Latest broadband news

Awesome or less awesome? Commerce commission feedback on broadband
Jun 25, 2019
The Commerce Commission want to know your likes and dislikes with phone and broadband services
Had a great experience with your Broadband Provider? Or perhaps not so great? The Commerce Commission is asking people to tell them what they like or dislike about their broadband provider. And, what helped them choose which provider and service they signed up to. Broadband Compare are passionate about creating a world where an informed choice is the only choice - learn how to have your say. 
Streaming Netflix at home
Jun 25, 2019
Is your broadband delivering a great streaming experience?
The Commerce Commission has released its latest report on how broadband services are performing in NZ. Compare broadband speed and performance for ADSL, VDSL, Fibre & Wireless. Are you getting a great streaming experience at home? 
Comparing broadband plans
Jun 24, 2019
How to make an informed choice about broadband plans
At Broadband Compare we believe that everyone should have the information they need to make an informed choice about their broadband plan. It can feel like there are a lot of factors to consider when comparing broadband plans. Here are the top things to look for.
Streaming rugby world cup for free
Jun 18, 2019
Spark makes the Rugby World Cup free for customers – is this a good deal for broadband?
Spark has announced that the Rugby World Cup 2019 Tournament Pass will be free for new or renewing customers on an eligible mobile or broadband plan. Broadband customers will need to commit to a 12 month unlimited broadband plan with Spark, so before you hit the ‘sign up’ button….
Informed broadband choices
Jun 7, 2019
An informed choice about broadband for seniors
The government’s recent Wellbeing Budget set aside $7.7 million for senior causes including digital literacy training. We believe everyone should be able to make an informed choice when choosing a new broadband plan. Here’s how to know if you are on the right type of broadband plan and how to make an informed choice.
Broadband and power pulse winner
May 24, 2019
Announcing the winner of the Broadband Pulse and Power Pulse Competition!
We are please to announce the latest winners of the Broadband Pulse and Power Pulse survey competition. Is it you?
Do I need gigabit broadband?
May 24, 2019
Do I need a Gigabit Broadband plan?
Gigabit broadband offers the fastest connection speed available in NZ. If you are looking for a new broadband plan you may be wondering whether you need a Gigabit broadband plan, and what the pros and cons are. Check out our guide to help decide whether Gigabit broadband is right for you.
Spark New Zealand receive warning from Commerce Commission
May 23, 2019
Commerce Commission warn Spark over price rise messaging – were you affected?
The Commerce Commission has warned Spark for likely breaching the law when it notified customers of a broadband price rise last year. We you one of the customers effected?
How to watch the Rugby World Cup 2019
May 9, 2019
How to watch the Rugby World Cup 2019
Spark Sport have launched earlybird passes to stream the Spark Sport Rugby World Cup 2019. Make sure you have the fastest broadband plan and sign up in May and get the super early bird price of just….
Fibre broadband outpacing copper
May 3, 2019
New fibre broadband connections are now outpacing the decline of copper
New Chorus fibre connections have outpaced the decline of copper line in the first quarter of 2019.  More New Zealanders than ever are enjoying the benefits of fibre as they move away from old-school copper connections.  
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