expired MyRepublic - NBN 100/40mbps $79.95 Per Month for The First 12 Months

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Offer expiry date - 31/01/19

$79.95 per month for the first 12 months, then $89.95 per month ongoing
Unlimited data
Premium (nbn™ 100)
Home phone service included
Unlimited calls to Aussie landlines
$1 upfront Hub+ modem on a 12-month contract or $119 upfront on a no lock-in contract. (plus $10 P&H)

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  • +22 votes

    Stay away I won't go back.

    Hopeless

  • +2 votes

    Better off with 50 ABB. Same price

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    What is the problem with MyRepublic everyone seems to have?

    • +2 votes

      Very very very slow during peak hours.

    • +8 votes

      Bad customer service.
      Increased price.

    • +4 votes

      Been with them since the start, no issues at all

    • +3 votes

      Search the forums/old deals. Constant battles for reliability, incompetent or non-existent customer support, speed congestion issues during peak. Things you just "put up with for the price" but then they sent a nice email around telling everyone that without improving the service, they were just going to increase everyones price as it was "unsustainable". Some things really are too good to be true…

      Edit: the point is that for similar money you can go with a known good RSP like AussieBB, even if you "sacrifice" some speed overhead for reliability and customer support.

    • +1 vote

      It's like going through the M5 tunnel at 5PM on a friday, when there's a breakdown in the middle of the tunnel. They may say it's 100mbps max speed, but you're only going to get reasonable speeds between 2am-6am most days, the rest of the time it will be so slow it's barely usable. I went from crap ADSL with a sub 8mbps down sync to MR 100mbps plan and regretted it, the ADSL was actually faster most of the time. I then "downgraded" to TPGs 25mbps NBN plan and it was significantly faster.

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      They were fine for me

  • +6 votes

    I had very bad experience with myrepublic.

    My nbn is fibre to the premise and I was getting really good speed with iiNet. I switched to myrepublic because they were running $59.95 100Mbps unlimited promotion. After constant complaining about slow speed(High ping, lag spikes) whenever there were multiple devices using internet, they finally admitted that they knew there was a bandwidth shortage, they said they were sharing bandwidth quota with Optus, but they will have their own bandwidth very soon. Switched back to TPG after few months because there was no improvement at all, speed is now back to the same level with what iiNet was offering initially. I personally will never go anywhere near myrepublic.

    • +2 votes

      TPG lowered its Typical Evening Speed down to 71mbps. That means TPG has stopped buying more bandwidth for 100/40mbps and proactively slowing them down during peak hours.

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    Still much better than myrepublic was. Not mentioning lower ping, multiple connections throughput. My house is fibre to the premise, I am still getting more than 95mpbs even in peak hour.

    But if what you said is true, it is definitely worth noting. Luckily there are enough competitions in the market.

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      It's on their website - http://tpg.com.au/nbn.

      You can still achieve the max speed. That means TPG at your POI is not overloaded yet. But they have the "right" to "slow" you down to the typical speed.

  • +4 votes

    Customer service was almost non-existent. When it did exist, it was incompetent. I switched to ABB and never looked back. Sure, ABB costs more but IT'S WORTH EVERY CENT :-)

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    I have the Gamer Pro with the Halo router and it’s excellent. Ping times less than 5ms, peak d/l 90+Mbps u/l 30+Mbps.

    Maybe their services have improved since then?

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      May be your area is new to NBN.

      When I first signed up with MR the speed was great until more and more people on NBN in my area.

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        This is exactly my experience, was brilliant for about 4 months (possibly less) then as more people came on the thing just started becoming unusable, I paid for the extra gaming profile too, made zero difference.

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          That's the big problem when people are deciding on a RSP.

          It can be great for one person in one area, and total bollocks for someone else in the next postcode.

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        That’s concerning because you’re right… I’m in a brand new apartment block and it’s only 10% full at the moment. Fingers crossed it won’t drop too dramatically.

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          Fingers crossed it won’t drop too dramatically.

          Don't worry it will XD

          By the time it did slow down check Whirlpool and see how people complaint and break from the contract.

  • +2 votes

    No point to advertised speed, peak speed will be 5mbps

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      I averaged 94 d/l speed and 30 u/l speed with MyR

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        I"m currently on MyRepublic, I get 6mbit/s on my 100mbit fibre opic connection with this trash ISP during peak hour. And btw, their speedtest that they insist you use shows I get 92mbit/s even though every thing other than their speedtest shows me getting 6mbit/s.

        Do you want to sign up with an isp that prioritise and fake their speedtests to hide the lack of bandwidth. Scammers.

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          I get 92mbit/s

          Same don't believe the speedtest, couldn't stream anything at all.

          I am with ABB now I have no problem streaming anytime.

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    So glad i dumped these shitmen for Aussie. Broadband. It’s clearly run by a dodgy brother who had his heart in the right place at the start but things went pear shaped fairly quickly

    • +1 vote

      Pretty sure MyR was and is a pretty big player in Singapore and spread around the asia pacific regions

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        MyRepublic are great in Singapore. Whatever good things they're doing there clearly haven't made it to Australia.

