The Broadband Compare TUANZ Awards 2018 - Thurs 8th November 2018

The Orange Coronation Ballroom, Auckland 

Best Fibre Broadband Provider

This award is for the strongest overall Fibre Broadband service provider in New Zealand.

This category was open to New Zealand Internet Service Providers and organisations who provide at least one specific Fibre broadband service to New Zealand consumers or organisations.


An entry in this category must be related to the provision of Fibre Broadband Services delivered in New Zealand within the 12 month period 1st September 2017 to 31 August 2018.

Judging Criteria:

Each award application must begin with a brief overview of the company, product or service that relates to the category you are entering. This will allow judges to understand what is on offer, what experience you have in the provision of Fibre Broadband services and the scale of the business (maximum 500 word count).

Entries (maximum 1,500 word count excluding testimonials) will then be assessed against the following criteria:

  1. Product or Service delivered (40%)
    • Describe the Fibre broadband products and services that you offer to the New Zealand market i.e. Pricing, data caps, speeds, added value etc.
    • How do your products match the need of the audience you are looking to service?
  2. Leadership, Innovation and Communication (40%)
    • How does your organisation show leadership and innovation in the delivery of an Fibre broadband service offering?
    • How does your organisation differentiate it's fibre broadband offering in a crowded marketplace?
  3. Customer Service and Testimonials (20%)
    • How do you deliver customer service that is over and above the norm?
    • Describe how your customers have benefitted from any improvements to your Fibre service or offerings that you made in the qualifying period
    • Please provide up to three testimonials (maximum 250 word count per testimonial) from Fibre Broadband customers or industry sources why you should win over and above other providers.


Important information for all entries:

Please read this information thoroughly before completing the entry template online at

General Conditions of Entry:

All sections of the entry must be completed and submitted in writing and comply with required entry templates, word limits and other guidelines specified by Broadband Compare.

Candidates should ensure that information provided is relevant and sufficient to allow the judges to properly assess their entry.

All information provided will be kept confidential by Broadband Compare and the judging panel.

Entrants accept that their details may be used in publicity of the awards.

The judges’ decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.

Judges reserve the right to re-allocate entries to alternative, more appropriate, categories.

How to enter

First entry by any company to any Award Category Submission: $FREE OF CHARGE*
Your first entry to any category is free of charge provided the company you are entering for purchases at least one ticket to attend the awards night - if you win we want to ensure that all the winners will be in attendance or have a representative present to accept their award.

Additional Entry by one company to more than one Award Category: $95.00 +GST

Regardless of the size or profitability of your business within the NZ telecommunications industry, there is a category to suit you. The only challenge is choosing the category that gives you the best chance of success. Information available at 

The best advice is to start your entry early so that you can continue to refine your submission prior to the deadline date of 18:00 on 17 September 2018. Just make sure you register and submit your entry and pay prior to this deadline to ensure your entry is valid. You need to submit your completed entry via the awards interface at

This is what will be submitted to the judges as your final entry and must include any supplementary material that you feel will help the judges to assess your entries.

When you enter your registration details on the Broadband Awards website, an invoice will be generated and emailed to you. This can be paid via direct payment to our bank account.