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Don't share concert tickets and boarding pass photos online

If you are using social media on your Optus nbn™ broadband connection (min. cost 24 months $1,440), you should always keep your personal information secure to protect yourself from any online risks.

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Seven ways to improve your online business

A striking storefront and engaging content isn’t enough when it comes to standing out in the online business marketplace. It may be a great marketing outlet, but you’ve got to be tactical with your target demographic while keeping your business objectives in mind.

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NBN Map and NBN Rollout

Want to know when the NBN rollout will reach you? We've got a map for that. You can get the latest NBN news sent straight to you by registering for updates here.

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Best router for NBN

One of the most important parts of your Optus NBN connection is your nbn modem router. What do you need to know about this device? Here's all the info.

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NBN Fibre to the Premises (FTTP) explained

FTTP stands for Fibre to the Premises and it's when a business or home is using fibre optic cable to connect directly to the National Broadband Network.

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NBN Fibre to the Node (FTTN) explained

There are various ways an nbn™ connection can be installed. When a physical line is installed from a premise it’s called a fixed line connection.

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When will I get nbn

It’s a question that a lot of people have been asking especially those who stream video, movies and audio often. The nbn™ rollout is in the middle of installing more than 25,000 connections each week and will connect one in three Australian homes and businesses.

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Google Home vs Google Home Mini: Which should you buy?

You’ve got two smart home voice-activated speakers; the Google Home or Google Home Mini. So which one should you choose?

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Best ways to manage your email inbox

With a few very simple organisational tricks and your Optus nbn connection, you can get on top of those inboxes and become more efficient with email.

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What do you need to switch to NBN?

Most Aussies will eventually have to move over to the NBN if they want internet and phone services. Here are a few things you need to know before you make the switch.

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Tips to get your cable clutter under control

Setting up a business is exciting. But cable organisation gets overlooked. So how do you get your cables and chords under control? Try these tips.

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Hidden Facebook features you need to know

It’s hard staying on top of everything when running a small business. Especially when it comes to navigating social media and becoming a Facebook pro.

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Get your Christmas shopping done early with these five tips

Christmas shopping doesn't have to be overwhelming. With our top five tips and your Optus NBN connection you’ll be able to enjoy relaxing Christmas break.

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Nine ways to increase your social engagement

Attracting an engaged audience to your social media accounts is a great way to build a loyal community of customers. Try some of these handy techniques.

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I’m renting. How do I get NBN?

If you are a tenant, it’s hard to work out what’s required to get NBN connected. There are a few things that you need to know before you switch to NBN.

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How to write engaging Instagram captions

With a bit of clever strategy and an Optus nbn™ broadband connection, these six tips will help you craft creative yet effective captions.

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Five benefits of adding video conferencing to your business

Wondering how video conferencing via your Optus nbn™ connection can make a difference to your workplace productivity?

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Most haunted places in Australia you can visit

Believe in things that go bump in the night or just love a good ghost story? Plan a trip to these locations using your Optus nbn™ broadband connection.

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How to boost engagement using Facebook videos

Video content is one of the most shared posts on Facebook. So how can businesses drive traffic with Facebook and their Optus NBN connection?

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Connecting your small business to Optus nbn™

Optus NBN can not only help you attract new customer but has the potential to change how you do business.

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21 mind-blowing facts you didn't know about the NFL

If you’re one of the millions of NFL fans tuning in to ESPN via Fetch and Optus NBN, there’s probably a few things even faithful fans don’t know.

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Ultimate Halloween party planning guide for adults

Why should the kids have all the fun? Throw a ‘groan-ups’ party with our handy list for a frightfully fabulous event.

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How to optimise your NBN connectivity at home

Use these six simple tips at home that can help you enhance your WiFi and give you the most out of your Optus NBN connection.

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Crazy tech gadgets for your smart home

Want to play with a range of zany tech gadgets at home? All you need is your Optus nbnTM WiFi connection.

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Free things to do with kids this weekend

Want to make the most of your weekend, create a few memories and entertain the kids? Try some of these free activities with the little ones.

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Digital spring clean in seven simple steps

Spring cleaning isn’t just about cleaning up your wardrobe or home. You should declutter and organise your digital life too.

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Seven ways to stay safe online

Every year the Australian Government runs Stay Smart Online Week, to raise awareness around cyber safety and the ways people can protect themselves online.

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Best times to post in social media

Social media is a great tool to use in order to strengthen your business brand online. It isn’t enough to post content at random moments. Certain times are better than others.

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Why pre-order Optus NBN?

Save the hassle of organising your switch to the nbn™. Beat the rush, set and forget until the NBN reaches your area. Plus there’s no last minute decision or forgetting to shift over to NBN - you’ll avoid the dash before phone and internet lines have to be changed over. Take control and do it on your terms; lock in a plan and price now.

