Compare ADSL2+ plans in Perth

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TPG NBN Fast Bundle Unlimited 50/20 Mbps 1 Month

$69.99

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Min. Total Cost of $199.94

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50 Mbps

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What to consider when choosing an ADSL2+ plan in Perth

  • Is my area already NBN-ready? While it has been the broadband technology for many Australians for some years, ADSL2+ is living on borrowed time. When the NBN rolls into town, ADSL services are gradually switched off, usually over an 18-month time frame. After that time, ADSL simply won't be available to you. Most ISPs will happily switch you to an NBN plan if you're still on contract when the NBN clock strikes, but you should consider if that's going to give you the best flexibility to switch plans when the time comes. A short-term ADSL/ADSL2+ contract may be a wiser option.
  • What speeds could I get? ADSL2+ has a theoretical top speed of 24Mbps downstream, but that's a speed you'd only ever see if you happened to live in an exchange, which isn't too many of us. The distance from the exchange to your premises will affect your speeds as will the condition of the copper along those lines and in your premises.
  • Bundled service or Naked DSL? Most ADSL2+ plans are sold as bundles along with a fixed-line telephone service, but you do have the option for "Naked DSL". This uses the same copper lines but only activates the frequencies that DSL requires. This means you won't get a dial tone on your line, but you also won't have to pay for a landline phone service you may not need. However, it's smart to carefully compare plans. In some cases, a bundled service might be cheaper than its naked equivalent, especially when you factor in the reality that you've still got to pay line rental on the copper anyway.
  • Do I want bundled discounts? Most ISPs will bundle in a modem/router if you need one, although at this time it's worth ensuring that whatever device you're given is NBN-ready for future-proofing purposes. Beyond that, check for bundled entertainment inclusions, and whether you can get a further discount by bundling in a mobile service alongside your ADSL2+ broadband.

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