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A call from the companies providing internet access for the great majority of New Zealanders, to the companies with the greatest influence over social media content
Posted on 19-Mar-2019 15:21 News, Broadband

New Zealand largest broadband companies call tech companies to discuss how to solve issues around objectionable content distribution.

2degrees Offers Amazon Prime Video to Broadband Customers
Posted on 8-Mar-2019 14:10 News, Broadband

2degrees has today announced it is teaming up with Amazon to offer Amazon Prime Video memberships to its customers.

Vocus and Vodafone to unbundle fibre connections
Posted on 14-Feb-2019 18:30 News, Broadband

The telecommunications companies joined forces to unbundle fibre in mid-2018, seeking to accelerate innovation and improve the reliability and performance of broadband connections for their customer bases. Today they demonstrated an unbundled fibre connection at an Auckland home, running at 10Gbps - ten times faster than the fastest residential product currently available.

D-Link COVR-2202 review
Posted on 20-Dec-2018 17:10 Reviews, Broadband, by michaelmurfy

Another take on a mesh networking product mostly done right!

Nova Energy announces broadband, phone and energy bundles
Posted on 7-Nov-2018 13:15 News, Broadband

Nova, a nation-wide energy retailer, is now offering residential customers the convenience of dealing with one supplier for their power, broadband, phone and natural gas services, with just one simple bill to manage each month.

NETGEAR delivers Insight instant VPN business router BR500
Posted on 31-Oct-2018 16:31 News, Broadband

With the new NETGEAR Insight Instant VPN Business Router (BR500), remote employees will be able to access data residing on their office network with a single touch on their smartphone screen or a click on their laptop.

REANNZ launches new Hawaiki Cable capacity
Posted on 23-Oct-2018 09:57 News, Broadband

REANNZ has launched its new Hawaiki cable capacity which for the first time provides New Zealand researchers with a dedicated, high-speed connection to the United States enabling them to be partners in world-leading research collaborations.

More and more governments now benchmark broadband status in their national plans
Posted on 12-Sep-2018 02:00 News, Broadband

Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development releases annual country-by-country data on state of broadband access worldwide.

Norton Core review
Posted on 7-Aug-2018 15:57 Reviews, Broadband, by M Freitas

The Norton Core is the first attempt by Symantec at bringing a new security approach for home networks to the market.

D-Link COVR-C1203 review
Posted on 30-Jul-2018 20:35 Reviews, Broadband, by M Freitas

Home networks are increasingly growing more complex. Structured cabling is not really something easy to retrofit without pulling existing walls apart.


Hawaiki Transpacific cable ready-for-service
Posted on 20-Jul-2018 11:29 News, Broadband

Independent telecommunications challenger, Hawaiki Submarine Cable LP has commenced commercial operations for its 15,000 km fibre optic deep-sea cable linking Australia, New Zealand, the Pacific and United States.

Vocus Group and Vodafone announce joint venture to accelerate fibre innovation
Posted on 5-Jun-2018 10:52 News, Broadband

Vocus Group and Vodafone have today announced a joint venture to unbundle New Zealand's government-backed Ultra-Fast Broadband (UFB) fibre network.

Enable doubles fibre broadband speeds for its most popular wholesale service in Christchurch
Posted on 2-Jun-2018 20:07 News, Broadband

Enable has completed its fibre broadband network roll-out to more than 200,000 homes, businesses and schools across greater Christchurch 19 months ahead of schedule. To celebrate this significant achievement, Enable is doubling the speed of its most popular wholesale residential broadband service and providing this to retailers at no extra cost.

Stuff takes 100% ownership of Stuff Fibre
Posted on 24-May-2018 19:41 News, Broadband

Stuff Fibre, an unlimited data, fibre-only internet service provider (ISP) start up was launched jointly with Giant Management Limited in 2016, with GML shareholder Sam Morse as CEO.

Edgerouter 4 Review
Posted on 16-Mar-2018 10:22 Reviews, Broadband, by michaelmurfy

The Edgerouter 4 is an enterprise grade router with insane performance at a consumer friendly price.

Cambium e600 Review
Posted on 10-Mar-2018 21:22 Reviews, Broadband, by michaelmurfy

The e600 is a great enterprise-grade access point with a price that won't break the bank.

Hawaiki cable system will be ready for service in June 2018
Posted on 22-Jan-2018 12:32 News, Broadband

Hawaiki Submarine Cable LP and TE SubCom have announced that more than half of the 15,000km of undersea fiber-optic cable that comprise the Hawaiki transpacific cable system have been implemented.

NOW to deploy SD-WAN to regional councils
Posted on 19-Dec-2017 19:46 News, Broadband

Local phone and broadband provider, NOW, today announced an innovative partnership with Hawke's Bay's five councils that sees it become the first telecommunications company in New Zealand to introduce a Software Defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN) technology that will enable multi-council collaboration.

UFB connections pass 460,000
Posted on 11-Dec-2017 11:26 News, Broadband

The number of New Zealand households and businesses connected to Ultra-Fast Broadband (UFB) has increased by 11 per cent to 460,096 connections in the last quarter, according to the latest Quarterly Broadband Update by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment.


Hawaiki reaches key milestone in landmark deep-sea fibre project
Posted on 4-Nov-2017 13:53 News, Broadband

43 terabits of new capacity will dramatically boost Australian and Pacific digital connectedness

Broadband Compare Award Winners announced
Posted on 3-Nov-2017 07:00 News, Broadband

More than 20 different internet providers made up the finalists across the various categories ranging from prominent and well-known brands through to smaller regional and specialist internet providers.  Other winners on the night included Stuff Fibre, MyRepublic and NOW.

Grandstream GWN7000 review
Posted on 14-Oct-2017 17:41 Reviews, Broadband, by Michael Murphy

Thanks to Go Wireless I've had a chance to play around with some Grandstream networking products.

Hawaiki Cable Transpacific Cable System ready for installation
Posted on 28-Sep-2017 15:25 News, Broadband

The Hawaiki will link Australia and New Zealand to the mainland United States, as well as Hawaii and American Samoa, with options to expand to additional South Pacific islands.

Vodafone New Zealand deploy live 400 gigabit system
Posted on 11-Sep-2017 11:07 News, Broadband

Vodafone New Zealand has taken a major step in future-proofing its national transport network, deploying 400 gigabit per wavelength optical system to dramatically increase capacity over its fibre optic footprint.

Synology RT2600ac router review
Posted on 6-Sep-2017 19:50 Reviews, Broadband, by M Freitas

Synology expanded its router lineup with a faster, more powerful network device.


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