What’s the difference between fibre and other types of broadband?
In Australia, there are three types of broadband – nbn™, fibre (sometimes known as cable) and ADSL. We no longer offer ADSL plans as more customers now prefer the speed and performance of nbn™ and fibre options.
|Type||Technology||Max download speed||Max upload speed||Prone to congestion?
||Copper wires||24 Mbps||1 Mbps
|Fibre||Fibre optic cables||100 Mbps||40 Mbps
|nbn™||Fibre optic cables||100 Mbps||40 Mbps||No|