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Orcon Broadband Review

Orcon has been offering internet services since the late 1990s, and has been at the forefront of delivering new internet technology to Kiwi consumers. It’s now owned by Vocus, the same company that owns Slingshot and Stuff Fibre.

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Orcon only provides unlimited broadband plans:

Unlimited ADSL/VDSL

$89.95 per month on a 12-month contract

Unlimited Fibre

$89.95/month – 100mbps/20mbps

$94.95/month – 900mbps/450mbps

$199.95/month – 4000mbps/4000mbps (+$199 installation of new ONT required)

Extras:

  • ADSL/VDSL with added UE Boom 3 wireless speaker for $5/month on 24-month contract
  • Apple TV 32GB on 24-month fibre contracts
  • Bring your own router for a $25 credit
  • Google wi-fi rental $5 per pack

How does Orcon 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 Orcon broadband?

On top of Orcon’s lightening fast broadband deals, it also offers great value bundles:

  • Add your power and get a 10% bundle discount on both your broadband and power
  • Add a phone plan and get a $5 monthly discount

Orcon offers a range of phone and power plans that you can use to bundle with your Orcon broadband.


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