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Types of Internet connections in Gladstone

Looking for internet options in Gladstone, QLD? There are several different kinds of internet connections found around Tannum Sands, including ADSL2+, the NBN, Cable, and Naked DSL. The best internet connection type for you will usually depend on the location of your home, and the best broadband plan and provider for you will generally be informed by your internet connection type. If you’re keen to find out what your ultimate home broadband plan is, enter your suburb or postcode into our free broadband plan search engine and click “Compare Now”. Our system will ask you a few quick questions (like how much data you need per month, how many people you need to share it with, and how much you want to spend per month) so it can provide you with a short list of home internet plans and providers that are specifically tailored to your particular requirements. It’s fast and it’s free! 

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 Gladstone

The National Broadband Network - most commonly referred to as the NBN - is a government owned enterprise that was designed and implemented to upgrade the country’s internet infrastructure by replacing the old copper line cable network with a generally more effective fibre optic cable network system. Fibre-Coaxial), FTTB (Fibre to the Basement), FTTP (Fibre to the Premises), and FTTN (Fibre to the Node). The Gladstone NBN rollout is chiefly completed, though there are still some areas where construction is still underway. To find out if your Gladstone home is ready for NBN service, enter your address into our free NBN rollout map. The map will tell you also what manner of NBN connection has been designated to your street. 


The NBN has had a prolonged and complicated rollout; due to bureaucracy and budget cuts that happened towards the start of its build, the NBN is now a Multi Technology Mix (or MTM), which means different NBN connections are made from different technologies. Some NBN connections are built to be a bit more effective than others, but unfortunately, you don’t get to choose what type you get, this decision is made by the NBN Co and is based on the location of your home. This unpopular policy is now colloquially known as  the NBN Lottery. However, if you find you have been allocated a less than optimal NBN connection type, you may find that you can still improve your home NBN performance speeds by upgrading to an NBN plan that has more data or a higher NBN speed tier. To compare NBN plans and compare the best NBN providers in your area, click 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.



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Belong broadband provider logo
Broadband Only
Unlimited Data
50 Mbps (Standard Plus Speed)
12 Months
$65/Month
Min total cost $780
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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 $159.94
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TPG broadband provider logo
Broadband Only - Active Landline Required
50 GB
Up to  20 Mbps
12 Months
$29.99/Month
25 GB On-Peak / 25 GB Off-Peak
Min total cost $419.83
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Dodo broadband provider logo
Broadband + Home Phone
101 GB
Up to  20 Mbps
Month to month
$50/Month
Min total cost $282.90
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Dodo broadband provider logo
Broadband + Home Phone
101 GB
Up to  20 Mbps
12 Months
$50/Month
Min total cost $624.90
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MyRepublic broadband provider logo
Broadband Only
Unlimited
25 Mbps (Standard Speed)
Month to month
$59/Month
Min total cost $59
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MyRepublic broadband provider logo
Broadband Only
Unlimited
25 Mbps (Standard Speed)
12 Months
$59/Month
Min total cost $719
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Aussie Broadband broadband provider logo
Broadband Only
100GB
25 Mbps (Standard Speed)
Month to month
$60/Month
Min total cost $60
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Aussie Broadband broadband provider logo
Broadband Only
500GB
25 Mbps (Standard Speed)
Month to month
$65/Month
Min total cost $65
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