Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.

2degrees launches into broadband market today
Posted on 28-Jul-2015 07:54Tags News, Broadband

2degrees officially enters the broadband market today with the launch of its first consumer plans. Comments (Comments)

Jason Paris CEO of Spark Home, Mobile & Business from today
Posted on 1-Jul-2015 10:42Tags News, Broadband

Jason Paris steps into the role of CEO Spark Home, Mobile and Business (HMB) today, with the departure of former CEO Chris Quin at the end of June. Comments (Comments)

More retail options for New Zealand consumers when looking for broadband
Posted on 29-Jun-2015 19:06Tags News, Broadband

Retailer Noel Leeming is now giving customers the chance to purchase a broadband connection at the same time they are looking at new devices. Comments (Comments)

Wireless Nation signs deal with global satellite company Gilat
Posted on 25-Jun-2015 13:50Tags News, Broadband

Fast, easy, accessible satellite connectivity is one step closer, in a new deal between Wireless Nation and global satellite company Gilat Satellite Networks. Comments (Comments)

Cisco see huge growth in data, broadband speed and devices an opportunity for New Zealand businesses
Posted on 22-Jun-2015 20:22Tags News, Broadband

Research shows that by 2019 New Zealand's IP traffic will more than double, and there will be 35 million connected devices. Comments (Comments)

UFB rollout hits halfway mark
Posted on 19-Jun-2015 10:38Tags News, Broadband

Communications Minister Amy Adams today announced that the build programme for the first stage of the Ultra-Fast Broadband (UFB) initiative has now reached the midway point. Comments (Comments)

Vodafone acquires WorldxChange
Posted on 10-Jun-2015 15:42Tags News, Broadband

Vodafone has today announced the acquisition of WorldxChange, a New Zealand based telecommunications business delivering high reliability IP-based voice and converged services, in a move that brings complementary skills together to deliver enhanced solutions to Enterprise customers. Comments (Comments)

Vodafone says bigger, faster Rural Broadband hits New Zealand
Posted on 8-Jun-2015 21:03Tags News, Broadband

Vodafone confirms further investment into its rural network, with 20 additional communities set to receive 4G coverage in the next 12 months. Comments (Comments)

Vodafone puts improved productivity into the hands of kiwi farmers
Posted on 8-Jun-2015 20:56Tags News, Broadband

Vodafone is accelerating its support of agribusiness in New Zealand, harnessing partnerships with leading kiwi-based innovators to help farmers navigate increasing pressures on profitability and productivity in the sector. Comments (Comments)

New Zealand-based Constant Vigil develops battery backup to safeguard against fibre outages
Posted on 3-Jun-2015 11:14Tags News, Broadband

Over 618,000 homes, business and schools can now connect to Ultra-Fast Broadband (UFB) but as more people rely on UFB, they are turning to battery back-up devices. Comments (Comments)

Spark New Zealand to launch fast rural wireless broadband
Posted on 2-Jun-2015 11:10Tags News, Broadband

Thousands of New Zealanders living throughout heartland New Zealand will soon have access to a faster and more affordable internet service as Spark New Zealand announces it has begun nationwide trials of a new wireless broadband product. Comments (Comments)

Spark New Zealand sees increased broadband use with online streaming consumption
Posted on 12-May-2015 13:32Tags News, Broadband

New figures from Spark New Zealand have confirmed that New Zealanders are in the midst of a transformational change in how they use the internet. Comments (Comments)

ASB rural customers and staff to have special perks with ISP Wireless Nation
Posted on 1-May-2015 14:18Tags News, Broadband

Wireless Nation has just signed a contract with ASB to provide the Bank's rural customers and staff with additional free data on its Rural Broadband solutions, discounts on Voice over IP (VoIP) phone lines, and Zero-rated Data on its Satellite Broadband network. Comments (Comments)

Joint venture between RHAANZ and Wireless Nation to bring broadband access to more rural communities
Posted on 24-Apr-2015 13:52Tags News, Broadband

Rural communities will soon have unparalleled access to the internet thanks to a new partnership between Rural Health Alliance Aotearoa New Zealand (RHAANZ) and ISP Wireless Nation. Comments (Comments)

Australian M2 buys New Zealand ISP CallPlus
Posted on 13-Apr-2015 13:25Tags News, Broadband

CallPlus, New Zealand's third largest telco and broadband provider, has been acquired by Australian-based, telecommunications and utilities provider, M2 Group Ltd for NZ$250 million. Comments (Comments)

Southern Cross customers ready for cloud and web demand
Posted on 25-Mar-2015 09:30Tags News, Broadband

Southern Cross Cable Network has successfully completed arrangements with six of the largest ISP providers in the Australia/New Zealand region to supply their international capacity needs for the coming five years. Comments (Comments)

2degrees buys Christchurch-based ISP Snap
Posted on 23-Mar-2015 10:33Tags News, Broadband

2degrees has purchased Internet service provider Snap and will launch fixed-mobile services this year, accelerating its growth as a full service communications provider. Comments (Comments)

Kordia makes play for medium-enterprise market
Posted on 16-Mar-2015 13:26Tags News, Broadband

A new campaign from technology provider Kordia New Zealand targeting medium-enterprise businesses promises "full throttle" internet via a direct, reliable and stable network connection. Comments (Comments)

Government says broadband deployment continues to deliver
Posted on 11-Feb-2015 11:25Tags News, Broadband

The rate at which people are signing up for the Ultra-Fast Broadband (UFB) network is accelerating with uptake quadrupling in the past two years, Communications Minister Amy Adams said today. Comments (Comments)

The state of the internet according to CallPlus
Posted on 10-Feb-2015 21:43Tags News, Broadband

TV and streaming video up, peer-to-peer sharing down and online shoppers turning to China. Comments (Comments)

3 out of 4 New Zealand households online according to data from the 2013 Census
Posted on 4-Feb-2015 19:13Tags News, Broadband

Three out of every four households at the 2013 Census had Internet access, an increase of 34 percent since 2006, according to census results released by Statistics New Zealand. Comments (Comments)

Chris Quinn to leave Spark New Zealand as part of leadership changes
Posted on 27-Jan-2015 09:01Tags News, Broadband

Two years ago Spark New Zealand (Telecom at that time) embarked on a new strategy designed to transform the business from a traditional fixed and mobile infrastructure company to a future-oriented, competitive retailer of digital services delivered over their networks and the Cloud. Comments (Comments)

Southern Cross cable ready for Ultra HD video streaming
Posted on 16-Jan-2015 13:14Tags News, Broadband

Southern Cross Cable Network today announced that while 2015 looked to be a year of massive capacity requirements, with the announced arrival plans of internet video streaming providers such as Netflix into Australia and New Zealand, Southern Cross and its resellers were well positioned to meet demand growth. Comments (Comments)

Spark, Telstra and Vodafone confirm plan to construct new trans-Tasman telecommunications cable starting early 2015
Posted on 18-Dec-2014 11:16Tags News, Broadband

Alcatel-Lucent has been selected as the cable laying contractor after a competitive tender process, and the TGA Cable is expected to be built and providing data traffic by mid-2016. Comments (Comments)

Spark joins Dunedin's Gigatown party
Posted on 16-Dec-2014 09:35Tags News, Broadband

Spark Gigabit broadband plans and GigaWiFi coming to Dunedin next year. Comments (Comments)


 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | ... | 12Next