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

The Orange Coronation Ballroom, Auckland 

Winners

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

The awards were hosted at the Crowne Plaza 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.

The 2019 Broadband Compare TUANZ 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

Gavin Male, Head Judge and CEO NZ Compare says, “Our judging panel was impressed this year by the quality of entries from a more than 25 different internet service providers – from firmly established national players like 2degrees, Vodafone, Trustpower and Slingshot to newer entrants in the market and specialist providers like Stuff Fibre, NOW, Farmside, Network for Learning and Primo Wireless.”

“This year’s winners highlight the growing range of options available to the consumer in the NZ broadband market.  So much has changed and there are more options than ever which is where Broadband Compare helps Kiwis make a fully informed choice on their broadband plan.” 

“A range of entries displayed true innovation in the way that NZ service providers are understanding their customers’ needs and delivering ground-breaking services and packages. We were delighted to see a consistent commitments to innovation, quality control and customers across New Zealand.”

Male continues “We would like to thank all of our sponsors and entrants, and congratulations again to all of the category winners.”