Telecom unveils UFB pricing

Telecom has announced the pricing for its Ultra Fast Broadband (UFB) product called Ultra Fibre, launching tomorrow for homes, businesses and schools.

(Residential) 30 Mbps down / 10 Mbps up

- 50 GB data cap: $95 per month on a 12 month contract

- 150 GB data cap: $109 per month on a 12 month contract

- 500 GB data cap: $129 per month on a 12 month contract

(Residential) 100 Mbps down / 50 Mbps up

- 50 GB data cap: $95 per month on a 12 month contract

- 150 GB data cap: $139 per month on a 12 month contract

- 500 GB data cap: $159 per month on a 12 month contract

Both speeds include:

· Landline rental

· Free standard fibre installation (RRP $299)

· Free Ultra Fibre modem (RRP $129) or optional BYO modem

· Free fibre premise equipment

· McAfee Security Suite

· Flickr Pro

(Business) 100 Mbps down / 50 Mbps up with a 200 GB data cap: $167 per month.

(School) 100 Mbps down / 50 Mbps uncapped data: $129 per month.

Initially Ultra Fibre coverage will be limited to Chorus roll out areas, with the other three local fibre companies (LFCs) next on the road map.

Telecom is the largest telco to announce its UFB pricing, although it's almost a year behind Orcon and Callplus.

Competing Plans (for more check out UFB.org.nz):

Orcon: 30Mbps down/ 10 Mbps up, uncapped - $99

Orcon: 30Mbps down / 10Mbps up, 60 GB data -  $89
Orcon: 100Mbps down / 50Mbps up, 60 GB data -  $124

Snap: 30 Mbps down / 10 Mbps up, 50 GB data -  $75
Snap: 100 Mbps down / 50 Mbps up, 100 GB data -  $110

Voyager: 30 Mbps down / 10Mbps up, 50 GB data -  $100
Voyager: 100 Mbps down / 50Mbps up, 50 GB data -  $125

More as this develops.

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