Internode vs activ8me - Which is the best broadband internet provider?

Internode and activ8me are both reputable broadband internet providers in Australia. Deciding which NBN or wireless internet company to sign up to is not an easy task. To make this process easier we have provided a side by side comparison of Internode and activ8me internet providers in the table below.

Disclaimer: All the data in the table is based on the opinions of people who have submitted reviews to this site over the last 12 months. We screen the reviews very thoroughly to ensure only accurate reviews get through. Please do your own research.


Criteria Internode activ8me
About Internode broadband NBN, wireless and adsl internet reviews and plan comparisons
Internode was founded in 1991 and is now owned by TPG.
activ8me broadband NBN, wireless and adsl internet reviews and plan comparisons
Activ8me was founded in 2005 and aims to provide internet and phone services to Regional Australia at metro-comparable prices, speeds and service.
Overall Rating 4.8
Internode has a overall rating of 4.8 out of 5 based on 5 reviews over the last 12 months.
Internode is an excellent broadband internet provider according to reviews submitted to this site.
[Not enough reviews]
Recommended 100% of people who have written reviews on this site would recommend Internode to their friends as a broadband internet provider. [Not enough reviews]
Reliability 4.2
Internode's reliability is rated as very good by users who have submitted reviews to this site. Internode has an overall rating of 4.2 out of 5 for reliability.
[Not enough reviews]
Customer Service 5
Internode's customer service is rated as excellent by users who have submitted reviews to this site. Internode has an overall rating of 5 out of 5 for customer service.
[Not enough reviews]
Value for Money 4.8
Internode is rated as excellent for value for money by users who have submitted reviews to this site. Internode has an overall rating of 4.8 out of 5 for value for money.
[Not enough reviews]
Technical Support 5
Internode's technical support is rated as excellent by users who have submitted reviews to this site. Internode has an overall rating of 5 out of 5 for technical support.
[Not enough reviews]
Australian based technical support No, Internode uses a mix of Australian based and overseas call centres for technical support. [Not enough reviews]
Call Centre Location Internode uses call centres based in Australia and South Africa. [Not enough reviews]
Services Offered Internode offers a range of broadband and internet related services including internet plans. [Not enough reviews]
Cost of 25Mbps NBN Plan with unlimited data Internode - NBN25: 25Mbps, unlimited data for $69.99 per month.
Cost of 50Mbps NBN Plan with unlimited data Internode - NBN50: 50Mbps, unlimited data for $79.99 per month.
activ8me - Unlimited Supersonic: 41Mbps, unlimited data for $69.95 per month.
activ8me - Unlimited Hypersonic: 58Mbps, unlimited data for $99.95 per month.
Cost of wireless broadband plan Internode - 5G Home Broadband Plus (5G): 50Mbps, unlimited data for $59.99 per month.
Contact Details Internode's phone number is: 13 66 33 and website is: internode.on.net activ8me's phone number is: 13 22 88 and website is: activ8me.net.au
Read Reviews Read reviews of Internode. Read reviews of activ8me.

Internode and activ8me NBN25 plans (25Mbps download speed)

Company Plan
Name
Monthly
Cost
Avg Monthly Cost
(2 years)
Typical Evening Speed Quota
Internode broadband NBN reviews Internode NBN25
(NBN)
(Month by month)
$69.99 $69.99 25 Mb/s Unlim
Internode broadband NBN reviews Internode NBN25
(NBN)
(Month by month)
$79.99 $79.99 20.1 Mb/s Unlim

Internode and activ8me NBN50 plans (50Mbps download speed)

Company Plan
Name
Monthly
Cost
Avg Monthly Cost
(2 years)
Typical Evening Speed Quota
activ8me broadband NBN reviews activ8me 150GB
(NBN - Satellite)
(6 month contract)
$34.95 $34.95 41 Mb/s 140 GB
activ8me broadband NBN reviews activ8me 250GB Supersonic
(NBN - Satellite)
(6 month contract)
$64.95 $64.95 41 Mb/s 250 GB
activ8me broadband NBN reviews activ8me Unlimited Supersonic
(NBN - Satellite)
(6 month contract)
$69.95 $69.95 41 Mb/s Unlim
Internode broadband NBN reviews Internode NBN50
(NBN)
(Month by month)
$79.99
$59.99 for first 6 months
$74.99 50 Mb/s Unlim
activ8me broadband NBN reviews activ8me 250GB Hypersonic
(NBN - Satellite)
(6 month contract)
$89.95 $89.95 58 Mb/s 250 GB
Internode broadband NBN reviews Internode NBN50
(NBN)
(Month by month)
$89.99 $89.99 47 Mb/s Unlim
activ8me broadband NBN reviews activ8me Unlimited Hypersonic
(NBN - Satellite)
(6 month contract)
$99.95 $99.95 58 Mb/s Unlim

Internode and activ8me Ultrafast plans (>100Mbps download speed)

Company Plan
Name
Monthly
Cost
Avg Monthly Cost
(2 years)
Typical Evening Speed Quota
Internode broadband NBN reviews Internode NBN100
(NBN)
(Month by month)
$99.99
$89.99 for first 12 months
$94.99 90 Mb/s Unlim

Summary of Internode and activ8me comparison

Please note that summary below is based on reviews submitted to this website and represents the views of the people who wrote the reviews.

  • Overall: Internode and activ8me have pretty similiar ratings overall.
  • Recommended: Internode and activ8me are recommended about the same.
  • Reliability: activ8me rates higher for reliability than Internode does.
  • Customer Service: Internode and activ8me have pretty similar ratings for customer service.
  • Value for Money: Internode and activ8me have pretty similar ratings in terms of value for money.
  • Technical Support: Internode and activ8me have pretty similar ratings in terms of technical support.

How to decide between Internode and activ8me? - next steps

  • Read reviews of Internode and activ8me to see what people think of these companies
  • Read our detailed information on Internode and activ8me to answer all your questions and help you make an informed decision.
  • Visit the website of each company and do some of your own research - Internode and activ8me
  • Decide how fast your connection need to be and how much data you need then use our broadband plan finder to narrow down the list of plans and find the best plan that suits your budget
  • Choose the plan that best suits your needs and budget. Remember, that you can easily change plans but changing broadband internet providers is more difficult so it is really important that you choose a solid internet provider.


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