, we suggest calculating how much data you use and comparing the price with a similar unlimited data plan. This helps you decide which internet plan is worth signing up for.

How much should I be spending on broadband?

The average cost of broadband (November 2023) is $77 per month. According to our consumer sentiment tracker, the highest average spend was $85 in December 2022. Since then, we've since seen a gradual trend downwards. If you're paying more than $77 a month, it could be worth switching.

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    BarrySeptember 13, 2023

    I am wanting a small mobile data plan (10gb-20gb) that does not time expire, in otherwords just consume the data. This is for NBN backup which is super reliable but does have outages. In a residential situation it is a complete waste of money to buy a 365 day plan for $100+ and 200gb+ which will be rarely used.
    I cannot find any provider offering such product. Any advice>
    Regards
    Barry

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      MarkSeptember 14, 2023Finder

      Hi Barry,
      As you’ve pointed out, most of the long expiry data only mobile broadband plans cost over $100 and you get 80GB or more of data.
      The cheapest 365 day mobile data only plan in Finder’s database at the time of writing is from Aldi, which offers 30GB of data for $95.
      If you consider that too much data for you, then other plans that offer smaller amounts of data are monthly plans, which may not suit your needs.
      You can read more about mobile broadband in our guide to see if you can find something suitable: https://www.finder.com.au/broadband-plans/mobile-broadband
      Hope this helps.

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