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Parents Concerned But Unprepared for Dangers of Online Porn

Monday, 11 July 2016, 3:27 pm | Slingshot

Three quarters of Kiwi parents are concerned their children may have access to online pornography, yet fewer than a third use online parental controls. New Zealand ISP Slingshot has introduced an easy online tool that blocks the darker corners of the ... More >>

Slingshot offers the ultimate bundle

Thursday, 17 September 2015, 2:10 pm | Slingshot

Slingshot offers the ultimate bundle of joy for Kiwi families Slingshot is bundling mobile plans with its unlimited data broadband plans in a bid to drive down families’ monthly communication bills. Slingshot GM, Taryn Hamilton, says the other telcos ... More >>

Slingshot purchases Woosh customer base

Monday, 27 July 2015, 11:43 am | Slingshot

Mark Callander, chief executive of M2 NZ, which owns Slingshot, says the acquisition of the fixed line and transitional capable wireless customers is a natural addition to the existing Slingshot business. More >>

Slingshot top broadband provider yet again

Tuesday, 28 April 2015, 10:02 am | Slingshot

Slingshot has won best ISP in the Quality Service Awards 2015 presented by popular monthly magazine Reader’s Digest. In the Landline and ISP category, Slingshot was a clear winner ahead of all the other New Zealand telcos. The research, which canvassed ... More >>

Slingshot to launch Global Mode region-switcher

Friday, 20 February 2015, 11:11 am | Slingshot

Slingshot is upgrading its Global Mode service so Kiwi Netflix users can switch between regions. More >>

The state of the internet

Tuesday, 10 February 2015, 12:05 pm | Slingshot

The state of the internet TV and streaming video up, peer-to-peer sharing down, and, online shoppers turning to China. More >>

Slingshot welcomes Netflix

Wednesday, 19 November 2014, 2:50 pm | Slingshot

Slingshot welcomes Netflix Statement from Slingshot General Manager Taryn Hamilton: “When we opened up Global Mode to all of our customers earlier this year it was because we wanted to give Kiwis the chance to have access to the same online content ... More >>

Slingshot website a winner

Monday, 17 November 2014, 11:50 am | Slingshot

Slingshot’s website, designed by digital agency Gladeye, has won Best in Class at the Interactive Media Awards, beating more than 60 other entrants in the telecommunications category. More >>

Consumers want answers, yet companies fail to Front Up

Wednesday, 17 September 2014, 2:40 pm | Slingshot

New Zealanders are paying a premium for products but the companies who set the prices either don’t care or are refusing to justify their mark ups, according to Frontup.co.nz. More >>

TV3 also bans Slingshot advertising

Wednesday, 6 August 2014, 10:40 am | Slingshot

TV3 has joined SKY TV and TVNZ in banning Slingshot’s latest TV ads. The TV ads briefly feature the ISP’s Global Mode service, which allows Kiwis to access Netflix, Hulu, and other streaming video services. More >>

TVNZ shamefully bans Slingshot advertising

Tuesday, 5 August 2014, 12:16 pm | Slingshot

TVNZ has joined SKY TV in banning Slingshot’s latest TV ads, which briefly feature the ISP’s Global Mode service. More >>

SKY bans Slingshot advertising

Monday, 4 August 2014, 2:14 pm | Slingshot

Sky TV is refusing to run Slingshot’s latest TV ads, in a move the ISP says is unjustified and petty. Slingshot’s latest TV ads briefly feature the ISP’s Global Mode service, which makes it easy for users to access Netflix, Hulu, and other streaming ... More >>

Buy Broadband with Bitcoin

Thursday, 10 July 2014, 11:35 am | Slingshot

Last week Slingshot flicked the switch on Global Mode, and now the ISP is offering savvy Kiwi web users the chance to pay their broadband bill with Bitcoin. More >>

Slingshot opens up Global Content

Friday, 4 July 2014, 11:39 am | Slingshot

Slingshot has today unshackled many of the world’s leading video streaming sites. Services such as Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime and BBC iPlayer will now be able to be accessed by all Slingshot customers. More >>

Slingshot urges Kiwis to update security software for virus

Tuesday, 3 June 2014, 1:06 pm | Slingshot

ISP Slingshot is working with NZ Police and international agencies to proactively defend customers from a serious malware attack that is sweeping the globe. More >>

Slingshot welcome Chorus fibre plans

Wednesday, 14 May 2014, 5:31 pm | Slingshot

Slingshot GM Taryn Hamilton welcomed today’s new Chorus fibre plans which will give ISPs such as Slingshot greater scope to build new and innovative products for its customers. More >>

Slingshot’s seven day moving house guarantee

Wednesday, 14 May 2014, 3:06 pm | Slingshot

If you are moving house, Slingshot is guaranteeing your internet will be ready to go by the time you move in. More >>

Unlimited Broadband price war heats up

Monday, 5 May 2014, 10:31 am | Slingshot

Slingshot has dropped the price of its unlimited broadband plans by $10 to $89 a month for ADSL and Ultra-Fast Broadband plans. More >>

Slingshot tops customer satisfaction in NZ!

Wednesday, 12 February 2014, 11:36 am | Slingshot

Slingshot has been named the best performing Broadband Provider in New Zealand, according to a recent nationwide survey by consumer ratings organisation Canstar Blue. More >>

Slingshot CEO Mark Callander Responds to Chorus Report

Tuesday, 17 December 2013, 9:04 am | Slingshot

Chorus’ golden summer is over, the real question is why didn't they prepare better? The Ernst & Young report into Chorus has some clear messages for the infrastructure lines company - along with a few omissions. More >>

 

 

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