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Old Nov 10th 2013, 5:46 am
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Hello, can anyone recommend an Internet provider for Dunedin area? We not download much but use you-tube and Skype/FaceTime a fair bit.
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Hello, can anyone recommend an Internet provider for Dunedin area? We not download much but use you-tube and Skype/FaceTime a fair bit.
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Some parts of dunedin have ultra fast broadband so you might want to check if your property has it available. Ours doesn't yet, we have Orcon and get onshore speeds of 10mbps, but testing speeds to the US it's only 1mbps, that's a NZ problems and not really a problem with an ISP. So YouTube sometimes doesn't stream very well.
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Hi we use slingshot and have done so for the 10 years we've been here. Some people have issues but we never have. They also do what's called Global mode and this allows you to watch some UK tv. We run several computers in our home at the same time as well as smart phones and a smart tv with no issues of speed for streaming. We use skype everyday too. You need to sign up for broadband and phone line to get the most out of slingshot offers. Hope this helps.
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Thanks for your replies. We went with vodafone in the end- went through an agency who sorts out electric/phone/Internet so it was quite easy!
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And funnily enough this week they have been digging up our road installing ultra fast broadband, typical!
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We were changing ISP a couple of months ago and so looked at UFB prices (we are just inside the Dunedin central zone), they were only marginally more than our old broadband. So we went UFB, and then upgraded to a slightly bigger package, and dumped Sky, so less money overall.

That was with Telecom, and all working great (after a couple of teething issues early on). BBC/ITV/C4 streaming works a treat.
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Ooh how do you get bbc/itv/c4?!
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Ooh how do you get bbc/itv/c4?!
I can't speak for Southerner, but I get these because I use Slingshot who have global roaming mode which is free (see SLH's mention of it above). Works fine here but I can't say for Dunedin.
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I can't speak for Southerner, but I get these because I use Slingshot who have global roaming mode which is free (see SLH's mention of it above). Works fine here but I can't say for Dunedin.
Overplay.net is what we use.
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