Our Vision and Mission
From small beginnings
Lightwire was founded in 2006 as a result of a single issue: Dr Murray Pearson could not source a reliable broadband internet connection to his rural property in the Waikato. This led Dr Pearson to undertake a research project through the University of Waikato and to develop No 8 Wireless, which would later become Lightwire. We take our mission of connecting people and businesses with the fastest internet and best network technologies very seriously. So seriously in fact that if there isn’t a solution, we’ll build one. Taking our local knowledge, can-do attitude, and ability to turn research and development into smart consumer-based solutions we aim to lead New Zealand in connectivity technology.
Nod your head if you know someone who at their home or work, would like a better quality internet connection – and no more dial up! Chances are, you are nodding. We all know that being connected is a requirement for modern living. We want and need to be connected.
Now, keep nodding if you love having slow or no internet just because you live outside of the city. How about loving that your business doesn’t fit a boxed-solution? Or calling a call centre and they don’t even know where Te Pahu is? No nodding now? We didn’t think so. As it turns out, most people through the Waikato share your thoughts.
Lightwire know the Waikato. Based in Hamilton, New Zealand, our team turn research and development into world-class solutions for people like you. For over a decade we have been connecting small communities and more recently, providing complex network, data and internet solutions Waikato-wide.
Our history is steeped in innovation and we continue to create practical solutions to rural, residential, prepay and business customers throughout the Waikato. We are local, we get it, and we are here to connect you.