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At MATE, it’s no secret that we have some of Australia’s best nbn plans. But which of our nbn plans is right for you? At MATE, we have a range of nbn plans that are designed for a number of different lifestyles, from senior citizens, everyday streamers to online gamers. Our friendly and knowledgeable team is always on hand to help you choose the right nbn plan and ensure you are getting the best value for your money. Plus, with MATE, there are no lock-in contracts or hidden fees, so you have the freedom and flexibility to change your plan as your needs evolve. Join the thousands of satisfied customers who have made MATE their choice for reliable, high-speed nbn in Australia.

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As well as this, the nbn rollout is essentially complete. The nbn network has been introduced into almost every area in Australia. Since most people are already connected, when they look for a provider they look for the best value nbn deal. They also look for an nbn provider that won’t give them a lot of hassle, one that makes things simple and easy with pleasureful support avenues that aren’t frustrating to deal with. There are many people throughout Australia who are looking to sign up to an nbn plan for the first time or change to a different nbn plan in order to get more value out of their connection to the nbn network.

At MATE, we have five nbn plans, which are called the Crikey 25/10, the Ripper 50/20, the No Worries 100/20, the You Beaut 100/40 and finally, the Fair Dinkum 250/25. Each of these nbn plans has been designed to cater for different lifestyles, from students, young families, all the way up to older families and those who use the internet a lot at home, whether it’s for online gaming for running a home business.

Although these nbn plans are designed for different ways of life, you can rely on us to have some essential similarities between the six plans. When you sign up for an nbn plan from MATE, you can rely on us to include uncapped data, no contracts, no setups, no plan change fees and, of course, our all-Aussie customer service/support team that is ready to help you with any concerns or questions that you might have. As well as this, all of our nbn plans come complete with our one-month money back guarantee. If you’re not satisfied with your nbn plan, all you have to do is let us know before your second month, and we’ll cancel your nbn plan, giving you a full refund of your plan fee.

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Before we can discuss our amazing nbn plans, we’ll go over some key terms, to help you get a better understanding of your new nbn plan. These key terms are “Mbps” and “typical busy download period/speed”. “Mbps” stands for megabits per second and is the unit of measurement that’s used to measure upload and download speeds. This form of measurement will be used to measure your plan’s typical busy period download speed, which will be the speed of your internet during 7pm-11pm. Not only is this important because it lets you know about the speed of your nbn plan, but it can also let you know about the different tiers of the nbn network.

The nbn network has been divided into many different speed tiers, which have been designed to suit different lifestyles. These speed tiers are called nbn 25/5, nbn 50/20, nbn Home Fast (100/20), nbn Home Fast+ (100/40), and nbn Home Superfast (250/25), The naming convention for these tiers usually relates to the download speed of each tier. For example, nbn 25/5 provides a maximum download speed of 25 Mbps and nbn Home Superfast offers a maximum download speed of 250 Mbps. As each of these tiers is the main dividing factor between the nbn plans we offer at MATE, it’s important to understand what you need from an nbn plan, so you get the nbn plan that suits you and your lifestyle. To find out more about the different tiers of the nbn network, click here.

Before you can get started with selecting an nbn plan, you must first make sure that you have all the necessary equipment to ensure that you can connect to the nbn network. Firstly, you’ll need to make sure that your home is available to connect to the nbn network. Alternatively, if you’ve moved into a new home, you may find that your new home has previously been connected to the nbn network. If you’d like to find out if your home or business has been connected to the nbn network, check out the nbn network’s very own rollout map here.

If your home is one of the many homes which has already been connected to the nbn network, you’ll then need a modem or router, so that your home can access the nbn network. If you already have a compatible modem or router, all you’ll need to do is sign up for one of our many nbn plans, which you can find here. Alternatively, if you need a modem or router, there are a range of devices for you to choose from. At MATE, we offer the TP-Link Archer VX230v nbn compatible modem, which can be easily supplied to you for just $165.00.

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The TP-Link Archer VX230v nbn compatible modem is one of the most reliable modems available, able to provide access to the nbn network, as well as provide access to ADSL internet, making it a perfect modem for those who have access to the nbn network and for those who are still waiting for the nbn network to arrive in their area. Alongside providing both access to ADSL internet and the nbn network, the TP-Link Archer VX230v can also be used to connect to a number of wireless devices, such as smart TV, gaming consoles and set-top boxes.

And for those who don’t feel they’re as tech-savvy as everyone else, the TP-Link Archer VX230v is designed to be one of the most user-friendly modems on the market, with a user interface that offers easy navigation, allowing to see what devices are on your home network. So before you start shopping around for nbn plans, if you’re looking for a high-quality modem that’s easy to use and nbn compatible, then look no further than the TP-Link Archer VX230v nbn compatible modem, proudly offered to you by the team at MATE. If you’d like to learn more about the TP-Link Archer VX230v modem, click here.

