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Ultra-Fast Broadband in 190 more towns
Sep 1, 2017
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.
The rules have changed over Fibre broadband consent
Aug 23, 2017
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!
How can you save $420 per year with Broadband Compare
Aug 17, 2017
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!
Vote for us! The David Awards
Aug 15, 2017
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  
Faster than the Aussies and the Brits! Broadband speed in NZ
Aug 13, 2017
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.
The Commerce Commission warns four New Zealand internet providers
Aug 13, 2017
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.
Ultra-Fast Broadband (UFB) is now available to 1.2 million New Zealand homes
Aug 10, 2017
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. 
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