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Southern Cross committed to Ultra Fast Broadband and National Broadband Network
Posted on 15-Jun-2011 09:35 News, Broadband

A successful trial of 100 Gigabits per second prototype transmission equipment has just been completed on the Southern Cross twin cable network.

New Zealand network KAREN extends research community with NEC and Juniper Networks
Posted on 8-Jun-2011 04:02 News, Broadband

REANNZ selected the MX Series routers to support the development of large-scale applications and information that use high amounts of bandwidth and have strict demands on the network.

Akamai to present real-time view of IPv6 traffic delivered on its network during IPv6 day
Posted on 8-Jun-2011 03:35 News, Broadband

With a rapidly growing shortage in available IPv4 addresses, World IPv6 Day serves as a reminder that online businesses must act quickly to transition to IPv6.

REANNZ announces capacity agreement with Pacific Fibre
Posted on 20-May-2011 10:03 News, Broadband

REANNZ and Pacific Fibre agree key terms for a long-term, ground-breaking international capacity service for the NZ research, education and innovation communities.

Pacific Fibre appoints bank and investment banks
Posted on 27-Apr-2011 16:53 News, Broadband

Pacific Fibre announces that it has appointed ANZ, Credit Suisse and First NZ Capital to lead fund raising for its new undersea cable system.

Akamai State of the Internet Report shows annual growth in global connection speeds
Posted on 27-Apr-2011 11:14 News, Broadband

Taegu, South Korea ranked as city with fastest connection speed across the globe, average connection speeds on surveyed mobile networks fastest in Greece.

Telecom says goodbye to Yahoo!Xtra portal to be renamed Yahoo! New Zealand
Posted on 15-Apr-2011 17:33 News, Broadband

Telecom NZ and Yahoo!7 have today announced changes to the ownership of Yahoo!Xtra.

Eleven telcos, consumer groups unite against UFB Bill
Posted on 11-Apr-2011 14:50 News, Broadband

In an unprecedented move, 11 of New Zealand’s major telecommunications companies and the country’s leading consumer advocate groups have united to oppose the Government’s proposed UFB Bill.

Consumer groups combine to call for Telco law changes in New Zealand
Posted on 24-Mar-2011 09:45 News, Broadband

The Chief Executives of four consumer groups have today released a joint supplementary submission to Parliament’s Finance and Expenditure Committee, making a joint call for changes to the telecommunications legislation it is currently considering.

High Court action against alleged spammer
Posted on 17-Feb-2011 15:19 News, Broadband

The Department of Internal Affairs’ Anti-Spam Compliance Unit is again taking High Court action against an alleged spammer, seeking financial penalties of $200,000 against the company principal and $500,000 against his company.

Akamai State of the Internet Report spotlights latest global speed trends
Posted on 25-Jan-2011 17:36 News, Broadband

Overall average connection speed for the U.S. in the third quarter of 2010 was 5.0 Mbps. New Zealand was reported with an average connection speed of 3.2 Mbps.

Pacific Fibre raises $5.5 million, Peter Thiel and NZTE on board
Posted on 12-Jan-2011 22:36 News, Broadband

Pacific Fibre, who intend to build a fibre optic cable connecting Australia and New Zealand to the USA, today announced that they had closed their fourth round of financing.

InternetNZ is already planning NetHui 2011
Posted on 17-Dec-2010 07:54 News, Broadband

NetHui 2011 will be a conference that brings together everyone involved with Internet issues in New Zealand. NetHui is based on the format of multi-stakeholder collaboration successfully introduced by the global Internet Governance Forum (IGF).

FX Networks complets delivery of KAREN's new national network
Posted on 17-Nov-2010 08:21 News, Broadband

FX completes delivery of new national connectivity for the Kiwi Advanced Network and goes live in five new cities.

InternetNZ says businesses not aware of IPv6
Posted on 11-Oct-2010 12:02 News, Broadband

InternetNZ undertakes this survey for the New Zealand IPv6 Task Force.

Huawei makes DSL breakthrough with 700 Mb/s prototype
Posted on 22-Sep-2010 16:06 News, Broadband

SuperMIMO technology enables operators to build high-bandwidth, cost-effective, and future-proof broadband access networks.

TelstraClear to trial ultra fast broadband speeds of up to 100mpbs to the home
Posted on 21-Sep-2010 09:50 News, Broadband

TelstraClear CEO Allan Freeth says TelstraClear has invested more than $200m over 20 years in its hybrid fibre-coax (HFC) networks in Christchurch and Wellington.

TVNZ 7 Internet Debate
Posted on 11-Aug-2010 21:47 News, Broadband

Watch the TVNZ 7 Internet Debate live and participate in the online chat.

InternetNZ announces Council election results and new Fellows
Posted on 30-Jul-2010 17:01 News, Broadband

InternetNZ Fellowships recognise members of the Internet industry who have made an outstanding contribution to the development of the Internet in New Zealand or the Society.

Pacnet joins Pacific Fibre to build Trans-Pacific subsea cable
Posted on 28-Jul-2010 16:58 News, Broadband

The 13,600 km cable will land in Sydney, Auckland and Los Angeles, and will also offer the most direct route between these landing points, delivering the lower latency connections that are being demanded by core customers.

TrueNet launches new broadband monitoring service in New Zealand
Posted on 26-Jul-2010 11:46 News, Broadband

TrueNet is a joint venture between open source IT company Catalyst IT and broadband report analysis company Jonette Consulting.

Orcon expands unbundled network
Posted on 20-Jul-2010 09:39 News, Broadband

Telecommunications company Orcon has unbundled three more Auckland exchanges – Birkdale, Henderson and Albany – with a total of 41 now unbundled across the country.

Google and ITA Software sign acquisition agreement
Posted on 2-Jul-2010 09:31 News, Broadband

ITA Software, Inc., a flight information software company, and Google Inc. have signed a definitive agreement for Google to acquire ITA for US$700 million in cash.

Xero selects Akamai to accelerate its business application
Posted on 27-Jun-2010 09:28 News, Broadband

Akamai has a network of over 65,000 servers, situated in over 71 countries around the world. This network enables companies and organizations to store content on servers closer to their end users, thereby mitigating network latency issues.

Honda advises of email scam going around New Zealand
Posted on 23-Jun-2010 11:10 News, Broadband

The hoax emails have the subject line ‘2010 HONDA RESULT’ and notify recipients of a large cash prize.


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