Latest NZ broadband news

4 September

We want you! Broadband Compare is hiring.

Broadband Compare is growing... and we want you!  In this role, you will be responsible for delivering exceptional support and customer service to any enquiries that come through to the 0508 2COMPARE customer contact centre.


2 September

Ultra-Fast Broadband in 190 more towns

The New Zealand Government has announced that it is investing $270 million to roll out Ultra-Fast Broadband (UFB) to 190 more small towns, and extend rural broadband to another 74,000 households and businesses.

24 August

The rules have changed over Fibre broadband consent

Hot of the press we have some great news about the fibre broadband installation process.  If you are one of the several thousand people who have had trouble ordering a new ultrafast fibre broadband because of access issues and objections from neighbours then we are advising you to give it another try!

18 August

How can you save $420 per year with Broadband Compare

Now that Broadband Compare has been live for over a year we can pull together all sorts of statistics, case studies and examples where we have helped Kiwis save big... $420 a year big!

16 August

Vote for us! The David Awards

We're up for another award and we need your help.  Voting for entries in The People's Choice Award category of The David Awards is open, and we would really appreciate your support in voting for Broadband Compare


14 August

Faster than the Aussies and the Brits! Broadband speed in NZ

A new ranking table of world broadband speeds has just been released and it puts New Zealand in 30th position in the world… which is pretty solid when you consider the makeup of our geography and the numbers of broadband connections on rural or satellite technology.

14 August

The Commerce Commission warns four New Zealand internet providers

News just breaking in the broadband world that four companies have received warnings from the Commerce Commission as they are considered to have breached the Fair Trading Act.

11 August

Ultra-Fast Broadband (UFB) is now available to 1.2 million New Zealand homes

The ultra fast broadband revolution continues at pace! In the latest update released today from the Communications Minister Simon Bridges, we learnt that the first phase of the UFB rollout programme is now close to 80 per cent complete. 

9 August

We win! NZ Software Association Angel at my Table winners

The Broadband Compare team enjoyed a great night out last night at the New Zealand Software Association's Angel at my Table event... and we are very happy to say... we won! 

31 July

TUANZ join the Broadband Compare Awards

The Broadband Compare Awards is another step closer to its full complement of judges with the announcement today that Craig Young, Chief Executive Officer of TUANZ, is joining the judging panel of the inaugural Broadband Compare Awards.

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