Compare Telstra Internet Plans & NBN Deals
Telstra is Australia's oldest and largest telecommunications company, providing 3.5 million fixed broadband services. They have a wide range of ADSL, NBN and home wireless plans. With a Telstra Broadband plan, you also get 3 free data top-ups a year, a membership to Telstra Air, and Telstra's built-in security suite, Telstra Broadband Protect.Сall centre is closed Request a callback
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Telstra Provider Profile
Telstra is Australia’s oldest and largest telecommunications company, originating as part of the Postmaster-General’s Department and splitting off to become Telecom Australia, then re-branding to Telstra in 1993.
As well as ADSL, NBN and home wireless internet services, they provide home phone and mobile services, as well as selling tablets, wearables and accessories.
Telstra Broadband Plans
Telstra offers plans that cater to a range of needs, with options for contract length, data cap, and speed.
If you want flexibility in your plan, go for one of their casual plans, with no lock-in contract. If fast downloads are important to you, choose one of their 24-month NBN plans with a typical minimum speed of 40Mbps – and then go even faster with one of their Speed Boost add-ons. If you’re worried about going over your data allowance, you can get an unlimited plan on their ADSL, Cable or NBN networks.
Other Telstra Benefits
3 free Home Broadband top-ups
If you go over your monthly data allowance, you’ll get 3 top-ups per year at no extra charge.
Telstra Air membership is included in broadband bundles, giving you access to free public Wi-Fi at over 1 million hotspots in Australia and millions of Fon spots overseas.
Telstra Broadband Protect
Telstra Broadband Protect is Telstra’s built-in security suite, offering protection from viruses and scams, as well as parental controls and social media monitoring to help keep your children safe online.
Telstra’s bundles are NBN-ready, so you can sign up for a non-NBN plan, and then switch over when the NBN is available in your area.
Why Choose Telstra?
Telstra is Australia’s oldest and largest telecommunications company. If you’re looking for an ISP with experience, Telstra has almost 30 years’ worth of that. This means they’re well equipped to handle any problems their customers could face, leading to reliable service.
Also, because this telco is well-versed with the various needs and challenges facing users, they now have a comprehensive product range. No matter what kind of connectivity technology you’re after or what add-ons you’re considering, chances are that Telstra can provide it.
What Are The Types Of Telstra Plans
Telstra offers plans at three speed tiers, and while this may sound like it contradicts the wide product range mentioned earlier, customers can choose the base plan and build on it with different gaming or entertainment add-ons to suit their online needs.
The Standard Speed + Unlimited Data plan costs $80 per month. Homes on the fixed wireless footprint won't have access to this plan, though, so be sure to check your address before signing up for this plan. Then there’s the Standard Plus Speed + Unlimited Data plan which costs $90 per month, and finally the Premium Speed + Unlimited Data plan, which costs $100 per month.
These last two have speeds that typically aren’t available to most FTTN connections, but don’t worry - a technician will confirm if you can be set up for the connection type needed, whether it’s Fibre-to-the-Basement (FTTB) or Fibre-to-the-Curb (FTTC).
If you have a hybrid fibre coaxial (HFC) and Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) connection type, you should have no problem being set up for the Premium Speed plan.
All of Telstra's NBN plans come with a Telstra Smart Modem for 4G backup - at least, if you're a new customer - along with Telstra Air for free WiFi when out and about, and Broadband Protect to keep customers' devices safe from malware, scams, and viruses.
How To Switch To Telstra
The first thing you need to do is choose a plan that suits you, then make sure you’re not in a contract with your current provider or you’ll be liable for disconnection fees. Afterward, give your current ISP notice that you’ll be moving off their service.
Don’t forget to migrate all your data (emails and contact information, for example) from your old ISP, not to mention tell your provider that you’d like to port over and keep your phone number. Finally, make sure you have the right equipment, especially if you’re switching from an ADSL to an NBN plan.
How Fast Are Telstra's Nbn Plans?
Standard Speed plans see typical evening speeds (from 7pm to 11pm) of 25Mbps. Meanwhile, Standard Plus Speed plans have evening speeds of around 50Mbps, and Premium Speed plans see evening speeds of 100Mbps. Remember, though, that actual speeds may be lower because of a number of factors, including your in-home wiring and set up.