Published on August 1st, 2019 | by Admin

Australia’s Best Phones and Telco Providers named in the 2019 WhistleOut Awards

WhistleOut, Australia’s phone and internet comparison site, today announced the winners of the 2019 WhistleOut Awards. The WhistleOut Awards recognise and celebrate the companies that have consistently provided the best service plans and promotions to Australians over the last 12 months, and were judged based on how competitive their plans were from July 2018 – June 2019, across a range of categories. The WhistleOut Awards have expanded in 2019 to include phone manufacturer awards, highlighting the best devices to have been launched in Australia during FY19.

24 awards have been presented, with the aim of covering the phone and internet use cases that apply to most Australians, and identifying the best devices that have been brought onto the market over the last year.

The 2019 WhistleOut Award winners are:

Phone Plans Internet Plans Mobile Devices
Best SIM-Only Provider, Value Plans


Best Unlimited NBN Provider


Best Phone Camera

Huawei P30 Pro

Best SIM-Only Provider, Large Plans

Jeenee Mobile

Best Premium NBN Provider

Click Broadband

Best Phone Design

OPPO Reno 5G

Best Prepaid Provider,

Value Plans

Catch Connect

Best Fixed Wireless NBN Provider


Best Smartwatch

Apple Watch Series 4

Best Prepaid Provider,

Large Plans


Best Satellite NBN Provider


Best Value Phone

Google Pixel 3a

Best Provider, iPhone Plans


Best Mobile Broadband Provider, Everyday Use

Jeenee Mobile

Best High Performance Phone

Huawei P30 Pro

Best Provider, Samsung Plans


Best Mobile Broadband Provider, High Use


Phone Manufacturer of the Year


Best Provider, International Calls


Best Home Wireless Broadband Provider


Best Phone of the Year

Google Pixel 3a

Best Provider, Plans for Kids


Best Internet Promotion


Best Phone Plan Promotion



Joseph Hanlon, Publisher of WhistleOut, commented on how consumer telco products had evolved over the last 12 months, and the ongoing competitiveness of the marketplace: “Some of the biggest changes we’ve seen throughout the year have been in the home internet market. NBN is now the dominant connection type, with carriers and consumers gravitating towards Standard Plus (NBN50) speeds. At the same time, mobile broadband has become a more attractive proposition for lots of people, and interest in home wireless broadband has grown.

“Data allocation is a key decision making factor for Australians when choosing a mobile plan, and inclusions have increased across the board without pushing prices up. In the mobile phone space Australia may be dominated by Apple and Samsung, but challenger brands have launched a number of excellent phones that are highly competitive and should make consumers think twice before choosing which device to go with.

“Congratulations to the winners of the 2019 WhistleOut Awards for consistently offering Australians both quality and value.”

For more information on the WhistleOut Awards, please visit www.whistleout.com.au/awards.


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