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Skinny ups its broadband play
Mon, 16th Jan 2017
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Telco privider Skinny has made its move into the unlimited broadband world, announcing today its Unlimited plan as the company looks to cash in on Kiwi' love for uncapped data.

“New Zealanders used 70% more data in 2016 than in 2015, and we know that the appetite for data is only going to keep growing,” explains Ross Parker, general manager at Skinny Mobile.

“Skinny's Unlimited Broadband plan is a response to this demand, giving Kiwis access to uncapped data, at a very skinny price,” he says.

“Access to options that suit different lifestyles is also important, therefore we're also introducing a $40 plan with 40GB of data, allowing the opportunity for New Zealanders to be online for a small monthly outlay,” adds Parker.

According to Skinny, the company is looking to keep broadband options competitive for customers. It has been rated first in Prepay Value and has taken home Canstar Blue's Most Satisfied Customers Award for Prepay Mobile Providers two years running.

“[We] have translated this winning formula into [our] broadband service, meaning a big win for Kiwi consumers looking for more data at great prices,” Skinny says.

Skinny's Unlimited Broadband plan will be available for $58 per month for the first year and $88 per month for the second year, when customers sign up for 24-months.

The plan will be offered on ADSL, VDSL and Fibre technologies and customers will get the best speed available in their area with no difference in price.

Alongside the term option they're also launching an unlimited broadband plan with no term for $68 per month, with a $99 modem and $49 connection fee.

Skinny says the new Unlimited plan will appeal to data hungry customers looking for no data caps.

“The launch is also perfectly timed for the high numbers of people moving house at the start of the year and students heading into a year of study,” explains Parker.

“Twelve months on from Skinny Broadband's successful launch, the addition of these new great value data plans to the brands broadband offering is another reason for Kiwis to choose the market challenger,” he adds.