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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 6.3
Speed 6.1
Support 5.5
Features 6.0
Value 5.8
Average from 162 reviews
Showing 136-140 of 162 items.
2017-03-26 06:11:26
Sally Van Gaalen 5.8
VDSL depends on time of day for speed. Weekends and evenings slow to download
Pros
Cons
12 month contract
2017-03-22 03:05:49
Bella Storm 3.0
I should have read the reviews first. Service dropped out regularly, wireless installation required more phonecalls to support than acceptable. We have just moved house and despite the fact that I gave plenty of notification of the move, we have been nearly THREE WEEKS without any hint of when the service might be reconnected. Every time I call, customer service says the same thing: "Awww, umm...we should know in 24-48 hours...ummm". A seriously shit company.
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Cons
Customer service is virtually non-existent. They genuinely don't give a damn. Utterly useless service and crappy hardware.
2017-03-22 02:19:23
erika 3.4
incompetent support team who didn't know what UDP traffic was, nor would they do traceroutes to troubleshoot.
Pros
they will sign you up for a deal
Cons
You have to spend hours and hours on hold to do anything and then you reach incompetent support team.
2017-03-18 09:18:00
David 7.4
I have been on the same plan for a couple of years at least(40gb for $70 odd with landline). Their new plans offer much better data BUT they have not advised me of any better options. Upon contacting them vis email I was informed I would have to sign a 12 month contract to avail myself of these improved options.
Pros
Connection has been reliable and generally good speed.
Cons
Getting to talk to a real person is very difficult.
2017-03-08 01:10:05
Fiona 1.0
Absolutely disgusted by this Internet providers ethics and communication. Would NOT recommend this to anyone EVER.
Pros
NIL
Cons
Overcharged billing account was then blocked, then charged an extra $200 worth of data AFTER account was closed on top of that.
They refuse to take any responsibility even with all evidence and statements provided.
Further action is currently being taken.
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