Vodafone NBN and mobile broadband plans compared August 2019

Vodafone is Australia’s third largest mobile network carrier behind Telstra and Optus, and has more recently expanded its offerings to include NBN services.

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Is Vodafone right for me?

  • What does Vodafone offer? Vodafone's ventures into the broadband space cover the NBN as well as mobile broadband services. The latter operates on the same infrastructure as Vodafone's traditional mobile plans.
  • Product highlights: Vodafone's NBN plans benefit from a 4G backup service in case of dropouts, plus they're among the cheapest on the market.
  • Watch out for: Vodafone's mobile broadband plans often come with enticing bonus data or discount offers, but bear in mind that these typically only last for a limited time before reverting to their regular rates.

Vodafone NBN plans

Vodafone's NBN plans explained

Vodafone keeps its NBN plans quite simple, offering just three plans, each with a no-lock-in, month-to-month contract. The three plans correspond to the top three NBN speed tiers: Standard (nbn25), Standard Plus (nbn50) and Premium (nbn100). Each includes unlimited monthly data and supports all fixed-line NBN access technologies, though the technology available at your premises may limit which NBN speed tiers are available to you.

Vodafone NBN

Get the skinny on Vodafone's NBN plans in our comprehensive guide.

Vodafone mobile broadband plans

Vodafone's mobile broadband plans explained

With its own 4G network at its disposal, it's no surprise that Vodafone offers a wide range of mobile broadband plans for folks who want to stay connected on the go. Like its standard mobile plans, Vodafone's mobile broadband plans come in both prepaid and post-paid variants, giving you the freedom to choose whichever best suits your data and budget needs.

Vodafone mobile broadband

See what Vodafone's mobile broadband plans have to offer over on our guide page.

How does Vodafone compare?

  • Commitment-free and competitively-priced NBN plans
  • Big-data mobile broadband plans offer great value
  • 4G backup service in case you experience interruptions to your NBN connection

When comparing mobile broadband providers, there’s more than just cost to compare. Customers also need to consider mobile network coverage in the places where they’re likely to use the service. Be sure to take into account the strength and reliability of Vodafone's 4G network at your home and other locations that you frequent before signing up.

Why should you consider Vodafone?

At the lower end of mobile broadband, Vodafone is not especially competitive on price. There are better deals, often with more inclusions, available from competing providers.

Vodafone’s strength as a mobile broadband provider lies north of the $30 per month mark, where many of the carrier's plans not only offer better inclusions than rival options, but also benefit from a 10% discount if you're already a Vodafone customer.

There is a good reason to consider Vodafone for lower price plans, regardless of what might look like lesser value. Like other major carriers (and unlike most smaller providers), Vodafone maintains a nation-wide network of retail shopfronts where you can walk in and walk out with a mobile broadband service on the spot. Better yet, if something goes wrong, or if you need that personal touch, you can walk in and get it.

For basic home broadband, Vodafone’s NBN offerings have the advantage of including 4G Instant Connect and 4G backup services, both of which are great options for those who need to be online quickly and consistently.

However, for customers seeking faster speeds, Vodafone’s higher plans do come at a bit of a price premium. If the addition of 4G Instant Connect and 4G backup doesn’t matter to you, or if you’ve already got a mobile broadband service (or a smartphone with a large data inclusion), you could probably save money elsewhere.

Vodafone broadband deals

Deals last updated on 2019-08-18 at 7:06:24

Mobile broadband deals

10GB + 20GB bonus data per month. Ends 28.08.2019
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Vodafone Mobile Broadband SIM-only 10GB 12 Month 30GB data
10GB + 25GB bonus data per month. Offer ends 20.08.2019
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Vodafone 4G Prepaid Mobile Broadband SIM Starter Pack 10GB 30 Days 35GB data
20GB + 10GB bonus data per month. Ends 28.08.2019
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Vodafone Mobile Broadband SIM-only 20GB 1 Month 30GB data
30GB + 30GB bonus data per month. Ends 28.08.2019
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Vodafone Mobile Broadband SIM-only 30GB 12 Month 60GB data
50GB + 25GB bonus data per month. Ends 28.08.2019
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Vodafone Mobile Broadband SIM-only 50GB 1 Month 75GB data
7GB + 3GB bonus data per month. Ends 28.08.2019
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Vodafone Mobile Broadband SIM-only 7GB 1 Month 10GB data
90GB + 30GB bonus data per month. Ends 28.08.2019
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Vodafone Mobile Broadband SIM-only 90GB 12 Month 120GB data
Enjoy half price - pay just $20 online only. Offer ends 10.09.2019
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Vodafone 4G Prepaid Mobile Broadband SIM Starter Pack 25GB 30 Days 50GB data
Recharge using credit card to get 1GB bonus data. Online only.
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Vodafone 4G Prepaid Mobile Broadband Recharge 4GB 7 Days 4GB data
Vodafone 4G Prepaid Mobile Broadband Recharge 8GB 14 Days 8GB data
Vodafone 4G Prepaid Mobile Broadband Recharge 10GB 30 Days 10GB data
Vodafone 4G Prepaid Mobile Broadband Recharge 25GB 30 Days 25GB data
Vodafone 4G Prepaid Mobile Broadband Recharge 35GB 30 Days 35GB data
Vodafone 4G Prepaid Mobile Broadband Recharge 25GB 180 Days 25GB data
Vodafone 4G Prepaid Mobile Broadband Recharge 40GB 365 Days 40GB data
Save $36 as loyalty discount over 24 months
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Vodafone Red Mobile Broadband Pocket WiFi 4G Modem 3GB 3GB data
Save $60 as loyalty discount over 24 months
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Vodafone Red Mobile Broadband Pocket WiFi 4G Modem 10GB 30GB data
Save $84 as loyalty discount over 24 months
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Vodafone Red Mobile Broadband Pocket WiFi 4G Modem 30GB 60GB data
Vodafone Red Mobile Broadband Pocket WiFi 4G Modem 90GB 120GB data
Save $90 as loyalty discount over 36 months
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Vodafone Red Mobile Broadband Pocket WiFi 4G Modem 3GB 3GB data
Vodafone Red Mobile Broadband Pocket WiFi 4G Modem 10GB 30GB data
Vodafone Red Mobile Broadband Pocket WiFi 4G Modem 30GB 60GB data
Vodafone Red Mobile Broadband Pocket WiFi 4G Modem 90GB 120GB data

NBN deals

Pay $69/month for first 6 months, then $89. T&C apply.
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    pamMay 6, 2015

    have we got a good reception at 84 XXXXX rd XXXXX 5330

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      StephanieMay 6, 2015Staff

      Hi Pam,

      Depending on what device you’re using and whether you’re making calls and text or are after data, generally your address has good coverage and supports 3G and 3G+.

      To test your device and its reception, you can check your Vodafone coverage here: http://www.vodafone.com.au/aboutvodafone/network/checker

      Hope that helps,

      Stephanie

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