150 Years of the Cook Strait Cable
Posted on 27-Aug-2016 09:09 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.
UFB and RBI now available to 1.2 million people
Posted on 10-May-2016 20:26 News, Broadband
Under the Government's Ultra-Fast Broadband (UFB) and Rural Broadband Initiative (RBI) rollouts, more than 1.2 million New Zealanders can now connect to faster and more reliable internet, Communications Minister Amy Adams announced today.
Compass Communications to buy Ultracom's UFB business
Posted on 28-Jan-2016 12:46 News, Broadband
New Zealand owned and operated Compass Communications Limited has reached a conditional offer to acquire the Ultra-Fast Broadband (UFB) business of Ultracom, which provides telecommunications services to customers in the Northland region, using the Northpower Fibre network.