Start Broadband vs Internode - Which is the best broadband internet provider?

Start Broadband and Internode 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 Start Broadband and Internode 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 Start Broadband Internode
About Start Broadband broadband NBN, wireless and adsl internet reviews and plan comparisons
Start Broadband is an Australian owned broadband provider that is on a mission to provide great service but also give back to the community.
Internode broadband NBN, wireless and adsl internet reviews and plan comparisons
Internode was founded in 1991 and is now owned by TPG.
Overall Rating [Not enough reviews] 4.2
Internode has an overall rating of 4.2 out of 5 based on 10 reviews over the last 24 months.
Internode is a very good broadband internet provider according to reviews submitted to this site.
Recommended [Not enough reviews] 80% of people who have written reviews on this site would recommend Internode to their friends as a broadband internet provider.
Reliability [Not enough reviews] 4
Internode's reliability is rated as very good by users who have submitted reviews to this site. Internode has an overall rating of 4 out of 5 for reliability.
Customer Service [Not enough reviews] 4.4
Internode's customer service is rated as very good by users who have submitted reviews to this site. Internode has an overall rating of 4.4 out of 5 for customer service.
Value for Money [Not enough reviews] 4
Internode is rated as very good for value for money by users who have submitted reviews to this site. Internode has an overall rating of 4 out of 5 for value for money.
Technical Support [Not enough reviews] 4.4
Internode's technical support is rated as very good by users who have submitted reviews to this site. Internode has an overall rating of 4.4 out of 5 for technical support.
Australian based technical support [Not enough reviews] No, Internode uses a mix of Australian based and overseas call centres for technical support.
Call Centre Location [Not enough reviews] Internode uses call centres based in Australia and South Africa.
Services Offered [Not enough reviews] Internode offers a range of broadband and internet related services including internet plans.
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 Start Broadband - Fast: 50Mbps, unlimited data for $85 per month.
Internode - NBN50: 50Mbps, unlimited data for $79.99 per month.
Cost of wireless broadband plan Internode - 5G Home Broadband Plus (5G): 50Mbps, unlimited data for $59.99 per month.
Contact Details Start Broadband's phone number is: 1300 475 155 and website is: startbroadband.com.au Internode's phone number is: 13 66 33 and website is: internode.on.net
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Start Broadband and Internode 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

Start Broadband and Internode NBN50 plans (50Mbps download speed)

Company Plan
Name
Monthly
Cost
Avg Monthly Cost
(2 years)
Typical Evening Speed Quota
Internode broadband NBN reviews Internode NBN50
(NBN)
(Month by month)
$79.99
$59.99 for first 6 months
$74.99 50 Mb/s Unlim
Start Broadband broadband NBN reviews Start Broadband Fast
(NBN)
(Month by month)
$85 $85 50 Mb/s Unlim
Internode broadband NBN reviews Internode NBN50
(NBN)
(Month by month)
$89.99 $89.99 47 Mb/s Unlim

Start Broadband and Internode Ultrafast plans (>100Mbps download speed)

Company Plan
Name
Monthly
Cost
Avg Monthly Cost
(2 years)
Typical Evening Speed Quota
Start Broadband broadband NBN reviews Start Broadband Superfast
(NBN)
(Month by month)
$99 $99 100 Mb/s Unlim
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 Start Broadband and Internode 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 rates higher overall than Start Broadband does.
  • Recommended: Internode is more highly recommended than Start Broadband.
  • Reliability: Internode rates higher for reliability than Start Broadband does.
  • Customer Service: Internode rates higher for customer service than Start Broadband does.
  • Value for Money: Internode rates higher for value for money than Start Broadband does.
  • Technical Support: Internode rates higher for technical support than Start Broadband does.

How to decide between Start Broadband and Internode? - next steps

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