Carrier Grade Network

For business that need fast, reliable, and low latency connectivity in rural areas our carrier grade network is the solution for you.

Carrier Grade wireless connectivity

Your business provides a service that requires fast, reliable and low latency connectivity to operate, but your customers are located in rural areas in the Waikato and Bay of Plenty, and you are finding it hard to put the pieces together with suitable connectivity.

We can help.

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Your trusted rural connectivity Partner

Rural Coverage

Lightwire owns and operates a fixed wireless network with unmatched coverage across the Waikato and Bay of Plenty.

Our network consists of over 200 towers (we often call those “high sites”) and utilises licensed and unlicensed spectrum to achieve end user speeds up to 200Mbps over distances of up to 20km.

A network suitable for your business needs

Whether you are supplying IoT devices, digital mobile radio, designing a SCADA network or looking for WAN resiliency, we can supply connectivity services to suit.

What’s more, we have a strong track record of extending our network in partnership with such initiatives. In short, we are keen to help and can design solutions to suit.

These solutions can be supplied in any of these scenarios:

  • Retail
  • Wholesale
  • Channel

Choose a better way to get connected

Investing in Here

$15 million invested in the network over the last 4 years made Lightwire the largest fixed wireless carrier in New Zealand with:

  • High availability design with diverse backhaul from each site as standard.
  • Continued improvement in performance with unlicensed speeds averaging 50.15Mbps, and licensed speeds available up to 200Mbps.
  • Low latency across the network, making it the ideal solution for real-time applications, and emerging tech.
  • Outstanding coverage and design capabilities.


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