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Satellite Broadband Now at Double the Speed

Satellite Broadband Now at Double the Speed

Wireless Nation’s cutting-edge Satellite network is not only taking internet access to all the places traditional broadband can’t reach – it’s now twice as fast.

The ISP’s new increased download speed of up to 10Mbps is much quicker than competing Satellite networks, and is also comparable to standard city broadband.

The increased speed means faster web browsing, quicker downloading of email attachments, and allows video streaming in even higher quality.

The extra speed comes at no extra cost and is available pretty much anywhere in New Zealand.

“Wireless Nation has always been passionate improving rural connectivity,” says Managing Director Bill Smale. “We brought the Optus Satellite network to New Zealand and now we’re thrilled to announce this speed increase at no extra cost to our customers.”

Satellite Broadband has come a long way since early expensive versions which provided very slow download speeds, and is only going to keep getting faster.

“We are continuing to innovate and use the latest satellite technology to provide the fastest, most reliable broadband possible to rural New Zealand,” says Smale.

It’s already making life easier for Wireless Nation’s rural customers across the country.

Petra Davidson, who breeds horses near Whangapiro, is thrilled with the increased speed. “When we first got satellite internet, we thought download speeds of 2Mbps were the best we could hope for. Now, our satellite broadband is 5 times faster, the price has come down and the support is still prompt and friendly… that’s impressive and much appreciated!”

Wireless Nation harnesses leading technology to get Satellite Broadband wherever it’s demanded.

The internet feed is beamed from a geostationary satellite to a dish installed at the customer's home.

Its coverage comes through the powerful Optus Satellite which has “hot” signal strength over New Zealand and is not prone to rain fade.

Wireless Nation also offers on VoIP (Voice over IP) phones, which are cheaper and more functional than a normal landline. Its Satellite network, unlike competitors, is designed to optimise their performance.

Wireless Nation is determined to continue bridging the digital divide and can find a solution for whatever a customer’s unique needs are.

Farmers do not have to wait for broadband to reach them – they can have quick and reliable internet now.

About Wireless Nation

Wireless Nation is a New Zealand based Internet Service Provider that provides fast broadband to homes and businesses throughout the country. Since 2005, Wireless Nation has consistently provided fast broadband anywhere it’s needed, from apartments in Auckland’s CBD to the remote Chatham Islands. For more information, please call 0800 101 143 or visit


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