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Harrison Astbury

Harrison Astbury Harrison Astbury is a Canstar Blue journalist specialising in consumer technology and the telecommunications industry. With a degree in journalism from Griffith University and a keen eye for detail, he’s determined to help consumers make better-informed decisions, especially when it comes to their internet and phone plans.


Vodafone slashes NBN prices to record low

Posted by March 21st 2019

If you thought internet prices with the big providers were too high, this will be music to your ears. Vodafone has slashed prices on its NBN products, reducing prices across all three of the speed tiers …


Netflix introduces new user account icons

Posted by March 21st 2019

If your Netflix account is still stuck on the old lopsided smiley face, you might want to check out some of the new icons on offer. Netflix has just introduced a new comprehensive suite of new …


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Is Your Router Ready for the NBN?

Posted by April 15th 2019

High-speed broadband has arrived, but without the right router you may not get the best value out of your new NBN plan.


Optus secures UEFA Champions League broadcast rights

Posted by August 6th 2018

The UEFA Champions League is now in the hands of one of Australia’s largest telcos, thanks to a mammoth new broadcast deal. Optus now has all of the richest European football competitions for the next three …


What’s the deal with TPG’s new phone network?

Posted by August 6th 2018

You may have heard the news – internet and phone service provider TPG is building its own network infrastructure. When completed, TPG will be the fourth network operator in Australia, sitting alongside Vodafone, Optus and …


Going wireless with the NBN

Wireless NBN Plans & Guide

Posted by April 15th 2019

Fixed wireless and satellite will bring the NBN to rural and remote communities. So what are your options? Compare wireless plans today with Canstar Blue.



Aussie Broadband tops NBN speed charts in latest ACCC review

Posted by July 31st 2018

Australia’s consumer watchdog has released its latest report into broadband speeds across the country and there’s a surprise name at the top of the charts – Aussie Broadband. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) found …


The best action movies on Netflix

Posted by July 27th 2018

There’s always those films that will move you and that will get about a billion Oscar nominations, but sometimes all we want is to sit down with a mindless action flick on Netflix. We’re talking …