The Broadband Compare TUANZ Awards 2019

Thursday 7th November 2019 at Crowne Plaza, Auckland 

Finalists

The finalists in the Broadband Compare Awards 2020 have been named.

The awards, which are supported by Hauwei, recognise excellence in the New Zealand broadband industry, celebrating companies that provide the very best products and services. Gavin Male, founder and CEO of NZ Compare says “We believe that 2020, in particular, is a time to recognize success and celebrate NZ’s broadband industry. As an essential service the entire telecoms sector has been working hard to keep NZ connected during challenging times.  These companies have come up with innovative solutions and put their customers first and we’re delighted to see so many great companies put their best foot forward and enter the Awards.”

Winners of the Broadband Compare Awards will be announced on Friday 16th October. 

The Finalists for 2020 are:



NZ Compare People's Choice Award 2019

The broadband provider who is voted the best overall service provider in NZ by the public. VOTE HERE

Entry criteria

TUANZ NZ Broadband Provider of the Year 2019

The TUANZ NZ Broadband Provider of the Year is the supreme award chosen by the Judges from the winners of the other Broadband Compare TUANZ Awards categories, excluding the Broadband Compare People’s Choice Award, and is announced on the night. 

Entry criteria

NZ Wholesaler of the Year 2019

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

FINALISTS:

Vocus
Enable Networks Limited

Entry criteria

Best Fibre Broadband Provider 2019

This award is for the strongest overall Fibre Broadband service provider in New Zealand. This category is open to NZ ISPs and organisations who provide at least one specific Fibre broadband service to NZ consumers or organisations.

FINALISTS:

Trustpower Ltd
Orcon
NOW NZ
Stuff Fibre
2degrees New Zealand Limited

Entry criteria

Best Bundled Plan 2019

Open to NZ ISPs and organisations who provide at least one ‘bundled’ broadband service to NZ consumers or organisations. A bundle plan must consist of a broadband connection with another core service, product or feature e.g. landline, mobile or power service.

FINALISTS:

Trustpower Ltd
Orcon
NOW NZ
MegaTEL
Vodafone

Entry criteria

Best Customer Support 2019

This award will be presented to the New Zealand broadband provider that best demonstrates a commitment to providing excellent customer service. The category is open to New Zealand ISPs in both the consumer and business sector.

FINALISTS:

Farmside Ltd
Slingshot
Inspire Net Limited
NOW Broadband
Stuff Fibre

Entry criteria

Best Service Provider under 10,000 customers 2019

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.

FINALISTS:

Kiwi Internet & IT
MegaTEL

Entry criteria

Best Rural Service Provider 2019

This award is for the strongest overall Rural Service Provider in New Zealand. This category is open to New Zealand ISPs and organisations who provide or support broadband services specific to rural customers.

FINALISTS:

Farmside Ltd
PrimoWireless
Wireless Dynamics
Inspire Net Limited

Entry criteria

Best Broadband Innovation 2019

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 mths. Open to ISPs and organisations that work within, support or provide to the NZ broadband industry.

FINALISTS:

Devoli
Vocus
Stuff Fibre

Entry criteria

Best Specialist Broadband Provider 2019

This award is for the strongest, Specialist Broadband Plan provider in New Zealand.  A specialist provider is any plan created and marketed for a specific NZ audience - this could be a Business Broadband plan, Gaming Broadband or a Budget Broadband option.

FINALISTS:

Wireless Nation
Network for Learning
Orcon
MyRepublic

Entry criteria

Best Large Service Provider over 10,000 customers 2019

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

FINALISTS:

Network for Learning
NOW Broadband
2degrees
Stuff Fibre
Slingshot

Entry criteria

Best Wireless Broadband Provider 2019

This award is for the strongest overall Wireless Broadband service provider in New Zealand. This category is open to NZ ISPs and organisations who provide at least one specific Wireless broadband service to NZ consumers or organisations.

FINALISTS:

Farmside Ltd
PrimoWireless
Inspire Net Limited

Entry criteria

Congratulations to the Finalists of the Broadband Compare Awards 2020 – We wish you the very best of luck with your entries and look forward to seeing you at the Awards night in October to celebrate the successes of the past year.