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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.

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

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Total: 5.8
Reliability 6.1
Speed 5.9
Support 5.3
Features 5.8
Value 5.7
Average from 268 reviews
Showing 6-10 of 268 items.
2022-02-08 11:12:13
Campbell 6.0
The price is fine and the wifi speed is as it should be but the signal is very weak. Sky sport buffers with no other devices running and the modem very near by. I can only just get reception in my room in our 108sq mtr house. Also they cut us off after just 7 days of late payment with no warning.
Pros
Reasonable price
Cons
Rubbish signal strength. Very poor customer service regarding late bill payment
2022-02-06 04:19:35
Bob 1.0
Said upgrading speed to 300 mbps. Checked and getting 45,
As soon as the year is up I, never to come back.
2021-12-16 20:56:14
steve 3.0
Yup saw the details from chorus about upgrading speed to 300 mbps. Checked and getting 20 checked again and again got up to 34 mbps. Getting time outs when going to other sites.
Just as soon as the year is up I'm off , never to come back. Thats vodafone, 2 degrees and slingshot out of the running.
Pros
cheap
Cons
doesnt work well
2021-12-13 18:53:24
Shawn 1.8
Was with them for a year. I was getting average fibre speeds of about 9Mb/s and constantly contacting help-desk. They would get speed back up to 70 to 100mb/s but then within 30 mins, speed would go back down to below 10. I thought they were scamming me. Will never use slingshot again, for anything.
Pros
None
Cons
Constantly Slow fibre speeds. Ineffective help desk
2021-12-13 11:32:35
Sue 1.0
We have been long time slingshot customers with no problems until moving to a new address.
Since having fibre installed at the new address we have had 3 months of nearly non existent internet.
We have had many phone calls between slingshot and us. Each time we speak to a different person who gets us to run the same tests, which don’t work because our internet doesn’t work.
Pros
Helpline people are polite .
Cons
Internet not useable
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Mar 31, 2019
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Plus great bundle discounts!
T&C's apply.