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Slow broadband connection
7/04/2020
Can I update my internet during lockdown?
As we settle into the Stage 4 lockdown period, you may be wondering what this means for your home broadband services. Especially as broadband is more important than ever as we work from home, and spend our days at home.Can you still switch to a new broadband plan, or a new provider? 
Should I upgrade to Gigabit Fibre during lockdown?
3/04/2020
Should I upgrade to Gigabit Fibre during lockdown?
A week into lockdown one in five people remain worried about broadband coverage and quality with so many people at home. If your home broadband is struggling - the good news is you can still upgrade your fibre broadband to a gigabit plan.  
What the upgrade to COVID-19 Stage 4 means for NZ Broadband
1/04/2020
What the upgrade to COVID-19 Stage 4 means for NZ Broadband
As New Zealanders sit through the Stage 4 lockdown in a bid to combat COVID-19, you may be wondering what this means for broadband services.Can you still upgrade plans or changes providers? In most cases - yes!
Learning about broadband providers support during COVID-19
24/03/2020
COVID-19 Broadband Providers support for customers in lockdown
As New Zealand moves to Stage 4 and we move to lockdown to combat COVID-19, NZ broadband providers are moving swiftly to keep us all connected....
Working from home during COVID-19
23/03/2020
How to stay productive when working from home
Following the government’s announcement that we are moving into lockdown for at least the next 4 weeks, more of us than ever before will be working from home. How productive will you be? Here are our tips.
Working from home
20/03/2020
A guide for working from home in 2020
As New Zealanders watch the impact of COVID-19 both abroad and at home, we are seeing dramatic changes to the way they we live and work for the foreseeable future.
Working from home
19/03/2020
Coronavirus – Internet Providers drop data caps to help with working from home
As we see the impact of coronavirus on the way we work and live our lives, New Zealand businesses are responding to the wide-range of impacts. This could mean more Kiwis working from home and using more data....
Guidance for unbundled fibre
9/03/2020
ComCom release draft guidance to ensure fair competition for unbundled fibre
The Commerce Commission has released draft guidance designed to promote competition and innovation related to unbundled fibre services. What does this mean for fibre broadband prices?
Kids using devices during school holidays
2/02/2020
Kids impact broadband use during summer holidays
New data released by Chorus shows just how much having kids at home changes how we use our broadband during the summer school holidays. How did your home broadband hold up?
Fastest broadband in NZ revealed for 2019
29/01/2020
Fastest broadband in NZ revealed for 2019
Recent figures releases by Chorus show that 2019 was the year of fibre – connecting more than 160,000 homes and businesses last year. Check out the busiest day on the internet, the cities that used the most data and with the fastest download speeds.
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