Menu
​Comparison website shines spotlight on Kiwi ISPs

​Comparison website shines spotlight on Kiwi ISPs

InternetNZ launches new website to help New Zealanders make more informed choices about Internet providers.

InternetNZ has launched a new website, ISP Spotlight, designed to help New Zealanders make more informed choices about Internet providers.

With Kiwis typically considering price, speed and availability, when choosing Internet Service Providers, ISP Spotlight aims to take users “beyond these basics” to help consider the way that each provider is run.

InternetNZ Deputy CEO Andrew Cushen says ISP Spotlight has two purposes - to educate Internet users nationwide and to prompt ISPs to take positive action.

Cushen says the website looks at six technical issues that all ISPs need to consider such as how they are keeping information safe, comparing 15 of the major Internet providers.

“We see this website as the next step for those consumers who want to make conscious decisions about who they buy their Internet service from,” Cushen explains.

“Consumers regularly look beyond price when they choose products like fair-trade coffee, and we want to give people this choice when it comes to Internet providers.”

Cushen says InternetNZ wants to show consumers that even simple issues like online billing can display a provider's commitment to equal access and human rights, since online billing is essential for those with disabilities.

“This website is about teasing those issues out for all New Zealanders and helping you, as a consumer, hold the ISPs to account," he adds.

Following the launch, M2 Group Consumer General Manager, Taryn Hamilton - who represents Flip, Orcon and Sligshot - applauded the move, insisting on the importance of keeping the Internet “open” in New Zealand.

“It's helped us hold a torch to our processes, and make sure that we are transparent and candid about how we operate,” he says.

Follow Us

Join the New Zealand Reseller News newsletter!

Error: Please check your email address.

Tags ISPinternetnzinternet

Featured

Slideshows

Arrow exclusively introduces Tenable Network Security to A/NZ channel

Arrow exclusively introduces Tenable Network Security to A/NZ channel

Arrow Electronics introduced Tenable Network Security to local resellers in Sydney last week, officially launching the distributor's latest security partnership across Australia and New Zealand. Representing the first direct distribution agreement locally for Tenable specifically, the deal sees Arrow deliver security solutions directly to mid-market and enterprise channel partners on both sides of the Tasman.

Arrow exclusively introduces Tenable Network Security to A/NZ channel
Examining the changing job scene in the Kiwi channel

Examining the changing job scene in the Kiwi channel

Typically, the New Year brings new opportunities for personnel within the Kiwi channel. 2017 started no differently, with a host of appointments, departures and reshuffles across vendor, distributor and reseller businesses. As a result, the job scene across New Zealand has changed - here’s a run down of who is working where in the year ahead…

Examining the changing job scene in the Kiwi channel
​What are the top 10 tech trends for New Zealand in 2017?

​What are the top 10 tech trends for New Zealand in 2017?

Digital Transformation (DX) has been a critical topic for business over the last few years and IDC is now predicting a step change as DX reaches macroeconomic levels. By 2020 a DX economy will emerge and it will become the core of what New Zealand industries focus on. From the board level through to the C-Suite, Kiwi organisations must be prepared to think and act digital when the DX economy emerges in 2017.

​What are the top 10 tech trends for New Zealand in 2017?
Show Comments