Smashing Some Satellite Myths

Satellite is sold as a bandwidth. Until recently, Choice’s parent IPSTAR was a wholesaler selling its satellite connection beam to rural internet service providers. The problem with this is those ISPs would get greedy by cramming loads of connections into the limited bandwidth they bought which affects your upload and download speeds. With Choice, we […]

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Which Rural Broadband Option Is Right for You?

New Zealanders now have four options for rural broadband access: fixed-line, wireless broadband, mobile broadband, and satellite. How do you know which Internet connection is best for you? We’ve got you covered. Read on to learn more about your options and how to know which broadband will have you surfing the web the fastest. 1. […]

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What is Voice Over IP About?

VoIP is one of those techy terms that stands for Voice over Internet Protocol. What it means simply is that instead of using your phone line to make calls, you use the Internet to make calls instead. Also referred to as Internet Calling, IP telephony, and Voice over IP, VoIP can be a very inexpensive […]

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Keeping Your Phone Secure When Going Online

A person’s phone is one of their most important assets with many people not being able to go an hour in a day without checking their messages, missed calls, emails or social media updates. But because so much information is stored within your phone, scammers and other bad people online or in person might want […]

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Different Types of Rural Broadband

Depending on where you live you can access broadband through the following ways: – Fixed (ASDL, VDSL or Fibre) – Wireless broadband (beamed from your local tower) – Satellite – Mobile Broadband Each offer different pros and cons…  

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