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Orcon wraps up Kim Dotcom campaign
Posted on 25-Mar-2014 11:20Tags News, Broadband

Orcon today announced its campaign featuring Kim Dotcom is coming to an end, as the internet mogul focuses on his political aspirations. Comments (Comments)

Quickflix secures new streaming content including premium TV series
Posted on 17-Feb-2014 13:42Tags News, Broadband

New deals with Disney, NBC Universal and BBC Worldwide Australia & New Zealand expand Quickflix offering in quality TV drama series. Comments (Comments)

Vodafone New Zealand and Ciena complete successful 400Gb/s network trial
Posted on 14-Feb-2014 10:41Tags News, Broadband

Vodafone New Zealand and network specialist Ciena Corporation have completed a successful field trial of 400Gb/s data transmission over an existing optical link carrying live network traffic. Comments (Comments)

Flip grows to 10,000 customers
Posted on 4-Feb-2014 13:38Tags News, Broadband

Broadband provider, Flip, has amassed more than 10,000 customers in just over a year. Comments (Comments)

Southern Cross Cable to add another terabit to capacity
Posted on 14-Jan-2014 14:11Tags News, Broadband

Southern Cross to add 1Tb/s of lit capacity by July 2014 in largest upgrade to date. Comments (Comments)

What did New Zealanders search online in 2013?
Posted on 18-Dec-2013 07:40Tags News, Broadband

Google reveals New Zealand's top trending searches for 2013: Royal baby, Lorde, and Harlem Shake make the list.
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New Zealand broadband industry agrees Broadband Product Disclosure Code
Posted on 12-Dec-2013 09:20Tags News, Broadband

The Broadband Product Disclosure Code requires TCF members to provide information about fixed line residential broadband plans in a comparable and consistent format enabling consumers to easily compare broadband offers in the market. Comments (Comments)

Snap testing fast no data cap broadband option
Posted on 11-Dec-2013 16:32Tags News, Broadband

Consumers keen to try New Zealand's fastest home broadband can access Snap's new 200Mbps Lightwave Extreme service from today. Comments (Comments)

Telecom announces sale of AAPT for A$450 million
Posted on 9-Dec-2013 10:30Tags News, Broadband

Telecom New Zealand has entered into a binding agreement to sell AAPT for A$450 million to TPG Telecom Limited. Comments (Comments)

Vodafone disappointed with Chorus decision to suspend scheduled Dialogue Briefing
Posted on 28-Nov-2013 10:41Tags News, Broadband

Last month, Chorus announced an industry consultation on a proposed new range of Ultra-fast Broadband (UFB) products, giving Retail Service Providers (RSPs) the opportunity to offer faster speeds and better value over fibre. But the process is now postponed. Comments (Comments)

N4L managed network live with first school
Posted on 27-Nov-2013 09:11Tags News, Broadband

Today Massey Primary is the first school to go live with a connection to Network for Learning’s (N4L) managed network, with staff and students now exploring new ways of learning thanks to their new fast, safe and predictable fibre internet connection. Comments (Comments)

Hawaiki secures US landing site
Posted on 18-Nov-2013 12:02Tags News, Broadband

Hawaiki Cable Limited will land its proposed 14,000 km trans-Pacific cable in Oregon, USA. Comments (Comments)

Minister seeks independent assessment of Chorus' financial position
Posted on 7-Nov-2013 09:42Tags News, Broadband

Communications and Information Technology Minister has today instructed her officials to commission an independent assessment of Chorus' financial position and its capability to deliver on its contractual commitments under the Ultra-Fast Broadband and Rural Broadband Initiatives. Comments (Comments)

Slingshot and MEGA partner on BIG plans
Posted on 31-Oct-2013 12:57Tags News, Broadband

Slingshot has formed a partnership with cloud storage website, aiming to provide New Zealand consumers with unprecedented value for online services, starting with Free MEGA accounts for all Slingshot customers. Comments (Comments)

Huawei and Telecom launch joint innovation programme
Posted on 16-Oct-2013 10:19Tags News, Broadband

Huawei and Telecom have signed a memorandum of understanding to establish a Joint Innovation Programme which promotes direct collaboration between New Zealand's largest telco and Huawei's global R&D network. Comments (Comments)

Orcon and Kim Dotcom launch campaign to rid New Zealand of data caps
Posted on 3-Oct-2013 09:28Tags News, Broadband

Kim Dotcom and New Zealand ISP Orcon have joined forces to smash New Zealand’s restrictive data caps and fight the plight of third world Internet in New Zealand. Comments (Comments)

Inmarsat selects Telecom New Zealand to establish and manage satellite access stations
Posted on 24-Sep-2013 09:48Tags News, Broadband

The contract for this POR GX SAS marks an important milestone in the development and deployment of Inmarsat's market-changing GX network, which will deliver the world's first global Ka-band network, providing mobile users with true broadband speeds of up to 50Mbps. Comments (Comments)

Vodafone and Ciena link major New Zealand metro areas with expanded 100Gb/s network
Posted on 19-Sep-2013 13:10Tags News, Broadband

Vodafone New Zealand and network specialist Ciena Corporation today announced the completion of a significant network expansion to deliver low-latency "express" capacity between Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch. Comments (Comments)

Top Internet talent recognised at 2013 ANZIAs
Posted on 18-Sep-2013 14:26Tags News, Broadband

The event featured New Zealand and Australia’s top Internet talent and creativity, celebrating the achievements of organisations, businesses and individuals that have made significant contributions to the development and use of the Internet in Australia and New Zealand. Comments (Comments)

Orcon chooses Hawaiki for trans-Pacific cable capacity
Posted on 11-Sep-2013 17:08Tags News, Broadband

New Zealand ISP Orcon has signed a letter of intent with submarine cable group Hawaiki Cable Limited, confirming its intention to acquire international bandwidth on the New Zealand/Australia-US segments of the Hawaiki submarine cable system. Comments (Comments)

Chorus unveils Gigatown competition, gigabit speeds
Posted on 5-Sep-2013 11:10Tags News, Broadband

A national competition is set to determine which New Zealand town will become the first in the southern hemisphere to receive one-gigabit per second broadband speeds. Comments (Comments)

WorldxChange now WXC Communications
Posted on 3-Sep-2013 19:00Tags News, Broadband

WorldxChange have announced a change to their residential sub-brand Xnet, choosing to refresh and re-energise their business under the WXC Communications brand. Comments (Comments)

Telecom to deliver online services to Network for Learning project
Posted on 2-Aug-2013 10:09Tags News, Broadband

Telecom has been selected as Network for Learning's (N4L) technology partner for the delivery of a fast, reliable and safe online educational environment for New Zealand schools. Comments (Comments)

InternetNZ announces new councillors and InternetNZ Fellow
Posted on 9-Jul-2013 10:51Tags News, Broadband

Annual General Meeting confirmed Don Stokes as new InternetNZ Fellow. InternetNZ Fellowship recognises members of the Internet industry who have made an outstanding contribution to the development of the Internet in New Zealand or the Society. Comments (Comments)

Telecom New Zealand introduce new VDSL service
Posted on 8-Jul-2013 12:04Tags News, Broadband

New fixed line broadband service can achieve three to four times the average speed when compared to existing Telecom DSL services. Comments (Comments)

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