What is Fixed Wireless Internet? | Spirit

What is Fixed Wireless?: The Internet Your Business Needs You may have already heard of fixed wireless Internet. The technology has been a part of the NBN’s multi-technology mix (MTM) network in regional areas, where their FTTN, FTTP and HFC networks would be far too costly to install for geographical reasons.But like the rest of their network, the NBN’s fixed wireless technology has also come under fire from the ACCC.1 Many customers are still facing congestion during the busy period, and many are not receiving anywhere near the maximum speeds advertised in their plans.That’s why it’s understandable that you may not [...]

2019-07-22T09:45:03+10:00 July 22nd, 2019|

Go international with Sky-Speeds – what country has the fastest Internet?

What country has the fastest Internet and how does Spirit stack up? When the NBN roll out was announced, Australia was promised world-class Internet speeds across metropolitan and rural regions. Nearly 10 years and 51 billion dollars later, our Internet speeds sit at the rather uninspiring position of 59th in the world. So, which country has the fastest Internet? Countries like Singapore and South Korea have Internet speeds well over double and triple our national average.However, there’s no need to pull out your passport and take a holiday in pursuit of faster Internet speeds. You can stay on home soil (or [...]

2019-06-26T16:31:23+10:00 July 15th, 2019|

Surprise! We’ve Acquired Another Company

We're Expanding Into Managed I.T Services In true Spirit fashion, we are starting the new year with a bang! We’re very pleased to announce our latest acquisition of Arinda IT. This is an incredibly exciting area of growth for us as it will expand our offering with a flagship entry into the Managed Service Provider sector. Now businesses can consolidate their IT services, unified communications AND Internet provider under Spirit with reliable Sky-Speeds. As this is our third acquisition in as many months, this year has been monumental for growth and we’re showing absolutely no signs of slowing. We look forward to [...]

2019-07-02T12:08:16+10:00 July 2nd, 2019|

How important is your TV Internet Connection?

In the age of Netflix and HDTV, will your TV Internet connection hold up? The way in which we consume TV has changed drastically over the years. We’re no longer tuning into low definition channels and waiting impatiently for the ad breaks to be over. We’ve moved into a generation of high definition and on demand viewing. It’s so important to ensure your TV Internet connection can keep up to speed with all of the changes. The latest figures show that 11.2 million Australians have Netflix subscriptions in their households. If you’re one of the millions wanting to stream movies and [...]

2019-06-27T10:13:40+10:00 June 26th, 2019|

We look at how you can use your business Internet to end the financial year with a bang.

We look at how you can use your business Internet to end the financial year with a bang. With June 31st fast approaching, people around the world are busy preparing for the new year. However, instead of heralding this new year with fireworks, champagne and countdowns, we’ll be doing our tax returns. Goodie! Of course, end of financial year represents much more than just tax returns. It is also important for businesses to reflect on their achievements and formulate goals for the next financial year. Underpinning all of this is the Internet, which streamlines processes and guarantees less headaches at this [...]

2019-06-21T16:32:53+10:00 June 20th, 2019|

How can the Internet help you grow your business online?

How can the Internet help you grow your business online? In 2018, online spend in Australia reached a 10% share of total retail sales. Over the past few decades, we have seen connectivity grow and an incline of people flock to online marketplaces to find their favourite products and services. So many diverse industries are capitalising on the growth opportunities that come with Internet connectivity, and with the rise of the eCommerce industry, there has never been a better time to grow your business. With approximately 87% (21.74m) of Australians actively browsing, it’s easy to understand why online stores are proving [...]

2019-06-21T16:32:21+10:00 June 11th, 2019|

Remove Speed Bumps at Work – Why Symmetrical Internet Speed Is a Need, Not a Want

Remove Speed Bumps at Work - Why Symmetrical Internet Speed Is a Need, Not a Want Is Internet speed a hot topic around the water cooler in your office? Symmetrical speeds play a big part when it comes to the productivity of your team, reducing downtime spent waiting (and waiting, and waiting...) for data to be downloaded and uploaded simultaneously. If you’re noticing a lag in loading online files or software at work, it’s because you’re probably using an asymmetrical business Internet plan. It’s time to treat your team and shape up with symmetrical speeds. How often have you sat down [...]

2019-06-05T11:48:59+10:00 June 4th, 2019|

It’s time to light up Morwell with Sky-Speed Internet and 5G technology!

It’s time to light up Morwell with Sky-Speed Internet and 5G technology! Morwell will be the latest town in Regional Victoria to enjoy Sky-Speed Internet, thanks to our $1.1 million project with the Victorian State Government.Spirit has signed its second million-dollar deal with the Victorian State Government to deliver super-fast Internet, using 5G technology to the State’s regional town of Morwell. This now brings a total of $2.8M in State Government contracts Spirit has won to build super-fast networks in regional Victoria.After a thorough tender process, Spirit has been awarded $1.1 million to complete the project and is thrilled to be [...]

2019-06-21T14:39:32+10:00 May 27th, 2019|

Is your business phone system ready for the ISDN disconnection?

The copper networks are being disconnected. Let’s discuss your ISDN and PBX, and how you can prepare for a post-copper world. Fast approaching on the horizon is an important date in Australia’s history; in 2020, the copper network will be shutdown. The decommissioning process of ISDN has actually already begun in many areas, and it will very soon affect businesses all across Australia. If you don’t outsmart the copper, the copper will outsmart you, undoing all of your hard work to achieve unified communications in your business. So how can you prepare for the ISDN disconnection, and ensure that your unified [...]

2019-06-21T16:25:36+10:00 May 15th, 2019|

Spirit announces acquisition of building connect and expands footprint in Sydney market

Spirit announces acquisition of Building Connect and expands footprint in Sydney market. One month after our LinkOne acquisition, which saw our network expand further across Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne, we’re super proud to announce our latest acquisition of Building Connect! We’re dedicated to expanding our existing network so more Australians have access to the Internet they deserve; super-fast, Sky-Speed and soaring high above the congestion. This latest acquisition will see our Sydney footprint continue to grow, particularly western Sydney! Being Australia’s 3rd largest economic region, home to 47% of Sydney’s population, and making up 31% of Sydney’s gross regional product, it [...]

2019-06-13T16:56:47+10:00 May 9th, 2019|