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

The Orange Coronation Ballroom, Auckland 

Winners

Friday night saw more than 200 senior-level professionals from the New Zealand Internet and Communications Technology sector come together at the Broadband Compare Awards to celebrate the best of the best in the New Zealand broadband sector.

The Awards were hosted by Broadband Compare, a free-to-use broadband comparison website operated by NZ Compare and TUANZ, the independent not-for-profit membership association with over 170 New Zealand corporate and individual members. Huawei provided vital support as the Premier Gold Sponsor for the event.

The 2020 Broadband Compare Award Winners are:



Broadband Compare People's Choice Award 2018

This award is for the ISP who is voted the best overall service provider by the NZ Public. 

WINNER:

Slingshot 

Entry criteria

TUANZ NZ Broadband Provider of the Year

This is the supreme award chosen by the Judges from the winners of the other categories, excluding the Broadband Compare People's Choice Award, and will be announced on the night.

WINNER:

Network For Learning (N4L)

 

Entry criteria

Best Fibre Broadband Provider

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

WINNER:

Stuff Fibre

Entry criteria

Best Bundled Plan

Open to NZ ISPs and organisations who provide at least one ‘bundled’ broadband service to NZ consumers or organisations.

WINNER:

Trustpower

Entry criteria

Best Customer Support

This award will be presented to the New Zealand broadband provider that best demonstrates a commitment to providing excellent customer service.

WINNER:

NOW NZ LTD

Entry criteria

Best Service Provider under 10,000 customers

This award is for the best Internet Service Provider in New Zealand who serviced less than 10,000 connected customers in the previous 12 months.

WINNER:

MegaTEL

 

Entry criteria

Best Broadband Innovation

This award will be presented to the NZ business or organisation that demonstrates the biggest innovation within the NZ Broadband sector of the last 12 months.

WINNER:

2degrees

Entry criteria

The awards were particularly relevant this year, as they come at a time where there has been more demand that ever for digital connectivity to keep us connected to family, enable flexible working and provide entertainment during the Covid pandemic.

Gavin Male, CEO for NZ Compare said, “We felt that 2020, in particular, was a time to recognise success and celebrate NZ’s broadband industry. As an essential service the entire telecoms sector has been working hard to keep Kiwis connected, come up with innovative solutions and put their customers first. It was fantastic to see entries from a huge range of providers including, Neon, Play Stuff, Farmside, Vodafone, Wireless Nation, MyRepublic, NOW, Orcon, Megatel, Nova Energy, Slingshot, 2degrees, Gravity Internet, WombatNET, Contact Energy, Network for Learning and Spritely.”