Southern Phone vs Tangerine - Which is the best broadband internet provider?

Southern Phone and Tangerine 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 Southern Phone and Tangerine 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 Southern Phone Tangerine
About Southern Phone broadband NBN, wireless and adsl internet reviews and plan comparisons
Southern Phone Company is owned by AGL and is one of the largest providers of fixed line, mobile and Internet communications services in regional Australia.
Tangerine broadband NBN, wireless and adsl internet reviews and plan comparisons
Tangerine Telecom is owned by two British brothers Andrew and Richard Branson. It was started in 2004 to provide better service and better prices to Australian consumers.
Overall Rating [Not enough reviews] 4.1
Tangerine has an overall rating of 4.1 out of 5 based on 6 reviews over the last 12 months.
Tangerine is a very good broadband internet provider according to reviews submitted to this site.
Recommended [Not enough reviews] 83% of people who have written reviews on this site would recommend Tangerine to their friends as a broadband internet provider.
Reliability [Not enough reviews] 4
Tangerine's reliability is rated as very good by users who have submitted reviews to this site. Tangerine has an overall rating of 4 out of 5 for reliability.
Customer Service [Not enough reviews] 4.3
Tangerine's customer service is rated as very good by users who have submitted reviews to this site. Tangerine has an overall rating of 4.3 out of 5 for customer service.
Value for Money [Not enough reviews] 4
Tangerine is rated as very good for value for money by users who have submitted reviews to this site. Tangerine has an overall rating of 4 out of 5 for value for money.
Technical Support [Not enough reviews] 4.2
Tangerine's technical support is rated as very good by users who have submitted reviews to this site. Tangerine has an overall rating of 4.2 out of 5 for technical support.
Australian based technical support [Not enough reviews] No, Tangerine uses a mix of Australian based and overseas call centres for technical support.
Call Centre Location [Not enough reviews] Tangerine uses call centres based in Australia and Phillipines.
Services Offered [Not enough reviews] Tangerine offers a range of broadband and internet related services including NBN internet plans.
Cost of 25Mbps NBN Plan with unlimited data Southern Phone - Basic: 25Mbps, unlimited data for $65 per month.
Tangerine - Standard: 25Mbps, unlimited data for $59.9 per month.
Cost of 50Mbps NBN Plan with unlimited data Southern Phone - Standard: 49Mbps, unlimited data for $75 per month.
Tangerine - XL Speed Boost: 50Mbps, unlimited data for $69.9 per month.
Cost of wireless broadband plan Southern Phone - Home Wireless (4G): 20Mbps, unlimited data for $50 per month.
Contact Details Southern Phone's phone number is: 13 14 64 and website is: southernphone.com.au Tangerine's phone number is: and website is: tangerinetelecom.com.au
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Southern Phone and Tangerine NBN25 plans (25Mbps download speed)

Company Plan
Name
Monthly
Cost
Avg Monthly Cost
(2 years)
Typical Evening Speed Quota
Southern Phone broadband NBN reviews Southern Phone Satellite X Small
(NBN - Satellite)
(Month by month)
$55 $55 25 Mb/s 50 GB
Tangerine broadband NBN reviews Tangerine Standard
(NBN)
(Month by month)
$59.9
$44.9 for first 6 months
$56.15 25 Mb/s Unlim
Southern Phone broadband NBN reviews Southern Phone Basic
(NBN)
(Month by month)
$65
$55 for first 6 months
$62.5 25 Mb/s Unlim
Southern Phone broadband NBN reviews Southern Phone Satellite Small
(NBN - Satellite)
(Month by month)
$70 $70 25 Mb/s 100 GB
Southern Phone broadband NBN reviews Southern Phone Satellite Medium
(NBN - Satellite)
(Month by month)
$130 $130 25 Mb/s 200 GB
Southern Phone broadband NBN reviews Southern Phone Satellite Large
(NBN - Satellite)
(Month by month)
$190 $190 25 Mb/s 300 GB

Southern Phone and Tangerine NBN50 plans (50Mbps download speed)

Company Plan
Name
Monthly
Cost
Avg Monthly Cost
(2 years)
Typical Evening Speed Quota
Tangerine broadband NBN reviews Tangerine XL Speed Boost
(NBN)
(Month by month)
$69.9
$54.9 for first 6 months
$66.15 50 Mb/s Unlim
Southern Phone broadband NBN reviews Southern Phone Standard
(NBN)
(Month by month)
$75
$65 for first 6 months
$72.5 49 Mb/s Unlim

Southern Phone and Tangerine Ultrafast plans (>100Mbps download speed)

Company Plan
Name
Monthly
Cost
Avg Monthly Cost
(2 years)
Typical Evening Speed Quota
Southern Phone broadband NBN reviews Southern Phone Fast
(NBN)
(Month by month)
$85
$75 for first 6 months
$82.5 96 Mb/s Unlim
Tangerine broadband NBN reviews Tangerine XXL Speed Boost
(NBN)
(Month by month)
$89.9
$69.9 for first 6 months
$84.9 92 Mb/s Unlim
Tangerine broadband NBN reviews Tangerine XXXL Speed Boost
(NBN)
(Month by month)
$109.9
$89.9 for first 6 months
$104.9 205 Mb/s Unlim
Southern Phone broadband NBN reviews Southern Phone Super Fast
(NBN)
(Month by month)
$115
$95 for first 6 months
$110 250 Mb/s Unlim
Southern Phone broadband NBN reviews Southern Phone Ultrafast
(NBN)
(Month by month)
$135
$105 for first 6 months
$127.5 1000 Mb/s Unlim

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

How to decide between Southern Phone and Tangerine? - next steps

  • Read reviews of Southern Phone and Tangerine to see what people think of these companies
  • Read our detailed information on Southern Phone and Tangerine 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 - Southern Phone and Tangerine
  • 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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