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Compare CONSUMER NBN Broadband Plans to ADSL

NBN Vs ADSL Price Comparison Statistics

There are already hundreds of NBN Fibre plans in the market and hundreds of ADSL plans linger on. To help understand how much you'll pay as a consumer, we've listed the average prices of each connection type below for a range of data allowances (NOTE: the data allowances shown below are for total for peak / off-peak usage amounts published by ISPs). Average prices are drawn dynamically from WhistleOut.

Bundled vs. Un-Bundled. What this means...ADSL plans have typically been either bundled with your home phone telephone line rental included in the price, or un-bundled (broadband only). With NBN fibre broadband, some advertised bundled plans have a dedicated UNI-V port price included (phone), others have a dedicated VOIP plan for calls over fibre.

Monthly Usage AmountsADSL2+NAKEDNBN TIER 1 (12mbps down, 1mbps up)NBN TIER 5 (100mbps down, 40mbps up)
0-50GB

Average monthly price of 12 plans$48.30 Av. price/GB is $1.35

Average monthly price of 10 plans$41.95 Av. price/GB is $1.97

Average monthly price of 31 plans$47.94 Av. price/GB is $1.51

Average monthly price of 21 plans$79.50 Av. price/GB is $2.14

50-200GB

Average monthly price of 20 plans$55.98 Av. price/GB is $0.39

Average monthly price of 11 plans$60.86 Av. price/GB is $0.42

Average monthly price of 45 plans$56.69 Av. price/GB is $0.52

Average monthly price of 37 plans$88.22 Av. price/GB is $0.86

200GB - 2TB

Average monthly price of 26 plans$66.13 Av. price/GB is $0.14

Average monthly price of 15 plans$78.62 Av. price/GB is $0.14

Average monthly price of 44 plans$72.37 Av. price/GB is $0.13

Average monthly price of 45 plans$105.47 Av. price/GB is $0.16

Unlimited

Average monthly price of 14 plans$81.33

Average monthly price of 3 plans$69.95

Average monthly price of 10 plans$83.48

Average monthly price of 6 plans$107.43

Monthly Usage AmountsADSL2+NAKEDNBN TIER 1 (12mbps down, 1mbps up)NBN TIER 5 (100mbps down, 40mbps up)
0-50GB

Average monthly price of 19 plans$61.33 Av. price/GB is $1.63

N/A

Average monthly price of 9 plans$61.09 Av. price/GB is $1.77

Average monthly price of 8 plans$92.60 Av. price/GB is $2.51

50-200GB

Average monthly price of 36 plans$83.63 Av. price/GB is $0.61

N/A

Average monthly price of 19 plans$68.14 Av. price/GB is $0.45

Average monthly price of 26 plans$111.95 Av. price/GB is $0.82

200GB - 2TB

Average monthly price of 34 plans$100.91 Av. price/GB is $0.28

N/A

Average monthly price of 22 plans$73.62 Av. price/GB is $0.15

Average monthly price of 35 plans$125.49 Av. price/GB is $0.24

Unlimited

Average monthly price of 25 plans$94.14

N/A

Average monthly price of 8 plans$107.50

Average monthly price of 1 plan$125.00


Speed Upgrades - Rumoured for 2013

Currently, the top speed tier on the NBN is set at 100Mpbs download speed combined with 40Mps upload on a fibre broadband connection.

As a comparison, these download speeds are between 4 and 10 times what an average customer is likely to get on ADSL2+ depending on their distance from the exchange.

A new top tier speed is expected to be released by NBN Co. before the end of 2013 with a top speed of 1Gbps download and 400Mbps upload. This is up to 100 times faster than ADSL2+. Prices are yet to be released for these plans.

Consumer Broadband Prices

We compare consumer broadband prices and NBN plan prices as they relates to consumers. We compare what is actively available right now from a representative range of ISPs compared on our site.

We're not involved in the politics or discussions on the NBN and our focus is on how the actual consumer products compare.

Your New Broadband (NBN vs ADSL)

Whilst you are waiting for the NBN to become available in your area (which may be a few years from now depending on your location), you'll likely need to use an ADSL2+ connection (Naked or Bundled).

New deals and price points continue to be released by ISPs with a number of unlimited plans now available. To compare ADSL broadband plans, you can start comparing new ADSL Broadband plans here or try comparing Naked DSL plans.

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