Historically Internet speeds for Australia were determined by what suburb you lived in and how far away you lived from the Telstra exchange. With the NBN utilising new technology in Fibre optics the industry is able to offer higher and more consistent speeds.

Hover or tap on the speed bracket below to get an understanding of what that speed tier can do for you. Remember the first number is download and the second is upload meaning you can download 12Mbps and upload 1Mbs for a 12/1 service.

This means your top download NBN speed (theoretically) is 12 Megabits per second, and your top upload NBN speed is 1 Megabit per second. The basic package – These speeds are comparable to an average ADSL2+ connection.

Max download speeds of 25 Megabits per second and max upload speeds of 5 megabits per second. Getting quicker – perfect for checking facebook, emails and most standard home use.

Max download speeds of 50 Megabits per second, and Max upload speeds of 20 Megabits per second. YouTube yourself silly.

Max download speeds of 100 Megabits per second and Max upload speed is 40 Megabits per second. Strap yourself in! This is serious speed for serious users – download a movie from iTunes in about 2 minutes!