When it comes to getting an Internet connection, you have a number of options. ADSL, VDSL, UFB, Fibre, Wireless, Satellite… There are at least two dozens of Internet Service Providers. How do you choose the best one?
Broadband Internet packages are all different. Here are the most important terms you should know
This is a very fast connection – probably overkill for most people
This is a typical copper ADSL connection. These were common a few years ago and now getting replaced by UFB and Wireless
These have been around for decades. There is no more investment in the infrastructure to keep copper wiring reliable.
Haven’t seen these for years. Good riddance!
A typical ADSL modem – still commonly used!
If you live in or near major cities in towns, the options below are your best bet
Ignore the claims of “fastest” and “best”. Most New Zealand providers typically offer the same reliability and speeds
With so many Internet Providers around, how do you choose the best one? The lists below is based on our experience with hundreds of customers…
Or what if you already tried everything…
Multiplayer online games are particularly sensitive to the quality of your Internet connection!