Fibre Broadband or Ultra Fast Broadband has launched in many areas of NZ.
They offer speeds far higher than current broadband speeds and all the Broadband Providers are aiming to offer this around New Zealand.
We’ll provide you with a comparison of the best Fibre Broadband prices in New Zealand.
Where is it Ultra Fast or Fibre Broadband currently available?
It is available in select areas of New Zealand currently.
Auckland, Wellington, Nelson, Blenheim, Palmerston North, Napier, Invercargill, Dunedin, Rotorua, Whangarei, Christchurch, Wanganui, New Plymouth, Hamilton and Tauranga.
You can check the companies below to see if it is available in your area.
The Roll out across for other area is increasing each day so keep on checking back. The expected completion date of the roll-out is 2019.
How fast is Ultra Fast Fibre?
Currently there are usually 2 speeds available to residential customers:
Fibre 30- Download up to 30mbs & Upload up to 10mbs
Fibre 100- Download up to 100mbs & Upload up to 50mbs
Fibre 200 Download up to 200mbs
Fibre Gig – Download up to 1000mbs
So how much will Ultra Fast Fibre cost?
Current Best Deals
Some of the best deals are available from MyRepublic.
Prices & plans currently available are listed below.
NOTE: Prices can change at a moments notice, so always check with the website where you sign up for the latest prices.
MyRepublic is one of the newer entrants into the Broadband Fibre Providers in New Zealand and offer great deals on 100Mbps and Gigabit plans.
$44.99 for first 6 months then $89.99 for next 18 months – 100 Mbps Plan – Unlimited Data
$59.99 for first 6 months then $119.99 for next 18 months- Gigabit Plan – Unlimited Data
Add $10/month for phone line includes Free local calls, 500 national mins
Free installation and setup
Free Hub + Router
|Download Limit||Speed (Up to Mb/s)
Download (D):Upload (U)
|$105||100Gb||200 Down / 20 Up|
|$80||100Gb||Up to 100 Mb/s: up to 20 Mb/s|
|Slingshot||Up to 30Mb/s Download speed|
|Up to 30Mb/s|
|Fibre100||Up to 100Mb/s|
|Fibre 200||Up to 200Mb/s|
|Up to 30Mb/s|
|Fibre X 200||Up to 200Mb/s|
|Fibre X Gig||Up to 1000Mb/s|
Ultra Fast Broadband (UFB) expected completion dates / timeline:
By 2019 all homes in UFB areas will be able to conect
There are a number of companies that are building the fibre optic network including:
Ultrafast Fibre Ltd