How to Compare Sky Muster Plus Plans

If you are looking to compare nbn Sky Muster Plus plans, you might be wondering which is the best to choose for your household and which will give you the best possible value for your money. At IPSTAR Broadband we have the best nbn Sky Muster Plus plans and something for everyone.

Every IPSTAR Broadband nbn Sky Muster Plus plan comes with unmetered data for essential activities in your household. These activities won’t count towards your monthly data allowance.

Unmetered activities that are available with every IPSTAR Broadband nbn Sky Muster Plus plan include:

  • Unmetered video game downloads(3)
  • Unmetered Wi-Fi calling
  • Unmetered Social Media(2)
  • Unmetered File Sharing(3)
  • Unmetered Music Streaming
  • Unmetered Web Browsing
  • Unmetered Video Calls
  • Unmetered Operating System Updates(3)

How to compare IPSTAR Broadband nbn Sky Muster Plus Plans

With IPSTAR Broadband nbn Sky Muster Plus some activities are still metered and have a monthly data allowance. These include video streaming, virtual private network and all unclassified usage(1). Everything else that is not one of these 3 is unmetered and won’t count towards your data allowance.

So how do you choose the best plan then?

It’s simple, you simply need to figure out how much video streaming and VPN data you expect to use in a month. Then use this usage amount to compare nbn sky muster plus plans from IPSTAR Broadband to get the best one for your needs.

Most people don’t use a VPN that much unless you work from home and need to access your office servers. This type of data is mostly data being used for emails, web browsing and chatting online and that’s all fairly small, however, it does depend on the type of data you use. If you’re working from home using a VPN and need to know how much data you need, a good idea is to ask your IT team at work, they’ll be able to help you figure out the right amount for your VPN needs.

Where users typically use a lot of data is through video streaming.

Everyone loves to stream their favourite TV shows, films or sports when at home relaxing and this requires quite a bit of data. Luckily, all IPSTAR Broadband nbn Sky Muster Plus plans do accommodate most people’s video streaming needs.

We have a very helpful data calculator right here which can be used to calculate how much data you need. However, an easy way to calculate it is if you know that Netflix uses 1GB per hour for standard definition video streaming and 3GB per hour for HD video streaming on average (see full details here). Then you simply calculate how many hours you usually watch video streams in a month and then simply divide the total amount of GB by the number of hours you stream to find the perfect plan for your household.

Which is the best?

Our most popular plan is our nbn Sky Muster Plus 100. This plan is chosen by most of our customers and is only $65 per month on a 24-month contract, minimum cost of $1,560. With it, you can get 100GB of metered data which is enough to watch 100 hours of Netflix in standard definition in a month. This is more than enough for most households and most of our customers seem to be quite comfortable with this plan.

Which is the best for families?

For families of 1-3, we recommend the IPSTAR Broadband nbn Sky Muster Plus 150. For just $95 per month on a 24-month contract, minimum cost of $2,280 a family gets access to 150GB of metered data allowance, this is equivalent to 150 hours of Netflix video streaming per month for the household.

For families a little bigger than 3, we recommend the IPSTAR Broadband nbn Sky Muster Plus 200 which for just $120 per month on a 24-month contract, minimum cost of $2,880, a household can get access to 200GB of video streaming data, this is equivalent to 200 hours of Netflix video streaming on standard definition. More than enough to binge-watch all your family favourites.

What if I need more video streaming data? I also use quite a bit of VPN. I need something big!

If you need something a little bigger, IPSTAR Broadband has the nbn Sky Muster Plus 300 which for just $175 per month on a 24-month contract, minimum cost of $4,200 you can get 300GB of metered video streaming and VPN data. More than enough for any TV series and enough to do all that VPN work you need to complete.

If you use the nbn Sky Muster Plus 300 for just video streaming on Netflix, on SD you can get up to 300 hours and on HD you can get up to 100 hours of video content!

On a 31 day month, the SMP 300 will give you just over 9 hours per day of Netflix on SD!!

I do a bit of video streaming but not every day. What if I just want something basic?

For those looking for something a little simpler, we have the nbn Sky Muster Plus 50 which comes with 50GB of metered data for just $50 per month on a 24-month contract, minimum cost of $1,200. With this plan you can get up to 50 hours per month of video streaming on Netflix on standard definition, have a bit of data for your VPN if you use it, and more than enough unmetered data for any social media or video game downloads every month.

It’s the perfect option for simple users and comes at a great price!

Get your IPSTAR Broadband nbn Sky Muster Plus plan today!

Why you should plus with us

IPSTAR Broadband has been providing internet connectivity to remote and regional Australians for over a decade. We were the first to provide satellite internet to Australians and our commitment to backing the bush has remained steadfast. We offer Australian based customer service and our team of experts will always be there for you when you need us. At IPSTAR Broadband you are a name, not a number.

 

(1) Metered activity on nbn Sky Muster Plus includes video streaming, VPN use and all unclassified data usage. Unclassified is any internet activity that cannot be classified as any of the other activity types. When peak metered data is exhausted, metered internet activity is shaped during the peak period to 512Kbps download and 256Kbps upload. When off peak metered data is exhausted, metered internet activity is shaped during the off peak period to 2048Kbps download and 512Kbps upload.
(2) Includes Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, Tumblr and LinkedIn. Embedded video in other applications is metered.
(3) Peer to peer traffic, uploads and downloads to cloud storage platforms, PC and smartphone operating system updates, software/application updates, gaming software updates and any internet activity related to applications which nbn cannot identify, may from time to time at nbn’s discretion, be shaped between 4pm –11pm to wholesale speeds of 256Kbps.

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