0800 101 143 sales@wnation.net.nz

NZ Owned & Operated

We’re based in Takapuna, Auckland.

Innovative

Constantly innovating to provide forward thinking solutions.

Problem Solvers

Solving connectivity problems is in our DNA.

Customer Support

Experienced IT Engineers will answer your support calls.

Wireless Nation is an innovative internet service provider (ISP) who provides fast broadband access anywhere in New Zealand.

Wireless Nation have been connecting urban and rural homes and businesses for over the past 10 years using a mix of technology including RBI, Fibre, innovative custom wireless solutions and New Zealand’s leading satellite network.

We provide services for the commercial sector as well as backup and disaster recovery solutions including bespoke solutions to overcome hurdles that may prevent connectivity; such as remoteness, needing internet access to a large area, or line of sight issues. These solutions, devised by our experienced team, are effective and affordable.

Wireless Nation has strong ties to the rural health sector through sponsoring The Rural Health Alliance Aotearoa New Zealand and having a zero-rated agreement with Farmstrong to improve rural and mental health across rural New Zealand. We’ve also partnered with ASB Bank, Ruralco and PGG Wrightson to provide their customers even greater value on their rural broadband.

Management Team

Bill Smale

Bill Smale

Managing Director

Serial entrepreneur, Bill Smale has been starting and running businesses since he was 15. His business experience encompasses a wide range of industries, including large scale property and resort development, retail, fashion, education and telecommunications.

Bill has been Wireless Nation’s Managing Director for the last four years and in 2014 was awarded a Queen’s Service Medal for his services to education.

Santosh Shanker

Santosh Shanker

Network Manager

Santosh leads Wireless Nation’s engineering team and along with Tom looks after most of the company’s research and development. He also maintains Wireless Nation’s networks and provides third-level support. He has a Postgraduate Diploma in Computer and Information Systems from AUT.
Zariff Ali

Zariff Ali

Commercial Account Manager

Zariff Ali, has been part of Wireless Nation since almost the beginning and has performed almost every role in the business. Technically gifted, he supports Wireless Nation’s largest accounts and projects. He was heavily involved in the Chatham Islands project and in most multi-dwelling unit installations.
Tom Linn

Tom Linn

Technical Director

Wireless Nation’s founder and Technical Director, Tom has grown the company into a full-service ISP and is the brains behind some of its most innovative solutions. He is also the founder of MYOASIS, developers of ISP management and billing software.

Tom has a Bachelor of Computer Engineering from Assumption University in Thailand and completed a Master of Engineering Studies specialising in artificial neuron networks at the University of Auckland.

Jason Sommerville

Jason Sommerville

Commercial Sales Manager

Jason brings a wealth of experience to the sales team, joining Wireless Nation after 12 years in some the largest communications companies in New Zealand.

He builds solid relationships with customers and ensures that Wireless Nation understands customer requirements and implements the right solution.

Miro Sudzum

Miro Sudzum

Marketing Manager

Miro joined Wireless Nation in 2014 having previously hosted his own radio show for several years and helping put on music events across Auckland. Miro has a Bachelor in Marketing and Event Management, and looks after all of Wireless Nation’s marketing efforts.

Andy Derleth

Andy Derleth

General Manager

Andy joined Wireless Nation in October 2014, bringing vast international management experience. He completed his Diplom-Betriebswirt (MBA) in Germany and subsequently led Aldi retail stores as a regional manager in Germany and later on in the UK to success.

After arriving in New Zealand in 2008, Andy excelled in various roles at Warehouse Stationery, winning several awards and finishing off with leading the fulfilment centre operation across the country. His strength is building successful businesses by leading operational excellence and strategic planning for the benefit of the customer.