The Fastest NBN Providers Based On ACCC (Dec 2020)

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Are you feeling slow with NBN? Since 2018, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has started to test Australian NBN speed and publish the report quarterly. The report includes 10 major providers across in Australia – Aussie Broadband, Dodo, Exetel, iiNet, iPrimus, MyRepublic, Optus, Superloop ,Telstra, Vodafone and TPG.
Internet ProviderDownload Speeds (busy hours)Download Speeds (busy hours)
excluding under performing connections
Download Speeds (busiest hour)Upload Speeds (busy hours)Upload Speeds (busy hours)
excluding under performing connections
Optus89.3%90.9%87.5%86.8%88.4%
Exetel87%87.5%82.2%88.3%89.2%
TPG86.7%89.5%76.4%87.0%90.0%
Aussie Broadband86.1%88.8%82.2%82.9%85.9%
Telstra83.9%89.2%80.1%82.7%89.1%
iiNet83.9%89.0%78.0%84.2%90.2%
Vodafone83.0%86.2%78.6%82.2%85.7%
MyRepublic82.9%86.3%77.8%83.9%88.4%
Dodo82.5%87.5%79%82.2%89.7%
iPrimus82.5%87.5%79%82.2%89.7%

Last Updated: May 2020

Based on the ACCC speed test result, we can see the average speed is from 89.3% ( Optus ) to 82.5% ( Dodo, iPrimus ) after excluding underperforming connections and it’s showing the most of fixed-line NBN customer is consistently get what they pay for the internet speeds. Clearly, the winner of the ACCC speed test result is Optus, but the report is based on the small amount of the volunteers and you may get vary from household to household.

NBN Plans: How does ACCC report help you

From the ACCC report, we can know what speed we can expect from those major internet providers. Now, what plans do they offer? We have a list of unlimited NBN plans from the internet providers which were listed by the ACCC report.

We have listed the providers which were sort by Download Speeds (busy hours) including underperforming connections. The plans were included with NBN50 ( Standard Plus ) or NBN100 ( Premium ) speeds which were suitable for most of the household.

The NBN50 plan is suitable for a family of up to four people the internet uses and NBN100 is best for a larger family of over four people.

#1: Optus NBN Plans


98.5% of maximum download speeds during busy hours.

We have found 5 broadband plans from Optus internet provider. There are 5 nbn plans. The lowest broadband plan cost $70.00 / from and the hightest speed of broadband plan is 1000 Mbps which is from Optus. There are 5 No Lock-in contract broadband plans.

CompanyDataSpeedPrice

Optus nbn25 Broadband Plan nbn | No Lock-in

Optus

Unlimited

25 Mbps

$70.00

Optus nbn50 Broadband Plan nbn | No Lock-in

Optus

Unlimited

50 Mbps

$85.00

Optus nbn100 Broadband Plan nbn | No Lock-in

Optus

Unlimited

100 Mbps

$89.00

*$89/mth for first 6 mths

Optus nbn250 Broadband Plan nbn | No Lock-in

Optus

Unlimited

250 Mbps

$99.00

*$99/mth for first 6 mths

Optus nbn1000 Broadband Plan nbn | No Lock-in

Optus

Unlimited

1000 Mbps

$129.00

*$129/mth for first 6 mths

#2: TPG NBN Plans


98.4% of maximum download speeds during busy hours.

We have found 6 broadband plans from TPG internet provider. There are 6 nbn plans. The lowest broadband plan cost $64.99 / from and the hightest speed of broadband plan is 1000 Mbps which is from TPG. There are 6 No Lock-in contract broadband plans.

CompanyDataSpeedPrice

TPG Unlimited NBN12 Broadband Plan nbn | No Lock-in | VoIP Available

TPG

Unlimited

12 Mbps

$64.99

TPG Unlimited NBN25 Broadband Plan nbn | No Lock-in | VoIP Available

TPG

Unlimited

25 Mbps

$69.99

TPG Unlimited NBN50 Broadband Plan nbn | No Lock-in | VoIP Available

TPG

Unlimited

50 Mbps

$74.99

TPG Unlimited NBN100 Broadband Plan nbn | No Lock-in | VoIP Available

TPG

Unlimited

100 Mbps

$79.99

*$79.99 for first 6 months, then $89.99/mth

TPG Unlimited NBN Home Superfast Broadband Plan nbn | No Lock-in | VoIP Available

TPG

Unlimited

250 Mbps

$94.99

*$94.99 for first 6 months, then $124.99/mth

TPG Unlimited NBN Home Ultrafast Broadband Plan nbn | No Lock-in | VoIP Available

TPG

Unlimited

1000 Mbps

$114.99

*$114.99 for first 6 months, then $144.99/mth

#3: MyRepublic NBN Plans


96.8% of maximum download speeds during busy hours.

