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Telecom NZ International increasing Internet Telephony footprint
Posted on 22-Jun-2010 12:16 News, Broadband

Juniper's EX Series Switches enabled TNZI to expand global reach and gain competitive edge. Company currently carries 2% of all global voice traffic, almost five billion minutes per year.

InternetNZ says content industry doing well, despite claims of infringing filesharing
Posted on 21-Jun-2010 11:13 News, Broadband

Figures from the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI) show that in 2009 New Zealand and Australia digital sales increased by 41.4% and performance rights returns were up 8.6% - for an overall revenue industry increase of 3.5%.

Telstra signs Financial Heads of Agreement on NBN
Posted on 21-Jun-2010 10:59 News, Broadband

The transaction would see Telstra progressively migrate its voice and broadband traffic from its copper and cable networks to NBN Co’s network as it is rolled out. Telstra will continue to use its cable network to meet its pay TV contract with FOXTEL.

Telecom New Zealand settles in 2008 misleading broadband advertising cases
Posted on 18-Jun-2010 09:32 News, Broadband

The Commerce Commission has reached a settlement with Telecom New Zealand Ltd under which Telecom will notify and refund approximately 1300 customers who may have been misled by a broadband promotion it conducted in 2008.

Chorus’ fibre roll-out hits halfway mark
Posted on 3-May-2010 12:00 News, Broadband

More than 1 million New Zealanders are now within reach of high-speed broadband as Chorus reaches the halfway point in its programme to bring fibre optic cable closer to homes.

New Zealand Government finalise rural broadband plans to help deliver fibre connections to 97% of schools across the country
Posted on 16-Mar-2010 09:26 News, Broadband

The government has finalised its plans for rural telecommunications with Cabinet yesterday signing off on proposals for the roll out of high speed broadband in rural areas and the reform of the Telecommunications Service Obligations (TSO).

New Zealand businessmen propose project to build international fibre cable
Posted on 11-Mar-2010 14:29 News, Broadband

Aim is unlimited high speed broadband for New Zealand and Australia.

Alcatel-Lucent announces new head of New Zealand Business
Posted on 22-Feb-2010 15:21 News, Broadband

New General Manager Jyoti was formerly the general manager of Alcatel-Lucent’s Next Generation Networks product unit.

InternetNZ appoints new Chief Executive Officer
Posted on 2-Feb-2010 14:05 News, Broadband

InternetNZ’s subsidiaries - NZRS and DNCL are not directly affected by this appointment, each having their own management and boards that report into Council.

Less than 10% of IPv4 addresses remain unallocated
Posted on 20-Jan-2010 21:52 News, Broadband

The Number Resource Organization and deploying IPv6 - the next generation of the Internet Protocol - is vital to the continued development of the Internet.

AT&T increases submarine cable capacity between Asia and America
Posted on 8-Dec-2009 16:04 News, Broadband

Recently-completed AAG cable network provides additional capabilities for commercial traffic between Asia-Pacific region and U.S.

Telecom New Zealand fined NZ$500,000 for misleading over Go Large plan
Posted on 7-Dec-2009 13:43 News, Broadband

Telecom New Zealand Limited has pleaded guilty to 17 charges of breaching the Fair Trading Act over claims made in 2006 when promoting Xtra’s Go Large broadband plan.

Lance Atkinson fined by U.S. Federal Judge in spam case
Posted on 1-Dec-2009 05:00 News, Broadband

The New Zealander identified by the United States Federal Trade Commission as the ring leader of an international spam network has been ordered to pay $US15.15 million by a US federal judge.

VectorFibre launches unlimited data traffic for business customers
Posted on 27-Nov-2009 09:42 News, Broadband

VectorFibre is offering its business customers access to unlimited national and international data traffic through its InterNet Service launched this week.

Change to Telecom New Zealand operation separation undertakings
Posted on 20-Nov-2009 09:59 News, Broadband

New Zealand's Communications and Information Technology Minister Steven Joyce has approved a variation to Telecom's operational separation undertakings, which came into force in March 2008.

InternetNZ announces formation of New Zealand IPv6 Task Force
Posted on 16-Nov-2009 16:12 News, Broadband

New Zealand is poised to accelerate implementation of the next generation Internet protocol, IPv6, with the formation of the New Zealand IPv6 Task Force, aligned with the global IPv6 Forum. The work of the Task Force will be driven by impending exhaustion of existing IPv4 addressing and the associated risk and additional cost that this is expected to impose.

More New Zealand spammers caught and sentenced
Posted on 2-Nov-2009 12:00 News, Broadband

Two more New Zealanders have admitted their part in a major international spamming operation and must pay substantial financial penalties.

Telecommunications Industry Group to showcase future of communications in New Zealand
Posted on 2-Nov-2009 11:46 News, Broadband

Kiwis will get a chance to meet the second man on the moon, Buzz Aldrin, next year as part of a new communications and technology conference Planet 2010: Visit the Future.

Total number of broadband subscribers in New Zealand exceeded 1 million
Posted on 27-Oct-2009 14:14 News, Broadband

Broadband users made up nearly three-quarters of all Internet subscribers, while the number of subscribers with an Internet connection using mobile data cards, cable, or satellite technology grew by 53 percent to 220,000.

International speakers confirmed for upcoming broadband summit in Auckland
Posted on 21-Oct-2009 09:45 News, Broadband

Keynote speakers Adam Smith, Google’s Enterprise Sales Manager Asia Pacific and Sidhe Interactive Managing Director and co-founder Mario Wynands will be joined by more than 50 speakers from a range of Korean, Australian and New Zealand companies, research organisations and policy and regulatory agencies.

New Zealand government starts seeking ultra-fast broadband partners
Posted on 21-Oct-2009 09:35 News, Broadband

Communications and Information Technology Minister Steven Joyce has released the “Invitation to Participate” in the partner selection process for the government’s $1.5 billion ultra-fast broadband investment initiative. Internet Guide invites you to surf without the sharks
Posted on 14-Oct-2009 11:24 News, Broadband

A simple click of the mouse allows anyone who is a Dyn Inc. customer to surf the web faster and more safely with the protection of Internet Guide, an opt-in service for additional protection at the DNS level. Internet Guide is included in the service package at no cost.

Preparing schools for ultra-fast broadband
Posted on 15-Sep-2009 11:39 News, Broadband

Fourteen New Zealand schools are set to receive major upgrades to their ICT infrastructure, in the first stage of the government’s $34 million boost for broadband in schools.

New Zealand government announces targets for rural broadband
Posted on 10-Sep-2009 11:11 News, Broadband

Taken together with the government’s $1.5 billion ultra-fast broadband investment initiative, the achievement of these rural targets will mean that 97% of New Zealand schools and 99.7% of New Zealand students will have access to broadband speeds of 100Mbps or greater.

Orcon acquires two ISPs
Posted on 14-Aug-2009 14:00 News, Broadband

Orcon has acquired Northland internet service provider iGRIN and Genesis Energy’s ISP Infogen.

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