How much should I pay for my new NBN ready phone system?

Like so many things we buy, you get what you pay for. But, how do I know I’m not getting ripped off?! 

There is no RRP when it comes to business NBN ready phone systems, which makes it easy for the ‘Cowboys’ of the industry to take advantage of innocent business owners. 

Here are a few ways to protect yourself:

Get a minimum of 2 quotes

once you feel you have found at least one group you are comfortable with, who have scoped your requirements. You can use this as a base to receive another quote for the same specifications. 

Google (online) Reviews

as a community, we are more open to sharing our good and bad experiences with companies. In the hope it assists other potential buyers in making the right decision.


research the company you are thinking of partnering with by looking at their; Website, Facebook page, Linked In page and other social platforms. Have a look at how long they have been in the telco industry for. Because if they have been around for a while and have no negative reviews about their pricing, it is fairly safe to say they are at least worth considering.

Speak to other business owners

who are of similar size and similar requirements. 


Engaging with a telco is an important partnership to your business. Because without reliable phones and internet, your business will struggle.