NZ broadband fifth fastest but pricier than most

NZ broadband fifth fastest but pricier than most
NZ's fibre network has great performance but do we pay over the odds? (Image: Deposit Photos)
Henry Burrell
New Zealand has the fifth-fastest broadband speeds among OECD (Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development) nations, behind the fastest country Chile and ahead of Australia and the UK. New research by Uswitch said NZ has median download speeds of 113.14 megabits per second (Mbps), which could download a 1,500-megabyte (MB) movie file in one minute and 46 seconds.That’s not quite as speedy as the fastest nation, Chile, whose residents enjoy an average 189.36 Mbps connection and their 1,500 MB video files are downloaded in on...

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