With a BigPond® Static IP address, your computer will be assigned a constant, fixed location on the internet.
This opens up a world of online benefits, and allows you to:
Some online business services also insist on a Static IP address for security authentication purposes.
An IP address is a unique identifier for your computer, while it's connected to the internet. The IP address for BigPond ADSL is dynamic by default. This means your computer is assigned a different IP address each time you connect to the BigPond network.With BigPond's Static IP for ADSL service, your computer is assigned the same IP address every time you connect to the BigPond network. These permanent IP addresses are like phone numbers and ensure other computers can easily find yours across the Internet. Looking to host services on your BigPond ADSL service without having to notify everyone each time you reconnect to the internet? Then BigPond Static IP is for you.
Static IP costs $10 per month and is conveniently charged to your BigPond account. (charged monthly in advance)1
Your Static IP address will be assigned to your Primary User log-in. If you support several users, your sub-accounts will be provided with a normal dynamic IP address whenever they log in.If you need more than one Static IP address, Telstra Internet Direct may be the solution. Find out about Telstra's IP Address Delegation services