The performance of your broadband connection can be impacted by a number of factors
The speed and your internet performance may be affected by factors beyond your service provider’s control, or resolved by changing to a different type of broadband connection.
There are a range of broadband technologies in New Zealand. Estimated speeds for each are summarised below.
|Broadband technology||Download speed||Upload speed|
|ADSL||Up to 10Mbps||Up to 1Mbps|
|VDSL||Up to 50Mbps||Up to 10Mbps|
|Fibre 30||Up to 30Mbps||Up to 10Mbps|
|Fibre 100||Up to 100Mbps||Up to 20Mbps|
|Fibre 200||Up to 200Mbps||Up to 200Mbps|
|Gigabit||Up to 1,000Mbps (1Gigabit)||Up to 500Mbps|
|Home Wireless Broadband||4G||4G|
|Rural Wireless Broadband||4G||4G|
|Cable is also available in some areas|
The National Broadband Map shows which technologies are available at your location, and indicative speds. Chorus also provides a service for ADSL and VDSL users to check their broadband speed.