Attention data hogs: MyRepublic's Unlimited Premium NBN plan, which boasts speeds of up to 100Mbps, is currently down to just $79.95. That's a saving of $10 per month, with no lock-in contract to worry about. Here are the inclusions!
Until 31 January, new customers can snap up MyRepublic's NBN 100 plan for $79.95 per month - down from $89.95. The price jumps back to $89.95 after 12 months at which stage you're free to cancel or perhaps negotiate for a better deal.
So what's included? The plan comes with unlimited data, internet speeds of "up to 100Mbps" (83Mbps during peak usage times) and unlimited home phone calls. A home phone service comes bundled with the plan and you can request a wireless router for an extra dollar.
Here are all the inclusions. (Click on our interactive table for more info!)
This it one of the cheapest NBN 100 options available; especially for a contract-free plan. There's also no setup fees. Here's how it compares to similar plans from rival telcos:
As you can see, Click Broadband is technically cheaper, but only for the first six months. MyRepublic is actually a better deal overall if you plan to stay with your provider for the full year.
Why are NBN plans capped at 100Mbps? Well, I guess the simple answer is that they actually aren’t.
It is possible today in some places in Australia to buy plans that are 150, 250 and even higher. But there are a couple of reasons why most ISPs don’t offer plans higher than 100Mbps, and why most customers aren’t buying them when they do.
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