Spark New Zealand Launches 'Gigabit' Fiber Broadband Plans

Spark New Zealand Launches 'Gigabit' Fiber Broadband Plans Image Credit: Spark

New Zealand's leading communications service provider, Spark claims that it has deployed the country's first 'Gigabit' broadband technology. Spark customers can now buy Ultra Fast Fibre MAX that uses a gigabit connection over the UFB (Ultra Fast Broadband) network. 

When used in optimal conditions, Ultra Fast Fibre MAX should provide speeds of between 700Mbps and 900Mbps download / 400Mbps upload. In trials, even higher speeds have been achieved, of up to 930Mbps. The actual speed a customer will get varies based on a number of factors, said Spark. 

Ultra Fast Fibre MAX is available at most parts of the country for consumers and businesses. Customers can purchase a bundled broadband and home phone Fibre MAX plan with unlimited data for $149.99/ month – or a broadband only Fibre MAX plan with unlimited data for $139.99/ month. 

Businesses can purchase a bundled broadband and landline Fibre MAX plan with unlimited data for $212.85 – or a broadband only Fibre MAX plan with unlimited data for $179.85.

All consumer Spark Ultra Fibre plans come with: Lightbox on us – online TV; Spark Security Suite - 5 free McAfee Security licenses; email - free Xtra email service; 24/7 help and support - over the phone and online, including a live webchat service; and lots more benefits for Spark customers including Spark Thanks and 1GB a day Free Public WiFi. 

Ray is a news editor at The Fast Mode, bringing with him more than 10 years of experience in the wireless industry.

For tips and feedback, email Ray at ray.sharma(at)thefastmode.com, or reach him on LinkedIn @raysharma10, Facebook @1RaySharma

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