Compare Southern Phone NBN plans

Southern Phone is on a mission to bring quality Internet services to regional Australia.

What you need to know about Southern Phone NBN plans

Internet access in regional Australia often leaves a lot to be desired. Low speeds and high costs are commonplace, and the lack of competing Internet providers only makes things worse. Backed by local councils from Bega Valley to Wollongong, the community-driven telco Southern Phone is bringing metro-quality Internet to regional towns all over the country.

As part of this mission, Southern Phone offers a variety of high-speed NBN plans to all regions where the NBN has rolled out. Along with standalone Internet plans, Southern Phone's also has bundles that include home phone and mobile services. These bundles collect all your communication needs under a single contract and are available on month-to-month contracts.

What are the different Southern Phone NBN plans?

Southern Phone's NBN plans support most standard NBN access technologies, including fibre to the premises (FTTP), fibre to the node (FTTN), fibre to the building (FTTB), hybrid-fibre coaxial (HFC), fixed wireless and satellite.

Depending on the technology, three of the four main NBN speed tiers are available: Basic (nbn12), Standard Plus (nbn50) and Premium (nbn100). As for data allowances, Southern Phone's range of NBN plans vary from 100GB per month (or 70GB per month on satellite) up to unlimited data. Satellite aside, on a Basic NBN connection, this gives you a choice between the following four plans:

  • Small, which includes 100GB of data for $50 a month
  • Unlimited, which includes unlimited data for $60 a month

Boosting your download speed to a Standard Plus connection will set you back an extra $10 per month. A Premium connection will cost you an additional $40 per month.

Since Internet speeds are susceptible to a number of factors including congestion on the network, the NBN speed tiers don't represent real-world performance. Instead, Southern Phone advises users that typical speeds during the peak evening hours of 7:00PM to 11:00PM are as follows:

  • Basic NBN connection: 11.00Mbps
  • Standard Plus NBN connection: 46.00Mbps
  • Premium NBN connection: 80.00Mbps

All Southern Phone's NBN plans are delivered on a month-to-month contract, so you don't have to worry about early termination fees for cancelling your plan. There are no set-up fees, either.

You won't have to worry about any excess data charges with Southern Phone. Going over your monthly data cap will see your speed slowed to 256kbps.


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    GarySeptember 29, 2017

    Is there a government plan for pensioner who live in the country with nbn.

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      ArnoldOctober 2, 2017

      Hi Gary,

      Thanks for your inquiry

      There is no specific plan for seniors but the government mandated all providers to give discounts to seniors and pensioners. Please speak with the provider of your choice and demand a discount from them.

      Hope this information helps

      Cheers,
      Arnold

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