TelstraClear extends 25Mbit/s fibre plan to Wellington, Kapiti

From today, customers around the capital join TelstraClear Christchurch subscribers in having access to 25Mbit/s fibre plans. It’s New Zealand’s fastest broadband.

It’s New Zealand’s fastest broadband, but with a couple of catches.

First, the price: $229 a month. The data cap is a generous 120GB, after which extra data costs $2.95 for a 2GB pack. By TelstraClear's own admission, the cost has limited Christchurch sign-ups to a mere 20 customers.

The other catch is upload speed: a relatively modest 2Mbit/s.

Coverage maps and plans are on TelstraClear’s website.

Today, the telco also announced a 100Mbit/s upgrade for its 80,000 cable customers across Kapiti, Wellington and Christchurch. The $10 million upgrade will take place by March 2010.


4 · Got a question about this story? Leave it in Comments & Questions below.

This article is tagged with the following keywords. Find out more about MyNBR Tags

Post Comment

4 Comments & Questions

Commenter icon key: Subscriber Verified

I think its worth noting that this service is provided by a cable subscription, not new generation fibre optic.

Reply
Share
  • 0
  • 0

This isn't the first time they have announced this service. It's like their PVR, long hyped but seemingly also a long way from being delivered.

Reply
Share
  • 0
  • 0

Yes I got sick of waiting for there PVR, signed up to mysky Hdi of which my years contract finishes in April. I would be surprised if they launch before then. Sky is so good no probs with them

Reply
Share
  • 0
  • 0

Believe it when I see it. I was surprised that Freeth wasn't sacked over Tauranga unplugged. You recall they spent millions rolling out a cellphone network in Tauranga but didn't sign a contract with Vodafone to carry the data traffic to other parts of the country. What a bunch of incompetent clowns.

Reply
Share
  • 0
  • 0

Post New comment or question

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.

NZ Market Snapshot

Forex

Sym Price Change
USD 0.6976 -0.0036 -0.51%
AUD 0.9353 -0.0025 -0.27%
EUR 0.6355 -0.0035 -0.55%
GBP 0.5316 -0.0022 -0.41%
HKD 5.4102 -0.0298 -0.55%
JPY 74.0070 -0.5890 -0.79%

Commods

Commodity Price Change Time
Gold Index 1323.4 -8.590 2016-07-22T00:
Oil Brent 46.1 -0.800 2016-07-22T00:
Oil Nymex 44.2 -0.500 2016-07-22T00:
Silver Index 19.7 -0.130 2016-07-22T00:

Indices

Symbol Open High Last %
NZX 50 7226.1 7317.3 7226.1 1.26%
NASDAQ 5097.0 5100.7 5100.2 -0.28%
DAX 10155.2 10264.1 10147.5 0.36%
DJI 18554.5 18555.7 18570.8 -0.57%
FTSE 6730.5 6756.1 6730.5 -0.30%
HKSE 22071.8 22071.8 21964.3 0.13%
NI225 16655.8 16778.7 16627.2 -0.04%
ASX 5498.2 5548.5 5498.2 0.64%