MyRepublic Broadband Review

Originally from Singapore, MyRepublic is an upstart provider now servicing both New Zealand and Australia. It was the first internet provider in NZ to launch 100mbps/20mbps unlimited-only broadband plans.

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MyRepublic offers unlimited data plans on 12-month contracts:

VDSL

$79/month – 70mbps/10mbps

Fibre 100

$79/month – 100mbps/20mbps

Fibre Pro

$89/month – 950mbps/500mbps

Fibre Pro 2000

$159/month – 2000mbps/2000mbps

Fibre Pro 4000

$189/month – 4000mbps/4000mbps

Extras:

  • Free modem rental and installation on 12-month contract
  • MyRepublic also offers the same plans on a month-to-month basis for the same price, but without a modem. See their website for full details
  • Gamer packages $10 extra per month, includes gamer support and static IP

How does MyRepublic broadband compare?

The following table is a comparison of standard 12-month broadband plans from NZ providers. All plans are for 100mbps/20mbps plans with no home phone line. Unless indicated as an extra, all include a router, although a $15 one-off delivery fee can apply.

NB: Most deals include early termination fees, should you break your contract early.

Broadband provider

Unlimited Broadband Deal
$ Per Month

2degrees

$75*

Skinny

$78

Bigpipe

$79

MyRepublic

$79

Vodafone

$83*

Stuff Fibre

$84.95*

Slingshot

$84.95*

Now

$85 (+$120 router)

Nova Energy

$89

Orcon

$89.95*

Contact**

$89.99*

Spark

$90*

Trustpower**

$94 (2-year contract)

* $15 one-off modem delivery fee / **Only available as part of a power bundle (Prices correct as of 29/06/21)

What’s the deal with MyRepublic broadband?

MyRepublic offers some of the fastest internet around. Its gamer plans include prioritised traffic for better ping scores, which can result in less lag and a better gaming experience. Other options include:

  • Router rent-to-own options
  • $5 unlimited local calls
  • $10 unlimited NZ/OZ landline calls
  • $15 unlimited NZ/OZ landline calls + $500 NZ/OZ mobile minutes

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