Compare Internode NBN plans

With two-and-a-half decades of experience to draw from, Internode's NBN plans are worth taking a look at.

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Internode NBN Gold Unlimited 1 Month

$79.99

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Min. Total Cost of $178.99

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Data

44 Mbps

Typical peak evening speed


What you need to know about Internode NBN plans

With over 25 years of experience, Internode has been a key player in the telecommunications market. iiNet certainly recognised it had clout when it acquired Internode in 2011, and added over 240 new exchanges to the Internode ADSL network. In the years since, Internode has set its sights on the NBN, and has expanded its network to provide Aussies with high-speed fibre internet at affordable prices.

Internode's NBN plans come packed with options, from Voice over IP (VoIP) phone services to Fetch streaming TV entertainment packages. All NBN plans are available on 24-month or month-to-month contracts.

What are the different Internode NBN plans?

Fixed-line NBN

Internode provides fixed-line NBN services over fibre to the premises (FTTP), fibre to the node (FTTN), fibre to the building (FTTB) and hybrid-fibre coaxial (HFC) connections. Three tiers of data inclusions are available on Basic (nbn12), Standard Plus (nbn50) or Premium (nbn100) speeds, resulting in the following plans:

Basic NBN plans

  • Bronze 100, which includes 100GB of data for $49.99 a month
  • Bronze 500, which includes 500GB of data for $64.99 a month
  • Bronze Unlimited, which includes unlimited data for $69.99 a month

Standard Plus NBN plans

  • Gold 100, which includes 100GB of data for $54.99 a month
  • Gold 500, which includes 500GB of data for $74.99 a month
  • Gold Unlimited, which includes unlimited data for $79.99 a month

Premium NBN plans

  • Platinum 100, which includes 100GB of data for $74.99 a month
  • Platinum 500, which includes 500GB of data for $94.99 a month
  • Platinum Unlimited, which includes unlimited data for $99.99 a month

Since speeds on the NBN are affected by the number of users connected to it at the same time, the maximum speeds promised by the various tiers aren't always realistic. Internode advises the following average speeds during the peak evening hours of 7pm to 11pm:

  • Basic NBN plans: 10.40 Mbps
  • Standard Plus NBN plans: 44.40 Mbps
  • Premium NBN plans: 75.10 Mbps

Along with the monthly fee, Internode charges a one-off setup fee of $99 on all month-to-month NBN plans. This fee is waived if you sign up for 24 months, but bear in mind that you'll have to pay an early termination charge of up to $300 if you cancel your service before the full two years is up.

Internode doesn't charge excess usage fees, so if you happen to go over your monthly data limit on any of its NBN plans, your Internet speed will simply drop to 256kbps for the rest of the current billing cycle.

Fixed wireless NBN

Like many NBN providers, Internode's fixed-wireless plans follow a similar structure to its fixed-line plans, albeit with support for fewer speed tiers due to the limitations of fixed-wireless technology. Basic (nbn12) and Standard (nbn25) are the only speeds available, with six plans in total on offer:

Basic NBN plans

  • Wireless Bronze 100, which includes 100GB of data for $49.99 a month
  • Wireless Bronze 500, which includes 500GB of data for $64.99 a month
  • Wireless Bronze Unlimited, which includes unlimited data for $69.99 a month

Standard NBN plans

  • Wireless Silver 100, which includes 100GB of data for $54.99 a month
  • Wireless Silver 500, which includes 500GB of data for $74.99 a month
  • Wireless Silver Unlimited, which includes unlimited data for $79.99 a month

Internode only charges set-up fees if you sign up for its fixed-wireless plans on a month-to-month contract, in which case you'll be looking at a one-off charge of $99. The counterpoint to that is if you want to cancel a 24-month contract before the two years has passed, you'll be hit with an early termination fee of up to $300.

On the plus side, Internode doesn't charge excess usage fees if you blow through your monthly data allowance. Instead, your Internet speed will simply be reduced to 256kbps for the rest of the current billing cycle.


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