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How tech can improve work-life balance

No doubt that you may have heard of people having a work-life balance right? It's sometimes easier said than done. If you find yourself in a rut, it's probably time to make some changes. Kick it off with the following tips; take advantage of your Optus nbn™ connection and bring some balance in your daily routine.

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Four ways to help you find work lunches fast

Best part of a workday? It's lunch of course. Gives you a chance to eat food, get some fresh air and catch up with your workmates. You don't want to spend too much, but when the clock is ticking and you don't have time to wait in line what are your options?

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Nine different ways to travel

We've all dreamed at some point to travel the world. There are some many different ways to have a unique adventure, each have their own appeal. With a little research and planning using your Optus nbn™ connection, you could be on your way to organising one great escape.

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Seven cheap ways to travel the world

The internet has revolutionised the way we choose our holidays: we're avoiding visits to travel agents, preferring to research and book via online sites, creating our own custom experiences booking the cheapest flights and hotel reservations.

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Seven tips to improve your health at work

We've all been there: You're trying to sync your data storage, upload a presentation, or trying to start a video conference, when suddenly everything comes tumbling down due to buffering. Stress derived from things like an internet connection could result in lost productivity. Implement a little workplace strategy and help promote health and wellbeing with these tips.

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Tech tips to boost your productivity

From drones to driverless cars, technology is not only making our lives easier but far more convenient. But as we integrate technology into everyday life, it's getting harder to concentrate without distractions like social media and smartphones.

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Eight ways tech can help with your party planning

Whether it’s your birthday or a house warming, the last thing you want to do is run around.

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Seven tips for moving house with Optus

Moving house soon? Ensure it’s hassle-free with these tips to make it as smooth as possible.

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NBN rollout - Introducing Melbourne

This stylish city has been dubbed quite a few things over the years; best known however as the fashion, coffee and sporting capital of Australia. But just don’t mention to a Sydneysider that it’s one of the world’s most liveable cities - we’re never going to see the end of that savage rivalry.

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Podcasts you should be listening to in July 2017

Whether you want to be informed, have a giggle or be entertained, there is an abundance of different podcasts available to download and enjoy. Best part? Most on average are about an hour long. On Optus nbn broadband plans, your monthly data allowance is unlimited. With so much variety available in just a few clicks on every topic imaginable, you can download podcasts until your heart's content.

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How technology has changed health and fitness

As technology develops, new advancements are changing our lives. Whether it’s the way you access work outs, shop for food or track down health services, our approach to health and fitness is transforming.

With your Optus nbn™ connection, you can take care of your health and wellbeing without even leaving your front door.

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Technology changing health and fitness

Finding the right plan for you

At Optus we understand that it's easy to get caught up online. And we want to make sure that when you choose your NBN plan, it fits with your internet habits. Plus, for those of you who have a home phone line and enjoy hours upon hours of entertainment, we've got you covered with our plans too.

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When is NBN available?

High-speed NBN is currently rolling out around Australia. And as soon as the new fibre optic cables are in place in your area, you can get connected with Optus.

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Types of NBN Coverage

Australia, high-speed broadband internet is rolling out nation-wide. And chances are, it's coming to you very soon! But how will you be connected?

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Live. For. Music.

Don't let #FOMO get you down. Get in on the hottest live-concert action with high-speed Optus NBN. Twitcam, Livestream, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Tumblr, Vine, Whosay, Snapchat - it's possible to be on tour with your favourite musicians worldwide like never before.

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NBN Speed Test

Join the internet speed revolution with Optus NBN. When you're connected to NBN Fibre with one of our NBN plans with a Speed Pack, you'll have access to maximum download speeds of between 25 Mbps and 100 Mbps. Now that's what we call a #quickfix

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Are you ready to take the speed test?

NBN is coming to give you high-speed, reliable internet. But the question is - are you ready to smash the speed test? We've prepared a quiz to help you find out.

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What makes for a slower speed test?

Have you taken our internet speed test? Afraid something's slowin' you down? Check out this list of speedbumps that may be standing in the way of you taking advantage of high-speed NBN speed. With most of these problems, the solution is simply a #quickfix!

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NBN Map and NBN Rollout

Want to know when the NBN rollout will reach you? We've got a map for that. You can get the latest NBN news sent straight to you by registering for updates here.

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NBN is faster than ADSL2+

How fast you ask? With a maximum download speed of 100 Mbps using our Speed Packs, the NBN network has the capability to be five times faster than ADSL2+ networks. So you can stream your favourite shows, movies and music at high-speed. #passthespeedtest

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How Optus works with NBN

Optus is partnering up with nbn to get you connected to high-speed, reliable NBN internet. But what does Optus do? What will nbn provide? And where does that leave you?

