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 Ltd is a fixed wireless and fibre internet service provider. We use our own full fibre and network connected to over 150 dedicated masts to deliver low latency, superfast broadband to Dorset, Wiltshire & Somerset.
"We are very pleased with Superfast Internet, as we can now use BBC Radio and TV iPlayer without suffering from constant breaks in streaming while living in the depths of the countryside."
"A brilliant service from a quick-sharp, on the ball private sector provider that understands the key technical issues of rural super-fast broadband and delivers at a competitive price."
"The team are always helpful and the overall service is exceptional."
"The service is not even comparable to BT - on a different scale."
"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. "