How to get an internet connection for under $80 in Melbourne’s west
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The price of internet access in Melbourne has dropped to $80 a month after the Federal Government introduced an internet down and Charter internet prices rose.
Key points:Internet provider Charter said it had no intention of shutting down the internet in Melbourne in 2017Internet provider Spectrum Internet prices have also increased in Melbourne, while the price of Charter’s service is set to go up again, according to an industry source.
The price of broadband has gone up since last year.
It is believed that Charter’s internet service would be priced between $80 and $100 a month if it went up.
“We have no intention to shut down the NBN in 2017.
We are not going to shut the NBN down,” Charter Communications CEO and chairman Mike Quigley said in the company’s annual general meeting on Tuesday.
Charter Internet is owned by Comcast and uses spectrum allocated to the company by the Federal government.
However, the company says it is not a monopoly.
In a statement, the US internet provider said it would not shut down its services for two years.
“Comcast has a strong and long-term commitment to investing in broadband and providing the best service possible to its customers,” it said.
“The price we charge for Charter Internet services is set by Charter and we have no intent of shutting the NBN.”
Charter has increased its internet speeds in recent years, but it says it was unable to match its cost of operations, or revenue growth, with its new $30 billion merger with Comcast.
Charybdis says it has a plan to continue delivering high-speed internet services to customers in Melbourne until 2035.
“Our plan is to continue providing the most reliable, fast and affordable internet service in the city, which we believe is the best way to help residents and businesses gain access to the Internet and create jobs,” Charter said.
It said it was also committed to ensuring that it did not close down its service in Melbourne.
The price of internet access in Melbourne has dropped to $80 a month after the Federal Government introduced an internet…