Skinny Jump.

Subsidised broadband for Kiwi homes.

At Skinny, we believe every New Zealander deserves to have the opportunities to learn and thrive in the modern digital world. That’s why we offer super-affordable broadband to thousands of Kiwi homes.

Skinny Jump is flexible prepaid broadband: Only $5 for 30GB of data, no contracts or credit checks, and the modem comes free of charge. Just top up as you go.

Our flexible prepaid top-up system means you can get a 30GB plan for only $5; you can then renew the plan five times every month. You can get up to a maximum of 150GB every month (and it will only cost you $25).

Skinny Jump is a not-for-profit service and we don’t use your information to promote or sell other products. 

If you think this sounds like a plan for you, continue to read the next bit to see if you qualify.


Is Skinny Jump for you?

Skinny Jump is for those who don't have a broadband connection at home because cost is a barrier.

We specifically support those most at risk of digital exclusion, as identified in the government's digital inclusion blueprint.

If one or more of the following sounds like you, then you would probably be eligible:

  • Families with children
  • Job seekers
  • Seniors
  • People with disabilities
  • Refugees and migrant communities
  • Those in social housing

There may be other circumstances that make you eligible. The best way to find out whether you're eligible for Skinny Jump is to talk to one of our local partners. 

With Skinny Jump you can use a up to 150GB per month. Activity like online gaming and streaming videos can burn through data and Skinny Jump wasn’t created for lots of these kinds of activity. If you think you think you'll need more than 150GB a month, Skinny Jump may not be right for you.

Finally, you will also need to live in an area that is covered by our network. Scroll down to check your address.

Where can you get Skinny Jump?

You can only sign up for Skinny Jump with one of our local partners. If your address is covered by our network, the address check map will show you the closest partner to your home.

Make an appointment by calling your local partner to sign up for Skinny Jump. 

When you visit the partner, they will help you to sign up for Skinny Jump. They'll also give you a modem and help you to create a Skinny account. 

So, let’s start by checking if Skinny Jump is available where you live.

Got questions about Skinny Jump?

Skinny Jump broadband costs $5 for 30GB of data and you can renew as you go with a maximum of 5 plan renewals per month. You'll get a modem at no cost, but you'll need to return it if you stop using Skinny Jump.

There are no standard standard rates or overages for Skinny Jump.

Skinny is all about delivering great value and amazing service to our customers. This means that we’ll go out of our way to offer affordable broadband to every Kiwi home that needs a little help.

Skinny Jump doesn’t offer landlines. If you also need a landline connection, we recommend that you look at what other providers have to offer.