Good NBN speeds

What is a good internet speed?

Posted by January 17th 2020

Choosing an internet plan for your home can be a difficult decision. But thanks to the introduction of the NBN, customers have more choice, and the ability to select a speed that better reflects their …

NBN Alternatives compared

Don’t want the NBN? Here are the alternatives

Posted by February 18th 2020

Tired of the NBN? Review and compare alternative internet providers using their own network, such as Life Wireless, Spirit & Lightning with Canstar Blue.

Optus 5G

Optus’ 5G Network Explained

Posted by December 31st 2019

The next big thing in mobile and internet is finally here. 5G is now live in Australia, offering faster-than-ever speeds, low latency, and more capacity than existing mobile networks - and it's available from Optus. Although …

Group of people sitting on sofa using phones and laptops

Vodafone to launch 5G network in 2020

Posted by December 31st 2019

In the battle for 5G coverage in Australia, it has until now, been a fight between the two largest telcos, Telstra and Optus. While 2019 saw the launch of Australia’s first 5G network and devices …

Netflix internet speeds

The best internet providers for Netflix

Posted by February 17th 2020

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

Promo shot of Geralt from The Witcher series on Netflix

The Witcher: New fantasy series to stream on Netflix

Posted by December 20th 2019

After the final season of Game of Thrones, you might be looking for your next fantasy TV binge. While other shows have attempted to fill this void, Netflix may be onto a winner with its …

4G NBN Backup

Internet plans with 4G backup routers

Posted by December 13th 2019

There’s nothing worse than a random internet drop-out, especially when you're in the middle of Netflix or gaming. But, that’s a fact of life for many Australians, including those on the National Broadband Network (NBN). …