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    I said this ealier while I never had too much issues with MR I'll just stay with Aussie and not be locked in with anyone.

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    Thanks for the feedback people. NBN is supposed to be available in my area in a few months (just sh$tty Telstra laid coaxial fraudband though), so I shall have to make a choice of provider. My clan are heavy users so an unlimited plan is mandatory, and we are a relatively poor household, so it seems TPG is the way to go? Just stagger large downloads (like GTA5 or a COD game) overnight after rush hour has ended (post midnight). 4AM seems to be the quietest time.

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      HFC? Surely you’d take that over FTTN and, to a lesser extent, FTTC?

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        Why would you think HFC > FTTC?

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          Many rental properties that I’ve looked at (with FTTC) aren’t able to guarantee any speeds beyond the basic 20mbps, whilst the HFC connections have indicated that the full 100mbps speed is possible.

          HFC had a rocky start but the introduction of DOCSIS 3.1 and the shifting of people onto FTTC should ensure congestion problems are eliminated/minimal.
          FTTC is capable of supporting “G Fast”, I believe, which should help get speeds up towards that 100mbps range or beyond, but I’m not sure if/when this upgrade is being applied and to what areas (if not all).

          From a long-term perspective, though, FTTC would be preferable due to the ability to “cheaply” upgrade to FTTP. But the concept of having to pay to fix the Government’s cost-cutting mistakes doesn’t sit well with me, at all. Especially when family friends worked within this field and witnessed the wastage of funds that could only be surpassed by heating their offices with a furnace burning actual cash.

          I’m not massively knowledgable on the different technology types, though, so I’ll stand corrected if I’ve not interpreted information properly.

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            @Strahany: If FTTC can only hit 20Mbps something is fundamentally wrong somewhere in the install. Most copper runs on FTTC should be ~100m. Even at 300m it should still gladly hit 100/40.

            My knowledge is all theoretical though, I haven't used FTTC nor know anyone on it but I'd take it over HFC if it were an option. HFC is getting better from what I'm hearing. My gut instinct would be to get FTTC if it were a choice but either, in theory, should give a good result. I'm on lousy FTTN and good for 75/35 on a >500m copper run. As you say, the ability to go FTTP later (from FTTC) is a potential boon though if renting, forget that.

            By the way, a 100m run on FTTC with G.Fast can hit up to 1Gbit with 400Mbps generally possible over 300m copper. Think of FTTC as a poor mans FTTP. Freeway up until the last run up a dirt road but you don't slow down from 110KM/h in the first 100m anyway :P

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    yep signed up for 100/40 cancelled after a month as typical speeds where 4/18 with no information on when it would be alleviated. Went back to another provider

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    Thanks everyone for the comments about service and reliability, I'll stay away.
    The other players should move their 100Mb offerings soon I hope.

    Edit. Spelling

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      If you're looking for an ISP, can highly recommend Aussie Broadband.
      Not the cheapest but worth paying the few extra bucks. I've been on the 50/20 plan for a year now and haven't faced any issues at all. Also, no evening congestion :)

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    Wish I'd seen all this before signing up in November.

    It WAS good but since a couple weeks ago the speeds are atrocious every morning and night. Brand new connection and all. Sad. Should've paid a bit more to get one without a contract…no escape for now, ho hum.

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      Should've paid a bit more to get one without a contract

      Check Whirlpool and see how people complaint and break from the contract.

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        Check majority of companies and whirlpool. People mainly go on their to complain, not praise

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      It states in their contract that you can break it with slower than what should be reasonably expected speeds. Keep in mind they make you submit several speed test at different times on the Sydney server as it seems best for their ports

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    Thought about upgrading my 100/40 connection (actual speed 30 mbps) to the gamer plan but might switch to dodo. I think their regular internet plans gives you a static IP address. No more double NAT.

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    I signed up for a 50/20 plan last year, I very quickly regretted it. although speeds were okay they only have ports in Victoria/NSW, leaving my WA connection with bad ping and worse results than my Telstra Cable connection. It took me 4 months to get a refund for a modem I immediately sent back and I can't tell you how many support chats.

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    A backwater country that has 100Mbps as a top speed.

    Nope no NBN in this part of Morrison's Shire..faster cheaper never worthless

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    I would look at exetel or even together,same price or cheaper from memory, rolling contract, maybe a setup fee, free modem.
    I understand the service of MR is terrible,I think tpg has the perception of being bad customer service due to their customer service waiver but I've never had an issue and their CS has been great
    On 100/40 in camperdown, getting 92/36.

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    Please advise is AussieBB better than TPG who are rated best?
    Will I get faster speeds if Aussie has fewer members or is this location dependant? Thanks

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    I would have attempted to get this but the cost of hardwhere when I have my own kills it.

    That and all the negitive reviews!

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    Got slow NBN? Ask for a refund, consumer watchdog says
    https://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/business/consumer-affairs/g...

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