NBN Broadband and Home Phone Bundles
- Telstra NBN Home Phone Bundle Plans
- Optus NBN Home Phone Bundle Plans
- Mate NBN Home Phone Bundle Plans
When you hear the term “NBN”, your mind probably goes straight into thinking about internet speeds, connections and anything that has got to do with surfing the web. Whilst the NBN does mainly provide fast fibre broadband connections to homes and businesses all around Australia, did you know that they offered Home Phone Bundles as well? Bundled plans are a leading product of today’s telcos. So, what is a NBN bundled plan? A bundled plans is one that combines a home phone landline with a broadband internet subscription, all for a single monthly fee. These home phone bundles are usually better in value as compared to paying for both of the services separately. Bundles are a very popular option for Australian households. Because of such high popularity, the market for bundles is very competitive and is heavily reliant on providing a myriad of extra products, one of which being paid TV service. Luckily for you, a competitive market also ensures that you source out the best deals on offer. To get you started, we will have a look at some of the bundles you can purchase with Telstra, Optus and Mate.
Telstra offers users 4 different kinds of bundles - Medium, Large, XL and their Best Bundle Ever. To begin with, a Medium bundle will cost you $90 per month and is inclusive of 500GB of data, NBN internet speeds up to 25Mbps, and local plus national calls to standard fixed lines. This Medium bundle is ideal for those who need a solid broadband connection and use the home phone on occasion. If your needs exceed what this bundle offers, then you may have to look into their larger bundles.
With a Large Bundle you will be paying $120 per month for 2000GB of data, speeds up to 25Mbps, local/national calls to standard fixed lines and calls to standard Australian Mobiles. This plan also comes with Telstra TV and Foxtel from Telstra. Similarly, the XL Bundle will cost you $140 for 4000GB of data, and has the same extra perks as the medium bundle but with additional unlimited international calls to home phones in 35 countries and unlimited calls to mobiles in 17 of these countries.
Our favourite though? It has to be their Best Bundle Ever. This bundle costs $99 a month, with 1000GB included data, speeds of up to 25Mbps, Telstra TV, local/national calls to standard fixed line and calls to Australian standard mobile. This plan is one of Telstra’s best sellers and is perfect for families, gamers and TV fans who love to binge-watch and love live TV.
Optus also offers home phone bundles with the NBN - for $60, you will get a “Made For Everyday” plan that includes unlimited data, a wifi modem and Pay-As-You-Go calls. You can choose from a Domestic Saver plan which will cost you an extra $5 per month for unlimited standard local and national calls, or a Mobile Saver plan which costs an additional $5 per month for unlimited standard calls to Australian mobile phones. Fancy a chat with someone across the world? Well, fret not, for you can purchase their World Saver plan which will cost you an additional $10 per month. With this plan, you will get unlimited calls to standard landlines in 25 selected destinations and mobiles in 7 selected destinations.
If you require more that mentioned above, you may look into their “Made For Entertainment” plan. This plan costs $80 per month and gets you unlimited data and a premium WIFI modem. This plan also comes the same Domestic Saver, Mobile Saver and World Saver add-ons for additional fees, but also includes a YES TV set-top box by Fetch, 1 channel pack and Optus Sports subscription, so you can enjoy all your favourite shows with your family.
Mate offers 4 home phone bundles to their users. The first of which will cost you $68 a month with unlimited monthly data, speeds of up to 12Mbps and unlimited local/national and mobile calls per month. Their second offering at $78 per month will get you unlimited monthly data, speeds of up to 25Mbps and unlimited local/national/mobile calls. For $98 a month, you’ll also get unlimited monthly data, speeds of up to 50Mbps and unlimited local/national/mobile calls. Finally, for $108 a month, data is still unlimited, but internet speeds rise to 100Mbps with unlimited local/national/mobile calls. All these plans come with no activation fee, no plan change fees and no lock-in contracts, so you never have to be “trapped” in a plan.
To find out more about NBN home phone bundles, head over to our BUNDLE PLANS section to find out what is available in your area.
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