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Chorus reveals technology upgrade for schools, students
Posted on 10-Nov-2017 10:28Tags News, Broadband

Chorus and Network for Learning (N4L) have today unveiled their school technology upgrade programme, a digital transformation that aims to make New Zealand's schools among the most technologically-advanced in the world. Comments (Comments)

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

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

Broadband Compare Award Winners announced
Posted on 3-Nov-2017 07:00Tags 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. Comments (Comments)

Hawaiki Cable Transpacific Cable System ready for installation
Posted on 28-Sep-2017 15:25Tags 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. Comments (Comments)

Vodafone New Zealand deploy live 400 gigabit system
Posted on 11-Sep-2017 11:07Tags 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. Comments (Comments)

NOW Expands in to Tauranga
Posted on 5-Sep-2017 18:16Tags 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. Comments (Comments)

REANNZ network to receive ongoing Government funding through to 2024
Posted on 10-Aug-2017 16:05Tags 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. Comments (Comments)

Chorus to provide national backhaul to 2degrees
Posted on 8-Aug-2017 11:26Tags 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. Comments (Comments)

D-Link releases next generation managed gigabit switches
Posted on 8-Aug-2017 11:24Tags 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. Comments (Comments)

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

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

Verizon Digital Media Services to expand the Edgecast Content Delivery Network into New Zealand
Posted on 5-Apr-2017 07:33Tags 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 Comments (Comments)

Tasman Global Access cable goes live
Posted on 30-Mar-2017 09:46Tags 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. Comments (Comments)

Spark to establish a new office in Christchurch CBD
Posted on 8-Mar-2017 19:20Tags News, Broadband

Spark will be returning to the heart of Christchurch's CBD in a new high-profile office to be built in Cathedral Square. Comments (Comments)

Spark offers to buy TeamTalk
Posted on 7-Feb-2017 09:28Tags News, Broadband

Spark New Zealand Trading Limited has filed a notice of its intention to make a full takeover offer for 100% of the fully paid ordinary shares in TeamTalk Limited at an offer price of 80 cents per share. Comments (Comments)

Ultra-Fast Broadband extended to 151 towns
Posted on 26-Jan-2017 11:06Tags News, Broadband

Prime Minister Bill English and Communications Minister Simon Bridges have announced Ultra-Fast Broadband (UFB) will be extended to more than 151 additional towns, providing up to 85 per cent of New Zealanders with access to fibre by the end of 2024. Comments (Comments)

Chorus announces new CEO: Kate McKenzie
Posted on 19-Dec-2016 14:05Tags News, Broadband

Chorus has today announced the appointment of Kate McKenzie as its new CEO, effective from February 2017. Comments (Comments)

Hawaiki cable in US partnership
Posted on 29-Sep-2016 17:08Tags News, Broadband

Hawaiki cable to land in Oregon and operate in partnership with Alaska Communications. Comments (Comments)

Spark launches subsidised broadband to jump Digital Divide
Posted on 22-Sep-2016 14:52Tags News, Broadband

Spark announced today a new social programme to bring heavily subsidised broadband to thousands of New Zealand children whose families cannot afford commercial home broadband services. Comments (Comments)

Poor Network performance stalls digital transformation efforts in Australia and New Zealand
Posted on 15-Sep-2016 10:12Tags News, Broadband

New Citrix report reveals network outages are costing businesses up to almost two weeks of lost productivity per employee. Comments (Comments)

New ISP StuffFibre launches
Posted on 9-Sep-2016 09:04Tags News, Broadband

Stuff Fibre has launched with unlimited data, no fixed term contracts, simple billing and local customer service. Comments (Comments)

Southern Cross unveils plans for a high capacity express route between Sydney, Auckland and Los Angeles
Posted on 4-Sep-2016 10:36Tags News, Broadband

Southern Cross Cable Network confirmed an important milestone in the Southern Cross NEXT project. Comments (Comments)

150 Years of the Cook Strait Cable
Posted on 27-Aug-2016 09:09Tags News, Broadband

On 26 August 1866, New Zealand's telecommunications took a leap into the future with the successful connection of the Cook Strait Telegraph Cable, says Communications Minister Amy Adams. Comments (Comments)

Gigabit dream becomes a reality for 3000+ businesses in Tauranga
Posted on 19-Aug-2016 20:41Tags News, Broadband

When gigabit internet was announced in Tauranga two years ago, homes and businesses in the city were able to access the ultrafast speeds but only at a cost which significantly exceeded the cost of existing services. Comments (Comments)

Orcon modems are a work of art
Posted on 5-Aug-2016 19:09Tags News, Broadband

Top New Zealand artists come together to create five designs for 2,500 limited edition modems for broadband provider Orcon. Comments (Comments)

2degrees activate 100GbE interconnect to the Southern Cross Cable Network
Posted on 28-Jul-2016 18:24Tags News, Broadband

Company says new connection is driven by the massive growth of content providers such as Netflix fuelling New Zealanders' demand for data. Comments (Comments)


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