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Flatmates compare broadband plans
Jan 23, 2020
The best broadband plans for renters
If you're renting – a fast, reliable broadband connection that doesn’t fluctuate or buffer as more people connect is likely to be essential to a harmonious shared flat!. Here are our tips to make an informed choice about broadband plans for flats, and a comparison of some top plans.
Broadband in rural areas
Jan 17, 2020
Our guide to broadband in rural areas
If you live outside of urban areas, you are likely to be familiar with the challenges of finding a reliable broadband connection, and a high-speed broadband plan. What are your choices when it comes to copper, wireless or satellite internet?
A guide to wireless broadband in rural areas
Jan 17, 2020
A guide to wireless broadband in rural areas
Can’t connect to standard broadband or frustrated with your speed during peak times. If you live in a rural or remote area, you may wish to consider a Wireless Internet connection. Here’s our guide to broadband in rural areas. 
New house keys
Jan 9, 2020
Moving house? Here’s a guide to choosing your new broadband plan
If you’re moving house soon, you probably have a long 'To Do' list - can be totally understandable to make life easier and simply transfer your current broadband plan to your new address. But, broadband isn’t always a one-size-fits all solution Here's our guide to picking the best broadband plan for your new home. 
Frustrated with slow broadband
Jan 9, 2020
A guide to fixed wireless broadband in Urban areas
Frustrated with a poor broadband connection? Depending on where you live standard ‘cable’ broadband plans like ADSL or VDSL may not offer the best connection. It might be time to check out Fixed Wireless Broadband. Here’s our guide to Wireless Broadband in urban areas!
View map to see if copper broadband is discontinued at your address
Dec 20, 2019
First areas to discontinue “copper” ADSL & VDSL broadband announced. Are you prepared?
The Commerce Commission has published an interactive map showing it initial assessment of locations where Chorus will eventually be able to stop providing copper services, such as landlines and ADSL or VDSL broadband…
Lightbox and Neon merge
Dec 20, 2019
Spark sells Lightbox streaming service to Sky TV – how much will it cost viewers?
Sky TV has announced a deal to buy Spark’s Lightbox streaming TV service, which is plans to merge with its streaming platform Neon. How much will the merge cost Neon and Lightbox viewers?
Christmas opening hours 2019
Dec 17, 2019
Broadband Compare Christmas Opening Hours 2019
Wishing you a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. Here are our opening hours over the festive season
5G launch in New Zealand - our guide
Dec 13, 2019
5G is here! What you need to know
Vodafone and Chorus recently announced the launch of 5G in New Zealand. What is it? And, do you even need it? Here’s what you need to know so far.
Number of broadband complaints 2018-2019
Dec 12, 2019
What were the biggest broadband complaints last year?
The Telecomms Dispute Resolution (TDR) service has revealed the top complaints of broadband customers. Overall, customers complain the most about billing, customer service, faults, contracts, fibre installation and network performance. But there’s no reason to stick with a poor provider….
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