Light User Plans, Deals & Providers
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Light user broadband plans are internet plans with around 50GB of data or less. A light user may only use the internet occasionally, or every day; the important factor is what the user is doing on the internet. Light use is any activity that does not require much bandwidth, including checking emails, online shopping, using Facebook, or paying bills.
Which ADSL2+ plans best for light users?
If you have ADSL2+, you can get up to 100 GB, or even Unlimited data, that’s up to 20Mbps from providers like Belong for $80 or $100, respectively. If you prefer going with a bigger Telco, Optus can offer an Unlimited data plan with up to 20 Mbps for as low as $70 a month. If that’s still too much money than you’d rather been spending, you can get a bundled 101 GB plan from Dodo for as low as $50 a month for up to 20 Mbps; this offer is currently available on 12 month contracts, 24 month contracts, and month to month contracts. So you have a lot of options!
Which Telstra plans best for light users?
Many broadband customers prefer to go with a bigger internet service providers, simply because they prefer to have a trusted brand name. It’s not at all a foolish notion, as many of the bigger telcos sometimes have more capacity when it comes to offering better value plans, so if you’re of this mindset, you’ll definitely want to check out some of Telstra’s plans for light users. They can offer you 100 GB Month to Month plans for $70, or even a whopping 200 GB for $75 a month.
Which NBN plans best for light users?
If you have the NBN (National Broadband Network), or your area is expecting it soon, you have a bevvy of great, cheap data choices. TPG will give you 100 GB for as low as $49.99 per month, so long as you’re happy with a 12 Mbps and an 18 month contract. If you want a bit more speed, data and freedom, check out MyRepublic’s Unlimited 50 Mbps Standard Plus Speed month by month plan for only $79 a month. There’s a wide range of selections to choose from, but it’s important to remember that the best NBN plan and provider for you will not only depend on how much money you want to spend and how much data you want, but also on what kind of NBN connection you’ve been allocated. The NBN is a mixed-technology network, and unfortunately, some NBN connections are better than others, so it’s advised that you’re aware of which NBN connection your area has been allocated so you can acquire a plan with more speed and data if you need to. You can see the NBN status of your residence (and what type of NBN connection you have) by typing your address into the NBN rollout map. Or you can go check out out our NBN plans here.
How Compare Broadband help you choose the best broadband plans?
If you have any doubts or confusion about what the best light data plan for you is, get in touch with us! Compare Broadband is a free internet comparison service for all Australians, and we’re independently rated 5 stars by our customers, with a Trust Pilot score of 4.8 out of 5 based on over 1,800 reviews. So if you’d like some friendly and free broadband advice, you can give us a direct call on 1300 106 571, and/or you can use our free online broadband comparison service - simply enter your suburb or postcode into the white box and click “Compare”. Our website will then ask you some questions about your desired internet usage so that we can narrow down the best providers and plans for you. Easy!
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