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Internode announce NBN package prices, 100MB speeds with 1TB downloads, $189.95 per month

Internode announce NBN pricing

By Anthony Garreffa on Jul 21, 2011 09:18 pm CDT - 1 min, 4 secs reading time

Internode have announced their retail pricing for the NBN-based phone and broadband bundles packages, with prices ranging between $59.95 and $189.95. If you'd like the 100MB speeds, it will cost you a minimum of $100 per month. Internode were quick to say that the pricing for broadband could easily escalate, this is because of the flaws in NBNCo's wholesale charging model, compounded by the ACCC's "121 points of interconnect" decision.

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Managing director of Internode, Simon Hackett, has criticised the NBNCo's wholesale fee of $20 per megabit per month, which is charged at the point where retail service providers physically connect to the NBN. He says:

This charge has simply been chosen to fill in an otherwise huge hole in the Federal Government policy requirement that the network return funds to the Commonwealth at a commercial rate and in a short time frame (relative to the expected lifetime of the network).

Internode's entry-level NBN service will include 30GB of data and ADSL2+ voice and data bundle will start from $59.95.

The below packages are proposed prices for Internode's residential NBN services:

Bronze package

12/1 Mbps: 30GB $59.95, 200GB $79.95, 300GB $99.95, 1TB $149.95

Silver package

25/5 Mbps: 30GB $69.95, 200GB $89.95, 300GB $109.95, 1TB $159.95

Gold package

50/20 Mbps: 30GB $79.95, 200GB $99.95, 300GB $119.95, 1TB $169.95

Platinum package

100/40 Mbps: 30GB $99.95, 200GB $119.95, 300GB $139.95, 1TB $189.95

I will take one Platinum package, thank you.

Anthony Garreffa

ABOUT THE AUTHOR - Anthony Garreffa

Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games to be built around consoles. With FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with high-end, custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU technology is unwavering, and with next-gen NVIDIA GPUs about to launch alongside 4K 144Hz HDR G-Sync gaming monitors and BFGDs (65-inch 4K 120Hz HDR G-Sync TVs) there has never been a time to be more excited about technology.

NEWS SOURCE:news.com.au

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