Author: Lars Asveld

The Results Are In – 2021 Survey

Property type Until last year’s survey, we always saw ourselves as a telco that focused on farmers, but we now know that almost 62% of our customers live on residential or lifestyle blocks.   Property ownership Homeownership across our customer base has held steady at around 70%...

12/04/2021
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4×4 & LUV Safety Training

With no road in sight, getting to a Lightwire site can be a challenge. The field team uses 4x4 Hilux utes and powerful Light Utility Vehicles (LUVs) that make getting to the hilltop sites easier, but with any equipment, it's all about how you use it. To prepare the field team for winter, we've se...

30/03/2021
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Lightwire raises its first home buyer grant

Since the program’s inceptions, Lightwire (and parent company London Green Group) has assisted 15 of our team (and their families) to purchase their first home. To date, the one-off contribution offered by Lightwire in each case has been $5,000, but the world doesn’t stand still, and property...

03/03/2021
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Sustainability

Sustainability, what does it mean for Lightwire? Like everyone else, we want to make the world a better place… phrases like these, however, do not magically make a positive impact on our planet and society. Improving the planet requires hard work, dedication, and most of all, consistency. So, back...

23/02/2021
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How Lightwire Nails Health & Safety

An accident is typically the final stage in a long line of weaknesses or omissions, and to get to the core of those issues discussions are required and questions must be asked. It is not about laying blame but rather establishing what we can learn in order to improve and prevent a reoccurrence. ~ R...

17/02/2021
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What is the Lightwire Rural Portal?

The customer portal is your one stop shop for all things related to your Lightwire Rural Broadband connection. Inside the portal you can change your plan, set up your preferred payment method, and let us know if you're moving. ...

13/11/2020
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Making rural broadband out of thin air

New Zealand is full of them, people that are prepared to pull up their socks and say, “stuff it, I’m going to sort this.” At Lightwire we see these people all the time. They have a problem, that being that they have no broadband at their property, and they have decided they are going to do so...

19/10/2020
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Lightwire Invests in Waipa Broadband

As a key part of the Waikato’s connectivity fabric for the last 15 years, Lightwire has a strong track record of heavy investment in the regions broadband infrastructure. Even so, this latest project sets a new standard in design and investment and will see vastly improved speeds and uptime for Li...

05/10/2020
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