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Reliability
7
Speed
7
Support
7
Features
7
Value
7

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MyRepublic

MyRepublic is the New Zealand’s first fibre broadband only Internet Service Provider (ISP). Their plans are truly unlimited and they're ready to unleash the potential of their fibre broadband network from Whangarei up north to Invercargill down in south. They believe in delivering an awesome internet experience for all kiwis at mass-market prices. All this with no lag, no limits and no holding back.

Beyond ultra-fast internet access, their Pure, Gamer and Business fibre broadband plans provide a customised, enhanced level of service that goes far beyond what is possible on older technologies such as ADSL, VDSL or Cable.

MyRepublic started in Singapore in 2011, where they shifted the ISP landscape dramatically and now they plan to do the same here. MyRepublic is committed to delivering the benefits of the UFB for all kiwis.

** NOTE: The above information has been provided by the ISP or reproduced from their website **

Total: 4.9
Reliability 5.1
Speed 5.8
Support 3.5
Features 5.0
Value 5.1
Average from 146 reviews
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2020-12-10 21:02:31
Rachel Burns 8.0
Good for two people, new flatmate bought an extender around $250 for gaming.
Pros
Right price
Cons
Wasn't great by itself for gaming flatmate. Was fine for watching movies on demand.
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December 11, 2020
Response from the ISP
Hello Rachel, thank you for the great feedback. Glad to hear you've been enjoying the service. We will definitely pass this feedback and to the team. Cheers! - The Team @ MyRepublic
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2020-12-08 09:08:53
Ken Burke Ex Subscriber 2.8
Useless service, variable speeds, when buying Gigabyte speed getting VDSL speed
Pros
Cons
Cannot talk to actual person outside of normal 5 day week. Email no use on weekends ,Public Holidays etc, unsatisfied EX Customer!!
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December 9, 2020
Response from the ISP
Hello Ken, we're sad to know that we didn't meet your expectations and you've rated us 1-star. We can’t fix the past but you have my personal commitment to improve the way our staff serves every customer. We sincerely wish you good luck with your new service provider. Regards - The Team @ MyRepublic
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2020-11-11 20:51:20
John Lawrenson 3.4
Paid up front for a connection nearly two weeks ago and still don't have a connection in the house I bought in October (even though fibre has been run to the house and the previous occupants had an account). It is impossible to call My Republic to find out what is going on. If you ring from a phone that is associated with the account then they block that number so you can't get through and you just hear an automated message telling you that you have to deal with their chat bots. If you call them from a different phone, they say that they will get someone to call you back, and then they record the number of that phone against the account and block it too. I have used five different phone numbers now and the same thing happens every time. The bots can't figure out how to answer my questions and keep telling me to talk to my landlord (even though I have said multiple times that I own the home). Eventually the chat bots give up and then you get a text message saying that "your conversation seems to have dropped out, you may find the answers you need at our support page", then you have to go back through the whole process again. Avoid My Republic like the plague, unless you have hours of your life to waste and enjoy having no internet. ...read more
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The worst customer service I have ever experienced from any company, period. I can't get my internet connected, I can't get a refund, and I can't talk to a real person. Their reliance on chat bots is a nightmare to deal with. They make JetStar seem like a well run company. ...read more
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December 7, 2020
Response from the ISP
We are incredibly grateful that you took the time out to leave us this note. Our company values put customer satisfaction as top priority and we are committed to our customers. We would like to apologize for your recent experience, John. As you can see from our other reviews, we pride ourselves in providing great customer service and we'd like to do the same for you. Regards, The Team @MyRepublic
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2020-11-03 09:52:53
Ken Burke 5.0
No facility to talk to an actual onsite person, if you are suffering variable speeds,while paying max dollars for Gigabyte fibre speed.
Pros
Cons
Contact by email, not much use outside normal business hours(Stat Holidays etc)
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December 7, 2020
Response from the ISP
We pride ourselves on the high quality standards we maintain. We value our customers' opinions and would like to thank you for bringing this to our attention, Ken. Regards, The Team @MyRepublic
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2020-11-02 20:41:15
Igor 1.2
Customer service is pretty unreliable, not sufficient and lacks a lot of empathy for customers or new customers. Sales line is effective but when you need to setup the router you keep bouncing like a ping pong ball.
Pros
None
Cons
Awful customer service.
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December 7, 2020
Response from the ISP
Hi Igor, we always aim to deliver a great experience, and we are gutted when we don’t meet expectations. Thanks for taking the time to bring this to our attention. We will use the feedback to make us better and to ensure this doesn’t happen again. Regards, The Team @MyRepublic
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