The Best NBN Plans With Unlimited Data

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One of the key arguments underpinning the existence of the NBN is the idea that the internet is now an essential utility. Like water and electricity, most of us use the internet everyday, and like these other services, we expect the internet to be always on.

Unlimited data plans are an obvious choice for most households, and luckily most providers offer at least a couple of plans with no-limit data included. Other providers, like Optus, Vodafone and Amaysim only sell plans with unlimited data.

So let's take a look at the best plans with unlimited data. But, today we'll try something a bit different and leave out plans configured on NBN 12 (Basic Evening Speed) because we all know now that Basic Plans are the root of all NBN evil. You can follow this link to see NBN 12 plans, but I'm not going to be responsible for what happens next.

NBN 25 Plans with Unlimited Data

It's a bit of a traffic jam with the amount of NBN 25plans crammed in around the $60 mark. Flip TV might be the best long term option, as Mate and Barefoot only offer the $59 price for the first 6 months.

Flip TV also offers TV packages dedicated to channels shown in number of European and Asian countries, which you can add onto your plan.

NBN 50 Plans with Unlimited Data

What's that I hear you say? These plans look a lot like the NBN 25 plans? Thanks to NBN Co's recent wholesale price changes there are a lot of providers offering free upgrades from 25 to 50, but are still selling the 25 plans as well.

Others, like the TPG Group, have canned NBN 25 plans altogether, which you would expect is the way for many of the ISPs going forward as more changes to wholesale pricing in the near future make it more attractive to push customers towards NBN 50 plans.

NBN 100 Plans with Unlimited Data

It wasn't that long ago that we could recommend MyRepublic for NBN 100 plans without giving too much thought to it – the price as that good. But now that the MyRepublic launch pricing promotion has ended, the competition is much tighter.

One thing to factor in here is the setup cost for these plans. MyRepublic charge $120 upfront, which others, like Mate and Barefoot, will get you up and running for free. In fact, this is a point that applies to all of the comparisons above. You might find yourself splitting hairs in picking the best monthly price, but the difference in setup costs can be significant.


Joe Hanlon is Publisher at WhistleOut, Australia’s phone and internet comparison website. He’s been writing about phones and plans for far too long.

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Comments

    I am amused by the NBN account offering and how "Unlimited" would be important so that your internet is always on. Telecom NZ did the same thing to me in Queenstown. I could get little or no internet, but upgraded to the "unlimited" plan. With the upgrade, I paid more money but still could not get any internet, but then, it was unlimited. Lol

    When the kids got out of school, internet would be done for the night. Even getting online to attempt downloading email was a challenge. Why are the consumers not protected by this false advertising? A good question to ask your parliamentarian...
    Bobby Vassallo

    Need contention ratios to evaluate likely service levels.

    25?, 50?.... 100?

    What does that mean?

      It means you might get those download speeds when the planets align.

      Until then, accept the fraud that is the Turnbull/Abbott NBN.

    At the moment MyRepublic has got a promotion on their gamerpro100/40 $79.90 monthly plan if you sign up before the end of February thou I think it goes a for few months after February MyRepublic give you a $200 promotional code offer to take off either from a Sony PlayStation ps4 pro or the Sony virtual reality headpiece.
    So I signed my mum to this plan not that she's a gamer & i received my white glacier ps4 pro yesterday thank you very much MyRepublic. I'm with MyRepublic as it is on tht gamerplan pro already but they didn't have this deal when I signed up
    Ps4 pro from Sony online store outright $549
    Minus - $200 MyRepublic deal
    =$349 which I was more than happy to pay that

      I don't know MyRepublic, but they must be a reseller for NBN? Do a speedtest.net and let me know what the ping, download and upload say. I'm truly surprised if things have improved that much. I hope they have, but NBN is not accountable to the government or anyone else for consumer protection, much like carriers in the US. Bad service and high prices; promises unfulfilled for years on end. You know the drill.
      Bobby Vassallo

    Early last year they offered unlimited 100 for $59.95 a month plus the $200 sony voucher.

    The lists are great, but one thing I would also be interested in knowing is some kind of rating on customer service. I will be moving to NBN in the coming months, but with all the issues with the NBN, I don't want to struggle dealing with someone on the other side of the line when I have a work deadline due and my internet and phone are dead.

    This article is titled "The Best NBN Plans With Unlimited Data" where 's the comparative list of ISP's?

      If they aren't showing up, the widget hasn't loaded correctly - there may be intermittent issues with it. I am looking into this now.

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