[plug] Does iinet NBN use fixed/static IP?

William Kenworthy billk at iinet.net.au
Sat Jul 6 03:56:48 UTC 2013

On 06/07/13 10:19, Bernd Felsche wrote:
> On Sat, 6 Jul 2013 07:39:11 William Kenworthy wrote:
>> NBN is coming to my area, hopefully within a few weeks and as I have
>> talked to the cabling guys it looks like it is actually "real" and not
>> political smoke and mirrors.
> You mean like where they launched the NBN, showing all the wonderful
> stuff that you could do with the NBN, while actually connected using
> ADSL2+ because the NBN connection didn't exist?
>> Is anyone using iinets NBN able to say they get a fixed IP or at least
>> get a long/infinite dynamic allocation? - how well does it work?
> Nothing is advertised AFAICT so any behaviour now can vary without
> notice.  The Business NBN comes with static IP address
> http://www.iinet.net.au/business/small/internet/nbn/
> IIRC, a static IP address used to be an add-on for e.g. Voyager
> Home, costing a non-zero amount per month ... $9.95? That made most
> of the cost difference between Home and Business accounts by the
> time I hopped onto ADSL in 2005.
> Looking at the plans, which aren't directly comparable as Business
> plans have higher uplink speeds and the Business plans have a phone
> service bundled by default (it's removable). The Personal "Fast" plan
> costs $54.95 provides 25/5 Mbps. NBN Business 1 costs $69.95
> (without phone) and provides 25/10 Mbps... i.e. $15/month difference
> that has static IP, twice the uplink speed and 10GB more download
> data. Business quota is downloads only; uploads aren't counted and
> downloads are "anytime" compared to the Personal plans'
> peak/off-peak split.
> So it's not like you'd be getting "nothing more" with the Business
> plan. It's up to you to decide if it's worth it to you.

The business 2 plan is actually a better match with what I currently
have.  Didnt find this page last night (seems I was looking at the adsl
business plans).  Might be the way to go, especially as everything else
(SIP etc.) works fine.


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