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Reliability
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Speed
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Support
7
Features
7
Value
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Spark Broadband

Digital technology can make a significant, positive impact on our nation's social and economic wellbeing – enabling stronger, safer, more connected communities (even in the most remote rural areas), opening more opportunities for our children (regardless of their socio-economic backgrounds), and improving health outcomes for New Zealanders of all ages and walks of life.

It can enable Kiwi companies to compete - and win - on the world stage and become smarter, more agile businesses by harnessing all the benefits of new technologies such as Cloud services and the Internet of Things.

Spark's success is dependent on our customers in one key market: New Zealand. That's why we're passionate about using technology to be truly useful to our customers, helping make our country better and enriching the lives of all New Zealanders. We want to be the most valued brand in the home, and the most trusted partner for business. 

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

 

 

 

Total: 5.4
Reliability 6.2
Speed 5.8
Support 5.1
Features 5.7
Value 4.4
Average from 295 reviews
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2020-06-14 18:54:15
Andrew Albiston 5.2
Simply just not sharp enough on their pricing. In the past they would at least price match, but not now. They tried to say that they value added their product with Netflix/Lightbox etc to justify the extra cost. Now that they've sold off Lightbox, paying for the same content through Neon really does just reduce the value of their product that much more!!
Pros
It was Ok for speed and reliability.
Cons
Just not willing to be price competitive, especially with existing customers.
2020-06-12 16:39:36
Judy 9.4
I have had no problems with Spark except the charges are excessive compared to my new provider.
Pros
Service, speed, reliability, support
Cons
Cost
2020-06-10 12:14:10
Barry O'Connor 6.8
Never been impressed with wireless setup
Pros
reception of bedroom telephone
Cons
none
2020-06-08 18:43:59
Colin hammond 5.4
Too expensive and my internet in chch is much cheaper and faster
2020-06-04 16:08:03
Mel 6.0
Okay company to deal with however, sometimes you didn't receive what you asked for and would have to follow up only to have Spark not backdate the request or fees (if it was their fault). They gave no incentive to stay when I came off contract, but seemed indifferent so I looked elsewhere and found someone who actually WANTED the customer's business.
Pros
Reliable when needing an answer.
Cons
No incentives to stay, limited plans (they've changed all fibre plans to UNPLAN and that's it). Indifferent attitude towards the customer.
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Mar 5, 2017
Latest news on BroadbandCompare.co.nz 06.03.2017
Latest news on BroadbandCompare.co.nz 06.03.2017 Today we have updated plans for:
Spark Broadband offer Netflix bundle promotion
Feb 26, 2017
Spark Broadband offer Netflix bundle promotion
Spark Broadband has signed a partnership with Netflix as they bid to become a major entertainment provider.  The telco said the exclusive deal would give Spark broadband customers a subscription to the Netflix NZ Standard plan for one year when they sign up to a 24-month Unlimited Data broadband plan.
Spark Broadband Problems
Jan 30, 2017
Spark Broadband Problems
So it wasn’t a great Auckland Anniversary weekend for some as Spark suffered major broadband outages affecting connectivity across the country.  
Sep 23, 2016
Latest news on BroadbandCompare.co.nz 23.09.2016
Latest news on BroadbandCompare.co.nz 23.09.2016   Today some new ISPs were added to our system:
Sep 20, 2016
Latest news on BroadbandCompare.co.nz 20.09.2016
Latest news on BroadbandCompare.co.nz 20.09.2016 Today we have updated plans for:
Spark Broadband Plans – Price rises and data increases
Aug 29, 2016
Spark Broadband Plans – Price rises and data increases
Spark, one of the big two broadband providers in New Zealand has announced a raft of changes to its broadband plans as it responds to the changing demands of a data hungry nation that New Zealand has become.  There was a press release today that announced Spark has responded to growing demand for data by increasing broadband plan allowances by 50%... however this does also mean a change to some prices. 
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