Working From Home Survival Guide

How to stay productive and connected Thanks to cloud technology, high-speed Internet and a large range of collab apps (like Google Drive & Slack) working from home is becoming easier by the day. Why wouldn’t you want to roll out of bed a bit later, skip the morning commute and work in your activewear? That all being said, it's not all sunshine and rainbows. Ask most people who work from home on a regular basis, and they’ll tell you it's a double-edged sword. You might get a lot of work done, but you often sacrifice the social aspects that come from [...]

2019-01-09T16:46:34+00:00 January 9th, 2019|

NBN Faults: How to avoid congestion

Future-proof your home. Don’t get stuck in the NBN traffic jam. From TVs and laptops to cars and fridges, the future is endless when it comes to your home going online. Make sure your Internet can handle it. There’s been a bit of noise created lately that congestion on the NBN’s network is a real issue that is only getting worse. And with no plans to update the already out of date fibre to the node technology, there are also no signs that the NBN is going to be getting better, any time soon. What is Internet congestion, and why is [...]

2018-12-17T17:09:25+00:00 December 17th, 2018|

Sky’s the limit? We prefer no limit at all. We’re giving customers a Whopping 10 Gigabit Upgrade.

We’re upgrading our whole network to increase speeds more than ten times for customers, and allow new areas and new customers to ‘get the Spirit!’ We here at Spirit have one goal. To show as many Australians as possible that there is a genuine alternative to the NBN. You don’t have to settle for a slow, already out of date fixed-line carrier. Sky-speed, fixed wireless Internet is what it’s all about, and we’ve taken yet another giant leap towards being Australia’s leading NBN alternative with the introduction of our 10 Gigabit ring upgrade. What is the 10 Gigabit ring upgrade? To [...]

2018-11-29T11:30:18+00:00 November 16th, 2018|

Forget the hype – Spirit customers are already getting 5G technology

Spirit Telecom launched Australia’s first 5G services technology in 2017 – ahead of high street giants and the NBN Our head-honcho of sky-speed Internet, Spirit CEO Geoff Neate, stirred the pot at the 2018 CommsDay Summit recently. He let Australia know that we are already providing Spirit customers technology that has now been ratified as part of 5G. Geoff then took things a little further by saying that 5G will not be available to Telstra and Optus customers until next year, while the 5G tech we are using (beamforming) has been in use on our network since 2017. Needless to say, [...]

2018-10-23T11:15:37+00:00 October 23rd, 2018|

We’re lighting up Horsham with 5G Tech and a sky-speed Internet ring

Regional Victoria will be the first to get a taste of 5G tech and sky-speed Internet, thanks to Spirit's new $1.7 million deal with the Victorian State Government. See the press release below: Spirit Telecom has signed a $1.7 million deal with the Victorian State Government to deliver super-fast internet, using 5G technology to the state’s regional city of Horsham. After a thorough tender process, Spirit has been awarded the job to take on the project and is thrilled to be delivering its super-fast Internet in the region. The deal will enable the rural community and businesses of Horsham, a population [...]

2019-02-12T09:54:42+00:00 October 17th, 2018|

A History of Wireless Internet, and how we’ve used one of Australia’s greatest inventions to give the country super-fast internet.

A brilliant Australian inventor, exploding black holes in space and Stephen Hawking. What a tale. Did you know that the work of a Sydney born, Australian engineer by the name of John O’Sullivan, led to the invention of wireless Internet? It’s a technology used by billions of devices around the world every day, and it all started right here, down-under. We’ve managed to build our own sky speed network thanks to John’s amazing legacy. But long before our start in 2005, just how did the invention of wireless come about? Back in the 80s, John O’Sullivan was fascinated by Stephen Hawking’s [...]

2018-10-16T15:25:11+00:00 October 16th, 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 [...]

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: , , , |