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Types of Internet connections in Blue Mountains

The beautiful Blue Mountains have many great options for home broadband. The different types of internet connections that can be found in the Blue Mountains include NBN, ADSL, ADSL2+, Cable, Satellite, and Fixed Wireless.

NBN

NBN uses fibre optic cables that can provide super fast and reliable internet to your home.

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ADSL2+

ADSL2 is the most widely available internet connection and gives you access to speeds up to 24Mbps.

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Cable

Cable broadband connections are delivered over a dedicated cable from the exchange to your home.

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Home Wireless

Home Wireless broadband can run up to 20 times faster than an NBN 100Mbps connection.

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Types of NBN connections in Blue Mountains

There are several types of NBN connections commonly in found in the Blue Mountains, such as Fibre to the Node (FTTN), Fibre to the Curb (FTTC), Hybrid Fiber-Coaxial Cable (HFC), Fibre to the Premises (FTTP), FTTB (Fibre to the Basement), and Fixed Wireless Connection. 

Some NBN connection types are known to be more effective than others, but unfortunately, we do not get to choose what NBN connection we receive; the NBN Co allocate different NBN types to different areas. If you are unhappy with the NBN connection your home has been designated, the first thing you should do is call your internet provider to see if they can determine the specific cause of the problem. While the problem might be due to the connection type or the infrastructure, it might also be something very easily fixed, such as a loose cable or an item in your home blocking the Wi-Fi signal.

If you would like to learn what NBN connection type has been chosen for your area, enter your address into the rollout map below. Be sure to put your full and accurate address, as until the NBN is fully completed (which should happen by the end of 2020), the difference between a zone that’s NBN active and a zone that is not could be as slight as one street. If you do not yet have the NBN, our NBN rollout map will tell you when you can expect it and what connection type is planned for your area. If your home is in a neighborhood that has already been upgraded to the NBN, you can start comparing Blue Mountains NBN plans here.

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Fibre to the premises / home

When the NBN project initially commenced, the government at the time intended to roll out fibre optic cabling all the way up to your home or business property. This type of connection is call Fibre to the premises/home

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Fibre to the node

Mid-way through the NBN roll-out, a change in Government leadership saw some funding constraints which lead to a slightly different roll-out approach for the NBN. This approach involves an amalgamation of original copper systems and fibre optic systems. This is referred to as Fibre to the node (FTTN).

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Fixed wireless connection

In some cases - particularly in remote locations - it would be impractical or too expensive to physically connect a property to the fibre-optic network. In such cases properties will be connected by a wireless network. This is referred to as a Fixed Wireless NBN connection.

Belong broadband provider logo
Broadband Only
Unlimited
50 Mbps (Standard Plus Speed)
Month to month
$70/Month
Min total cost $70
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TPG broadband provider logo
Broadband + Home Phone
10 GB
12 Mbps (Basic Speed)
Month to month
$29.99/Month
Min total cost $139.94
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Harbour ISP broadband provider logo
Broadband Only
85 GB
25 Mbps (Standard Speed)
Month to month
$40/Month
10 GB On-Peak / 75 GB Off-Peak
Min total cost $40
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Tangerine Telecom broadband provider logo
Broadband Only
Unlimited
25 Mbps (Standard Speed)
Month to month
$44.90/Month
$44.90 for first 6 months, then $59.90 ongoing
Min total cost $44.90
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Superloop broadband provider logo
Broadband Only
Unlimited
Up to  25 Mbps
Month to month
$49.95/Month
per month for 6 months, then $59.95 ongoing
Min total cost $49.95
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Exetel broadband provider logo
Broadband Only
Unlimited
Up to  12 Mbps
Month to month
$49.95/Month
for the first 6 months then $59.95/mth ongoing
Min total cost $49.95
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Exetel broadband provider logo
Broadband Only
Unlimited
Up to  25 Mbps
Month to month
$49.95/Month
for the first 6 months then $59.95/mth ongoing
Min total cost $49.95
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TPG broadband provider logo
Broadband + Home Phone
100 GB
12 Mbps (Basic Speed)
Month to month
$49.99/Month
50 GB On-Peak / 50 GB Off-Peak
Min total cost $159.94
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Harbour ISP broadband provider logo
Broadband Only
160 GB
25 Mbps (Standard Speed)
Month to month
$50/Month
45 GB On-Peak / 115 GB Off-Peak
Min total cost $50
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FAQs

What’s the best internet providers in Blue Mountains?

Some of the best internet service providers in the Blue Mountains include iiNet, TPG, and SpinTel. They offer various types of plans, including fixed-line ones. All of these providers even offer home wireless. If you are looking for a satellite plan provider, then go for iiNet because this company also offers this type of internet plan. Just keep in mind that the perfect plan is still the one that will be able to provide you with the speed and data allocation that you need at a reasonable cost. In this case, you should go for the provider who will be able to guarantee this.

What is the best internet plan for home Use?

The best internet plan for home use is often one that comes in the standard speed tier. The plan runs under the fixed line technology. This connection type proves to be the most effective in providing a reliable and stable internet connection. Just keep in mind that the speed and data allocation needs of one household may prove to be very different from another, which is why you should still think about these requirements before you choose an internet plan for your home. Generally, the more people using the internet in your home, the faster the speed that you need. In the same manner, the more intensive your internet activities are, then the greater the data allocation you require.

Is it Mandatory to Switch to NBN?

No, it is not mandatory to switch to the NBN but you may be left with no choice in the long run but to do so. This is because the old copper wires supporting connection technologies such as ADSL2+ will soon be phased out. When it does, you will be left with no means to connect to the internet if you don’t make a switch to the NBN unless you go for plans under other types of connection technologies such as home wireless, satellite, or even mobile broadband. However, you have to keep in mind that these alternatives sometimes yield unfavourable and unstable internet connections.

What are the best NBN plans in Blue Mountains?

Some of the best plans in the Blue Mountains include:

  • Lowest Price: Superloop nbn™ Home Fast

    If you want to enjoy a typical evening speed of 96Mbps for only $69.95 a month, then go for the nbn™ Home Fast plan offered by Superloop. Apart from unlimited data, this plan also offers a no-contract term as well as zero signup fees.

  • Highest Speed: Optus Internet Everyday Fast – nbn™

    Optus provides one of the best plans with the highest speeds. For only $89 a month, you will already get to enjoy a typical evening speed of 100Mbps and unlimited data.