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Slingshot Offers Six Months’ Free Broadband For Frontline Workers. No Contracts, No Hooks.

Wednesday, 11 August 2021, 10:42 am | Slingshot

Recognising the essential contribution made by frontline workers, internet services provider Slingshot is offering no-obligation, unlimited free broadband to eligible frontline workers for six months. Slingshot Chief Executive Taryn Hamilton says the ... More >>

Kiwis Encouraged to Lap up Fastest Broadband Speeds

Wednesday, 24 January 2018, 7:21 pm | Slingshot

Slingshot drops Gigantic fibre plan to sub $100 Slingshot is giving more Kiwi households the chance to get amongst the fastest broadband it offers, by massively reducing the price of its Gigantic fibre plan, to $99.95 per month. “Around a million Kiwis ... More >>

Slingshot Fastest Growing Power Company in Auckland

Tuesday, 18 July 2017, 2:24 pm | Slingshot

Telco Slingshot was the top growing power company in Auckland last month, despite not being officially launched, and only selling power to existing broadband customers during a soft launch phase. Slingshot General Manager, Taryn Hamilton, says the company ... More >>

On A Good Note Tour Headlined by ABBIE & Yasamin Al-Tiay

Tuesday, 4 July 2017, 10:17 am | Slingshot

Auckland performers ABBIE and Yasamin Al-Tiay are about to hit the road on a tour which promises to deliver unique, honest and original New Zealand music. Abbey Harker-Ferguson is originally from Tokoroa and is known in the music industry as ABBIE. Yasamin was ... More >>

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 >>





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