We have found 0 broadband plans from 0 internet providers. The lowest broadband plan cost $ / from and the hightest speed of broadband plan is Mbps which is from .

#4: Telstra NBN Plans


96.5% of maximum download speeds during busy hours.

We have found 6 broadband plans from Telstra internet provider. There are 6 nbn plans. The lowest broadband plan cost $85.00 / from and the hightest speed of broadband plan is 250 Mbps which is from Telstra. There are 6 No Lock-in contract broadband plans.

CompanyDataSpeedPrice

Telstra Upfront Internet Plan Basic nbn™ Plan nbn | No Lock-in | VoIP Available

Telstra

Unlimited

25 Mbps

$85.00

+ Home Phone

Telstra Basic nbn Fixed Wireless Plan nbn | No Lock-in | VoIP Available

Telstra

Unlimited

25 Mbps

$85.00

+ Home Phone

Telstra Upfront Internet Plan Premium nbn Plan nbn | No Lock-in | VoIP Available

Telstra

Unlimited

100 Mbps

$95.00

*$95 for first 6 months, then $110.00/mth
+ Home Phone

Telstra Upfront Internet Plan Essential nbn Plan nbn | No Lock-in | VoIP Available

Telstra

Unlimited

50 Mbps

$95.00

*$95.00 for first 6 months, then $100.00/mth
+ Home Phone

Telstra Essential nbn Fixed Wireless Plan nbn | No Lock-in | VoIP Available

Telstra

Unlimited

75 Mbps

$95.00

*$95.00 for first 6 months, then $100/mth
+ Home Phone

Telstra Upfront Internet Plan Ultimate nbn Plan nbn | No Lock-in | VoIP Available

Telstra

Unlimited

250 Mbps

$110.00

*$110 for first 6 month, then $135.00/mth
+ Home Phone

#5: Aussie Broadband NBN Plans


95.1% of maximum download speeds during busy hours.

We have found 9 broadband plans from Aussie Broadband internet provider. There are 9 nbn plans. The lowest broadband plan cost $65.00 / from and the hightest speed of broadband plan is 1000 Mbps which is from Aussie Broadband. There are 9 No Lock-in contract broadband plans.

CompanyDataSpeedPrice

Aussie Broadband Basic nbn Plan nbn | No Lock-in | VoIP Available

Aussie Broadband

Unlimited

12 Mbps

$65.00

Aussie Broadband Basic Plus nbn Plan nbn | No Lock-in | VoIP Available

Aussie Broadband

Unlimited

25 Mbps

$75.00

Aussie Broadband Value nbn Plan nbn | No Lock-in | VoIP Available

Aussie Broadband

Unlimited

50 Mbps

$85.00

Aussie Broadband nbn Fixed Wireless Plus nbn | No Lock-in | VoIP Available

Aussie Broadband

Unlimited

75 Mbps

$85.00

Aussie Broadband Unlimited nbn75/20 Plan nbn | No Lock-in | VoIP Available

Aussie Broadband

Unlimited

75 Mbps

$89.00

Aussie Broadband Unlimited Fast nbn Plan nbn | No Lock-in | VoIP Available

Aussie Broadband

Unlimited

100 Mbps

$95.00

Aussie Broadband Unlimited 100/40Mbps nbn Plan nbn | No Lock-in | VoIP Available

Aussie Broadband

Unlimited

100 Mbps

$105.00

Aussie Broadband Super-Fast nbn Plan nbn | No Lock-in | VoIP Available

Aussie Broadband

Unlimited

250 Mbps

$119.00

Aussie Broadband Ultra-Fast nbn Plan nbn | No Lock-in | VoIP Available

Aussie Broadband

Unlimited

1000 Mbps

$129.00

#6: Superloop NBN Plans


93.4% of maximum download speeds during busy hours.

