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Orcon Extends Genius Offering

8 December, 2011

Orcon Extends Genius Offering

New Plymouth, Wanganui residents benefit from increased competition

Orcon today announces it has extended its revolutionary Orcon Genius offering to residents in New Plymouth and Wanganui.

Launched in July, Orcon Genius is New Zealand’s first mass-market device that makes full use of the internet’s potential, putting phone calls over a broadband connection.

The device also doubles as a wireless modem – creating a complete telecommunications package in a small and sleek device – and is fibre-ready so users can make the most of ultra-fast broadband (UFB) as it is rolled out.

Since its launch, the Orcon Genius has been in high demand and according to Orcon GM of retail, Taryn Hamilton, this is due to the competitive pricing of the service.

“For too long, New Zealanders have been paying far too much for their broadband and home phone service – Orcon Genius is all about changing that.

“We’ve extended our network and are pleased that we are now able to offer this service to those living in New Plymouth and Wanganui.

“Today’s announcement is more proof that we are committed to driving down costs for all New Zealanders. With packages starting at $75 per month, people can expect to see a reduction of around $35 on their monthly bill – and that’s big news in our book,” says Taryn Hamilton, GM of retail.

Orcon Genius goes on sale to residents in New Plymouth and Wanganui from tomorrow (9 Dec.).

Orcon Genius has been developed in partnership with Australia’s second largest broadband provider iiNet.

Orcon Genius pricing

For just $75 a month you get a huge 30GB of broadband and standard rates on all national calls – or 5GB of broadband plus unlimited national landline calls**.

Voicemail, Call Waiting and Caller ID are thrown in for free and VoIP calls are not counted towards the data cap. Extra data is available.

Orcon Genius plans

24 month contract12 month contractNo fixed-term contract
Monthly fee$75$75$75
InstallationFree standard installationFree standard installation$99 standard installation
RentalFree rental$10 per month rental$10 per month rental
Early termination / exit fee$199 early exit fee$149 early exit feeN/A

Orcon Genius lite plans

18 month contract12 month contractNo fixed-term contract
Monthly fee$75$75$75
InstallationFree standard installationFree standard installation$99 standard installation
RentalFree rental$5 per month rental$5 per month rental
Early termination / exit fee$179 early exit fee$149 early exit feeN/A

About Orcon®
Orcon is New Zealand's fourth biggest ISP, and the third largest internet wholesaler in New Zealand. Orcon employs more than 250 people in New Zealand and provides services to more than 100,000 New Zealand businesses and homes.


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