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.

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#2: TPG NBN Plans


98.4% of maximum download speeds during busy hours.

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#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.

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#5: Aussie Broadband NBN Plans


95.1% of maximum download speeds during busy hours.

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#6: Superloop NBN Plans


93.4% 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 .

#7: iiNet NBN Plans


93.3% 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 .

#8: Vodafone NBN Plans


92.1% 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 .

#9: Exetel NBN Plans


89.2% 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 .

#10: Dodo NBN Plans


84.8% 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 .

#10: iPrimus NBN Plans


84.8% 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 .

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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  1. Nick Lenz

    Hi! Many thanks 🙂 Excellent article.

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