Editor's pick: best Optus internet plans November 2017


WhistleOut
06 November 2017

Best broadband plans and deals from Optus


Eyeing Optus for your next broadband plan? Lucky for you, the telco offers a variety of cable, ADSL2+ and wireless options, all starting from $60 per month and all available on contract-free or 24-month plans.

Whether you're looking for unlimited data, the best bundle available, or a basic month-to-month plan, here are our choices for the best Optus broadband options for this month. 

Of course, if you'd like to compare all available Optus broadband plans, you can head to our dedicated Optus page here. Or, if you're in an NBN-ready area, head here to view our picks for the best Optus NBN deals.

Best value


All of Optus' fixed-line broadband plans start at $60 per month, but each plan includes unlimited data, regardless of speed, connection type, or whether you opt for a month-to-month or contract deal (although no-contract plans incur a $200 set up charge).

If your home is eligible for a cable connection, the Optus 60 Plan - Cable offers fast speeds and unlimited data. Otherwise, the equally-priced $60 Plan with ADSL2+ can provide average speeds of around 10Mbps for downloads, although users close to an exchange may enjoy up to 24Mbps. 

WhistleOut's Pick

Provider Inclusions
Optus
Optus
  • 60 Plan - Cable
  • Unlimited Cable
  • $60/mth
  • Min. cost $1,440
Optus
Optus
  • 60 Plan
  • Unlimited ADSL2+
  • $60/mth
  • Min. cost $1,440

Best unlimited data


Great news for data lovers: all of Optus' fixed-line broadband plans include unlimited monthly gigabytes. With prices starting at $60 per month for cable and ADSL2+ connections, it's a relatively affordable option for families and serious downloaders.

If you're happy to forgo extras such as Fetch TV or Optus Sport, we recommend the aforementioned $60 plan. Plans are available on a two-year contract, or on month-to-month basis: but keep in mind that no-contract customers will pay $200 upfront in set up fees. 

WhistleOut's Pick

Provider Inclusions
Optus
Optus
  • 60 Plan - nbn™
  • Unlimited NBN Fixed Line
  • $60/mth
  • Min. cost $1,440
Optus
Optus
  • 60 Plan - nbn™ M2M
  • Unlimited NBN Fixed Line
  • $60/mth
  • Min. cost $260

Best mobile broadband


While it's not the cheapest mobile broadband option available from Optus, we pick is the telco's $70 My Mobile Broadband Plus plan with a hefty 140GB data allowance.

The no-contract plan also includes unlimited music streaming on Google Play Music, Spotify, Pandora and iHeartRadio, which won't count against your data allowance, plus a bonus subscription to Optus Sport. 

WhistleOut's Pick

Provider Inclusions
Optus
Optus
  • Home Wireless Broadband - 200GB
  • 200GB Mobile Broadband
  • $70/mth
  • Min. cost $1,680
Optus
Optus
  • $70 My Mobile Broadband Plus
  • 140GB Mobile Broadband
  • $70/mth
  • Min. cost $840

Best home wireless


Regardless of whether you sign up for 24 months, 12 months, or just on a month-to-month plan.

The plan includes 200GB of monthly data, with 10GB top ups available for an additional $10. If you're buying on a no-contract plan you will need to pay $192 for Optus' WiFi modem. 

WhistleOut's Pick

Provider Inclusions
Optus
Optus
  • Home Wireless Broadband - 200GB
  • 200GB Mobile Broadband
  • $70/mth
  • Min. cost $1,680
Optus
Optus
  • Home Wireless Broadband - 200GB
  • 200GB Mobile Broadband
  • $70/mth
  • Min. cost $262

Best bundle


Want TV and home phone included in your broadband package? Upgrade to Optus' $80 broadband plans, and you'll get pay-as-you go phone calls, plus unmetered Yes TV by Fetch with a Mighty set top box and channel pack.

The $80 entertainment pack is available with all unlimited data plans on cable and ADSL2+, and also includes an Optus Sport subscription. You'll get one premium channel pack included, but can upgrade to all included channels for $14 per month. 

If you love to chat, calling packs for your home phone are also available from $5 per month. Options include Domestic Saver, Mobile Saver and World Saver add-ons. 

WhistleOut's Pick

Provider Inclusions
Optus
Optus
  • 80 Plan
  • Unlimited ADSL2+
  • $80/mth
  • Min. cost $1,920
Optus
Optus
  • 80 Plan M2M
  • Unlimited ADSL2+
  • $80/mth
  • Min. cost $280


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Broadband Deals

Special Offer Pricing for 6 months!

Special Offer Pricing for 6 months!

Get amaysim nbn 12 Mbps for $40/month & 25 Mbps for $60/month. The first six month’s service are at a discounted rate. Hurry offer ends 30.11.17

Bonus Deals with Telstra Mobile Broadband

Bonus Deals with Telstra Mobile Broadband

Telstra Mobile Broadband plans include a range of deals such as bonus Foxtel Pack subscriptions, unlimited Telstra Air Data & Bonus Data

Unlimited Netflix Streaming

Unlimited Netflix Streaming

Teleron's Basic nbn plan includes unlimited Netflix streaming & data-free iTunes downloads until 30 Nov. New customers only, T&Cs apply

$70 credit with 18 month contracts

$70 credit with 18 month contracts

SpinTel's 18 month nbn™ broabdband plans now include a $70 credit which will appear on your first invoice...