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Ultrafast Fibre awarded Fastest Growing Technology Business


1 October 2015

Ultrafast Fibre awarded Fastest Growing Technology Business

Hamilton-based local fibre company, Ultrafast Fibre, has taken out the Deloitte Fast 50 Regional Award for Fastest Growing Technology Business in the Central North Island.

The announcement was made at an event in Hamilton last night, where Ultrafast Fibre was also confirmed as listed in the Deloitte Fast 50 Index.

Ultrafast Fibre CEO, William Hamilton, says the recognition is “an enormous privilege” for his team.

“This award is even more motivation for us to grow stronger,” he says.

“Ultrafast Fibre is a young, local business on a mission. We are close to completing the build of our fibre network across the Central North Island, which is tracking ahead of schedule.”

Mr Hamilton says there is increasingly high demand for ultra-fast broadband from consumers across the residential, business, health and education sectors.

“In August last year, Ultrafast Fibre took in 800 orders. In August this year, we took in 4,800 – a six-fold increase,” he says.

“We are now focusing even more on our customers, to enhance their experience as they connect and innovate by leveraging all the benefits that ultra-fast broadband brings.”

At the Deloitte event, Mr Hamilton thanked the selection panel on behalf of Ultrafast Fibre and its pioneering shareholders, Crown Fibre Holdings and WEL Networks.

“We have a focussed team of people who will make this region proud,” he says.

Ultrafast Fibre will now go forward to the National Awards, to be held in Auckland on 4 November.


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