The NBN is wasting Australia’s most precious commodity. Time

Time is the most precious commodity that we have. It waits for nobody and once time is gone… We never get it back. Our lives are busy, and everything around us is evolving faster than ever. If we lag, we get stuck in the past. It’s hard to catch up to the present when time is moving so fast. So what do we do about the future? Fact is, the Internet is fuelling our rapid evolution, and Australians are still wasting their time waiting for a promise that is too slow to catch up with the present. The NBN, has been [...]

2018-09-10T10:12:56+00:00 September 10th, 2018|

Communication leader gets the Spirit, and Spirit goes platinum. Customers reap the benefits of a brand new partnership

Spirit are here to give our customers the internet they deserve. We’re an independent provider of super-fast internet, cloud solutions, unified communications services and Phone Names. Sometimes, Spirit gets rewarded for the work we do when it comes to giving our customers off-the-charts-fast internet. We’re happy to announce that we’ve received some more acclaim in the form of an exciting new partnership …   Spirit Telecom has agreed to become an Access4 Platinum Partner. Spirit has been keeping an eye on Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) provider, Access4 for a long time now. They’re forward thinking product-leaders, just like Spirit. [...]

2018-09-05T15:24:47+00:00 September 5th, 2018|

Congratulations To Our Competition Winner

Congratulations to Paul from Capri building in Melbourne!! He is the lucky winner of our Fly Free competition, who has won an all-expenses-paid trip to Japan to find out what Super Fast feels like! Paul and his lucky companion will arrive in Japan’s capital Tokyo, home to the dazzling Light city, the world-famous Tsukiji fish markets and tuna auctions and the eclectic Harajuku Street. From there they will board Japan’s fastest commercial bullet train service the Shinkansen, which reaches up to 300km/h – giving them the feeling of Spirit’s Super Fast internet speeds. The $5,000 prize package includes: Two return flights [...]

2018-09-12T11:02:27+00:00 August 2nd, 2018|

Our mission to give all Australians the Internet they deserve

We are proud to announce we have recently gifted Melbourne’s Fastest Internet speeds to more locations across Melbourne & YOU could be next!  We have introduced our Super Fast Internet speeds to a number of buildings across Melbourne, providing access of speeds up to 200Mbps so users can stream, surf and play online without disruption.   An alternative to the NBN  Thanks to the installation of new state of the art tech, thousands of residents can now access the full might of the Spirit network, which is ranked as Melbourne’s Fastest ISP. The network is completely independent of the NBN and offers [...]

A real alternative to the NBN… And, it’s bloody fast!

Internet is now widely regarded as the fourth utility, yet complaints about Internet services have hit a record high, up 41% year on year according to the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman’s Annual Report 2016-2017. The annual report states that for the first time, Internet services were the largest source of complaints, with 87.8% coming from residential consumers. A lack of reliable speed can present a number of issues for property developers, owners’ corporations and building or facilities managers, from irate residents to poor CCTV performance. We are an alternative to the NBN and we have built our own unique network to offer a [...]

Internet Speed: Are You Getting What You Pay For?

With a multitude of Internet service providers (ISPs) and a world of bundles, packages and contracts out there, how can you tell what kinds of speeds and specs you need? Once you’re all signed up, how can you tell you’re actually getting what you pay for? This is a common question and our experts here at Spirit have developed a collection of articles to help us understand how Internet speed works and what to look out for. Picture this: you’re watching Netflix on a Friday evening, streaming the new season of your favourite show. For the first few minutes you’re struggling [...]

2018-05-09T09:08:22+00:00 May 9th, 2018|Tags: , , , |

Stop. Now imagine your business without the internet right now. Horrifying right?

Apart from the guarantee of heart palpitations, what would happen if you went through an indefinite Internet outage right now? How much would it cost your business? Would you need to shut down? This is the kind of hassle you don’t need in your day. You wouldn’t run your business without insurance, so why would you run your business without insurance for your internet? For so many Australians, their entire business is on the web. So, no web, no business! Having a back-up connection in place is going to ensure your business can continue to operate if there is an outage. [...]

2018-08-27T13:23:44+00:00 February 19th, 2018|

Government Slams Higher Speed Network Recommendation

Recently, the Federal Government dismissed a Parliamentary recommendation calling for the NBN to use fibre-to-the-curb (FttC) or fibre-to-the-premises (FttP) technology for the remainder of its rollout, saying that they’ll stick with the current Multi Technology Mix (MTM) approach. You may be asking… ‘what does that mean?’ and moreover ‘what does that mean to me?’ Well to put it simply, it means that the NBN will continue to install relatively outdated technology that delivers slower and less reliable speeds. For a number of very technical reasons, new NBN customers will share speeds, which may struggle during peak hours – generally in the [...]

2018-04-30T11:10:12+00:00 January 19th, 2018|Tags: , , , , |

Is your household Internet plan ‘future proof’?

If there’s one thing we can say for sure about Australians’ use of the Internet, it’s simply that it is growing quickly, and will continue to increase exponentially in the next couple of years.   Various factors are driving increased Internet usage: A continued growth in online browsing and shopping More people are running home offices, either as a standalone business or as part of their everyday work We are increasingly streaming more and more music and video content at home Online games with high definition video content is becoming the norm Most of us use more than one device at [...]

2018-01-09T11:13:24+00:00 January 9th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , |

Is the NBN fit for Australian businesses?

Australian business owners know the importance of a stable Internet connection. The promise of the National Broadband Network (NBN) rolling out across the country suggested this need would be met with secure, fast and reliable connectivity. However, every week it’s another headline about the NBN and it generally isn’t particularly reassuring news. As businesses often have Internet usage requirements greater than home users, particularly bandwidth and reliability, they may find that researching options beyond the NBN for their technological and cloud-based application needs, time well spent.   Did you know that your business has an alternative to the NBN? At Spirit [...]

2017-12-19T15:58:40+00:00 December 19th, 2017|Tags: , , , , |