The good news? As promised when iiNet purchased Internode, unmetered Freezone content is being made available to customers of both ISPs. The bad news? It will be quite a while before iiNet's unmetered iTunes and Xbox Live access will shift across to Internode.
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Most Australians only use 6GB of data a month, but if you're in the group who consume 100GB or more, then an "unlimited" broadband plan can be appealing. Here's what's available in the unlimited space on an ADSL2+ connection.
The comments on yesterday's Planhacker listing of unlimited broadband deals unearthed so many extra contenders that there was only one thing to do: a major update to incorporate them all. So that's what I've done -- there's now a much longer list of providers, although because of the ludicrous "no torrents" rules that many providers apply, that doesn't necessarily mean there's a better range of good choices . . . Check out the updated list at the original link.
The concept of an "unlimited" deal has been back in the news recently, with the ACCC continuing its crackdown on providers using the term without clarification. If you can negotiate those pitfalls, an unlimited plan makes sense, and means you won't face shaping or high excess fees. We've rounded up all the unlimited broadband deals for Australian Internet users.
Recent research suggests that only a small percentage of Australians actually exceed their download quotas each month. How often do you find yourself being shaped as the end of the month looms?