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The ultimate guide to NBN, wireless and broadband internet in Australia

August 6th, 2022
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The ultimate guide to NBN, Wireless and broadband internet in Australia

We answer some of the most common questions relating to broadband internet in Australia such as: What is broadband? What is the NBN? What is internet speed? What is the difference between bandwidth and speed? What is broadband quota or data allowance?

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5 simple ways to improve your Wi-Fi speed (2022)

August 14th, 2022
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Do you want to improve your Wi-Fi speed without getting too technical? Here are five ways to get faster Wi-Fi without buying a new plan.

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What are the different types of NBN internet connections?

August 14th, 2022
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We explain the different types of NBN internet available in Australia. Learn the difference between Fibre to the Premises (FTTP), Fibre to the building (FTTB), Fibre to the node (FTTN), HFC cable (coaxial cable), Fixed wireless, High speed satellite (Sky Muster). What type of NBN connection do you need? Find out here.

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Best NBN internet plans for working from home (2022)

August 9th, 2022
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working from home

Choosing the right NBN plan is essential to ensuring that you have a smooth working from home experience. How fast does your NBN connection need to be? How much data do you really need? Find out in this article.

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5 Things that can slow down your internet speed and how to fix them (2022)

August 6th, 2022
Things that can slow down your internet speed

Fast internet speeds are now more important than ever to keep up with productivity and entertainment requirements. With multiple web-enabled devices in the household, it is essential to make sure you have fast and reliable internet speeds. Slow internet connections and drop-outs can be a cause of great frustration for internet users especially if they are trying to work from home. Read on to learn about what can be slowing down your home internet connection.

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How do I connect to the NBN?

August 6th, 2022
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How to connect to the NBN?

The majority of houses in Australia now should be “NBN ready” these days but this short guide outlines the steps required to ensure that your NBN connection goes as smooth as possible.

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What internet speed do I need to watch Stan? (2022)

August 2nd, 2022
What internet speed do I need for Stan?

Do you subscribe to Stan? Make sure you have the right connection speed and data allowance as there is nothing worse than when you’re in the middle of a movie and the video stream suddenly starts stuttering and the dreaded words “buffering” appear on the screen. Read our guide to find out the minimum speeds and data required for Stan video streaming.

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What is the best internet speed for streaming video?

August 2nd, 2022
video streaming services

There’s nothing worse than when you’re in the middle of a movie and the video stream suddenly starts stuttering and the dreaded words “buffering” appear on the screen. Read our guide to find out the minimum speeds required for Netflix, Stan, Binge, Disney+, Foxtel, ABC iView and Youtube.

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Everything you need to know about 5G Internet in Australia (2022)

August 2nd, 2022
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Everything you need to know about 5G Internet in Australia

Want to know more about 5G mobile internet in Australia? How fast is it? How is it different from 4G? Is it going to replace the NBN? Read on to learn more.

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Types of Internet and broadband in Australia

August 2nd, 2022
types of internet available in Australia - nbn, wireless, adsl, fibre optic

Learn about the many types of broadband internet that are available in Australia. Topics covered include NBN, ADSL2, cable, satellite, wireless 4G & 5G and fibre optic. Find out about the different NBN plans and who they are suitable for.

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What internet speed do I need to watch Netflix? (2022)

August 2nd, 2022
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What internet speed do you need for Netflix and Stan?

There’s nothing worse than when you’re in the middle of a movie and the video stream suddenly starts stuttering and the dreaded words “buffering” appear on the screen. Read our guide to find out the minimum speeds and data required for Netflix.

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What is the difference between a Wi-Fi range extender and a Mesh Network?

July 27th, 2022
wifi mesh vs extender

Fluctuating Wi-Fi signals are never fun to deal with and it can be frustrating when your router is unable to provide proper coverage to all parts of your home. In a time when a lot of people are working or studying from home, slow internet isn’t something you cannot afford to experience. One way to improve the Wi-Fi signal strength in your home is to install either a Wi-Fi range extender or a Wi-Fi mesh system. Read on to learn about the difference between Wi-Fi range extenders and a Mesh Networks.

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What NBN plans are available and how fast are they? (updated 2022)

July 26th, 2022
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Choosing a NBN plan can be difficult

Confused about what NBN plans are available in Australia? This guide will help you navigate it and choose a good plan for you.

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A comparison of broadband internet speeds in Australia

July 19th, 2022
comparison of broadband internet speeds in Australia

We rank the speeds of all the internet technologies in Australia – NBN, wireless, satellite, Starlink, 5G. How does your plan compare?

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Which broadband internet companies have Australian based technical support?

July 19th, 2022
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What internet companies have customer support in Australia?

Having access to excellent technical support is essential to having a positive experience with your broadband internet company. When something goes wrong, clear guidance from a friendly technical support person is vital in helping you rectify the problem. Check out our guide.

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A highway analogy to explain your broadband internet connection

July 19th, 2022
compare your internet connection to a busy highway

Broadband terminology can be confusing at the best of time so we’ve tried to come up with an analogy that compares your broadband connection to a busy highway. We hope it helps with your understanding. Check it out.

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Best NBN internet plans for gaming in Australia (2022)

July 19th, 2022
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NBN plans for gaming

Choosing the right NBN plan is essential to ensuring that you have the smoothest gaming experience. How fast does your NBN connection need to be? How much data do you really need? Find out in this article.

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6 tips to help you choose a great internet plan (2022)

July 14th, 2022
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how to choose an internet plan

There are hundreds of internet plan deals and products on the market in various shapes and connection types. The most important thing is that the broadband plan that you choose is suited to your needs. Here’s how to find the best internet plan for you.

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What speed internet connection do I need for working from home?

July 14th, 2022
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What internet speed do I need to work from home?

How fast does your internet connection have to be for a smooth working at home experience? There is nothing worse than your video and audio feed cutting out during an important online presentation. Check out our guide.

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NBN vs Wireless internet | What’s best for renters?

July 14th, 2022
Best internet plans for renters

If you are renting a house, choosing a broadband internet plan can a difficult task. Should you choose wireless 5G internet or NBN? Read this to find out more.

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What internet speed do you really need?

July 13th, 2022
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What internet speed do you really need?

In the modern Australian household, fast and reliable internet has become a necessity for work, education and entertainment. Slow internet can cause stress and frustration, reduce productivity and waste people’s time. The connection speed of your broadband internet plan determines how fast information can stream from the internet to your house.

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How to compare NBN plans | cut through the jargon (read this FIRST!)

July 13th, 2022
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We can help you decipher the information about NBN broadband internet plans

Different broadband internet providers display their NBN plan information in different formats which can be confusing for new customers. We list two NBN internet plans and explain exactly what each piece of information means. We help you decipher the technical jargon.

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How to choose a broadband internet plan

July 13th, 2022
How to choose the best NBN broadband plan

We have listed some of the important factors to consider when choosing a broadband internet plan. Price, type of broadband, speed, quota, technical support and ease of setup are all very important to consider when choosing an internet provider.

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How to choose the right NBN plan (read this first) 2022

July 11th, 2022
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Choosing the right NBN plan can be difficult. Here is a quick guide on how to choose the right speed and NBN plan for your needs.

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Starlink Internet: What it is and is it available in Australia?

June 29th, 2022

Get to know Elon Musk’s wireless broadband Starlink, what it offers, and where abouts it is available in Australia.

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What broadband speed do I need for my security system?

April 28th, 2022
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What broadband speed do I need for my security system?

A fast and reliable broadband internet connection is essential to ensure that your security system operates correctly. What speed do you really need? Find out in this article.

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