Wessex Internet Secures National Internet Award
Local Superfast Internet provider Wessex Internet have received a huge boost to their credentials by securing a major consumer award at the recent national Internet Service Provider Awards (ISPAs). The fast growing enterprise won ‘Best Wireless’ coming ahead of Metronet, Luminet and Vodafone – all well established and significant names in this area of the telecoms sector.
Judging followed two months of speed tests undertaken by Wessex’s customers, which proved it provides the fastest service of its kind in the country. The judges were also impressed with very high levels of customer service and flexible contracts available to its customers.
Pictured left to right: Managing Director Andrew Skipsey holding a ‘premises trancieving dish (of the type that gets installed onto properties), Network Manager Mike Brandl, Sales Manager Luke Skipsey holding a Sector Radio, Business Development Will Sutton, Customer Service Executive Amy Carlin holding the ISP Award, Technical Director Matthew Skipsey and business partner James Gibson Fleming who is responsible for the network build and installations.
ISPA Secretary General Nick Lansman said “A big congratulations to all the winners at the 18th ISPA Awards. A huge range of companies won this year, showing the continued diversity, innovation and competitiveness of the UK Internet industry in what has been an eventful year for the sector.”
For Wessex Internet, Managing Director Andrew Skipsey said, “We are absolutely delighted! To be recognised as being the best at what you do is a great feeling and I feel very proud of our team who are driving ahead with improving Internet services day in and day out. We have a dedicated team who provide a great service and our fast growing network is making a massive difference to users and enterprises in the areas we serve in Dorset, Wiltshire and Somerset.”
Wessex Internet were also national finalists for best Customer Service and best Superfast Internet. This is the second year that Wessex Internet have been finalists and Matthew Skipsey, Technical Director says “This year we were able to provide quality evidence associated with our network management and globally highest levels of client Net Promoter Scores to give weight to our submission”. James Gibson Fleming who is responsible for the physical growth of the network said ‘It is fantastic to be in a position where so many end customers keep recommending their friends and neighbours to our service. Their open and very positive feedback fuelling rapid take-up levels, reinforcing our commitment to expanding the Wessex Internet superfast network which for so much of this rural area is the only superfast solution.”
Wessex Internet is a service provided by M12 Solutions Ltd, a well-established telecoms and connectivity provider founded in 2003, together with the Ranston Estate, established in 1781, that provides and manages the core infrastructure and network.
"The outcome is fantastic - I can now stream video!"
"What I love about Wessex Internet is that their product doesn’t attempt to improve existing Internet services, it fundamentally solves the problem of connectivity in rural areas. "
"The team are always helpful and the overall service is exceptional."
"...superior to my London office connection in the heart of the West End!"
"It used to take up to 2 days to download a film, now I can watch it straight away."