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At MATE, we offer our plans in three ways. We can either offer you a nbn plan by itself, for those who have all the hardware and don’t need any other equipment. As well as this, we also offer two bundles with each of our plans, offering the nbn with either a 4G mobile plan or a home phone service, so that you can stay connected to your friends and family. To find out more about how adding a mobile phone or home phone service can affect those monthly costs, visit our nbn plans page here.

Our first plan is our Crikey 25/10 plan. This plan offers a maximum download speed of 25 Mbps and an upload speed of 10 Mbps, with a typical busy period download speed (7pm – 11pm) of 25 Mbps. This plan is suitable for individuals and small families of 1-4 people. This package is amongst the best packages on the market for small families, coming complete with uncapped data, which makes it an ideal plan for families for young or teenaged children, who will be most likely using the internet for online gaming or studying. This also includes plenty of upload speed at 10 Mbps, making it suitable for playing games and even working from home. This plan is also ideal for students who live in student accommodation, as it allows them to work on studying, as well as music streaming and video streaming.

During a typical busy download period, the Crikey 25/10 plan will allow you to work on emails, surf the internet, check out all your social media channels and watch an HD video stream. However, there are still faster speed tiers that the nbn network has to offer, and as a result, you’ll still only be able to comfortably run only one HD video stream and you won’t be able to run 4K video streaming. If you’d like to find out more about the Crikey 25/10 plan, or how bundling it with a mobile phone or home phone service can affect monthly pricing, check out our nbn plans page here.

The next plan which the team at MATE has developed is the Ripper 50/20 plan. This plan makes the most of the nbn 50/20 speed tier, giving you a maximum download speed of 50 Mbps and an upload speed of 20 Mbps, which during a typical busy download period will allow you to use the internet at a total of 48 Mbps, which is fast enough that most things you do on the internet won’t be impeded.

The high-speed tier which this nbn plan is in means that the Ripper 50/20 plan is perfect for sharehouses, families with older children or those who need to work on business whilst at home, making this plan a perfect upgrade for those who are looking for more internet speed during the quarantine period.

During a typical busy download period, you can rely on the Ripper 50/20 plan to allow you to check your emails, browse the internet, check out social media channels, stream music and run online video games. As well as this, you should also be able to run 3 HD video streams or 1 4K video stream, which means that the Ripper 50/20 plan is perfect for families, as you and your family can watch whatever you want on your TV or mobile phones, without any interruptions.

The Ripper 50/20 plan experiences no disadvantages and has very little issues during the typical busy download period. This, alongside the uncapped data which is a feature across all of our nbn plans, means that our Ripper 50/20 plan is perfect for those who need to use the internet for long periods of time. So, if you’re looking for a powerful nbn plan for online gaming, or if your family needs uninterrupted internet in order to finish those end of semester assignments, then our Ripper 50/20 plan is the nbn plan for you. If you’re looking to find out more about this amazing plan, or if you’d like to see how pairing it with a mobile phone or a home phone service would alter it, check out our nbn plans page here.

The next two nbn plans that we at MATE have available are our No Worries 100/20 and You Beaut 100/40. The No Worries 100/20 makes the most of the nbn network’s Home Fast 100/20 speed tier, which allows this plan to offer a download speed of 100 Mbps and an upload speed of 20 Mbps. All up, this plan achieves a typical busy download speed of 95 Mbps, which means that during those typical busy download periods, you won’t have to worry at all about your internet slowing down. The You Beaut 100/40 plan offers the same 95 Mbps typical busy period download speed, but doubles the available upload speed to 40Mbps – perfect for online activities like sending large emails, playing tournament-style online games and video calling via apps like Zoom, Microsoft Teams and Google Meet.

During a typical busy download period, you can rely on the No Worries 100/20 and You Beaut 100/40 plans to let you check all of your emails, browse the internet, go through all of your social media channels, stream music without any drops in quality, play online multiplayer for hours on end without any frame drops or latency issues, or have two 4K video streams going on at once, so you and your family can watch movies, documentaries and other shows in only the highest definition. As well as this, as with all of our nbn plans, our No Worries 100/20 and You Beaut 100/40 plans come complete with no contracts and uncapped data, so you can change your plan on the fly to suit your lifestyle and you don’t have to worry about those pesky data caps which other internet service providers force upon their customers.

Similar to the Ripper 50/20 plan, the No Worries 100/20 and You Beaut 100/40 plans don’t experience any disadvantages during the typical busy download periods, which makes them perfect for families with older children, share houses with many frequent users or for those who run home businesses or do a lot of work or studying from home. So, if you’re looking to get the absolute best out of the nbn network, then our incredible No Worries 100/20 and You Beaut 100/40 plans are the plans for you. If you’d like to learn more about our No Worries 100/20 and You Beaut 100/40 plans, or how they pair with a mobile phone or with a home phone service, check out our nbn plans page today.

