2 November 2017
The Inaugural Broadband Compare Awards

The Sapphire Room, Ponsonby Central, Auckland

Finalists

The finalists in the Broadband Compare Awards 2017 have been named.

“If the entries to the inaugural Broadband Compare Awards are any indication of the state of New Zealand’s broadband sector, then we should be hugely optimistic about the future”, enthuses Broadband Compare Managing Director Gavin Male. “We were impressed by the number and quality of entrants taking part in the inaugural Broadband Compare Awards and we can only predict that will grow as the awards establish themselves within the industry. The judges have been impressed by the number and quality of entrants and selecting the winners will be a tough task.”

Winners of The Broadband Compare Awards 2017 will be announced at the Awards evening taking place at the Sapphire Room, Ponsonby Central, Auckland on the 2 November.

The Finalists for 2017 are:



Best Business Broadband Provider

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

WINNER & FINALISTS TO BE ANNOUNCED ON THE NIGHT

Entry criteria

Best Customer Support

The broadband provider that demonstrates a commitment to providing excellent customer service.

FINALISTS:

  • 2Degrees
  • Inspire Net Limited
  • MegaTEL
  • NOW NZ Ltd
  • Slingshot
  • Voyager
Entry criteria

Best Bundled Plan

A bundle plan consists of a broadband connection with another service e.g. landline or power.

FINALISTS:

  • MegaTEL
  • Slingshot
Entry criteria

Best Regional / Small ISP

This award is for the best overall Regional or Small Internet Service Provider in New Zealand.

FINALISTS:

  • Inspire Net Limited
  • MegaTEL
  • NOW NZ Ltd
  • WIZwireless Limited
Entry criteria

Best Broadband Innovation

Awarded to the NZ business or organisation that demonstrates the biggest innovation within the sector.

FINALISTS:

  • Bypass.net.nz
  • NOW NZ Ltd
  • Slingshot
  • Voyager
Entry criteria

Best Rural Broadband Provider

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

FINALISTS:

  • Inspire Net Limited
  • Wireless Nation
Entry criteria

Best Copper / DSL Broadband Provider

This award is for the strongest overall Copper / DSL Broadband service provider in New Zealand.

FINALISTS:

  • Flip
  • Slingshot
Entry criteria

Best Fibre Broadband Provider

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

FINALISTS:

  • Orcon
  • Stuff Fibre
Entry criteria

Broadband Compare People's Choice Award

VOTING OPEN NOW. This award is for the ISP who is voted the best overall service provider in NZ by the PUBLIC. The winner of this award is identified through detailed analysis of Broadband Compare reviews and online research conducted by independent agency, The Interpreters.

VOTE NOW Entry criteria

Consumer NZ Broadband Provider of the Year

This award is assessed by Consumer NZ representatives and includes the results of the Consumer NZ telco survey and other judging criteria.

FINALISTS:

  • Flip
  • Orcon
  • Slingshot
  • Trustpower
Entry criteria

Congratulations to the Finalists of the Broadband Compare Awards 2017 – We wish you the very best of luck with your entries and look forward to seeing you at the Awards night in November to celebrate the successes of the past year.