Tara Donnelly

Tara Donnelly Tara Donnelly is Canstar Blue’s Telco Editor and resident consumer tech expert. Covering all things phone and internet, Tara is passionate about helping consumers better-navigate their telco options and shining a light on the next best deals, from SIM-only phone plans to the fastest NBN offers.

The best internet providers for Netflix

Posted by March 22nd 2019

Downloading high-quality Netflix content requires a good internet connection. Find out which Australian internet providers are up to the job at Canstar Blue.

NBN Bundles Compared

Posted by March 19th 2019

Compare NBN bundles from service providers including Telstra, TPG and Optus in this Canstar Blue review. How to find the best bundle!

Activ8me fined again for misleading NBN advertising

Posted by March 15th 2019

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is continuing to crack down on dodgy NBN claims, announcing that the Federal Court has fined broadband provider Activ8me $250,000 for misleading and false advertising. Activ8me - the trading name of …

What is the Premium NBN 100 speed?

Posted by March 14th 2019

The Premium NBN 100 speed tier is the fastest of what’s available on the NBN and is suitable for larger households and intensive users.

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What are the best phone plan deals?

Posted by March 21st 2019

If you’re shopping around for a new mobile phone plan, keep an eye out for these deals. Compare phone plan deals with Canstar Blue.

Samsung Galaxy S10: prices and deals compared

Posted by March 8th 2019

Samsung's Galaxy S10, Galaxy S10+, and Galaxy S10e are not only official — but they're also all available to buy now from Telstra, Optus, Vodafone and Woolworths Mobile. But with so many plans to choose from — and prices …

Should you tune in to Telstra TV?

Posted by March 8th 2019

Telstra TV is a popular subscription video on demand service. Find out if it’s worth signing up to with Canstar Blue’s review and guide.