Kim Dotcom has been pushing to have the internet access in New Zealand improved for a long time, but it looks like he might have finally found a company that will do it for him, as he’s now being featured in the web adverts for internet service provider, Orcon.
Coming off the back of his recent Digital Nationz charity gaming session, Dotcom talks in the advert about his gaming setup, but it’s nothing you might not expect or have seen in previous images. He talks about loving Quake II, the fact that he has a decent headset, sits in a La Z Boy recliner and has a decent internet connection, provided by – who else? – Orcon.[yframe url=’http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uvC3XVNGbuw’]
This isn’t the first advert the Megaupload founder has done though, earlier this month starring in an advert about data caps, which are apparently a big problem in New Zealand, as they make the other actors in the advert cry. Though maybe that’s just because Dotcom’s pronunciation of “Kiwis” is so awesome.[yframe url=’http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TJfHjgOBYzE’]
While he’s obviously part of an advertising campaign for a product here, Dotcom has been involved in trying to improve internet access for Kiwis before. Back when the Pacific Fibre project was shelved in 2012, he campaigned to have it restarted and even offered to stump up some of the cash himself.
KitGuru Says: I’m going to say that all day: “tousands of kee-vees.”