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What Makes The Spirit Network “Different. Better.”

Well for a start our network is not the NBN. And that’s a good thing for you! Yes, you really do have an alternative to the NBN, and it’s a great one.   Sorting Through The Confusion There’s a lot of uncertainty in the Internet market in Australia about who does what. In particular, no one is quite sure what the NBN actually is, and who the ever-growing group of resellers are. Just exactly who is selling what, and is it actually any good? Australia is entering a new era of Internet usage based on a mixture of fibre, copper, wireless [...]

2017-12-11T16:38:37+00:00 November 9th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , |

We’re Serious About Internet

Spirit Managing Director, Geoff Neate, spoke to Telecom Times last week about who Spirit is; and who we want to be in the High Speed Internet market. Geoff committed that we're not here to take on the NBN. We're a genuine alternative to the NBN, and we work to deliver the amazing speeds Australia deserves. "Where we go, where we enter into a particular market, be it a building or geographic expansion, we’re going to go in with a strategy that allows us to win. We win by providing better Internet - Serious Internet." What It Means To Have "Serious Internet" The [...]

2018-05-02T17:02:37+00:00 November 6th, 2017|Tags: , , |

Press Release: Spirit Telecom launches up to 200Mbps fibre optic residential Internet

Triptych apartments in Southbank, Melbourne in collaboration with Spirit Telecom has now made up to 200Mbps Internet available to each resident in their prestigious high rise building. Spirit has lifted the ‘how fast is fast?’ argument to a new level with the introduction of the 200Mbps unlimited fibre optic plan. As ‘smart’ network enabled devices continue to demand additional bandwidth, this new Internet speed benchmark has enabled Triptych residents to enjoy the fastest Internet available and future proof their building with speeds twice that of the NBN. Recently installed, residents are already enjoying the benefits of speeds of up to 200Mbps. [...]

2017-11-08T15:26:13+00:00 January 3rd, 2017|Tags: , , , , |

High Speed Fibre Internet = Increased Property Value?

A hot topic that has gotten people talking lately centres on the proposition that high Internet speed or more specifically Fibre Internet, increases property value. Research in the US and the UK highlights the positive correlation between the two. When google launched its gigabit Fibre service in July 2012, Google Access General Manager announced that a direct Fibre Optic connection to a home will improve the home value by between USD2,000 – USD5,000. A recent study by Wichita State University noted that “Kansas City housing market is clearly on the rebound” and that home values were expected to rise 2.7 percent in 2014, [...]

Our fibre is faster than NBN, says Spirit Telecom chief

Source: CRN article By Brendon Foye on Jun 27, 2016 12:00PM The latest telecommunications company to list on the Australian Securities Exchange has plans to take on the fibre heavyweights. Spirit Telecom listed on the ASX this morning after completing a reverse takeover of mining shell Arunta Resources. Spirit raised $2.62 million in the process, giving it a market capitalisation of $16.7 million. The company offers high-speed internet and telephone services through its fibre network to residential and commercial buildings. It also offers access to cloud providers such as Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure; software-as-a-service such as MYOB and Xero; managed services; and NBN reseller services. Chief [...]

2017-11-08T15:26:57+00:00 June 27th, 2016|Tags: , , , , , |

Sweet Smell of Spirit Coffee Morning at Melbourne’s Premier Residential Buildings

Last Saturday marked the final round of Spirit Coffee Morning at some of Melbourne’s premier residential buildings utilising Spirit’ Ultra-Fast Fibre network including Victoria Points, Triptych, Bank, 109 Clarendon and Scala Apartments. Spirit Coffee Morning is a two-hour customer-engagement activation at MultiDwelling units (MDUs) held on a weekend. Residents were treated to freshly made espresso coffee for free in the foyer, while engaging in meaningful interaction with Spirit representatives in respect to the company’s Ultra-Fast Fibre Internet options available in the building. Queries taken from customers centred on issues such as comparisons between copper (ADSL) and Ultra-Fast Fibre Internet, Spirit vs [...]

2017-11-08T15:27:09+00:00 June 5th, 2016|Tags: , , |

The Tipping Point Has Arrived

The tipping point in how Australians consume entertainment has arrived! Watching TV as our preferred entertainment is about to be taken over by the Internet. Global strategy group Deloitte, has published the third edition of Deloitte’s Media Consumer Survey (Click here for highlights) , previously known as the State of the Media Democracy report. It is a snapshot of how Australians are consuming different media and entertainment and considers questions such as: How we like to be entertained Our preferred technologies and devices How we use social networks and their influence What and who we respond to Where advertising fits. To [...]

2017-11-08T15:27:17+00:00 May 4th, 2016|

Spirit Awarded Contract Extension by College Square Lygon for Fibre Internet Services

MELBOURNE – Spirit, a specialist in residential Ultra-Fast Internet services today announced it has received a renewal for its contract at College Square Lygon, located in Carlton. Under the renewed agreement, Spirit will continue to provide its UFi (Ultra-Fast Internet) services with equal download and upload speeds of up to 100Mbps tailored for student needs. Since 2010, Spirit’s fibre network in College Square Lygon and Swanston Street campuses have been providing instant Internet connection, accessible to 1500 students. Additionally,Spirit’s Internet and telephone services at College Square are supported by a dedicated customer service team. Plans start at $25, with data caps, providing fast Internet [...]

2017-11-08T15:27:26+00:00 January 8th, 2016|Tags: , |

Press Release: Spirit goes symmetric

Melbourne’s Premier Multi-Dwelling-Units to receive Ultra-Fast Symmetric Upload and Download Speeds of up to 200Mbps from Spirit. For Immediate Release: Melbourne, VIC –1st December 2014, Spirit Telecom, a provider of Ultra-Fast Internet to Multi-Dwelling Units (MDUs), has launched its UFi (pronounced ‘Yoo-Fee’) product, providing customers residing in premier MDUs symmetric upload and download speeds of up to 200Mbps. On the back of launching a 200Mbps service earlier this year, Spirit has again outpaced its competition, including NBN, with a much faster symmetrical service. UFi (meaning Ultra-Fast Internet), sets a new benchmark for Internet services in Australia. Spirit UFi uses its own [...]

2017-11-08T15:27:34+00:00 December 7th, 2015|Tags: , , , , |

Spirit named Australia’s Fastest ISP

Spirit is proud to be named Australia’s “Fastest Overall ISP” 2015 by PCMag, with a “Blazing top speed” index of 40.0 (faster than the NBN!). In Melbourne, we beat our nearest competitor by almost double the speed. We aim to provide Australia with an Internet connection that’s truly “Different Better”, and the results speak for themselves. Thank you for all your support! http://au.pcmag.com/networking/36536/news/fastest-isps-2015-australia ‪

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