Gizmo buys Nerds for Hire


Local support service provider Gizmo has completed its acquisition of Melbourne-based Nerds for Hire.

Local support service provider Gizmo has completed its acquisition of Melbourne-based Nerds for Hire.

Brett Chenoweth, Gizmo’s CEO said the acquisition continues Gizmo’s expansion towards offering a nationwide home service and adds to their existing Sydney team of ‘Gizmotechs’.

“The acquisition of Nerds for Hire enables us to provide customers in Melbourne with a service to help them install, trouble-shoot and understand how to get the most out their home technologies,” he said in a statement.

Launching its Sydney operation and nationwide phone service earlier this month, Gizmo provides on-site home support to customise, set up and maintain computer systems, home networking, peripherals and media/entertainment centres.

Home service visits are priced at a flat rate and range from $120 to $240 depending on the service required while over the phone service is a flat $60 (support that requires less than ten minutes costs $20).

Nerds for Hire began in 2001 and now offers a wide range of computer-related support services to consumers in Melbourne.

Chenoweth said by the end of September, the current Nerds for Hire business will be operating under the Gizmo brand.

Gizmo buys Nerds for Hire
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