Satellite Internet for Business: How to Stay Connected in Remote Locations

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Are you a business owner in rural New Zealand struggling to stay connected? With the wide availability of digital technology, businesses are expected to be online 24/7. While this can be challenging in New Zealand’s more rural areas, satellite internet is helping to bridge the gap.

In recent years, satellite internet has revolutionised how businesses in rural and remote parts of New Zealand stay connected. This type of internet provides an ideal solution for businesses that need access to reliable high-speed internet without having access to fibre or ADSL connections - which is common in more remote parts of the country. Satellite internet is increasingly becoming one of the most preferred options for businesses in rural and isolated New Zealand looking for ways to stay connected. In this blog, we'll discuss the benefits of satellite internet and how you can ensure you get the best out of it.

How Can WOI Help?

In addition to providing internet access, satellite internet provider WOI offers various features and capabilities to help rural businesses improve their operations. For example, satellite internet can be used for teleconferencing and video conferencing, which can help businesses save money on travel costs and increase productivity by allowing employees to work remotely.

Another way that satellite internet can improve rural businesses' operations is through the use of cloud-based services. Many businesses rely on cloud-based services to store and share data.

Satellite internet can provide fast, reliable access to these services. This can help businesses improve their data security and backup while reducing the costs associated with maintaining their servers. Unlike traditional wired internet service, satellite internet is not affected by weather conditions or other issues that can disrupt service. This ensures that rural businesses can always stay connected, even in the most remote or challenging locations.

One of the main advantages of satellite internet is that it uses a network of satellites in orbit to provide internet service, rather than relying on physical cables or cellular towers. This means satellite internet can still provide service even if traditional wired internet infrastructure is damaged or destroyed. Additionally, satellite internet service is not affected by power outages or other issues that can disrupt traditional wired internet service. Another benefit of satellite internet is that it is not affected by weather conditions such as heavy rain, snow, or high winds. This can be especially important for businesses in areas with extreme weather conditions, where traditional wired internet service may be unreliable.

Satellite internet service is a flexible option for rural businesses as it can be easily scaled up or down to accommodate the changing needs of the business. As a business grows and expands, the internet service can be adjusted to meet the increased demand for bandwidth and connectivity. A dependable and speedy internet connection is crucial for rural businesses to expand their reach, sell their products or services online, and increase their revenue. With a stable internet connection, rural businesses can take advantage of the vast opportunities of e-commerce and sell their products or services to customers worldwide.

Who Can We Help?

Satellite internet is a valuable resource for businesses and industries operating in rural areas. It provides reliable and fast internet access in locations where traditional wired or cellular networks are unavailable. This can be especially beneficial for many industries across the country.

Agriculture - Farms and vineyards located in remote areas may require satellite internet to access weather forecasts, market prices, and other important information to help them make informed decisions about their operations.

Construction - Construction companies that operate in remote areas may require satellite internet to access project plans and communicate with their team and clients.

Tourism - Lodges, resorts, and other tourism-related businesses in remote areas may require satellite internet to manage reservations, communicate with customers and suppliers, and promote their services online.

Healthcare - Remote healthcare facilities, such as clinics or hospitals, may require satellite internet to access patient records and communicate with other healthcare providers.

Government - Remote government facilities, such as fire stations, ranger stations, or emergency response centres, may require satellite internet to access information and communicate with other agencies.

With the help of WOI, rural businesses can operate efficiently, expand their customer base, and increase revenue by taking advantage of the many opportunities offered by the internet.

Keeping New Zealanders Connected

WOI's service is scalable and customisable, allowing rural businesses to adjust their internet service as their needs change and choose the right plan that fits them. This flexibility and scalability, along with the reliability of the service, make WOI an excellent choice for rural businesses looking to stay connected and grow in today's digital economy.

In short, WOI is a reliable provider that can help rural New Zealand businesses stay connected to the internet, providing stable, fast and scalable internet service, which can support the operations and growth of businesses in rural areas.

Satellite Internet Equipment

One of the pieces of equipment we offer here at WOI is the Woicall phone, a satellite phone that allows businesses to make calls even in areas where cellular service is unavailable. This can be especially useful for businesses that operate in remote locations and need to stay in touch with customers, suppliers, and employees.

In addition, WOI also offers a camping tripod kit, which allows businesses to set up a satellite dish in remote locations for internet access. This is ideal for businesses that operate in areas with limited infrastructure and need a portable internet solution.

Lastly, WOI offers a wifi trailer, a mobile internet solution that can provide internet access at events, construction sites, and other locations where traditional internet service is unavailable. This can be an excellent option for businesses needing to stay connected while moving.