Tech & Science Telstra Finally Has Unlimited Data Broadband Deals

03:38  15 november  2017
03:38  15 november  2017 Source:   Lifehacker Australia

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  How to pick the right home broadband plan for your family Telstra's shock move has seen it join the ranks of its rivals in offering unlimited broadband deals.The rise of streaming services like Stan and Netflix has seen traffic over Telstra's fixed network skyrocket by 40 percent in the past year alone.

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Telstra gives broadband customers data injection, offers unlimited data bundles. TELSTRA has launched its first home broadband bundles with unlimited data and doubled the data amount of other offerings. Tip 23: How to make sure you're getting the best broadband deal 1:21.

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Telstra says this is the first time the telco has offered home broadband bundles with unlimited data allowances. Why? Streaming, mostly.

Conveniently times to follow the release of the Telstra TV, the two Unlimited plans on offer are a $99 per month (over 24 months) bundle that includes Telstra TV, three months of Foxtel Now, pay as you go calls and a Telstra Gateway Frontier Modem. The $130 per month plan gives you the option of two years of Foxtel Now or Foxtel from Telstra.

You can find out more about them (read the fine print, kids) here.

But back to all that data we are chewing up streaming.

"In the past year alone, traffic carried over our fixed network has increased by 40 per cent," Telstra Group Executive for Consumer and Small Business Vicki Brady said.

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Telstra has been notable as one of the longest holdouts still keeping low data limits on a number of its broadband plans while competitors have rushed to offer " unlimited " NBN plans, typically on low speed tiers. Follow us for all the latest broadband news and deals . Subscribe.

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"Streaming entertainment content has become a way of life for Australians, with around two thirds of us now streaming our favourite shows. We're also using more connected devices in the home than ever before with the rise of smart home technologies."

Brady reckons not having a data limit will "provide peace of mind" as we keep growing our data usage.

How much data are you using a month?

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