Optus introduces Internet Gamer plan; faster wifi and less congestion


Optus is offering an Internet Gamer plan that promises “great Wifi coverage” and will “address congestion issues for gamers in households where multiple devices are being used,” the telco has proclaimed.

As part of the package, a new ASUS DSL-AX5400 gaming modem will be bundled with a 100/20 NBN connection, unlimited data cap and 6-month trial of Optus Game Path.

The package is priced at $89 AUD/month for the first six months, and $99 AUD/month onward. It also includes a static IP address and Optus Sport and OS Fitness.

We are delighted to be working with a world leading partner in the gaming space with this exclusive device, ASUS to provide an exciting new option for our Optus nbn customers. This is a key milestone of our Living Network strategy and is the latest initiative to provide gamers with a world-class network experience.

Our new Optus Internet Gamer nbn plan packs a punch with features to optimise the experience including unlimited data, a fast 100Mbps typical busy period download speed (7pm – 11pm) , a dedicated WiFi6 gaming router that prioritises gaming traffic and a 6-month trial of Game Path to reduce lag and jitter.
~Clive Dickens, VP of TV & Content at Optus.

We believe Australia is the perfect market to have routers that cater specifically for gamers to get the best performance and match their desired gameplay experience.

Together with Optus we’ve been able to help design a cutting edge VDSL router to deliver WiFi 6 and prioritise gameplay. Our teams worked tirelessly to bring together what we feel will be the BEST VDSL router from any ISP currently in market. We are very proud of what we are able to bring to households (especially gamers) looking for improved wireless capabilities.
~Account Management Director Dale O’Halloran & Senior Product Manager Steven Lin of ASUS.

It is recommended that gamers should consider a wired connection from their router to their gaming device of choice for optimum speed.

Head here to find out more about the plan.
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