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Pick up satellite or fixed line Internet connections plus Fetch bundles from iiNet.

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iiNet is a service provider that was bought out by TPG in 2015, but still sells separate Internet plans from their parent company. You can pick up anything from fixed line NBN to satellite.

Top features:
  • Fetch entertainment bundles
  • Award winning customer support

iiNet NBN25 Liimitless 6 Month

from iiNet
  • Pay $69.99/month on a 6 month contract
  • $0 activation fee
  • Pay-as-you-go local, national and mobile calls
  • 21.3Mbps typical evening speed

What type of iiNet plan are you after?

Compare iiNet's NBN plans below

iiNet has NBN plans on each speed tier, so you can choose which one best suits your needs. They also offer home phone services for an additional cost per month.

iiNet review: What we think

iiNet's Internet plans share the following features:

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$59.99 monthly and up

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Technology type available

NBN, satellite, fixed wireless

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NBN speeds available

Basic I, Basic II, Standard, Fast

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Optional extras

Fetch TV, call packs

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24/7 phone, email

Whatever sort of connection you're after, iiNet has it on offer. Its plans include fixed-line NBN connections in every speed tier, and it's even one of the few providers of satellite NBN to regional customers. It used to offer ADSL plans as well.

As far as fixed-line connections go, iiNet is on the slower side with its Fast plan (typical speed of 83.60Mbps vs. the ACCC average of 84.5Mbps). Its Standard plan, however, performs a lot better than the average, with a typical evening speed of 46.70Mbps compared to the ACCC's average of 42.6Mbps. Prices are in line with Finder averages for their tier, except for their NBN50 plan which is $5/month cheaper.

iiNet also has award-winning customer service that's well recognised in the Australian broadband market. iiNet may have a plan for everyone and it offers pretty good value for money, but it isn't always the absolute cheapest available on the market.

What else does iiNet have to offer?

  • Call packs. If you're signing up for an NBN connection, an extra $10 a month gets you unlimited calls to landlines in 20 international destinations. This includes unlimited domestic calls within Australia.
  • Entertainment bundle. The NBN plans currently include a bundled entertainment pack if you sign up for a 6-month contract, providing Fetch TV and 30 free movies every month. This option comes with an extra $59.99 set-up fee.
  • Modem. If you do need a new modem for your service, iiNet will provide one for $99.95. That cost gets reduced by $59.95 if you sign up for a 6-month contract.

Is iiNet Internet right for you?

The good stuff

  • Plans for every speed tier.
  • NBN satellite available.
  • Award-winning customer support.
  • Fetch entertainment bundles.

The not-so-good stuff

  • Higher prices than some competitors.

The bottom line: iiNet continues to have one of the highest ratings for customer satisfaction in Australia. They're more expensive than some, but can provide any speed or technology you need, including satellite.

Compare iiNet's satellite NBN plans

If you're living in a regional area, or simply can't get a fixed-line connection to the NBN, satellite Internet may be your next available option. Watch out for peak and off-peak data limits as it may influence which plan you end up choosing.

Compare iiNet's fixed wireless NBN plans below

iiNet FAQs

Do I get to keep the Fetch TV set-top box?

Regardless of whether you stay with iiNet or not, the $60 set-up fee you pay for the Fetch TV box means it's yours to keep.

How does satellite peak and off-peak data work?

If you have a satellite NBN plan through iiNet, your data allowance will be split into two chunks. For example, you could have 30GB during peak hours (7am–1am) and 120GB off-peak (1am– 7am). Once you've exhausted either allocation, you'll be charged quite steeply for each GB of extra data you use during that period, around 20–24 cents/GB.

Do iiNet's Internet plans include calls?

With iiNet's NBN plans, you'll have an automatically included phone service. If you want anything more than pay-as-you-go calls, you'll have to purchase a phone pack.

For $5/month, you will get unlimited domestic calls. For $10/month you can call landlines in any of 20 international countries for free, including the UK, US, Japan and Canada.

What happens if I exceed my data allowance?

The good news is that iiNet won't charge you for exceeding your data allowance. Instead, it will slow your Internet connection to a very slow 256kbps speed until the month rolls over.

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    VickiJanuary 19, 2018

    Hi can I go straight to nbn with taking my phone landline or do they go hand in hand
    Also does adsl get connected beforehand

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      ArnoldJanuary 20, 2018

      Hi Vicki,

      Thanks for your inquiry

      When switching to NBN, your existing landline phone can be ported over to the new network. As the installation procedure may vary between providers and may depend on the present connection you have, it would be best to confirm directly from the installer. You may also want to check our How to Switch to NBN? page for additional information.

      Hope this information helps


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    RodneySeptember 28, 2017

    I have 2 landlines at home and 1 dial up internet connection (iinet). My phone service is with a different company to my internet. I have been advised if I go with my phone carrier I will lose my current e-mail address. Is this correct ?

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      JoanneSeptember 28, 2017Staff

      Hi Rod,

      Thanks for reaching out.
      If you’ve been with your ISP for a long time, you might have an email service tied to your provider. If you do, you should transfer your current emails and contacts to a third-party email service such as Gmail or Outlook before you switch so you do not lose your emails and contact information. The guide when switching providers is discussed further right here.


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