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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.

NOW Expands in to Tauranga
Posted on 5-Sep-2017 18:16 News, Broadband

Hawke's Bay-based Phone & Broadband provider, NOW, is expanding in to Tauranga as part of its continued success in offering provincial New Zealand a customer-led telecommunications service.

REANNZ network to receive ongoing Government funding through to 2024
Posted on 10-Aug-2017 16:05 News, Broadband

Minister of Science and Innovation Hon Paul Goldsmith has announced a new $21 million investment in the network over the next seven years, allocated from the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment's (MBIE) Strategic Science Investment Fund.

Chorus to provide national backhaul to 2degrees
Posted on 8-Aug-2017 11:26 News, Broadband

2degrees has selected Chorus to be its primary provider of national backhaul connecting customers from Invercargill to Kaitaia - offering scalable capacity and capability as part of a multi-year contract.

D-Link releases next generation managed gigabit switches
Posted on 8-Aug-2017 11:24 News, Broadband

Loaded with advanced software features and a lifetime warranty, the new DGS-3630 switches deliver high performance, flexibility, and fault tolerance for maximum return on investment.

REANNZ doubles research network capacity
Posted on 4-May-2017 10:15 News, Broadband

The refresh means REANNZ now has 20Gbps of capacity along the length of the country, from Auckland to Dunedin.

Verizon Digital Media Services to expand the Edgecast Content Delivery Network into New Zealand
Posted on 5-Apr-2017 07:33 News, Broadband

Verizon Digital Media Services has collaborated with Megaport (Australia) Pty Ltd to expand the Verizon Edgecast Content Delivery Network (CDN) with a new point of presence (PoP) in Auckland, New Zealand

Tasman Global Access cable goes live
Posted on 30-Mar-2017 09:46 News, Broadband

Spark, Vodafone and Telstra have today announced the Tasman Global Access (TGA) cable is officially in service and ready to carry vast quantities of Internet traffic between New Zealand and the world.


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