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Broadband Speeds (ADSL, Cable, NBN and Velocity)

I have had broadband turbo cable plan with 50gb for long time. Recently moved to Henley Beach Adelaide and the connection has been terrible. I can not connect to wifi successfully as it drops out and stops whilst watching a video etc. I have connected an ethernet cable thinking it would be better, however still extremly slow. Technician has been out to visit and informs me I am on the slowest speed and this is the problem. I am paying $70 month for 50gb and running at 9.17mbps download and .26mbps upload. Surely telstra can do better than this? How do I increase my GB and speed withut having to pay lots of extra money. We have moblie and broadband and have been customers for 30 years. Help

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Telstra (Retired)
Telstra (Retired)

Re: Broadband Speeds (ADSL, Cable, NBN and Velocity)

Hi sheelaan, 

If 50GB is enough usage for you though, you can just increase your speed - a speed boost would provide speeds up to 100/2 Mbps and costs $20 per month.

Or, you could take up an offer like our Hottest Entertainment Bundle, which is $99 a month for 24 months, and includes a basic Foxtel package, 1000 GB of data and home phone line rental. Then a speed boost is offered half price for $10 a month. You can check out this offer and full terms and conditions here:

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Level 24: Supreme Being
Level 24: Supreme Being

Re: Broadband Speeds (ADSL, Cable, NBN and Velocity)

on ADSL there is no magic fix to increase the speed.


Speed is mainly dependant on distance to the exchange and line quality

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