New Zealand internet company Slingshot has entered into a partnership with Mega, internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom's online storage service.
Slingshot chief executive Mark Callander announced the "alliance" this morning, which will see his company's broadband customers receive a free Mega account for a year.
The account comes with 500 gigabytes of storage space.
Mega, launched by Dotcom earlier this year, is a cloud-based service that allows people to store files online. It is an encrypted service and customers rather than the company controls who can access what is stored there.
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It stirred controversy last week when it was found that Eleanor Catton's Man Booker Prize-winning novel The Luminaries could be downloaded free.
Dotcom was also the public face of a PR campaign involving one of Slingshot's rivals, Orcon, earlier this month.
Dotcom and Orcon launched a campaign to apparently try push competitors to introduce lower prices and drop data caps.