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Broadband Compare
Best New Zealand broadband providers of 2021 revealed
The best New Zealand broadband and energy providers of 2021 have been revealed at this week's NZ Compare Awards.
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Price Me
NZ Compare to acquire international comparison company PriceMe
Global Compare Group has announced the acquisition of the international, data-led, eCommerce comparison shopping business, PriceMe.
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Chorus
ComCom seeks feedback on Chorus withdrawal from copper and broadband services
“By 2022, most New Zealanders are expected to have access to fibre at home. That means large parts of the traditional copper phone and broadband network may no longer be needed."
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Remote Working
COVID-19: Australians want better broadband as remote working spikes
Compare Broadband says many Australians believe their home broadband is not up to the job of working or studying remotely.
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Remote Working
Survey reveals challenges facing Kiwis working at home
35% of survey respondents say that they feel less productive, and 35-44 year olds expect working with kids at home may prove a challenge.
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Chorus
Chorus reports strong EBITDA following solid half
The growth in EBITDA was achieved through a combination of operating cost reductions and strong broadband connections growth.
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5G
Kiwis unsure about 5G amidst health and safety concerns
New Zealanders are apprehensive about the 5G rollout, with health concerns inhibiting people's interest to make the switch.
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Fibre
Broadband Compare and TUANZ name best broadband in NZ
"This year’s winners highlight the growing range of options available to the consumer in the NZ broadband market.”
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Orcon
Finalists for the 2019 Broadband Compare TUANZ Awards revealed
"It is great to see such a diverse range of finalists recognised and highlights what a great position connectivity in New Zealand is in."
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Wireless
Users choosing more competitive fibre deals – report
The summer season was all about fibre with 74% of respondents choosing fibre broadband plans, an increase of 6% on last quarter’s report.
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Internet
Kiwis paying more than $100m too much for inferior internet
New research from Broadband Compare has come back with some interesting results for Kiwi households.
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Stuff
Stuff takes 100% ownership of Stuff Fibre
“[We] look forward to continuing to build a great internet service for New Zealanders.”
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Wireless
Broadband Compare unveils NZ Compare umbrella brand
The decision was made to allow better engagement and communication with both customers and clients.
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Flip
Who’s the greatest NZ Internet provider of them all? Winners announced
​The inaugural Broadband Compare Awards ceremony took place last night to determine New Zealand’s best broadband provider. So who won?
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Gaming
Who offers the best broadband for gaming? We're about to find out
The finalists of the Broadband Compare awards have been announced in anticipation of the event, set to take place November 2nd 2017.
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Internet
Who provides the best Internet? Broadband Compare Awards are here
The Broadband Compare Awards launch this week in response to the increasingly diversified Kiwi market of more than 100 Internet providers.
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Fibre
Fibre driving increase in switching broadband providers
“As fibre broadband continues to be rolled out across the country we’re seeing more people than ever comparing their internet options."
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Ultra Fast Broadband
Kiwis can now compare 94 different internet providers
“Some of the newer ISPs have got great plans that really take advantage of the new UFB fibre network. It’s well worth knowing your options."