If you’re in the market for a fresh NBN connection, Optus might float your goat with its latest deal. The telco has slashed prices on both its NBN 250 and NBN 1000 plans for the first six months of their respective plans.
To take advantage of the offer, you’ll need to sign up for an Internet Everyday 100 plan which you can see below.
During that process, you’ll be able to select a Speed Pack add-on, which is where you’ll cop the nice little $20 per month discount for six months. After that, you’ll switch back to NBN 100 speeds with the option to re-add the pack at the regular price of $35 per month on top of the base plan’s $95 per month.
The NBN 250 speed boost has typical evening speeds of 215Mbps and normally costs $35 per month on top of the base plan. The NBN 1000 boost normally costs $75 per month and has typical evening speeds of 250Mbps. This brings the totals to $110 and $150 per month respectively.
In terms of 250 plans elsewhere, there are some better deals on offer. Superloop’s plan matches typical evening speeds and thanks to a current offer, you can get it for $89.95 per month (normally $119.95) for the first 6 months.
Aussie Broadband has the best speeds for the price, getting blistering typical evening speeds of 248Mbps for $99 per month for the first 6 months (normally $129).
As for NBN 1000, well, Optus isn’t really holding up to the competition. If you’re really after blisteringly fast speeds, Telstra’s plan will give you insane 700Mbps typical evening speeds for $130 per month, a whole $20 less than Optus’ plan, even with the discount.