Top 10 Internet providers in Australia

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The sheer number of Internet providers on the market can confuse you about who's offering the best bang for your buck. To help you narrow down your search, we've come up with a list of top 10 Internet providers based on clicks from Finder users over the last month.

Top 10 Internet providers

  1. Tangerine
  2. Telstra
  3. Dodo
  4. TPG
  5. Aussie Broadband
  6. iiNet
  7. SpinTel
  8. Internode
  9. Superloop
  10. Optus

Last updated on 8 June 2021.

Keep in mind that the top 10 Internet providers in our list above are all Finder partners, which means we might make money if you click the green "Go to site" buttons on any of their plans.

We'll be explaining just what makes each of these top 10 so popular in the section below, and what they have to offer.

For each provider, we'll be showing the Internet plan that the most Finder users clicked on. This doesn't necessarily mean it's the best plan for you, so make sure you check out the full plan selection available from each provider before making your decision.

#1: Tangerine

Tangerine logo
Tangerine Telecom is perhaps not the best-known provider, but it has been our pick for the best cheap NBN plan for months. One of its trademark selling points is 6-month discounts on all of its NBN plans, letting you try them out for less with the option to jump ship anytime if you aren't happy.

Most popular Tangerine Internet plan

Check out all of Tangerine's plans here

#2: Telstra

Telstra logo
There's no ignoring Telstra, Australia's largest telecommunications and broadband provider, with nearly 50% of Australia's total NBN connections. As a huge brand, Telstra has more expensive plans than almost any other provider. However, it makes up for it with excellent typical evening speeds, 4G backup on its modem, access to the Telstra rewards program, and use of the national Telstra Air Wi-Fi network.

Most popular Telstra Internet plan

Check out all of Telstra's plans here

#3: Dodo

Dodo logo
Dodo is unique in offering a monthly discount on your Internet bill when you bundle it with one of its electricity and gas plans. This can be a decent option if you're looking to simplify your utilities by sticking them all on one provider. There's not much more to Dodo past that, although if you want Fetch entertainment deals, you can get them from Dodo.

Most popular Dodo Internet plan

Check out all of Dodo's plans here

#4: TPG

TPG logo
TPG is best known as a provider of good value broadband, with uncomplicated plans and deals. It has roughly two million customers, and owns a whole bunch of other Internet providers, including iiNet and Internode (which are also on this list).

TPG's NBN50 plan also won the 2020 Finder Award for Best High-Speed Plan.

Most popular TPG Internet plan

Check out all of TPG's plans here

#5: Aussie Broadband

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Aussie Broadband excels at customer service – its 100% Australia-based customer service team has won the Product Review Award for Internet Service Providers 2018, 2019 and 2020, and the ACOMM Award for Commitment to Customer Service 2019 and 2020. Its plans aren't bad either, and it even lets you build your own if you want.

Most popular Aussie Broadband Internet plan

Check out all of Aussie Broadband's plans here

#6: iiNet

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TPG-owned iiNet has a great reputation in the broadband market, with highly-rated customer service and a number of awards, including the 2018 Roy Morgan Internet Service Provider of the Year. iiNet's technical support line is open 24/7 so you can always get help when you need it, and it has Fetch TV options available on some 6-month contract plans.

Most popular iiNet Internet plan

Check out all of iiNet's plans here

#7: SpinTel

SpinTel logo
SpinTel offers budget NBN plans with a wide range of speeds to choose from. Its speeds are what makes it stand out from the pack - it offers the maximum speed for the NBN speed tiers available, and offers this at a competitive price. SpinTel also offers mobile plans, which you can bundle with its NBN plans and save.

Most popular SpinTel Internet plan

Check out all of SpinTel's plans here

#8: Internode

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Internode is another provider that falls under the TPG umbrella, and has won a number of recent Roy Morgan customer satisfaction awards. It sells a suite of basic plans, with Fetch TV entertainment bundles available on a few of its 6 month contract plans.

Most popular Internode Internet plan

Check out all of Internode's plans here

#9: Superloop

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Superloop is a multinational telecommunications company that operates from the shores of Australia to Hong Kong and Singapore. In addition to owning nearly 900 kilometres of fibre-optic cable across the Australian continent, Superloop not only sells plans up to NBN 1000 to residential customers, but also has a whole suite of business-grade services for companies, too.

Most popular Superloop Internet plan