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Optus Launches New Broadband/Phone-Only Plans

Optus has launched a new range of fixed broadband and phone landline plans that do not require the bundling of additional services. The new plans start at $55 and $22 per month respectively, with additional discounts for Optus Mobile customers.


iiNet Speeds Up Process For Naked Changeover

Moving to naked DSL (broadband where you don’t also pay line rental) saves money, but a perennial annoyance has been that you can often wait weeks while the service is transferred. iiNet says it has now sped the process up and can switch some customers in hours.


Planhacker: Naked DSL Plans 2011

“Going naked” sadly isn’t as raunchy as it sounds: it means getting an Internet broadband connection without an associated phone line, saving you the cost of line rental. But which providers offer naked plans, and what issues do you need to consider? Find the right deal for you with our up-to-date roundup of available naked DSL options in Australia.


Planhacker: Naked DSL Plans

A Naked DSL broadband plan means you don’t pay extra on phone line rental, and current plans come with some seriously big data allowances. Find the best deal for you with our up-to-date roundup of naked DSL options in Australia.


Adam Joins Upload Counting Trend

One clear trend in the Australian broadband market has been a shift towards plans that count both uploads and downloads in their monthly allowances. Once largely the domain of Telstra, these days it seems everyone’s doing it. Adam is the latest to join the fray, offering three new AdamEzyChoice plans that use that model.


Internode Drops Easy Naked Price By $10

When we looked at naked DSL options in Planhacker last week, Internode’s plans looked pretty good. With a price drop of $10 to $59.95, the Easy Naked plan looks slightly more appealing.


Planhacker: Complete Australian Naked DSL Guide

Naked DSL saves you paying for line rental on a home phone you probably never use. Find the best deal with our comprehensive roundup of naked DSL options.


10 Key Results From The Whirlpool Broadband Survey

Back in January, we encouraged readers to take part in the annual broadband survey conducted by legendary broadband community Whirlpool. The full results (based on 23,683 responses) have now been published: here’s ten of the most notable findings about the state of broadband in Australia.


Finding A Good Value DSL Plan

Naked DSL has lots of attractions: no line rental fees and cheaper calls via VOIP. But sorting through the range of plans on offer can be a time-consuming process.


Internode Easy Broadband Goes Naked, Still Counts Uploads

When Internode announced its Easy Broadband package back in July, Lifehacker pointed out one flaw: it counts uploads as well as downloads, which can get you into shaping territory rather quickly. Internode has now expanded the scheme with a “naked ADSL” version, but that restriction still remains.