Kogan is the latest provider to launch super-fast NBN plans

NOTE: Since this article was originally published, Kogan has updated its NBN plans.

The NBN is undergoing a bit of a speed-tier overhaul and the latest NBN provider to jump on the bandwagon of offering super-fast NBN plans is online retailer Kogan.

In addition to NBN plans across the NBN 25, NBN 50 and NBN 100 speed tiers, you can now pick up a plan on NBN 250 (Home Superfast) and NBN 1000 (Home Ultrafast) speed tiers. These plans more than double the maximum theoretical download speeds previously offered by NBN Co.

As our internet speed needs increase thanks to the popularity of video streaming and improved 4K and 8K technology, more NBN providers have started to offer these super-fast speeds as a way of servicing Aussies who want the fastest NBN speeds available.

Kogan NBN 250 and NBN 1000 plans and prices

Kogan’s NBN 250 plan, known as the Platinum plan, includes unlimited data and a 200Mbps typical evening speed for $128.90 per month on a month-to-month plan. For the first six months of your plan, new Kogan internet customers will enjoy the discounted monthly price of $116.90 in the form of monthly credit, with prices reverting to $128.90 per month after those six months are up.

As for the Home Ultrafast NBN 1000 speed tier, Kogan’s Diamond plan also includes unlimited data but a 250Mbps typical evening speed for $148.90 per month on a month-to-month plan. Like its other NBN plans, new customers will enjoy the discounted price of $134.90 per month, for the first six months, in the form of monthly credit. Prices will revert to $148.90 per month after those six months. Both plans include the option to BYO compatible modem or you can add on a Kogan modem for an additional $69 upfront.

It’s worth noting that the typical evening speeds recorded by Kogan are still being tested. Speeds currently listed were recorded from testing in June 2020, so it’s likely as more speed testing is done, the performance of these speed tiers may change.

Like with other NBN providers offering Home Superfast and Home Ultrafast speed tiers, your ability to connect to these plans does depend on your home NBN connection type and location. To sign up to either of these fast NBN plans, you’ll most likely need a Fibre to the Premises (FTTP) or Hybrid Fibre Coaxial (HFC) connection. Kogan does state that if you have any of the other connection types (i.e. FTTB, FTTN or FTTC), they will check your maximum line speed after service is activated and notify you if the connection at your address doesn’t support the speed tier you’ve chosen. Kogan may then switch you to a plan more suited to the speeds available to you, so you’re not paying too much for a speed your connection can’t achieve.

Other Kogan NBN plans

If you can’t access Kogan’s new fast-speed internet plans, you still have a few choices available if you want to sign up to a Kogan NBN plan.

The following table shows a selection of published Kogan NBN plans on Canstar Blue’s database, listed in order of standard monthly cost, from the lowest to highest, and then by alphabetical order of provider. Use our comparison tool to see plans from a range of other providers. This is a selection of products with links to a referral partner.

Which other providers offer super-fast NBN speeds?

Kogan is only the latest provider to roll out these fast NBN plans to customers. Aussie Broadband was quick to jump on board, offering both NBN 250 and NBN 1000 speeds to eligible customers on FTTP and HFC connections. Aussie Broadband’s fast NBN plans start at $129 per month for NBN 250, while NBN 1000 is $149 per month.

MyRepublic, the internet provider known for offering internet plans for gamers, also jumped on board but only with NBN 250 speeds. You’ll also have the option to access NBN 250 speeds on a Gamer Pro plan, which is great news if you’re into online gaming and want the super-fast speeds. MyRepublic’s NBN 250 plans start at $109 per month.

Vodafone is another provider offering fast NBN plans, with both NBN 250 and NBN 1000 plans available. Like other providers, you’ll need to be on a FTTP or HFC connection to access either of these internet plans from Vodafone (HFC customers will need to check home compatibility before signing up). These plans are only available in Vodafone stores or via phone sales. Vodafone’s super-fast NBN plans start at $135 per month for NBN 250, while NBN 1000 will set you back $155 per month.

NBN 250 Plans Compared

The following table shows selected published unlimited NBN 250 plans on Canstar Blue’s database, listed in order of their standard monthly cost, from lowest to highest, then alphabetically. Use our comparison tool to see plans from a range of providers. This is a selection of products with links to referral partners.

Brand Features Max Data**/billing period Advertised Cost^^/billing period

elite mates Home Superfast BYO

  • Superfast 250/25 Evening Speed (NBN 250)
  • Special offer: $89 per month for the first 6 months, then $109 per month ongoing. Terms apply, offer available until withdrawn.

min. cost $109 over one month

UnlimitedMax Data**/billing period $109Advertised Cost^^/billing period
iPrimus Logo

NBN 250

  • Home Superfast Speed (NBN 250)
  • $70 setup fee
  • Modem included ($15 P&H)
  • PAYG calls

min. cost $185 over first month

UnlimitedMax Data**/billing period $115Advertised Cost^^/billing period Go To Site
MyRepublic Logo

Unlimited NBN Superfast

  • NBN 250/25Mbps speed
  • Optional WiFi hub+ modem for $149 upfront plus $10 P&H
  • Special offer: $95 for the first six months, then $115 ongoing. Terms apply.

min. cost $115 over one month

UnlimitedMax Data**/billing period $115Advertised Data^^/billing period
Kogan Logo

Platinum Unlimited

  • Home Superfast Speed (NBN 250/25)
  • Modem available for $69 upfront

min. cost $119.90 for first month

UnlimitedMax Data**/billing period $119.90Advertised Cost^^/billing period Go To Site
Superloop logo

