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.
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.
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.
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.
Spark offers to buy TeamTalk
Posted on 7-Feb-2017 09:28 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.
Ultra-Fast Broadband extended to 151 towns
Posted on 26-Jan-2017 11:06 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.