Dodo is an Australian broadband provider that offers ADSL2+, NBN and Mobile Broadband services.
finder.com.au 12 month Dodo broadband plans
|Broadband plan||Included data||Monthly cost|
|Dodo NBN Ultra Unlimited (100Mbps)||Unlimited||$99.90|
|Dodo NBN Ultra Unlimited (25Mbps)||Unlimited||$74.90|
|Dodo ADSL Max Unlimited Metro||Unlimited||$29.90|
|Dodo 1GB Mobile Wireless Broadband 4G||1GB||$10.00|
|Dodo ADSL2+ Unlimited Regional||Unlimited||$59.90|
What services does Dodo offer?
Dodo broadband offers NBN, ADSL and ADSL2+ plans as well as home phone, mobile phone and mobile broadband services. Dodo also offers various bundling options including home phone, mobile and broadband packages as well as some neat optional bonuses like an Xbox One, Microsoft Surface 3 tablet and Fetch TV.
How much does Dodo cost?
The pricing of Dodo's NBN plans (FTTP, FTTN and FTTB) varies depending on your choice of speed, data allowance, contract length and bundled inclusions. Customers have the option of 10GB, 50GB or an Unlimited data allowance per month. When you exceed your monthly data allowance, Dodo charges $2 per GB for the first 10GB and then slows your connection to 64kbps/64kbps for the remainder of the month. Base plans start at the lowest speed tier (12Mbps download, 1Mbps upload), with an option to increase the connection speed to 25/5Mbps or 100/40Mbps for an extra $10 or $30 per month respectively.
ADSL2+ plan pricing varies on monthly data inclusions, contract length and bundled inclusions. Dodo offers plans with 10GB, 50GB and an Unlimited monthly data allowance. Like the NBN plans, Dodo also charges for data used when you exceed your monthly data allowance at $2 per GB for the first 10GB. A number of bundle options are available for ADSL2+ plans including an Xbox 360 bundle for $10 per month, Xbox One bundle for $30 per month or a Microsoft Surface 3 bundle for $25 per month. Home phone line rental is also available at $29.90 per month.
Dodo broadband offers three contract length options for its NBN and ADSL2+ plans: 1 month, 12 month and 24 month. There is no connection fee for the 24 month option, however, the 1 and 12 month options incur a one-off $99 and $69 connection fee respectively.
What additional services are included?
What voice options are provided?
All Dodo NBN plans include a phone line as part of the plan. Customers can an unlimited voice pack which includes unlimited local, national and mobile calls for an extra $10 per month. There are also international landline and mobile phone packs available for purchase.
ADSL2+ plans require an active home phone line service. Dodo offers a bundled home phone line rental for an extra $29.90 per month. Customers can also choose an unlimited voice pack which includes unlimited local, national and mobile calls for an extra $10 per month. International landline and mobile phone packs are also available for purchase.
What happens if I exceed my monthly download limit?
Dodo charges $2 per GB when you exceed your monthly download limit for your first 10GB of extra data (maximum of $20 GB in excess data charges). The connection speed is then reduced to 64Kbps download, 64Kbps upload thereafter.
Pros and cons
- No off-peak/on-peak data. Dodo doesn't mess around with on-peak and off-peak restrictions. Though this is quite common these days, not everyone has adopted this approach.
- Range of bundle options. Dodo broadband offers a range of bundling plans which include devices like theXbox 360, Xbox One and the Microsoft Surface 3.
- Excess data charges. Dodo charges an excess data fee when customers exceed their monthly data allowance at $2/GB.
How do I join Dodo?
Switching your broadband provider to Dodo is easy. You can head over to its website to find plans available in your area.
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