Getting the best out of your broadband

The Chorus network works hard to deliver the best broadband service available, but it doesn’t work in isolation. There are a whole host of other things that could be standing in the way of you and a better broadband experience at home. The good news is that many of this things are within your control to change.

Knowing what steps you can take to improve your broadband performance – from upgrading your connection to moving your modem – will give you a much better browsing experience.

Getting the best out of your broadband isn’t just about speed. A combination of the best connections, best plan, and best set up will give you the best experience.


Almost two thirds of households on our network could get a better connection, whether fibre or VDSL, but are yet to do so. Our broadband checker will tell you if you fall into this group – if so, it might be time to call your provider to discuss upgrading to a better connection.


When looking at plans, its important to think about both how much data you need today, and how much you'll need in another 12 months. Use our data calculator to find out.


Getting the best out of your broadband isn’t all about the plan you’re on; even with the best broadband service in the world you can run into issues when getting online. Thankfully, there’s a number of things you can do to make buffering a thing of the past at your place, ranging from the simple to the more complex. 

Better WiFi

You can buy the best broadband service in the world and still have a weak WiFi signal. There are things you can do to improve it.

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Check your speed

Ever wondered how fast your broadband is really going? Here’s our tips on running a speed test to find out. 

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100Mbps or more

When signing up for fibre, you’ll select your plan based on both data allowances and speed. Find out why we recommend at least 100Mbps.


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Smarter streaming

Make your TV smarter and get the most out of your better broadband connection by streaming all your favourite shows on the big screen.

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Get the Gig

The Gig is the best home broadband available on the Chorus fibre network, combining the best broadband technology with the fastest residential plan available. 

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Better speed

Internet speed is all about how much data you can download in one second and, whichever your connection, there’s many things that can impact it. 

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