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SpinTel September Newsletter

Sep 03, 2015

Winter is over, spring is here. It’s a great time of year!

The days are getting longer and it’s warming up. Things are heating up at SpinTel too, which makes it the perfect time to share some refreshing updates with our customers.

We’ve been working on the NBN rollout to our customers, creating new blog articles and lots more... read more

The National Broadband Network – New Technology in Broadband

Aug 17, 2015

The National Broadband Network (NBN) is making its way around the country at a rapid pace and SpinTel’s flexible NBN bundles are here to deliver the best value for your money you’ll find anywhere in the country.

With so many broadband and telecommunications companies raving about NBN and the benefits that it will deliver to Australian homes and businesses, it’s easy to get lost in all the noise – what exactly is NBN and why is it such a big deal?

It’s a Big Improvement

For many years now, Australians have been limited in their choice of DSL broadband communications technologies... read more

How to Improve the Speed and Efficiency of Your Home Internet

Aug 01, 2015

Many Australian homes suffer from sluggish, slow internet speeds that make accessing entertainment-on-demand and taking care of day-to-day household chores, like paying monthly utility bills, difficult if not outright impossible.

If the National Broadband Network (NBN) hasn’t yet reached your home, which in time it will as it’s making its way around the country, there are a few things that you can do to improve the speed and efficiency of your home internet connection... read more

Factors Affecting Internet Speed

Jul 02, 2015

Experiencing a slow internet connection? There are a number of factors affecting internet speed, some of which you can easily do something about yourself, whilst others may pose more complex problems. Here are three factors to consider.

The Type of Connection You Use

Listed in order from slowest to fastest: dial-up, DSL, and cable are the three most common ways to connect to the internet at home... read more

Download Speed vs. Upload Speed

Jun 25, 2015

Many people wonder what the difference between a download speed and an upload speed is, however, apart from the fact that the former is the speed at which a user downloads data and the latter the speed at which they upload data, there’s actually no difference at all.

That doesn’t mean that download and upload speeds aren’t important, or that one isn’t more important than the other, it simply means that both are speeds at which data is transferred and go in different directions... read more

SpinTel April Newsletter - Easter Edition

Apr 02, 2015

Easter is upon us and we’re hopping into the spirit by offering our new and existing customers some sweet rewards.

Our team has been working hard over the first quarter of this year to deliver some exciting new services to our customers. Two services we were extremely eager to launch to our customers was our new website and the new Auto Data Blocks - you can read more about these below... read more

SpinTel December Newsletter

Dec 19, 2014

It’s been a busy few months here at SpinTel, and we have some exciting new developments to report in this edition of our newsletter.

We’ve released our flexible mobile plans which allow you to ‘pick and mix’ your preferred inclusions. The good news is that these plans make bill shock a thing of the past... read more

SpinTel March Newsletter

Mar 05, 2014

Summer is here and with 2014 coming to an end, we’d like to celebrate some of the highlights at SpinTel from the past year. Here are some of the exciting changes we introduced in 2014 to bring you an even better service:

  • Real time data alerts. We now notify you when you’ve reached 50%, 85% and 100% of your usage on your mobile phone... read more

SpinTel named one of Australia's top internet providers

Apr 05, 2012

SpinTel has been named one of Australia's top internet service providers for speed and customer satisfaction, in a report compiled by leading comparison website BroadbandExpert.com.au.

The report published on 3 May 2012 surveyed 45,000 people, ranking SpinTel 5th on the list of Broadband Customer Ratings with a satisfaction rating of 71 per cent... read more

SpinTel offers 120GB for $4.95.

May 02, 2010

SpinTel is pleased to announce its new off-peak special for data- hungry users. 120GB for $4.95 is one of the best price points in Australia and this option is available for all on our standard Nexus, ADSL2+, ADSL1 and Naked plans. This off-peak add-on isn't available to starter plans.

This unlimited off-peak add-on can be added to all new plans effective immediately... read more

SpinTel launches 3G Wireless broadband.

Dec 01, 2008

SpinTel Internet Services is pleased to announce the official launch of our new wireless broadband plans powered by 3G. Spin's new 3G plans offer great coverage with plans to extend coverage over 98 per cent of Australia over the next 18 months.

Spin Internet Services has been servicing the business and consumer Internet needs of Australia for more than 12 years and currently have a large wireless customer base... read more

SpinTel launches new reseller program.

Apr 03, 2008

SpinTel today announces the launch of a new reseller program. The program will be aimed at computer retailers and system integrators.

SpinTel's Marketing Manager Bill McArthur says, "With the recent demise of many ISP reseller programs we feel that this is the ideal time to introduce this program... read more

SpinTel's 6 FREE months phone special

Nov 27, 2007

The festive season is almost here and SpinTel is getting into the Christmas spirit with this incredible offer.

For a limited time only, you can take advantage of 6 free months of line rental on ADSL2+ with a 24 month contract, plus free set-up! Or 3 free months on a 12 month contract.

Offer details

  • Free set-up on 24 month contract only... read more

    SpinTel launches Free Mobile Broadband for Sydney in world first.

    Aug 16, 2007

    SpinTelcontinues its free iBurst offer... this time taking its exciting free mobile broadband offer to Sydney... A world first we believe.

    After successful launches in Canberra and the Gold Coast, Internet moves to add another city to the free offer with its plan to introduce free mobile broadband to Sydney... read more

    SpinTel's Great Easter Special on ADSL2+

    Mar 29, 2007

    It's Easter and to help you celebrate, is offering customers an Amazing Easter Special on ADSL2+.

    Until April 13th you can take advantage of 6 free months of ADSL2+ with a phone bundle on a 24 month contract, plus free set-up!

    Or 3 free months on a 12 month contract... read more

    launches new Internet products with phone services.

    Feb 14, 2007

    The team at have been at it again this time we are proud to announce not only the launch of a new and improved website but also the unveiling of several exciting Internet products - ADSL2+, 8M, phone bundling and free dial-up just to name a few! For a complete list of plans and services on offer, please see 's new-look website in the meantime here are few hard-to-resist plans to whet your appetite... read more

SpinTel launches Free Mobile Broadband for the Gold Coast.

Nov 18, 2006

SpinTel strikes again, this time taking its exciting free mobile broadband offer to the Gold Coast. After a hugely successful launch in Canberra, Internet moves full steam ahead with its plan to introduce free mobile broadband to other Australian cities with iBurst coverage . and the lucky recipient is the Gold Coast... read more

Free Mobile Broadband for Canberra, an Australian first!

Nov 16, 2006

Canberra will be the first city to benefit from Internet's exciting offer of free mobile broadband, in a move that places the Australian-owned ISP at the forefront of the wireless Internet market in Australia.

Last year, Internet watched as Google offered free wireless Internet to the City of San Francisco... read more

SpinTel launches new mobile broadband rental channel

Oct 16, 2006

SpinTel is pleased to announce the official launch of our mobile broadband rental channel.

This new program will enable business travellers and visitors to Australian business centres with a new affordable option for their broadband needs. The service is powdered by iBurst so it.s available in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Canberra and the Gold Coast... read more

SpinTel launches new wireless broadband plans that shake the marketplace

Aug 22, 2006

SpinTel has been servicing the business and consumers Internet needs of Australia for over 10 years. Our business clients have been requesting a wireless solution to compliment their ADSL services and we wanted to pick the right platform. The iBurst network now covers Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Gold Coast and Canberra with Adelaide and Perth coming online within 12 months... read more