We have found 6 broadband plans from Superloop internet provider. There are 6 nbn plans. The lowest broadband plan cost $59.00 / from and the hightest speed of broadband plan is 1000 Mbps which is from Superloop. There are 6 No Lock-in contract broadband plans.

CompanyDataSpeedPrice

Superloop Everyday nbn Plan nbn | No Lock-in

Superloop

Unlimited

25 Mbps

$59.00

*$59.00 for first 6 months, then $65.00/mth

Superloop Extra-value nbn Plan nbn | No Lock-in

Superloop

Unlimited

50 Mbps

$65.00

*$65.00 for first 6 months, then $79.00/mth

Superloop Family nbn Plan nbn | No Lock-in

Superloop

Unlimited

100 Mbps

$69.00

*$69.00 for first 6 months, then $85.00/mth

Superloop Power Home nbn Plan nbn | No Lock-in

Superloop

Unlimited

100 Mbps

$75.00

*$75.00 for first 6 months, then $89.00/mth

Superloop Superfast nbn Plan nbn | No Lock-in

Superloop

Unlimited

250 Mbps

$85.00

*$85.00 for first 6 months, then $99/mth

Superloop Lightspeed nbn Plan nbn | No Lock-in

Superloop

Unlimited

1000 Mbps

$99.00

*$99 for first 6 months, then $109/mth

#7: iiNet NBN Plans


93.3% of maximum download speeds during busy hours.

We have found 8 broadband plans from iiNet internet provider. There are 8 nbn plans. The lowest broadband plan cost $64.99 / from and the hightest speed of broadband plan is 1000 Mbps which is from iiNet. There are 8 No Lock-in contract broadband plans.

CompanyDataSpeedPrice

iiNet NBN12 Plan nbn | No Lock-in | VoIP Available

iiNet

Unlimited

12 Mbps

$64.99

iiNet NBN12 Wireless Plan nbn | No Lock-in | VoIP Available

iiNet

Unlimited

12 Mbps

$69.99

iiNet NBN25 Plan nbn | No Lock-in | VoIP Available

iiNet

Unlimited

25 Mbps

$74.99

iiNet NBN25 Wireless Plan nbn | No Lock-in | VoIP Available

iiNet

Unlimited

25 Mbps

$79.99

iiNet NBN50 Plan nbn | No Lock-in | VoIP Available

iiNet

Unlimited

50 Mbps

$79.99

iiNet NBN100 Plan nbn | No Lock-in | VoIP Available

iiNet

Unlimited

100 Mbps

$89.99

*$89.99 for first 12 months, then $99.99/mth

iiNet Superfast nbn Plan nbn | No Lock-in | VoIP Available

iiNet

Unlimited

250 Mbps

$99.99

*$99.99 for first 6 months, then $129.99/mth

iiNet Ultrafast nbn Plan nbn | No Lock-in | VoIP Available

iiNet

Unlimited

1000 Mbps

$119.99

*$119.99 for first 6 months, then $149.99/mth

#8: Vodafone NBN Plans


92.1% of maximum download speeds during busy hours.

We have found 5 broadband plans from Vodafone internet provider. There are 5 nbn plans. The lowest broadband plan cost $80.00 / from and the hightest speed of broadband plan is 500 Mbps which is from Vodafone. There are 5 No Lock-in contract broadband plans.

CompanyDataSpeedPrice

Vodafone Essential nbn Plan nbn | No Lock-in

Vodafone

Unlimited

25 Mbps

$80.00

Vodafone Essential+ nbn Plan nbn | No Lock-in

Vodafone

Unlimited

50 Mbps

$85.00

Vodafone Home Fast nbn Plan nbn | No Lock-in

Vodafone

Unlimited

100 Mbps

$100.00

Vodafone Home Superfast nbn Plan nbn | No Lock-in

Vodafone

Unlimited

250 Mbps

$115.00

*$115/mth for 12 months, then $125/mth

Vodafone Home Ultrafast nbn Plan nbn | No Lock-in

Vodafone

Unlimited

500 Mbps

$125.00

*$125/mth for 12 months, then $135/mth

#9: Exetel NBN Plans


89.2% of maximum download speeds during busy hours.

We have found 6 broadband plans from Exetel internet provider. There are 6 nbn plans. The lowest broadband plan cost $53.99 / from and the hightest speed of broadband plan is 500 Mbps which is from Exetel. There are 6 No Lock-in contract broadband plans.

