iPrimus vs Mate - Which is the best broadband internet provider?

iPrimus and Mate 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 iPrimus and Mate 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 iPrimus Mate
About iPrimus broadband NBN, wireless and adsl internet reviews and plan comparisons
iPrimus is the residential services division of Primus Telecom, offering high-speed broadband services to consumers.
Mate broadband NBN, wireless and adsl internet reviews and plan comparisons
Mate broadband is a 100% Australian owned broadband company with an Australian call centre.
Overall Rating [Not enough reviews] 3.1
Mate has an overall rating of 3.1 out of 5 based on 6 reviews over the last 12 months.
Mate is an ok broadband internet provider according to reviews submitted to this site.
Recommended [Not enough reviews] 50% of people who have written reviews on this site would recommend Mate to their friends as a broadband internet provider.
Reliability [Not enough reviews] 2.8
Mate's reliability is rated as ok by users who have submitted reviews to this site. Mate has an overall rating of 2.8 out of 5 for reliability.
Customer Service [Not enough reviews] 3.2
Mate's customer service is rated as ok by users who have submitted reviews to this site. Mate has an overall rating of 3.2 out of 5 for customer service.
Value for Money [Not enough reviews] 3.3
Mate is rated as ok for value for money by users who have submitted reviews to this site. Mate has an overall rating of 3.3 out of 5 for value for money.
Technical Support [Not enough reviews] 3
Mate's technical support is rated as ok by users who have submitted reviews to this site. Mate has an overall rating of 3 out of 5 for technical support.
Australian based technical support [Not enough reviews] Yes, Mate does have Australian based technical support.
Call Centre Location [Not enough reviews] Mate uses call centres based in Australia.
Services Offered [Not enough reviews] Mate offers a range of broadband and internet related services including NBN internet plans.
Cost of 25Mbps NBN Plan with unlimited data
Cost of 50Mbps NBN Plan with unlimited data iPrimus - Standard Plus: 50Mbps, unlimited data for $75 per month.
Mate - Best Mates: 42Mbps, unlimited data for $69 per month.
Cost of wireless broadband plan
Contact Details iPrimus's phone number is: 13 17 89 and website is: iprimus.com.au Mate's phone number is: 13 14 13 and website is: letsbemates.com.au
Read Reviews Read reviews of iPrimus. Read reviews of Mate.

iPrimus and Mate NBN25 plans (25Mbps download speed)

Company Plan
Name
Monthly
Cost
Avg Monthly Cost
(2 years)
Typical Evening Speed Quota
Mate broadband NBN reviews Mate Great Mates
(NBN)
(Month by month)
$59 $59 19 Mb/s Unlim

iPrimus and Mate NBN50 plans (50Mbps download speed)

Company Plan
Name
Monthly
Cost
Avg Monthly Cost
(2 years)
Typical Evening Speed Quota
Mate broadband NBN reviews Mate Best Mates
(NBN)
(Month by month)
$69 $69 42 Mb/s Unlim
iPrimus broadband NBN reviews iPrimus Standard Plus
(NBN)
(Month by month)
$75
$50 for first 1 months
$73.96 50 Mb/s Unlim

iPrimus and Mate Ultrafast plans (>100Mbps download speed)

Company Plan
Name
Monthly
Cost
Avg Monthly Cost
(2 years)
Typical Evening Speed Quota
iPrimus broadband NBN reviews iPrimus Premium
(NBN)
(Month by month)
$90
$65 for first 1 months
$88.96 95 Mb/s Unlim
Mate broadband NBN reviews Mate Elite Mates
(NBN)
(Month by month)
$99 $99 208 Mb/s Unlim
iPrimus broadband NBN reviews iPrimus Home Superfast
(NBN)
(Month by month)
$115
$90 for first 1 months
$113.96 200 Mb/s Unlim
iPrimus broadband NBN reviews iPrimus Home Ultrafast
(NBN)
(Month by month)
$145
$125 for first 1 months
$144.17 1000 Mb/s Unlim

Summary of iPrimus and Mate 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: iPrimus rates higher overall than Mate does.
  • Recommended: iPrimus is more highly recommended than Mate.
  • Reliability: iPrimus rates higher for reliability than Mate does.
  • Customer Service: iPrimus rates higher for customer service than Mate does.
  • Value for Money: iPrimus rates higher for value for money than Mate does.
  • Technical Support: iPrimus rates higher for technical support than Mate does.

How to decide between iPrimus and Mate? - next steps

  • Read reviews of iPrimus and Mate to see what people think of these companies
  • Read our detailed information on iPrimus and Mate 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 - iPrimus and Mate
  • 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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