Unlimited Superfast 250/25

  • Home Superfast Speed (NBN 250/25)
  • Special offer: $99.95 for the first six months, then $119.95 ongoing. Offer expires 31/10/21, terms apply.

min. cost $119.95 over one month

UnlimitedMax Data**/billing period $119.95Advertised Cost^^/billing period Go To Site

Power User

  • Home Superfast Speed (NBN 250/25)
  • Optional modem from $149 ($15 P&H)
  • Special offer: First month free when you use code ‘FASTMONTH‘ at checkout. Terms apply.

min. cost $129 over first month

UnlimitedMax Data**/billing period $129Advertised Cost^^/billing period Go To Site
Internode

NBN250 Unlimited

  • Home Superfast Speed (NBN 250/25)
  • Special offer: $99.99 for the first six months, then $129.99 ongoing. Terms apply.

min. cost $129.99 over one month

UnlimitedMax Data**/billing period $129.99Advertised Cost^^/billing period
iiNet Logo

NBN250 Liimitless

  • Home Superfast Speed (NBN 250/25)
  • Special offer: $99.99 for the first six months, then $129.99 ongoing. Terms apply.

min. cost $129.99 over one month

UnlimitedMax Data**/billing period $129.99Advertised Cost^^/billing period
Telstra Logo

Superfast NBN

  • Superfast Speed (NBN 250)
  • Typical evening speed: 215Mbps
  • $216 modem (free when you stay connected for 24 months)
  • Special offer: $99 connection fee waived (online only)
  • Special offer: Get 3 months BINGE standard subscription, terms apply. Offer available until withdrawn.
  • Unlimited local, national & mobile calls included

min. cost $3,459 over 24 months

UnlimitedMax Data**/billing period $140Advertised Cost^^/billing period Go To Site
View all NBN plans listed on Canstar Blue

Aussie Broadband Unlimited Superfast (NBN 250) and Ultrafast (NBN 1000) Plans

The following table shows a selection of published unlimited Aussie Broadband NBN plans on Canstar Blue’s database, listed in order of standard monthly cost, from the lowest to highest. Use our comparison tool to see plans from a range of other providers. This is a selection of products with links to a referral partner.

Brand Features Max Data**/billing period Advertised Cost^^/billing period

Power User

  • Home Superfast Speed (NBN 250/25)
  • Optional modem from $149 ($15 P&H)

min. cost $129 over first month

UnlimitedMax Data**/billing period $129Advertised Cost^^/billing period Go To Site

Power House

  • Home Ultrafast Speed (NBN 1000/50)
  • Optional modem from $149 ($15 P&H)

min. cost $149 over first month

UnlimitedMax Data**/billing period $149Advertised Cost^^/billing period Go To Site
View all NBN plans listed on Canstar Blue

Superloop Superfast (NBN 250) and Ultrafast (NBN 1000) Plans

The following table shows a selection of published Superloop NBN plans on Canstar Blue’s database, listed in order of standard monthly cost, from the lowest to highest. Use our comparison tool to see plans from a range of other providers. This is a selection of products with links to a referral partner.

Brand Features Max Data**/billing period Advertised Cost^^/billing period
Superloop logo

Unlimited Superfast 250/25

  • Superfast 250/25 Evening Speed (NBN 250)

min. cost $119.95 over one month

UnlimitedMax Data**/billing period $119.95Advertised Cost^^/billing period Go To Site
Superloop logo

Ultrafast 1000/50

  • Ultrafast 1000/50 Evening Speed (NBN 1000)

min. cost $139.95 over one month

3TBMax Data**/billing period $139.95Advertised Cost^^/billing period Go To Site
Superloop logo

Unlimited Fast 200/200

  • Fast 200/200 Evening Speed (NBN 250)

min. cost $209 over one month

UnlimitedMax Data**/billing period $209Advertised Cost^^/billing period Go To Site
Superloop logo

Unlimited Superfast Plus 250/100

  • Superfast Plus 250/100 Evening Speed (NBN 250)

min. cost $209 over one month

UnlimitedMax Data**/billing period $209Advertised Cost^^/billing period Go To Site
View all NBN plans listed on Canstar Blue

Telstra Superfast (NBN 250) & Ultrafast (NBN 1000) Plans

The following table shows a selection of published Telstra NBN 250 and NBN 1000 plans on Canstar Blue’s database, listed in order of their standard monthly cost, from the lowest to highest. Use our comparison tool to see plans from a range of other providers. This is a selection of products with links to a referral partner.

Brand Features Max Data**/billing period Advertised Cost^^/billing period
Telstra Logo

Superfast NBN

  • Superfast Speed (NBN 250)
  • Typical evening speed: 215Mbps
  • $216 modem (free when you stay connected for 24 months)
  • Special offer: $99 connection fee waived (online only)
  • Special offer: Get 3 months BINGE standard subscription, terms apply. Offer available until withdrawn.
  • Unlimited local, national & mobile calls included

min. cost $3,459 over 24 months

UnlimitedMax Data**/billing period $140Advertised Cost^^/billing period Go To Site
Telstra Logo

Ultrafast NBN

  • Ultrafast Speed (NBN 1000)
  • Typical evening speed: 250Mbps
  • $216 modem (free when you stay connected for 24 months)
  • Special offer: $99 connection fee waived (online only)
  • Special offer: Get 3 months BINGE standard subscription, terms apply. Offer available until withdrawn.
  • Unlimited local, national & mobile calls included

min. cost $4,419 over 24 months

UnlimitedMax Data**/billing period $180Advertised Cost^^/billing period Go To Site
View all NBN plans listed on Canstar Blue

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