CompanyDataSpeedPrice

Exetel Everyday nbn Plan nbn | No Lock-in | VoIP Available

Exetel

Unlimited

25 Mbps

$53.99

*$53.99 for first 6 months, then $64.99/mth

Exetel Extra-value nbn Plan nbn | No Lock-in | VoIP Available

Exetel

Unlimited

50 Mbps

$60.99

*$60.99 for first 6 months, then $78.99/mth

Exetel Family nbn Plan nbn | No Lock-in | VoIP Available

Exetel

Unlimited

100 Mbps

$68.99

*$68.99 for first 6 months, then $84.99/mth

Exetel Power Home nbn Plan nbn | No Lock-in | VoIP Available

Exetel

Unlimited

100 Mbps

$74.99

*$74.99 for first 6 months, then $88.99/mth

Exetel Superfast nbn Plan nbn | No Lock-in | VoIP Available

Exetel

Unlimited

250 Mbps

$83.99

*$83.99 for first 6 months, then $98.99/mth

Exetel Lightspeed nbn Plan nbn | No Lock-in | VoIP Available

Exetel

Unlimited

500 Mbps

$99.99

*$99.99 for first 6 months, then $109.99.95/mth

#10: Dodo NBN Plans


84.8% of maximum download speeds during busy hours.

We have found 5 broadband plans from Dodo internet provider. There are 5 nbn plans. The lowest broadband plan cost $55.00 / from and the hightest speed of broadband plan is 250 Mbps which is from Dodo. There are 5 No Lock-in contract broadband plans.

CompanyDataSpeedPrice

Dodo nbn15 Broadband Plan nbn | No Lock-in

Dodo

Unlimited

15 Mbps

$55.00

Dodo nbn25 Broadband Plan nbn | No Lock-in

Dodo

Unlimited

25 Mbps

$60.00

*$60.00 for first 6 months, then $65.00/mth

Dodo Unlimited nbn50 Broadband Plan nbn | No Lock-in

Dodo

Unlimited

50 Mbps

$75.00

*$75.00 for first 6 months, then $80.00/mth

Dodo Unlimited nbn100 Broadband Plan nbn | No Lock-in

Dodo

Unlimited

100 Mbps

$75.00

*$75.00 for first 6 months, then $85.00/mth

Dodo Unlimited nbn Home Superfast Broadband Plan nbn | No Lock-in

Dodo

Unlimited

250 Mbps

$100.00

*$100.00 for first 6 months, then $110.00/mth

#10: iPrimus NBN Plans


84.8% of maximum download speeds during busy hours.

We have found 4 broadband plans from iPrimus internet provider. There are 4 nbn plans. The lowest broadband plan cost $80.00 / from and the hightest speed of broadband plan is 1000 Mbps which is from iPrimus. There are 4 No Lock-in contract broadband plans.

CompanyDataSpeedPrice

iPrimus Standard Plus nbn Broadband Plan nbn | No Lock-in | VoIP Available

iPrimus

Unlimited

50 Mbps

$80.00

iPrimus Premium nbn Broadband Plan nbn | No Lock-in | VoIP Available

iPrimus

Unlimited

100 Mbps

$85.00

*$85.00 for first 6 months, then $90/mth

iPrimus Home Superfast nbn Broadband Plan nbn | No Lock-in | VoIP Available

iPrimus

Unlimited

250 Mbps

$100.00

*$100.00 for first 6 months, then $110.00/mth

iPrimus Home Ultrafast nbn Broadband Plan nbn | No Lock-in | VoIP Available

iPrimus

Unlimited

1000 Mbps

$110.00

*$110.00 for first 6 months, then $130.00/mth

Previous ACCC Broadband Performance Data

Broadband Performance Data By Dec 2020

Internet Provider Download Speeds (busy hours) Download Speeds (busy hours) excluding under performing connections Download Speeds (busiest hour) Upload Speeds (busy hours) Upload Speeds (busy hours) excluding under performing connections
Optus 98.5% 101.8% 93.5% 84.1% 87.0%
TPG 98.4% 100.8% 96.2% 85.7% 87.3%
MyRepublic 96.8% 101.4% 89.8% 88.0% 92.2%
Telstra 96.5% 101.2% 93.0% 83.1% 88.0%
Aussie Broadband 95.1% 99.3% 93.6% 84.4% 88.3%
Superloop 93.4% 98.2% 89.7% 86.0% 87.6%
iiNet 93.3% 97.9% 90.0% 82.9% 87.8%
Vodafone 92.1% 95.2% 88.7% 85.6% 88.8%
Exetel 89.2% 89.4% 87.1% 90.1% 90.8%
Dodo & iPrimus 84.8% 88.8% 79.6% 84.6% 89.0%

