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Slingshot offers unlimited gigabit fibre for under a ton

  Slingshot has dropped the price of its fastest unlimited data fibre broadband plan to a shade under $100. The Gigantic gigabit fibre plan is $99.95 a month. Slingshot says it is available in most towns and cities where there is fibre. It is an aggressive price move from Slingshot. The company has thrown down […]

What you’ll pay for Vodafone gigabit fibre

New Zealand’s second largest ISP, Vodafone, says it will soon offer gigabit fibre plans. The price in the Northpower, Enable and Ultra Fast Fibre UFB areas will be $140 a month. It says “Elsewhere”, read that as the Chorus UFB area, prices will be released in the “near future”. Vodafone stands out from the service […]

What you’ll pay for gigabit fibre

The short answer to the question is gigabit fibre costs “less than you might think”. If you live in parts of New Zealand covered by the Ultrafast Broadband network, you can now download data at gigabit speeds. Most of the time that means services running at 1Gbps down and 500Mbps up. Prices in Dunedin, winner of the Chorus Gigatown […]

Orcon Xbox deal lures gigabit gamers

Orcon consumer general manager Taryn Hamilton says his company will be first off the block when gigabit fibre services go live around New Zealand on October 1. Hamilton says his company will be aggressive going after the market. It is selling an unlimited, naked gigabit plan for $135. To sweeten the deal, Orcon will give […]