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How does the nbn™ work?

Published: January 2017

The National Broadband Network (nbn™) is Australia’s new landline phone and internet network, designed to provide you with access to faster and more reliable internet services.

nbn™ offers the fastest speeds to the Australian householder compared with any other available service, including ADSL. While ADSL has a maximum potential speed of approximately 20Mbps, most users have much slower connections. This is because ADSL connections rely on close proximity to a DSLAM or interchange, transferring over to the traditional twisted-pair copper used in telephone networks.

What internet is best if I'm renting?

Published: January 2017

When renting you want to ensure you have the right internet plan. Usually this means having questions answered about flexibility of contract, speed, low cost, and hardware- choosing the plan that is best for you!

How do I know if NBN is available in my area?

Published: August 2016

Another milestone in the construction of the nbn™ network has been reached this month as 3 million homes and businesses are connected. According to Peter Ryan, the Chief Network Engineering Officer, it now means that “more than one in four homes are able to connect to the nbn™ network…by this time next year, that number will be around one in two”.

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