What are you paying for?

Before we begin, note what you are actually paying for and who your Service Provider is.

For a comparison point, the first piece of information we need to know is the connection speed that you are paying for with your service provider.  This should be listed on your bills, the wording might be slightly different and may only mention the download speed, but it should read something like one of these:

  • 12Mbps Download, 1Mbps Upload
  • 25Mbps Download, 5Mbps Upload
  • 50Mbps Download, 20Mbps Upload
  • 100Mbps Download, 40Mbps Upload

Now that you know what connection speed that you are paying for, you can commence Step 2: Conduct the Speed Tests.

Understanding NBN Speeds

Here is a quick walk through of NBN speeds with some idea of what they will cope with: 12Mbps Down, 1Mbps Up This is really the absolute bare basic speed, and while it’s faster than a good old POTS modem, it’s barely (or sometimes not) faster than an aDSL1 internet connection (The first version of […]

Understanding the Types of NBN Connections

Do you know what type of NBN you have? The type of NBN Connection you have can also play a role in the quality and speed of your NBN Internet experience. Let’s look at each type and explain the differences. FTTH / FTTP – Fibre To The Home / Fibre To The Premises: This was […]

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