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Orcon announces NZ Ultra Fast Broadband (UFB) plans

, posted: 7-Mar-2012 12:01

Last year the NZ Tech Podcast launched an NZ UFB page - this has been updated today to include new Ultra Fast Broadband offerings from Orcon. These are plans that will ultimately be available to some 75% of New Zealanders over the coming years.

A summary of the main plans from Orcon is as follows.

Orcon (Nationwide) - residential

  1. 30Mb/s (down), 10Mb/s (up), 5G data, 1 phone line, unlimited NZ landline calls: $75
  2. 30Mb/s (down), 10Mb/s (up), 30G data, 1 phone line: $75
  3. 30Mb/s (down), 10Mb/s (up), 60G data, 1 phone line: $89
  4. 30Mb/s (down), 10Mb/s (up), 100G data, 1 phone line: $99
  5. 30Mb/s (down), 10Mb/s (up), 1000G (1TB) data, 1 phone line: $199
  6. 100Mb/s (down), 50Mb/s (up), 30G data, 1 phone line: $110
  7. 100Mb/s (down), 50Mb/s (up), 60G data, 1 phone line: $124
  8. 100Mb/s (down), 50Mb/s (up), 100G data, 1 phone line: $134
  9. 100Mb/s (down), 50Mb/s (up), 1000G (1TB) data, 1 phone line: $234

Orcon (Nationwide) - business

  1. 30Mb/s (down), 10Mb/s (up), 30G data, 2 phone lines: $169+gst
  2. 30Mb/s (down), 10Mb/s (up), 60G data, 2 phone lines: $179+gst
  3. 30Mb/s (down), 10Mb/s (up), 100G data, 2 phone lines: $199+gst
  4. 30Mb/s (down), 10Mb/s (up), 1000G (1TB) data, 2 phone lines: $419+gst
  5. 100Mb/s (down), 50Mb/s (up), 30G data, 2 phone lines: $199+gst
  6. 100Mb/s (down), 50Mb/s (up), 60G data, 2 phone lines: $209+gst
  7. 100Mb/s (down), 50Mb/s (up), 100G data, 2 phone lines: $229+gst
  8. 100Mb/s (down), 50Mb/s (up), 1000G (1TB) data, 2 phone lines: $449+gst

Note business plans offers more features than residential plans including availability of multiple IP addresses, etc.

More detailed coverage can be found on the NZ Tech Podcast page covering UFB in NZ. This page also contains links to coverage maps, etc. Also, be sure to check out NZ Tech Podcast - Episode 43 where John Greenhough - CTO of Crown Fibre Holdings was interviewed.



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