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The NBN

The internet is about to get a whole lot faster.  Australia’s new national broadband network is rolling out across the country, and will open up a world of possibilities for business.  With access to faster, more reliable and affordable internet and phone services, the nbn will mean Australian businesses will be more than ready for a digital future.

What is the nbn™?

The Internet is about to get a whole lot faster. With the rollout of the National Broadband Network (nbn) old technology used to deliver the Internet and phone are being replaced with superior connections, which means access to next generation Internet and phone services that are much faster, more reliable and more affordable. The nbn is a government initiative owned by nbn co and is one of Australia’s largest ever infrastructure projects. Initial Internet speeds will be as high as 100Mbps with the potential to increase to one gigabit per second (1Gbps) in years to come. The nbn will help your business become more productive, more efficient and more than ready for a digital future.

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Why the change?

Australia’s existing copper network can’t support the ever increasing technology needs of individuals and businesses.
The nbn provides improved speed and reliability.


What are the benefits?

The nbn can revolutionise the way you do business. Not only can you get faster connections and consistent speeds, the nbn™ can enable businesses to take advantage of digital technologies regardless of their location, gain valuable access to new markets and compete on a global scale. As the nbn™ replaces our existing copper wire network, businesses will have access to high-speed Internet and improved phone services, along with smart solutions like cloud services, video calls, live chat and remote working.



We will be there every step of the way to help your business connect to the nbn™ network when available with minimal disruption.

Better Productivity

Save valuable time with the superior speed and reliability of the nbn network

New Opportunities

Remove geographic barriers and improve online experience for customers

Flexible Working

Ability to stay connected, share resources and work remotely

Enhanced Collaboration

With high definition video conferencing and live chat

How to connect?

With Commander you will be allocated a dedicated nbn expert to ensure moving to the nbn™ is a simple & seamless transition.

We want you to focus on what you do best and we will ensure that:

  • help get you prepared
  • book the necessary appointments to connect you to the nbn™ network
  • your transition to the nbn is professionally managed
  • you will be able to retain your existing phone numbers
  • you will have access to a superior range of broadband speeds
  • receive the high quality service you expect from Commander
  • you have a competitive future-proof solution for your business communications


Network Technology

Commander as foundation partner of the nbn™ is committed to providing access to fast broadband services throughout Australia. By 2020, nbn’s plan is to have 8 million connected homes & businesses as part of their nbn™ network rollout.

All types of nbn™ network connections that utilise a physical line running to the premises (FTTP, FTTN, FTTB & HFC) are considered nbn™ Fixed Line connections. The difference between the methods / technology type of connection simply comes down to how it utilises the existing network technology in connecting the nearest available fibre node to the specific premises.


Choosing the right speeds for you

Commander offers a wide variety of plans for you to choose from.  You are able to tailor a plan that is suitable for your requirements.



Common Myths




Understand what parts of your business will be affected

The nbn™ affects more than just your Internet.  It will affect:


Retaining your phone number

Did you know that if you don’t connect to the nbn before the disconnection date, you may actually lose your current phone number?

When the nbn becomes available at your location, you will have about 18 months to switch to the nbn before your existing landline may be disconnected.  Waiting until the end might seem like a convenient option when you have so many other things do in your business. But there are many reasons why it makes sense to switch as soon as possible – especially if you want to retain your existing phone number.

Network Technology

Commander as foundation partner of the nbn™ is committed to providing access to fast broadband services throughout Australia. By 2020, nbn’s plan is to 

Which nbn plan is best for me?


At Commander, we understand that very few businesses are the same & as such we have a range of different plans to suit your specific business requirements. 


We can assist you in tailoring a plan or business solution for you depending on the size of your business. 


Factors to consider include:


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When will I get nbn?


The nbn™ is now rolling out across Australia. Some areas are already nbn ready, while new areas are being connected every month. 
But there’s no need to worry, you will be given plenty of notice when nbn™ is coming to your area.


Plus, the other great news is that if you are a Commander customer, we'll keep you updated and let you know when it’s time to switch over and get connected.

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Resource Centre

For support information about the nbn, please visit our NBN resource centre.

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