Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.




519 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 1


Topic # 25049 10-Aug-2008 19:39

http://www.orcon.net.nz/informme/service,blog/category,72/item,630/

"The great news for Orcon broadband customers is that your experience is going to be that much better than everyone else's. Why? Because the content is being hosted in the Orcon datacentre. That means super-fast access for Orcon customers."

Assuming Orcon's datacentre is in NZ wouldn't it be nice if the data was zero rated to allow the best opportunity to view the olympics, I imagine the costs of local traffic are marginal and this would be a huge bonus for Orcon customers.

I can live and hope I suppose

Create new topic
1200 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 3

Trusted

  Reply # 155698 10-Aug-2008 20:38
Send private message

 

They gotta pay for the servers somehow :-) Pretty cool if they did zero rate though. Personally I think we should zero rate all local traffic. 





Tyler - Parnell Geek - iPhone 3G - Lenovo X301 - Kaseya - Great Western Steak House, these are some of my favourite things.

60 posts

Master Geek


  Reply # 155915 11-Aug-2008 15:05

Yes I read this also, I hoped that we might get discounted traffic or something.

 
 
 
 


248 posts

Master Geek

Trusted

  Reply # 155927 11-Aug-2008 15:43
Send private message

We would have loved to have done zero rated data, but unfortunately just did not have the resource to get the infrastructure set up here - we have been pretty busy with unbundling. This is definitely something that we are looking pretty closely at - we are really keen to encourage the use of local content, particularly that which is on our network.

Good to hear that you guys would see this as a value add. Would be interested to hear about any other (local) content that you would particularly like zero rated.


475 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 61

Subscriber

Reply # 156322 12-Aug-2008 16:29
Send private message

Interesting to note that Snap have announced 0-rated traffic for the TVNZ Olympics coverage over in the Broad Band forum.





Jonathan Mosen

 

Mosen Consulting, for advice on web and app accessibility

 

http://mosen.org

1200 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 3

Trusted

  Reply # 156423 12-Aug-2008 22:10
Send private message

duncanblair: Good to hear that you guys would see this as a value add. Would be interested to hear about any other (local) content that you would particularly like zero rated.



We are designing a online backup system for our clients, which will be deployed either in a datacentre, or on ISP fibre.

Zero rated data to your cages or across your network would be a great value add.




Tyler - Parnell Geek - iPhone 3G - Lenovo X301 - Kaseya - Great Western Steak House, these are some of my favourite things.

Create new topic



Twitter »

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





News »

$3.74 million for new electric vehicles in New Zealand
Posted 17-Jan-2018 11:27


Nova 2i: Value, not excitement from Huawei
Posted 17-Jan-2018 09:02


Less news in Facebook News Feed revamp
Posted 15-Jan-2018 13:15


Australian Government contract awarded to Datacom Connect
Posted 11-Jan-2018 08:37


Why New Zealand needs a chief technology officer
Posted 6-Jan-2018 13:59


Amazon release Silk Browser and Firefox for Fire TV
Posted 21-Dec-2017 13:42


New Chief Technology Officer role created
Posted 19-Dec-2017 22:18


All I want for Christmas is a new EV
Posted 19-Dec-2017 19:54


How clever is this: AI will create 2.3 million jobs by 2020
Posted 19-Dec-2017 19:52


NOW to deploy SD-WAN to regional councils
Posted 19-Dec-2017 19:46


Mobile market competition issues ComCom should watch
Posted 18-Dec-2017 10:52


New Zealand government to create digital advisory group
Posted 16-Dec-2017 08:47


Australia datum changes means whole country moving 1.8 metres north-east
Posted 16-Dec-2017 08:39


UAV Traffic Management Trial launching today in New Zealand
Posted 12-Dec-2017 16:06


UFB connections pass 460,000
Posted 11-Dec-2017 11:26



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.