iiNet newsletters


  • iiNews October 2014
    This month, we give five lucky winners the Ultimate iiNet Experience to celebrate O Week 2014. We also protect the privacy of our customers, bring a great-value Mobile SIM offer, and give some great tips to keep your smartphone’s battery alive.
  • iiNews September 2014
    This month, we launch our new Cyber Safety Teaching Resources, aimed at spreading online safety through Australia’s primary schools. We also look at how to tackle online copyright infringement and bring you and awesome iiNet TV with Fetch offer.
  • iiNews August 2014
    Data retention makes the headlines so we delve into what it means for you. Also this month, we try and boost the WiFi signal in your home and check out the differences between the NBN’s Fibre and Fixed Wireless offerings.
  • iiNews July 2014
    What is Site Blocking? This month we delve into one of the proposed ways to deter online piracy, and we also take a look at some awesome new upgrades to iiNet TV with Fetch. Not only that – we’ve got some great movie-related goodies to give away.
  • iiNews June 2014
    It’s time for the 2014 World Cup from Brazil, and what better place to enjoy all the action than with iiNet TV with Fetch! We also look at Copyright Infringment, debunk some of the bigger myths surrounding the National Broadband Network, and say hello to our latest and greatest modem – the Budii Lite!
  • iiNews May 2014
    Struggling to find a gift for Mum this Mother’s Day? Take a look at our Mother’s Day Gift Guide and see what tech treats you can get for Mum this year. We also take a look at our customers’ privacy and have some great prizes up for grabs.
  • iiNews April 2014
    The Samsung Galaxy S5 is now available from iiNet! To celebrate, we’ve got three S5s to give away to lucky readers who answer three simple questions. Also, we say farewell to iiNet founder Michael Malone, who steps down after 21 years in charge of iiNet.
  • iiNews March 2014
    It’s Security Month this month at iiNet and we’re all about passwords. We’ve got plenty of advice and hints to help update your passwords regularly and keep your account secure, plus we’ve also got 5 great Samsung smartphones to give to customers who update their passwords.
  • iiNews February 2014
    With Safer Internet Day around the corner, we take a big long look at the ways you can keep yourself and your kids safe when online. We also take a look at iiNet TV with Fetch and the future of television in Australia.


  • iiNews December 2013
    It's the last iiNews for 2013 and it's been a huge year for iiNet, so we take a look back, from our many product releases right through to the year in the National Broadband Network
  • iiNews November 2013
    iiNet TV with Fetch is now available in the palm of your hand with the updated Fetch TV mobile app! This month, we also let you know of our Support Hours over Christmas and take a look at copyright and content sharing.
  • iiNews October 2013
    This month we take a look at the release of our range of Call Packs, letting customers talk across Australia for one low, flat monthly fee. We also offer a relief package to those affected by the recent NSW Bushfires and ask what kind of internet user you are.
  • iiNews September 2013
    Now that the 2013 Federal Election is over, we take a look this month at the post-election NBN landscape and what it means for all Australians. We also take a look forward to Open Day 2013, and our discounted range of Samsung handsets.
  • iiNews August 2013
    Who wants a new Samsung Galaxy Camera or Samsung Galaxy Tablet? To celebrate their arrival at iiNet, we've got 5 cameras and 5 tablets to give away to lucky iiNews readers. Also this month, we take a look at the post-Election NBN and we also give you the chance to win some great movie giveaways.
  • iiNews July 2013
    With thousands of iiNet customers across the country signing up to a brand new NBN plan, we’ve gone and given our NBN homepage a facelift. Customers now have a more awesome way to learn about the next big technological leap in Australia. Also this month, we wish Kittycam a happy first birthday, and we welcome The Disney Channel, Disney Junior and ABC iview to the iiNet TV with Fetch family.
  • iiNews June 2013
    Our new range of mobile plans has arrived, so this month we take a look at the awesome features of these plans, including the super-charged power of 4G. We also have a look at the broadband plans available for small businesses, and your chance to gear up for the Ashes!
  • iiNews May 2013
    The latest smartphone – the Samsung Galaxy S4 –lands at iiNet, and we expand our handset range even further with the Samsung Note II and the ATIV S. We also take a look at giving email addresses a professional touch, take a sneak peak at an inspirational documentary, and iiNet and the CSIRO join forces.
  • iiNews April 2013
    Budii has arrived! Combining a wireless modem, Android phone and Android tablet into one awesome package – it’s the way of the future and it’s available right now for purchase or rental. Also this month, we give ESPN a huge welcome to our iiNet TV with Fetch stable of channels.
  • iiNews March 2013
    This month, we say hello to the brand new iiNet TV with Fetch set top box, which is smaller and more powerful than before. We also give readers the chance to win themselves the entire James Bond collection on DVD!
  • iiNews February 2013
    It’s the first iiNews for 2012 and in this edition, we take a look at the increase in technology in our homes and what the future may hold. We also look at cyber-bullying and Safer Internet Day for 2013.
  • iiNews January 2013
    Merry Christmas! It's the final iiNews for year, so this month we take a look back at 2012. It's been a huge year for the iiNet family, with awesome product launches right through to our historic win in the High Court of Australia.