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We've got your internet speed covered

Maybe you never mastered the skill of tying twenty-seven different types of slipknot, but you still know the motto ‘be prepared’ is a pretty good one. We know it too, so we’re here to help you be as prepared as you can be when the National Broadband Network rolls into your town.

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Your NBN Cheat Sheet

Don’t you hate it when a new thing comes out and suddenly there’s a whole bunch of stuff you have to learn? We know you might feel a little bit like that when it comes to the National Broadband Network. We’re here to make it super easy for you to get your head around everything NBN so you can go back to doing what it is that you love.

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NBN Rollout and Entertainment

Is the NBN arriving in your neighborhood soon? What is the NBN rollout? What will this really mean for you, your family and friends, and the online entertainment you all enjoy?

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Get ready for the NBN Party!

Been waiting for the National Broadband Network like a kid waiting for their birthday? Well we’re bringing the cake, the party-poppers and the balloons – because it’s time to get this NBN-party started!

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We love high-speed internet

Some things are meant to be taken slow. Sunday mornings, walks on the beach, Game of Thrones marathons, holidays in The Maldives. But not the internet. So how did we get from dial-up to lightning-fast NBN? Discover with us how watching live sports online and the world of Netflix-binging came to be.

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NBN is in Blacktown. Check it out

The best part about a job well done is enjoying the rewards. So we decided to talk to some excited NBN-users about what they most enjoy about being connected to NBN.

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NBN now in Blacktown

High-speed NBN has landed in Blacktown and things are moving quickly. Literally. We spoke to Robert and his mum who live in Blacktown about their NBN setup. They told us what it was like to connect to NBN with Optus and getting online. And when we hear good news from our customers, like they’re “very happy with speed and reliability” of NBN, we think that’s something to celebrate! #NBNparty

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Connecting to NBN with Optus

Simple. Easy. And hassle-free. Find out how to connect to Optus NBN without breaking a sweat.

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The story of high-speed internet

Once upon a time, there was a fibre optic cable that had one mission – to get you connected to high-speed broadband internet.And at Optus, we’re here to make sure you get your ‘happily ever after’, faster!

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NBN and online gaming

When you get connected to NBN with Optus, you’re not just signing up for high-speed broadband internet. You’re logging on to a new world of possibilities in online gaming that all starts when you sign up for one of our data-full NBN plans. #getgaming

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Your education and training with NBN

Still trying to decide what should do at uni? Or which TAFE course is right for you? Or perhaps you want to do some training yourself with online courses? Well as the high-speed NBN rolls out across Australia, you can be sure that whatever path you take towards tertiary education, you’ll be on the fast-track!

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Unlimited data and high-speed NBN

The freedom to download without data worries is here. And with NBN, you can download at the speed of light thanks to the new fibre optic cables being rolled out across Australia. We talked to Rob, a Sydney local and data-gobbler, about how enjoys unlimited data with NBN.

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Keep in touch with family and friends

At Optus, we know it’s important to touch base with your family and friends, wherever they are in the world. And that’s another thing we love about NBN – how it can connect you to the things you treasure in life. We talked to Rob, a 28-year old motion graphics artist from Sydney, about how we uses NBN to stay up-to-date with his family and friends.

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Work from home with NBN

NBN is set to make some big changes in businesses across Australia. One of these changes is helping to create a more flexible work-life balance, so you can get your work done when it fits into your lifestyle – not the other way around.

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NBN: A new world of online gaming

We talked to Rob, a Sydneysider and self-confessed gamer, about what it’s like to play online games when connected to NBN. And he told us “there’s nothing like it” when it comes to NBN internet speed and seamlessly versing gamers all around the world.

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Lights, camera, NBN-action!

Want to download TV shows in minutes not hours? Get the latest games in a click? Watch YouTube videos without the wait? We talked to Rob who lives in Sydney about how he enjoys endless entertainment online with NBN.

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Your NBN journey installation and connection

You know the drill – high-speed NBN internet is being progressively rolled out across Australia, and it’s pretty exciting. But we thought you might want to know what it’s actually like to get all the NBN hardware installed and connected so you can have access to lightning-fast internet. So we spoke to Rob, a Sydneysider who’s been online with NBN for a year, about what it was like to get NBN surging through his place.

 

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Break the speed test with NBN

We’ve told you about how fast NBN can get you going online. So we thought we’d ask Rob, a 28 year-old Sydneysider who’s been connected to NBN for almost a year, if he was feeling the NBN speed difference. And it’s safe to say, he’s been enjoying the lightning-fast NBN network!

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Stream to your hearts content with NBN

Want to download TV shows in minutes not hours? Get the latest games in a click? Watch YouTube videos without the wait? We talked to Rob who lives in Sydney about how he enjoys endless entertainment online with NBN. And you can too as soon as your choose one of our NBN plans.

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