Top 4 WiFi Broadband Plans for Big Households

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The average Australian household typically has 2 to 3 members, while a large family is defined as a couple with 4 or more children. If all of the members of a large family will be using the internet at the same time, a faster NBN plan with unlimited data allowance is needed. NBN Co recommends WiFi broadband plans under the NBN 100 speed tier in such a scenario.

Using a broadband bandwidth calculator, a household with 6 internet users and 10 connected devices will need an internet plan with a speed ranging from 82 Mbps to 102 Mbps. Below are the top 4 WiFi broadband plans for big households.

Internode NBN 100

Robyn Taylor and Simon Hackett founded Internode in 1991. The company was based in Adelaide. It was the 1st internet service provider to offer ADSL in Australia. It also pioneered a private gaming network in 2002.

Internode NBN 100 plan offers unlimited data access with a guaranteed typical evening speed of 85 Mbps. The plan costs $99.99 per month. The plan comes with a pay-as-you-go call. Subscribers can upgrade to a call pack of $10 per month under two options:

  • Unlimited local, mobile, and national AU calls
  • Unlimited calls to AU landlines and 20 international numbers

The activation fee for an Internode WiFi plan is free of charge. The modem costs $59.95. The Internode NBN 100 is currently offering a $10 monthly bill discount if a new subscriber signs up for a 12-month contract. The plan also offers a $5 monthly discount if you choose to bundle it with Fetch TV.

Optus Internet Everyday 100

Singtel Optus Pty Ltd is the 2nd largest telecommunications company in Australia. It was founded by Paul O’Sullivan in 1981. Optus was the first to offer 5G NBN plans in Australia.

Optus Internet Everyday 100 offers unlimited data access with a guaranteed typical evening speed of 90 Mbps. The plan costs $95 per month. It comes with a pay-as-you-go call. Subscribers can upgrade to a World Saver Ultimate call pack of $10 per month which includes unlimited calls to 7 mobile numbers and 25 destinations.

The plan also comes with a free subscription to Optus Sports + OS Fitness. Optus charges an activation fee of $99 and a modem fee of $252. For new subscribers who will sign up with a 36-month contract, the modem will be free of charge.

Tangerine XXL Speed Boost

Popularly known as budget Telstra, Tangerine Telecom was established in Australia in 2013. It was one of the most successful small ISPs on the mainland. It is also called Australia’s juiciest NBN because it taps the internet directly to the NBN infrastructure.

Tangerine XXL Speed Boost offers unlimited data access with a guaranteed typical evening speed of 83 Mbps. The plan costs $89.90 per month. Tangerine offers a free plan activation and a 14-day free trial on their service. New subscribers can BYO the modem or buy from the selection of modems offered by Tangerine. Tangerine XXL Speed Boost currently has a promotion for a new subscriber who will sign up for a 6-month contract. They can get a $15 monthly bill discount during the duration of the contract.

Telstra Premium Internet

Telstra Corporation Limited is the largest telecommunications provider in Australia. Its facilities form a major part of the Australian NBN. It was founded in 1975 by the Australian Postmaster General. It was initially named the Australian Telecommunications Commission. It was later named Telstra in 1993.

The Telstra Premium Internet Plan offers unlimited data access with a guaranteed typical evening speed of 100 Mbps. The plan costs $110 per month. It comes with free unlimited AU local, mobile, and national calls. Telstra charges a $99 connection fee. New subscribers can BYO the modem or buy one for $216. Currently, Telstra Premium Internet comes with a 3-month free subscription to BINGE Standard. Subscribers who sign up for a 6-month contract will also get a $10 monthly bill discount during the contract duration.

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