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Start Broadband review

With Start Broadband, some of your monthly bill helps disadvantaged Australians get connected.

Start Broadband

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Start Broadband is an Australian owned broadband company which has a single NBN100 plan on offer.

Top features:

  • High typical evening speeds
  • Part of your bill goes to help disadvantaged Australians get connected
Start internet is not currently available via finder. You can visit their website at www.startbroadband.com.au for more information or compare alternative options available below.

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Get an NBN plan with good evening speeds in any of the three top speed tiers from Start Broadband.

Start Broadband review: What we think

Here's what Start Broadband's plans have to offer:

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Price

$99 monthly

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Technology type available

NBN

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NBN speeds available

Fast

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Optional extras

None

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Support

Phone: 9am to 5pm AEST

Start Broadband is an Australia-based broadband company that seeks to deliver simple plans. They only offer one plan: NBN100 on a 3-month contract.

This Fast plan packs a decent punch in terms of speed compared to other providers, and costs about the Finder average for its tier. If you want anything cheaper, though, you'll have to look elsewhere.

Start Broadband extra features

  • Dedicated account manager. Start states that all plans come with a dedicated account manager.
  • Professional installation. For an additional fee of $199, you can get someone to come install and set up your devices to get your Internet going.
  • Life Changing Connections. Start Broadband has a program that helps disadvantaged Australians connect to the Internet. It donates some amount of each bill towards funding a broadband connection for a disadvantaged family.

Is Start Broadband right for you?

The good stuff

  • Good speeds. Start Broadband's single plan has a great typical speed.
  • Community focus. Start Broadband puts money from your bill towards helping less-fortunate Australians get an Internet connection.

The not-so-good stuff

  • Nothing but Fast. You can only get NBN100 from Start. They've removed their slower, cheaper tiers.

The bottom line: Start Broadband provides a single plan, and it's decent value.

Start Broadband FAQs

Do I need a new modem to sign up to Start Broadband?

If you haven't signed up to the NBN before, there's a good chance you'll need a new modem. You can either go out and buy your own or purchase one from Start Broadband starting from $199 plus $20 postage when buying your plan.

Are there any cancellation fees with Start Broadband?

Yes. Start Broadband's 3 month contract has an early termination fee of $150 if you choose to leave early or cancel your plan.

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