Aussie Broadband Customers Can Now Kick Their Connection

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A dodgy home internet connection is just expected if you're living in Australia. When it works, it works reasonably well but when it doesn't, you'll spend minutes and sometimes hours trying to figure out if the problem is you, your ISP or the NBN. Aussie Broadband has come up with a solution to give customers a chance to fix the service themselves before resorting to more drastic measures.

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Aussie Broadband is now offering its customers a solution to solve internet interruptions by giving them a switch to 'kick' their connection. Built into the MyAussie app, a connection 'kick' acts like a remotely-controlled fresh reboot but even more powerful. Rather than just the old switch on, switch off method for your modem when it's playing up, the 'kick' will restart everything all the way through the network.

It might not be able to solve any major issues, but most minor issues could likely be resolved through this ultimate switch.

The kick solution was built by the ISP's in-house development team in 45 days and will be available to the 39,000 customers who use the MyAussie app, according to Aussie Broadband.

How do I 'kick' my internet?

To 'kick' your connection on Aussie Broadband, you'll first need the MyAussie app. Select your Service Tests and then choose Kick Connection. Doing this will completely reset your connection and will force your devices to re-authenticate with the network. It's a minor inconvenience for what might likely solve your issues.

If you're not currently an Aussie Broadband Customer, you can check out some of the best plans below. Click on the interactive tables to see the full inclusions!

NBN 25 / Casual Plan (500GB Data, $55 per month)

NBN 25 / Everyday Plan (Unlimited Data, $69 per month)

NBN 50 / Family Plan (Unlimited Data, $79 per month)

NBN 100 / Power User Plan (Unlimited Data, $99 per month)

The above plans are also available in Fixed Wireless iterations for the same price and with the same data inclusions

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    You do not need to install an app to utilise the new Kick feature.
    You can access the same functionality by logging into your account on the Aussie Broadband website.

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