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ADSL Broadband Plans

ADSL is what many people think of as ‘standard’ broadband. Although it’s now an older technology with lower maximum speeds than VDSL or fibre broadband, it’s still a great, reliable option for many households throughout New Zealand.  At Trustpower, you can choose from two available ADSL plans - 100GB or Unlimited Data.

Naked ADSL

If you want broadband for your home, but use mobile phones for all your calls, a naked broadband plan is a great option. Trustpower can provide naked broadband plans to homes throughout most of New Zealand.  

Unlimited Data ADSL

Browse and stream to your heart’s content with an unlimited data ADSL plan. If you use a lot of data or have a small horde of people in your home with multiple devices accessing the net, an unlimited data plan is the way to go.

ADSL Broadband Deals for NZ

To compare broadband plans and prices or find out about our current ADSL broadband deals available in your area, visit our plan builder and enter your home address.

If you want to spend less time paying bills and more time doing the things you love, try bundling your home’s internet and energy with Trustpower.We’re able to supply your home’s electricity, broadband, internet connection, gas, mobile, and landline phone with just one simple combined bill to pay each month.

Your ADSL questions, answered

What is ADSL?

ADSL stands for Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line and is a data communications technology which allows a broadband connection over copper telephone lines.

What speeds can I expect from a ADSL broadband connection?

Industry average speeds for ADSL at peak times (source MBNZ Summer edition 2021) are download 9Mbps / upload 0.7Mbps. You may experience a higher or lower speed than this. 

What might influence my broadband speed?

Factors that may influence your speed include the device you are using and its capabilities, your operating system and web-browser, if you’re connecting wirelessly to your router, and the number of devices connecting via WiFi. You will need to supply your own router. Your router must meet the specifications for a router compatible with Trustpower’s ADSL service. These specifications are available here. Using a non-compatible router means you may not be capable of receiving the stated speeds for Trustpower’s ADSL service.

ADSL vs VDSL - Which is better?

VDSL speeds have the potential to be faster, although both operate over copper network lines. ADSL is available to more homes and is the only wired broadband connection available in some areas of New Zealand.

Ways to sign up


The process should take less than 10 minutes if you have all your information.

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