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Slingshot Broadband

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From the start, Slingshot has been challenging the telco industry and fighting to give New Zealand families better value broadband, supported by amazing service.

Slingshot NZ know that in the modern world, it is crucial to stay online, but they also know how confusing it might be to get online. They have worked hard to make Slingshot easy, affordable and hassle-free – because this guys know you have other important things to do and spend your time on than sorting your internet.

They are dedicated to making broadband simple, affordable, easy to use, and cover the needs of a modern family – whether they are intensely streaming videos, gaming all day, or just spending their time on Facebook.

Slingshot broadband is part of the Vocus Group of companies.

Slingshot Broadband offer ultrafast Fibre & Naked Broadband Plans for New Zealand. 

They have a range of different broadband plans available. Some of their broadband plans include a home phone line whilst other broadband plans are like Naked Broadband and don't have a home telephone line.

The type of broadband connection you can get depends on your address and area. They offer all types of broadband connection, Fibre, VDSL and ADSL dependant on what is available in your broadband region.

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Total: 5.9
Reliability 6.2
Speed 6.0
Support 5.4
Features 5.8
Value 5.8
Average from 235 reviews
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2019-04-17 12:56:25
Mike 4.4
When Slingshot is working (as paid for), it's great. However there seems to be a constant issue every 4-6 months with disconnections and slow speeds. That in itself is frustrating, but once you have to deal with their 'Technical Support team' you'll soon discover how woefully annoying being a customer with them really is. The 'tech' help consists of them implying that it is your modem at fault almost everytime. Or the jackpoint that it is connected to. Everything but their service is the fault. However, every instance has resulted in the fault being anything but my equipment. Been with Slingshot for too long now. Will be changing to another ISP once we move house. ...read more
Pros
Speeds are great when working.
Cons
Unreliable. Inconsistent. Terribe aftersales support. Customer support is treadful. Phonecalls to lodge an issue is always a 45+ minute affair.
2019-03-29 09:57:52
Andy 4.8
Great service to sign up then absolutely pitiful
Pros
Reliable
Cons
Service abysmal
2019-03-19 13:49:36
Julian Farmer 4.2
Keeps on dropping out all the time?
Pros
Can’t think of any
Cons
Customer service was poor every time there was a problem
2019-03-05 22:01:17
David Pierson 1.2
Slingshot went awry last year during their Fibre rollout. Tech came and put it "mostly" right. Never a good solid landline connection. This year they employed "bully boy" tactics when trying to get me to put in Fibre. Even though it was up to my landlord they kept trying to insist I go ahead without permission. In the meantime my internet has not worked at all for the last month and I still need to pay for it as I refuse to have another technician come and put on a leaky patch. I will not use Slingshot again. ...read more
Pros
Always willing to shift blame.
Cons
Bully boy tactics.
2019-03-04 11:05:56
Anya 3.0
Ive been a slingshot customer of 3 years and everything was fine until I changed plans to combined power & fibre. 4 month in and still haven't received fibre, instead being overcharged on several occasions now. Customer Service has been terrible, of course everytime its a different agent with very strong (indian) accent that is often not to understand and the left hand doesnt seem to know what the right hand is doing. Would like to change providers.
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