Did you know that there are over 150 NBN service providers? Seriously, that is a lot of NBN plans to sift through. Not that you have to do any of the leg work when you've got the WhistleOut team to help out.
We are constantly monitoring NBN plans to keep our database up-to-date, so you can be sure that if there's a good deal, we'll know about it.
Best Budget NBN Plan
"You may not think you need unlimited internet data at home, but at this price, you might as well. $59 is a great for a Standard speed NBN plan."
"You'll save a bit of money each month choosing Teleron instead of FlipTV, and 200GB is enough for most homes. This is a good idea if you're counting every penny."
Best Unlimited Data NBN Plan
"amaysim takes the lead and this is a good price for a Standard speed unlimited NBN plan. With a current Christmas promotion, you will receive $110 worth of gifts, which is exceptionally good value."
"If you value customer service, Mate Communicate will be your good friend and they come in runners up for offering great customer support. Hello Broadband is also a great alternative, if you’re looking for a budget option for unlimited allowance."
Best Premium NBN Plan
"MyRepublic has been the cheapest way to buy Premium speed NBN plans for several months now, and remains a clear favourite."
"You can't wrong choosing either the super-popular Amaysim, or the Telstra-owned Belong. Both offer great value plans and are known for great customer service."
How we choose the best NBN plans
Mobile phone and internet plans are our focus at WhistleOut, so we put a lot of thought into how we judge these awards.
We know that there is no one perfect NBN plan, so we split up our recommendations into three categories: Best Budget NBN Plans, Best Unlimited Data Plans, and Best Premium NBN Plans.
Price and data are obviously major focuses for choosing the plans we like, but we go deeper than the headline prices and look for value over the long term. We also consider setup costs, which can be considerable.
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Best NBN Basic plan
We often refer to NBN 12 plans as the 'slowest' NBN plans, but in truth, these are not slow plans. In fact, an NBN 12 plan should deliver better speeds than most of us have experienced with ADSL services in the past. With 12Mbps you can happily stream video, listen to music and podcasts, all while browsing the web and chatting with friends.
While many folks lean towards unlimited data plans, the 100GB in this Teleron plan should be more than enough for most households for day-to-day web surfing. For a limited time, they are offering unlimited Netflix streaming and data-free iTunes downloads for new customers.
Opting for this plan will save you about $10 per month compared with unlimited data options. You can save on set-up fee, if your preference is a 24-month agreement.
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Best NBN Standard plan
If you're looking for a step up in speed from an old ADSL connection, but you'd like to keep costs down, then an NBN 25 plan would be a good option to consider.
The included 25Mbps should offer a noticeable improvement in performance, but you should only need to add about $10 to what you currently pay for a similar ADSL plan.
Mate is one of the newer internet providers offering the NBN, and this plan is great value and a worthy consideration for those who value strong customer service. Mate is known for providing great customer service, their customers really seem to like them, and they invest in all local customer support options.
For a limited time, they are running a promotion, if you sign up to this plan, your 2nd month plan fee will be waived off.
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Best NBN Standard Plus plan
NBN 50 plans are often overlooked, and in fact, a number of providers don't bother selling NBN 50 plans at all. We think this is a shame given what an excellent middle ground NBN 50 is, in terms of download and upload speeds.
Hello Broadband is one of the newer internet providers offering NBN, and is currently running a promotion on 24 month and 12 month contract. If you are looking for long term commitment, you can get two months free on a 24 month contract or save on Set-up fee on a 12 month contract.
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