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Topic # 138747 15-Jan-2014 14:48 Send private message

Hi All

I have some friends moving to; Bluff Hill Napier

They are currently looking for an ISP that can give them,

A Phone line - Just use it for basic things like nation wide calling to the south island and auckland, like any home phone,
Internet -  Not big uses of it 30gb would be plenty, they use it for small things like email and flash games

Any recommendations?

Cheers





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  Reply # 967591 15-Jan-2014 14:56 Send private message

Any of the national ISPs should be fine.

Pretty sure Bluff Hill is UFB ready too, but for small usage and needing a normal phone, Telecom will be as good as any ($75 will get them 30GB and a phone line I think).

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  Reply # 967619 15-Jan-2014 15:16 Send private message

NOW (nownz.co.nz) is local.  Looks like all their plans (http://nownz.co.nz/home.html) have free 1 hour national toll calls, too.

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  Reply # 967834 15-Jan-2014 21:47 Send private message

by all accounts NOW do a good job, and as locals they should be good for support too.

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  Reply # 968483 16-Jan-2014 20:50 Send private message

a mate of mine works at Now! Reckons they are a pretty good outfit




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  Reply # 968486 16-Jan-2014 20:53 Send private message

I have forwarded this on to themmand they have decided to go with now


Thank you so much for the help




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  Reply # 968515 16-Jan-2014 21:40 Send private message

Nice to see the regional ISPs getting more notice :)





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