Fibre broadband speed report September 2017

Fibre broadband speed report September 2017
Monday, September 11, 2017

So you've gone through the process of getting fibre broadband installed and you're all ready to be blown away by the speeds and quality of your new ultrafast fibre broadband connection... but you've been underwhelmed... well maybe your internet provider is not delivering the goods.

According to the latest Truenet.nz report, the speed differences for downloading and surfing on NZ websites continue to show a wide spread of performance.  All NZ internet providers can, in theory, deliver similar speeds for the technology they sit on, but the difference is how fast each service can actually download a range of popular websites in NZ and overseas.

The fibre broadband speeds that are recorded by Truenet on their 'NZ Surfing Speed' fibre results are spread from 31.7Mb/s (Voyager) to the best at 41.2Mb/s (Orcon).  

International Surfing Speed fibre results are a completely different ranking but also a big spread, with Orcon again on top at 35.5Mb/s, and Trustpower last at 24Mb/s.

With these figures in mind, let’s not forget about the price of fibre broadband.  Speed is very important but if it costs you the Earth why would you take it? The table below simply shows you speed results and topline prices for major NZ ISPs that are available on Truenet report.

Provider name Technology NZ surfing speed International surfing speed Peak Speed Ratio Standard Price
Orcon Fibre 100 41.2 Mb/s 35.5Mb/s 94% $79
Vodafone Fibre 100 37.4 Mb/s 30.3Mb/s 89% $90.99
Trustpower Fibre 100 36.7 Mb/s 23.9Mb/s 99% $114
2Degrees Fibre 100 36.0 Mb/s 26.5Mb/s 96% $95
Slingshot Fibre 100 35.8 Mb/s 28.2Mb/s 89% $79.95

 

Related news
Announcing the winners of the Broadband Compare Awards
Friday night saw more than 200 industry professionals from the New Zealand Broadband sector come together to celebrate the best of the best at...
Oct 20, 2020
Thinking about moving this summer? Here's how to choose a new broadband plan
Are you thinking about moving house this summer?  Don't take the wrong broadband plan with you when you move. Here's our guide to choose...
Oct 12, 2020
How to get free broadband for Christmas
Are you looking to save money on household bills this Christmas? Why not switch to a broadband plan offering free months to new customers,...
Oct 12, 2020
Login
×
Log in with
Sign up for free NZ Compare account
×
Log in with
3 Great Offers
×
offer
Slingshot Exclusive Offer
Unlimited Fibre 100 - ONLY $64.95/mth
Plus Bundle Discounts
Terms and Conditions apply
offer
Unlimited Broadband from just $69/mth
Plus FREE Amazon Prime Video
and Prime Gaming for a year!*
Limited-time offer. T&C's apply
offer
Get $300 Credit and pay from 73$/mth for Vodafone Unlimited Broadband!
Limited time only
T&C's apply