Spark (formerly Telecom NZ) and Vodafone dominate New Zealand’s broadband market; together they account for around three-quarters of all connections. Smaller ISPs get better average speeds in our table. That’s in part because Ookla doesn’t differentiate between mobile data and fixed-line broadband, nor does the nationwide figure take the huge gulf between rural and urban speeds into account. Spark and Vodafone have many mobile and rural data customers, while 2degrees is mobile-only, which also means lower average speeds.I understand PC Mag intends to repeat these tests. That will be interesting as it means we’ll get an external look at how the government’s UFB and RBI projects change overall performance. We’ll also see if our new networks lift our broadband performance relative to the rest of the world.