Broadband Performance Data By Feb 2020

Internet ProviderDownload Speeds (busy hours)Download Speeds (busy hours)
excluding under performing connections
Download Speeds (busiest hour)Upload Speeds (busy hours)Upload Speeds (busy hours)
excluding under performing connections
Optus89.9%91.3%87.7%86.7%87.9%
TPG86.6%89.2%79.9%87.4%90.5%
Exetel86.6%88.0%83.7%87.3%90.4%
Aussie Broadband85.8%89.0%81.8%84.9%87.6%
Telstra84.4%90.0%80.5%82.4%88.9%
iiNet84.3%90.4%78.9%84.3%91.2%
MyRepublic82.3%87.8%70.5%83.6%88.8%
Dodo80.0%86.1%76.5%82.0%88.8%
iPrimus80.0%86.1%76.5%82.0%88.8%

Broadband Performance Data By Nov 2019

Internet ProviderDownload Speeds (busy hours)Download Speeds (busy hours)
excluding under performing connections
Download Speeds (busiest hour)Upload Speeds (busy hours)Upload Speeds (busy hours)
excluding under performing connections
Optus87.6%90.4%85.2%86.2%89.5%
TPG86.3%89.2%82.2%87.8%90.6%
Exetel84.8%85.6%80.7%87.5%89.1%
Aussie Broadband84.2%87.7%78.3%85.8%89.0%
MyRepublic84.0%89.8%81.5%82.8%88.7%
Telstra83.8%89.3%79.7%82.7%89.1%
iiNet82.6%89.7%78.1%86.0%91.9%
Dodo76.4%82.4%67.4%80.5%86.7%
iPrimus76.4%82.4%67.4%80.5%86.7%

Broadband Performance Data By Aug 2019

Internet ProviderDownload Speeds (busy hours)Download Speeds (busy hours)
excluding under performing connections
Download Speeds (busiest hour)Upload Speeds (busy hours)Upload Speeds (busy hours)
excluding under performing connections
TPG86.7%90.6%84.5%85.8%89.8%
Optus85.5%89.9%82.6%83.3%88.3%
Aussie Broadband85.3%88.6%81.8%85.7%89.2%
MyRepublic84.8%90.8%81.9%82.0%86.9%
iiNet84.2%89.5%80.6%86.4%91.2%
Telstra83.1%89.9%81.6%81.2%88.7%
Exetel82.8%84.9%72.1%87.1%90.3%
Dodo80.4%85.6%73.8%82.3%88.4%
iPrimus80.4%85.6%73.8%82.3%88.4%

Broadband Performance Data By May 2019

Internet ProviderDownload Speeds (busy hours)Download Speeds (busy hours)
excluding under performing connections
Download Speeds (busiest hour)Upload Speeds (busy hours)
TPG88.3%90.4%86.3%86.0%
Aussie Broadband85.9%89.4%82.2%85.6%
Exetel85.2%86.3%81.0%89.4%
iiNet84.5%89.3%78.6%86.4%
Telstra83.5%90.3%81.4%82.5%
MyRepublic81.9%89.8%77.9%81.2%
Optus81.8%91.0%82.3%81.3%
Dodo81.8%84.9%69.0%85.8%
iPrimus81.8%84.9%69.0%85.8%

Broadband Performance Data By February 2019

Internet ProviderDownload Speeds (busy hours)Download Speeds (busy hours)
excluding under performing connections
Download Speeds (busiest hour)Upload Speeds (busy hours)
TPG86.1%89.5%71.8%85.9%
Aussie Broadband84.8%89.0%67.9%86.1%
Optus83.9%89.9%69.0%83.0%
Telstra82.7%89.8%69.8%81.9%
MyRepublic82.0%88.9%66.8%84.4%
Exetel81.7%84.8%60.1%89.9%
iiNet79.8%83.3%48.3%88.2%
Dodo78.9%84.6%61.1%83.3%
iPrimus78.9%84.6%61.1%83.3%

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Hi! Many thanks 🙂 Excellent article.

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