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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 **

Total: 5.9
Reliability 6.3
Speed 6.0
Support 5.4
Features 5.9
Value 5.7
Average from 201 reviews
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2018-12-04 12:08:03
Alex 6.8
Switching to increase speed, data cap and to get a new router.
My old plan is the cheapest in the land
No free upgrade to latest speed/cap - need to pay 40% more to upgrade, which is a lot given I've been a long time customer.
2018-11-25 09:10:55
Bernard 6.8
The fibre package was frequently only capable of streaming at SD or lower quality. Few reliability issues though.
Low speeds
2018-11-15 02:41:10
Carrie 3.0
I am paying a small fortune for Slingshot's ultrafibre plan, which they advertise as supporting simultaneous streaming on multiple devices with speeds up to 1000 mpbs up and 500 down. Like most ISPs, they set me up with a standard modem/router, which could not begin to service a medium-to-large house on its own. In fact, the signal is only detectable on one floor of the house and then without speeds of about 10/10 (or 1/1000 of what I am paying for). Purchased an expensive Google mesh router system to extend wifi to the rest of the house. Works, but pretty slow (100/200). Asked Slingshot to either bridge their modem for me or walk me through doing it myself -- which is standard tech support at any ISP that I have ever had -- and they refused. Claimed that it was a "non-standard practice" that they did not support. So, I am paying for ultra high speed internet and receiving something between high speed and dial up in my house, because there is no way to bridge my modem for networking. Sure glad that I am locked into a 12-month contract with a company with email-only tech support. ...read more
They can deliver ultra high speed fibre into your house.
You will not actually be able to network your devices at much more than dial up speeds, and having high speed internet that is unusable is actually worse (and more expensive) than not having it available at all.
2018-11-06 14:10:26
Trish 3.8
no help when i have a problem , last week had to get a computer expert as slingshot suport lost paitents with me when i could not log into slingshot .
I get internet as last company i was with , I often had no internet .
Often not helpful .
2018-11-05 19:51:53
Janine Ready 7.0
I was a loyal customer for over 10 years but they would not offer me an ongoing deal to stay with them .
Goodbye slingshot
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