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N4L to upgrade & support wireless internet inside schools
Posted on 23-Jan-2020 17:22 News, Broadband

Students across New Zealand will soon benefit from a more seamless and safer internet experience in their classrooms when Network for Learning (N4L) begins a four-year wireless upgrade programme next month.

Cambium cnPilot R195W review
Posted on 18-Jan-2020 18:35 Reviews, Broadband, by michaelmurfy

The cnPilot R195W is a budget friendly router with the ability to route full gigabit, manage your family and be remotely managed via cnMaestro.

NZ a top 10 connected nation with stage one of ultra-fast broadband roll-out completed
Posted on 24-Nov-2019 14:15 News, Broadband

Completion of the first stage of the Ultra-Fast Broadband roll-out also makes New Zealand the 8th most UFB available country in the OECD.

Chorus to launch Hyperfibre service
Posted on 18-Nov-2019 15:00 News, Broadband

Using a XGS-PON fibre solution, speeds of 2Gbps and 4Gbps are planned initially, with an 8Gbps service in the future.

Fingbox v2 review
Posted on 10-Nov-2019 14:00 Reviews, Broadband, by michaelmurfy

The Fingbox is a simple device you connect to your network for it to monitor what is going on at any given time.

Vodafone X-Squad powers up for customers
Posted on 16-Oct-2019 08:15 News, Broadband

The first Vodafone X-Squad team is celebrating launch day, with the first team of 12 people based in Auckland ready to solve complex technical issues for customers. Over the coming months more X-Squad teams will be coming online to assist customers.

2degrees Reaches Milestone of 100,000 Broadband Customers
Posted on 1-Oct-2019 09:17 News, Broadband

The New Zealand-born business is celebrating 100,000 broadband customers across its consumer and business division, following a year of focus on improvements to its broadband offering.

Voyager upgrades core network to 100Gbit
Posted on 18-Sep-2019 13:52 News, Broadband

The investment in hardware upgrades and resulting increased capacity means that Voyager broadband customers will continue to enjoy the same fast speeds and seamless service, even during peak times and as nationwide bandwidth usage rises.

100,000 customers connected to fibre broadband network through Enable
Posted on 13-Jun-2019 10:35 News, Broadband

Number of connected consumer and businesses doubled in less than two years.

Orcon first to trial residential 10Gbps broadband
Posted on 28-May-2019 11:20 News, Broadband

Orcon has hooked up two lucky customers to New Zealand's fastest residential broadband connections, flicking the switch on a 10Gbps service in Auckland's North Shore today.

Orcon announces new always-on internet service for Small Business
Posted on 18-Apr-2019 10:19 News, Broadband

If the internet is down, so is productivity. But with the introduction of a new fully-self-contained service from Orcon, small businesses can be practically assured of always-on connectivity.

Southern Cross and ASN sign contract for Southern Cross NEXT
Posted on 10-Apr-2019 21:09 News, Broadband

Southern Cross NEXT Project to be completed in 2021 and will connect Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, Tokelau, Kiribati and the United States.

Kiwis ensure streaming is never interrupted by opting for uncapped broadband plans
Posted on 7-Apr-2019 09:05 News, Broadband

Consumer insights have revealed that nearly half – 48 percent – of New Zealanders now watch TV streaming services, doubling the number of paid subscribers since 2017 when just 23 percent of us had streaming subscriptions.

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.


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