  • iiNews December 2012
    We're all about help this month in iiNews – with a helpful run through Toolbox and a look at our Social Media team. Reads also have two great chances to win some great movie prizes in time for Christmas.
  • iiNews November 2012
    This month we give a great big boost to our Mobile Broadband coverage with 4G being rolled out across the country. We also take a look at the murky world of data retention, say hello to the iiNet Piix TM and join forces with the brand new Perth Arena.
  • iiNews October 2012
    It's all about upgrades in October. We give you a sneak peak at our 'Life Upgraded' ad campaign in our brand-new iiNews layout. To top things off, we've launched an upgraded Freezone for all to enjoy.
  • iiNews September 2012
    It's mobile month here at iiNet with the launch of our great range of mobile handsets. To celebrate the launch, we're giving customers the chance to walk away with their very own Samsung Galaxy SIII.
  • iiNews August 2012
    This month we announce our Combo range, and give customers the chance to win with the Ultimate Showbag competition.
  • iiNews July 2012
    This month we take a look at the re-designed iiNet website, the future of the entertainment industry and much more.
  • iiNews May 2012
    May's iiNews looks back on the TopGeek 2.0 final which saw Steve Wright walk away with this year's crown. We also take a look at FedEx Day, WOZ Live and much more.
  • iiNews April 2012
    April 2012 will go down as the month where AFACT's appeal was unanimously dismissed by the High Court of Australia, bringing to an end four years of legal proceedings. Also, Steve Wozniak to visit Australia and the TopGeek 2.0 finalists revealed.
  • iiNews March 2012
    This month, we've got plenty to talk about, including the launch of our new anytime quotas and Data Packs. We've also started rolling out our brand new NBN Satellite Plans.
  • iiNews February 2012
    February sees the launch of our AFL and NRL Tipping competitions, with great prizes available for customers. We also have a look at the re-design of the iiNet Blog.
  • iiNews January 2012
    This month we've packed iiNews with more details of December's addition to the iiNet family, tips on establishing a home wiress network, advice for a safer online experience and (of course) a great customer competition.


  • iiNews December 2011
    This Christmas you can call loved ones overseas on us, so register before the big day to get calling. We've also whipped our Mobile Broadband plans into better shape, lowered the cost of fetchtv and put the call out for geeky snaps in the lead up to TopGeek2.0. Plenty of giveaways this month too, so get your entries in for tickets to the movies or iiNet NBL matches. Merry Christmas!
  • iiNews November 2011
    We've got a stack of iiNet Mobile SIMs charged with six months' value, plus Pass the Parcel prizes up for grabs in a gift-acular iiNews.
    Plus we've powered up our new customer engagement site - Your Voice - so there's even more ways to have your say on the online issues affecting you.
    BoBSquad™ heads east; we fill you in on our support hours over the Christmas period and offer some handy tips for online safety leading up to the festive season.
  • iiNews October 2011
    Happy birthday to us! iiNet turned 18 this month and part of the celebrations we rolled out a bucketload of improvements for bundled off-net plans. We also put the finishing touches on the 2011 Annual Report and very first Sustainablity Report, plus looked back on a very successful Open Day 2011.
  • iiNews September 2011
    iiNet Open Day is just around the corner, plus we've unveiled our shiny new range of NBN plans and made BoB2™ available to rent. September iiNews also includes big iiNet Mobile and Business Voice news, rounded off with some handy tips for shopping online as part of our Online Safety Series.
  • iiNews August 2011
    We've received word AFACT will head to the High Court, plus we've upgraded our Hosting plans and welcomed YouTube™ to fetchtv. Throw in some sweet new Freezone content and a heads up on the latest phishing scam hitting inboxes and it's been another busy month at iiNet HQ.
  • iiNews July 2011
    Let's make him welcome – BoB2™'s the latest bundle of joy to join our growing modem family. We also introduce our new Wireless Bridge, a fuss-free trial to try fetchtv and get prehistoric bringing back dinosaurs with Augmented Reality.
  • iiNews June 2011
    We've made a big push to grow greener this month. We're pledging $1 towards tree planting with new signups, staff are getting their hands dirty for National Tree Day and we're starting work on our inaugural Corporate Responsibility report. Also this month, we've dubbed the month ahead as DIY July. We share a roundup of password pointers and our latest Online Safety Series instalment on Protecting your personal gizmos & gadgets.
  • iiNews May 2011
    Our iiNet Online Safety Series makes its debut to help customers stay out of harm's way. We flick the big NBN switch connecting our first mainland site in Australia, rock out with the WAMi Festival in the Freezone and warn you about cold callers targeting iiNet customers.
  • iiNews April 2011
    We're giving away a BoB2™ a day in May! Together with our friends from Hoax-Slayer, we get to the bottom of some bogus bit.ly link claims and explain where you'll see domain names every day. Plus, Gaming in the Freezone makes the big leagues with Major League Gaming!
  • iiNews March 2011
    Head to the Apple App Store! Our new iiNet iPhone app is now on the shelf and free for download. Find out what DNS stands for, get amped for the final Top Geek showdown, expect a round of improvements to our iiNet customer homepage and get acquainted with our newest friend, BoB2™.
  • iiNews February 2011
    Big headlines and big campaigns to talk about this month! The Federal Court finds in iiNet's favour, dismissing AFACT's appeal. We celebrate our title as Australia's New No.2 when it comes to DSL broadband. We compare why Online Backup trumps backing up to an external hard drive, explain what DSL stands for and give away shed loads of cool prizes - movie passes, signed jerseys, Onelove albums and more.
  • iiNews January 2011
    We've beefed up Mobile Toolbox, so customers have even more great features to access, out and about. We introduce the BoB™ Squad to WA – it's our first step into offering in-home installation services and technical advice. We take a look at how modems are different to routers, mark international Safer Internet Day into our diaries while giving away a fantastic booty of tickets and prizes.

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