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Skinny’s whole reason for being is to strip everything back, so you only pay for stuff you actually want at super low prices. It’s based on a model called common sense. Skinny broadband only does award winning mobile and broadband, and it’s all prepay.

Skinny Mobile is a division of Spark New Zealand Trading Limited, and Skinny happily uses Spark's 4G network.


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Total: 6.0
Reliability 5.8
Speed 6.0
Support 5.8
Features 5.3
Value 7.0
Average from 49 reviews
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2018-11-02 21:15:10
Lisa Arona 8.6
Skinny are realiable with minimal glitches compared with other providers
Plug n go
Value for money
Start plan affordable
Cant get bigger data on pre pay
2018-10-31 07:26:33
Richard Travers 7.0
I was after a provider that had copper landline plus broadband and no contract.
Skinny was one of the providers that fitted my criteria and of those that I approached they were the first one to get back to me so I signed up with them.
2018-09-05 07:30:16
Deirdre Kent 8.2
Delighted with this company but since they depend on 4G mobile network and this isn't available where I am going to move, I have to stop using them. Sad.
Price and service superb
We ran out often two days before the end of the month and it got tricky learning to renew online.
2018-07-14 12:22:37
Greg 4.4
Sure not fast for 2018,
2018-07-05 14:03:31
David Nairn 6.0
I have a SkinnyDirect $35 4Gb rollover data with unlimited voice and texts.
If I run out of data the easiest and cheapest option is to cancel current plan and start a new one. Occasionally use the $50 12Gb plan.
Industry wide data pricing is a racket. eg. Common plan costs $55 for 6Gb and $65 for 35Gb plan. Just $10 for 29Gb.
Pros: Cheapest plan around. Reasonable signal strength most places in NZ.
1 month contract.
Their web site = my dashboard is easy to use. The Help team do know how their site works.
Cons: Support is bad. Any problems are always said to be at my end. Only under pressure will they do anything to assist with ph/network setup.
Recently bought a new Ph. Old Skinny SIM not fit. Purchased new one at Countdown (Spark retail not sell). Turns out Skinny Mobile SIM and SkinnyDirect SIM are different and Skinny Direct Help sent me a new one. After 4 days snail mail it did not work out of the box. They had to do settings at their end. IF I had walked into a 2Degree shop as a 2Degree customer with my new ph they would have sorted it on the spot.
Will move to another provider when the competition sort data pricing.
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