Average from 75 reviews
Back in 2007, Trustpower Phone & Internet (then known as Kinect), began providing phone services to residential customers. The same year, we began offering services over ADSL to residential and business customers.
In 2010, we successfully implemented an ISP network and began providing internet services directly to our customers. As is the case today, our service was supported by Trustpower’s strong wholesale relationships with network companies.
In 2011, the Government committed $1.35 billion to build an Ultra Fast Broadband (UFB) network throughout New Zealand. We soon started planning to offer UFB to customers and connected our first ultra fast broadband customer in August 2012. Today, we provide over 500 customers with phone and internet services over UFB. Internet speeds range from 30 megabits to 100 megabits per second.
In 2013 we had 27,500 telecommunications customers. Over 16,000 of them were with us for their broadband service, and the number continues to grow.
As always, we strive to offer our customers quality service. We are also committed to ongoing innovation and excellence across the telecommunications sector. Trustpower is a member of the Telecom Carriers Forum (TCF).
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Average from 75 reviews
Steve8th December 2018
Networking is done badly, speed is usually good but DNS is not. For billing they assume mail is delivered nearly instantly. Phone socket on modems is disabled.
Supplied modems have a phone socket but it's disabled, and with my wiring any phone calls disrupt the modem's internet connection.
DNS lookup is very slow, over 10 seconds. Switched to Google DNS servers and had 5 times ...read more
Allanah8th December 2018
Communication is limited. You are a number only.
$5 increase in broadband bill at the end of a 24 month contract and no consultation that the increase was coming.
Speed and Reliability was average, we have to reset our router at least once a week.
Yvonne khoury4th December 2018
Wifi is useless we have 2 bars on our mobiles i spent 2 weeks ringing them to fix it they gave another router still no good i gave up trying with them
They tried to help
Still internet buffering 2 bars on wifi conection what happened to some one calling in to check if its connected properly etc
Jan Saunders2nd December 2018
I changed broad band provider due to retirement and cost of living.
R Lewis25th November 2018
Great service. Was a long time customer but a better deal popped up. No other reason than that to switch
Power and internet in one bill
Great customer service
Good 'New Customer' deals
Cheaper alternatives available.
Good deals for new customers but offer nothing for current 'off contract' customers
Pania20th November 2018
Pretty slow crashes all the time even though bill was paid on time
Nothing never fixed the problem
Always cut of access after I complained
lorina andrews12th November 2018
I had fibre installed over a year ago with modem NF15ACV. My speed has not changed since installation. I queried my speed after installation and was told to file a complaint which I didn't. I am charged on invoice for Ultra Fast broadband however my connection is ADSL at $95. I'm confused whether I am getting what I paid for? My speeds change all the time ranging from 0.76 Mps upload 8.93 Mps to 17.32 upload 23.79 Mps.
John9th November 2018
We had VDSL broadband installed at our house. There was constant dropouts(depending on the weather). Speeds above ADSL speed were rarely realised. Constant complaints to customer to customer service returning no improvement. After moving to Vodafone VDSL we now have a stable, reasonably fast broadband considering we are nearly a km from the cabinet.
Two cans with string between them would work better
Richard McBride6th November 2018
When we first joind TrustPower they were great but as time has gone on their service has gone backwards, more interested in getting new customers than looking after the existing. Had a very bad experience with them over the majpr power cuts experienced in Auckland in June, very unhelpful over the extended period that we had no power. Were not interested in helping us at all.
Neville Raupi27th October 2018
Connection kept dropping out and had to restart modem all the time.