Finally, our fastest nbn plan we have available at MATE is the on the nbn Home Superfast 250/25 tier, our Fair Dinkum 250/25. Our Fair Dinkum 250/25 plan makes the most of the nbn network’s amazingly fast nbn Home Superfast 250/25 speed tier, which allows this plan to offer a maximum download speed of 250 Mbps and an upload speed of 25 Mbps. All up, this plan achieves a typical busy download speed of an astonishing 202 Mbps, which means that during those typical busy download periods, you won’t have to worry at all about your internet slowing down.

If you’re looking for an nbn plan that designed to suit your lifestyle, look no further than the range of nbn plans offered by MATE. No matter what lifestyle you live, you can guarantee that MATE has an nbn plan to suit you. Therefore, it’s important to make sure that you make sure that the plan you’ve chosen suits your lifestyle. Do you have a small family or live in student accommodation? Then the Crikey 25/10 plan is the best plan for your lifestyle. Or do you have a larger family or have a family that spends a lot of time on the internet? If so, look no further than the No Worries 100/20 and You Beaut 100/40 plans or our blisteringly fast Fair Dinkum 250/25 plan.

Regardless of the nbn plan that you need, you can rely on the all-Aussie support team here at MATE to help you out. Our support team has already helped thousands of Australians get the nbn plans that they need, our dedicated customer service and support teams are still hard at work to help out new and existing customers with their connection to the nbn network.

As a result, there’s never been a better time to sign up to one of our nbn plans, complete with uncapped data, no setup fees and no lock-in contracts, so you can change your plan in order to work with changes in your lifestyle. If you’d like to learn more about our range of nbn plans or find out how our customer support team can help you with an existing nbn connection, give us a call on 13 14 13 or check out our nbn plans page today.


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Other Frequently Asked Questions about the nbn™

How is the nbn network installed and connected to my home or business premises?

The installation of the nbn network into your home or business is designed to be as efficient and comfortable as possible. If you’re having the nbn network installed directly into your home for the first time, an adult over 18 will need to be present to let the installer in and approve the work completed.

Typically, you’ll need to work with the installer to decide on the ideal location for your device to be installed, considering easy access for you and where it can be efficiently connected to the network’s external device.

For certain connection types like FTTN/FTTB, where no additional equipment is needed inside, your connection will simply use an existing telephone socket.

What nbn plan is right for me?

At MATE, we have a range of nbn plans that are designed to suit different lifestyles. Whether you live in a small household or need high-speed internet for a large family or group, we’ve got you covered.

From our Crikey 25/10 plan which offers a typical busy period download speed of 25Mbps to the Fair Dinkum 250/25 plan, designed for 6 or more people, with a typical busy period download speed of 202Mbps, there’s something for everyone.

It’s important to note that actual speeds are not only influenced by the type of plan you have but also by your nbn connection type. For example, if you have a plan that provides you with a typical busy period download speed of 48Mbps but you’re connected to the nbn network via FTTN technology, your average internet speed may be slightly slower.

Beyond this, there are many other factors that can affect your internet speed, such as your location, proximity to a Fixed Wireless position (especially for rural users), and the quality of your devices.

Who will be getting access to the nbn network?

Quite simply, the nbn network is dedicated to providing high-speed internet connections to every home and business across Australia. nbn™ hopes to achieve this goal, aiming to ensure that everyone can enjoy the full benefits of the internet at high speeds, regardless of their location in the country. The government has already completed most of the nbn rollout, meaning that most Australians should now have an active nbn connection or have it available for installation.

Who will be getting access to the nbn™ network?

If you want to know how you’re connected to the nbn network, there’s a very easy way to find out. Before you select one of MATE’s many nbn plans, you’ll be asked to enter your address and see if your home or business is connected to the nbn network and how it’s been or will be connected to the nbn network. With this information, you’ll be able to determine what type of nbn plan will best suit your home or business.

What do I need to prepare for the nbn network?

As the nbn network is rolled out, it has replaced the existing copper telephone infrastructure, which means that services that once existed on this infrastructure have been terminated. If you're in an existing property, there's minimal preparation needed on your part for the nbn to set up its network; nbn™ will handle most of the internal setup, although there are a few exceptions. However, for a new property, you may need a private technician to provide a trench and conduit for the fibre cabling installation.

Thankfully, getting your phones and internet-ready devices prepared for the nbn network is straightforward. Simply call an nbn provider like MATE and talk to them about what plan would best suit your lifestyle. At MATE, we’re all about delivering value and connecting you smoothly. If you want your devices on the nbn network as soon as possible, check out our range of high-quality, high-speed nbn plans on our website, or you can live chat with us online or email us at [email protected].

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