Internode slashes its Ultra SHDSL broadband prices

Lower price the result of Optus wholesale provider XYZed reducing its costs

Australian ISP Internode has slashed the prices of its Ultra SHDSL broadband plans. The price of the company’s top plan for business customers, the Ultra Direct 4 Mbps Unlimited, has fallen from $2450 to $1200 per month.

The price cut comes on the back of a reduction of costs from Optus wholesale provider XYZed. A wholly owned independent subsidiary of Optus, XYZed is an Australian wholesaler of business DSL services.

"Whether it's for an Internet connection or a private IP network like Internode Business Connect, we're finding SHDSL addresses the gap in both price and upload speed between ADSL2+ and Ethernet technologies," said Jim Kellett, Product Manager, Internode. "It's proven to be one of our best-selling corporate access products."

Symmetrical digital subscriber loop (SHDSL) technology supports faster data transmission over copper telephone lines than a conventional modem and is targeted at higher-end medium businesses.

Because SHDSL is a symmetric broadband service, the upload speeds and download speeds do not interfere with each other. Although the download speeds are slower in comparison to many ADSL2+ services, uploads speeds are up to 10 times faster.

Symmetric broadband will be more readily available through Australia's National Broadband Network (NBN), although business users will still pay a premium cost to access faster speeds with this service.

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