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Slingshot
5.0

total

  • Realiability 5.3

  • Speed 5.0

  • Support 4.7

  • Features 5.1

  • Value 4.8

Average from 28 reviews

Slingshot Broadband offer ultrafast Fibre & Naked Broadband Plans for New Zealand. At Broadband Compare they list and compare Slingshot broadband plans alongside the other broadband providers in New Zealand.

Slingshot have a range of different Slingshot broadband plans available. Some Slingshot broadband plans include a home phone line whilst other broadband plans are like Slingshot Naked Broadband and don't have a home telephone line.

Slingshot does offer Slingshot Ultrafast Fibre Broadband and Slingshot broadband packages with different data limits and variable speeds.

The type of Slingshot broadband connection you can get depends on your address and area.  Slingshot offer all types of broadband connection, Slingshot Fibre, Slingshot VDSL and Slingshot ADSL dependant on what is available in your broadband region.

Slingshot often offer Slingshot promo codes or Slingshot discount offers for new customers.  There are also often promotions for freebies at Slingshot broadband like a recent free tablet offering.

Be sure to compare all Slingshot broadband plans on Broadband Compare to find the best Slingshot broadband deal available.

Slingshot
5.0

total

  • Realiability 5.3

  • Speed 5.0

  • Support 4.7

  • Features 5.1

  • Value 4.8

Average from 28 reviews

Dion19th April 2017

1.0
Realiability
1
Speed
1
Support
1
Features
1
Value
1

Have had nothing but terrible service from Slingshot and after putting up with it for too long we are on the move. Very unreliable network and no difference in speed when upgraded to Ultra Fast Fibre.

After several bad experiences i will NEVER recommend Slingshot to anyone.

Cons:

Everything

Sally Van Gaalen26th March 2017

5.8
Realiability
7
Speed
5
Support
7
Features
5
Value
5

VDSL depends on time of day for speed. Weekends and evenings slow to download

Cons:

12 month contract

Bella Storm22nd March 2017

3.0
Realiability
4
Speed
5
Support
1
Features
4
Value
1

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.

Cons:

Customer service is virtually non-existent. They genuinely don't give a damn. Utterly useless service and crappy hardware.

erika 22nd March 2017

3.4
Realiability
2
Speed
7
Support
1
Features
6
Value
1

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.

David18th March 2017

7.4
Realiability
9
Speed
7
Support
7
Features
7
Value
7

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.

Fiona8th March 2017

1.0
Realiability
1
Speed
1
Support
1
Features
1
Value
1

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.
...read more

john novak6th March 2017

7.0
Realiability
7
Speed
7
Support
7
Features
7
Value
7

unable to get a service for my mobile phone at Portobello. It also has little strength where I work at Corstorphine, Dunedin. I was not given any information about this when I signed up.

Pros:

cheaper than my previous provider

Zohra5th March 2017

2.2
Realiability
2
Speed
2
Support
2
Features
2
Value
3

I switched to VDSL a year ago and never thought to check the speed until recently when I was having netflix problems. I has been gone above 16 Mbps, which VDSL pre ports to be a lot faster than that. I have done all the testing and still no luck. When I asked for help one several occasions online I was told to ring up and book an appointment. Well, that just peeved me off that I had to ring them rather than the onus be on them to sort out the problem that I was having with their service. I decided to cancel the account, yet again I was told I had to ring. I have just sent another email saying that I want to cancel and asked for a reason why it has to be over the phone - is it contractual (which seems very odd). Don't go slingshot they suck!! ...read more

Bruce McCulloch23rd February 2017

10.0
Realiability
10
Speed
10
Support
10
Features
10
Value
10

The only Telco to reduce my contract price without asking, and during the contract period - well done

Iraani 19th February 2017

4.0
Realiability
7
Speed
1
Support
7
Features
4
Value
1

Cuts in and out all the time and we have big house and it cannot reach some of the rooms in the hourse

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