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What you’ll pay for fibre internet

A handful of New Zealand’s internet service providers (ISPs) now sell UFB connections to home users. Below you’ll find a table showing the prices they ask for various broadband offerings. You can’t get a UFB connection until your neighbourhood is┬áconnected. Business districts, hospitals and schools are a priority, residential areas are second and the roll-out […]

VDSL price, New Zealand’s missed broadband opportunity

Tuanz CEO Paul Brislen says Commerce Commission regulation artificially inflates the VDSL price. He says that’s one reason the copper-based broadband technology isn’t more widely used. He has a good point. VDSL squeezes higher broadband speeds from cable networks than ADSL2+. That’s the main technology Chorus delivers to most of New Zealand through its roadside […]