Mate vs Australia Broadband - Which is the best broadband internet provider?

Mate and Australia Broadband 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 Mate and Australia Broadband 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 24 months. We screen the reviews very thoroughly to ensure only accurate reviews get through. Please do your own research.


Criteria Mate Australia Broadband
About 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.
Australia Broadband broadband NBN, wireless and adsl internet reviews and plan comparisons
Australia broadband offer simple no fuss broadband plans.
Overall Rating 3.8
Mate has a overall rating of 3.8 out of 5 based on 14 reviews over the last 24 months.
Mate is a good broadband internet provider according to reviews submitted to this site.
4.5
Australia Broadband has an overall rating of 4.5 out of 5 based on 5 reviews over the last 24 months.
Australia Broadband is an excellent broadband internet provider according to reviews submitted to this site.
Recommended 71% of people who have written reviews on this site would recommend Mate to their friends as a broadband internet provider. 100% of people who have written reviews on this site would recommend Australia Broadband to their friends as a broadband internet provider.
Reliability 3.6
Mate's reliability is rated as good by users who have submitted reviews to this site. Mate has an overall rating of 3.6 out of 5 for reliability.
4.6
Australia Broadband's reliability is rated as excellent by users who have submitted reviews to this site. Australia Broadband has an overall rating of 4.6 out of 5 for reliability.
Customer Service 3.8
Mate's customer service is rated as good by users who have submitted reviews to this site. Mate has an overall rating of 3.8 out of 5 for customer service.
4.4
Australia Broadband's customer service is rated as very good by users who have submitted reviews to this site. Australia Broadband has an overall rating of 4.4 out of 5 for customer service.
Value for Money 3.9
Mate is rated as good for value for money by users who have submitted reviews to this site. Mate has an overall rating of 3.9 out of 5 for value for money.
4
Australia Broadband is rated as very good for value for money by users who have submitted reviews to this site. Australia Broadband has an overall rating of 4 out of 5 for value for money.
Technical Support 3.9
Mate's technical support is rated as good by users who have submitted reviews to this site. Mate has an overall rating of 3.9 out of 5 for technical support.
4.8
Australia Broadband's technical support is rated as excellent by users who have submitted reviews to this site. Australia Broadband has an overall rating of 4.8 out of 5 for technical support.
Australian based technical support Yes, Mate does have Australian based technical support. Yes, Australia Broadband does have Australian based technical support.
Call Centre Location Mate uses call centres based in Australia. Australia Broadband uses call centres based in Australia.
Services Offered Mate offers a range of broadband and internet related services including NBN internet plans. Australia Broadband offers a range of broadband and internet related services including NBN internet plans.
Cost of 25Mbps NBN Plan with unlimited data Australia Broadband - Standard: 24Mbps, unlimited data for $70 per month.
Cost of 50Mbps NBN Plan with unlimited data Mate - Best Mates: 42Mbps, unlimited data for $69 per month.
Australia Broadband - Standard Plus: 48Mbps, unlimited data for $70 per month.
Cost of wireless broadband plan
Contact Details Mate's phone number is: 13 14 13 and website is: letsbemates.com.au Australia Broadband's phone number is: 1300 023 354 and website is: australiabroadband.com.au
Read Reviews Read reviews of Mate. Read reviews of Australia Broadband.

Mate and Australia Broadband 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
Australia Broadband broadband NBN reviews Australia Broadband Standard
(NBN)
(Month by month)
$70
$65 for first 3 months
$69.38 24 Mb/s Unlim

Mate and Australia Broadband 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
Australia Broadband broadband NBN reviews Australia Broadband Standard Plus
(NBN)
(Month by month)
$70 $70 48 Mb/s Unlim

Mate and Australia Broadband Ultrafast plans (>100Mbps download speed)

Company Plan
Name
Monthly
Cost
Avg Monthly Cost
(2 years)
Typical Evening Speed Quota
Australia Broadband broadband NBN reviews Australia Broadband Premium
(NBN)
(Month by month)
$95
$85 for first 6 months
$92.5 98 Mb/s Unlim
Mate broadband NBN reviews Mate Elite Mates
(NBN)
(Month by month)
$99 $99 208 Mb/s Unlim

Summary of Mate and Australia Broadband 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: Australia Broadband rates higher overall than Mate does.
  • Recommended: Australia Broadband is more highly recommended than Mate.
  • Reliability: Australia Broadband rates higher for reliability than Mate does.
  • Customer Service: Australia Broadband rates higher for customer service than Mate does.
  • Value for Money: Mate and Australia Broadband have pretty similar ratings in terms of value for money.
  • Technical Support: Australia Broadband rates higher for technical support than Mate does.

How to decide between Mate and Australia Broadband? - next steps

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