They've raised over $60,000 and they're after more.

Supporters of fibre-to-the-premises (FTTP) broadband have crowdsourced enough money to target Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull's electorate with a full page advertisement in his local newspaper.

You might remember them. It's the same group that garnered a quarter of a million online signatures in a petition at last month.

The group, Saving the NBN, is calling on the Abbott government to invest in a FTTP national broadband network (NBN) model over the cheaper, but much slower fibre-to-the-node option they campaigned on at the election.

So when Mr Turnbull opens the Wentworth Courier on Wednesday morning he'll see the full page ad, featuring a close-up of an ear impersonating his own, with a graphic of a muted earphone sitting outside the eardrum.

"Malcolm, perhaps you haven't heard us clearly," the ad reads in large text.

"Fibre-to-the-premises is the clear choice: it's 20 times faster, costs just 1/3 more than fibre to the node and is supported by a strong majority."

A total of $US58,809 from 2805 people had been donated to the campaign at as of 10pm (AEDT) Tuesday - landing it on the international website's front page as the most popular current political campaign.

"Right now, Malcolm Turnbull's conducting a major review of the NBN - it's a critical time," the group's plea for donations says.

"He's now saying he's open to a range of technologies. This shows he is listening, a little at least, and we have a window to influence his decision."

And with Wednesday's ad coming in at just $7000, the group is promising Mr Turnbull they'll ramp up their efforts unless he starts listening more closely.

"There's a bit of money to play with. We're looking to get on-the-ground engagement as well, so we'll be exploring those options with a full-time campaign person," the ad's approver, Sydney-based university student Alex Stewart, told AAP.

Mr Turnbull has previously responded to the group's online petition, saying he won't walk away one of the coalition's "most well debated, well understood and prominent policies".


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