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Chorus’ message: just be more committed to paying
Vocus says prices could increase by between $12 and $200 per user, which would have to be absorbed by the provider or paid for by the consumer.
02 Apr 2019
Users choosing more competitive fibre deals – report
The summer season was all about fibre with 74% of respondents choosing fibre broadband plans, an increase of 6% on last quarter’s report.
28 Mar 2019
2degrees jumps on the bundle bandwagon with Amazon Prime
Following the trend set by Vodafone and Spark, 2degrees is trying to lure customers into a contract with the promise of access to streaming content.
11 Mar 2019
2degrees lays down the gauntlet with price promise
The telco provider has promised that its residential broadband customers won’t face a pay rise this year.
07 Mar 2019
NZ among the world’s countries with the fastest internet
The latest data from OECD's broadband portal has found that New Zealand is punching well above its weight in high-speed fibre.
01 Mar 2019
Kiwis paying more than $100m too much for inferior internet
New research from Broadband Compare has come back with some interesting results for Kiwi households.
28 Feb 2019
Vocus & Vodafone unbundle NZ's fibre network
“Unbundling fibre will provide retail service providers with a flexible future-proofed platform regardless of what tomorrow brings."
15 Feb 2019
Chorus to trial 10Gbps fibre broadband service
“We're truly thrilled to be trialling our 10Gbps fibre service, a service we know will underpin New Zealand's digital future."
04 Feb 2019
ServersCheck expands IIoT in Oz with new partnership
BDC Services will provide customers in Australia with an online store for ServersCheck products and local technical pre-sales and onsite support.
30 Jan 2019
Fibre uptake continues to grow in Christchurch
Across Enable’s network, there are now 12 towns and suburbs where over 60% of homes and businesses are enjoying fibre broadband.
28 Jan 2019
Frost & Sullivan honours Honeywell's IIoT value creation
Frost & Sullivan has awarded Honeywell with the 2018 Global Customer Value Leadership Award for its work protecting industrial internet of things (IIoT) customers.
23 Jan 2019
Chorus fibre roll out picks up pace
Chorus has announced that 50% of fibre installations are now being completed within a day.
18 Jan 2019
Vodafone and PNSol champion new ‘invisble network’ broadband project
"As an industry, we've increased the speed of broadband to one gigabit and beyond, which is a remarkable achievement, but we now have to look beyond speed."
17 Jan 2019
Chorus reckons Kiwis have an insatiable appetite for data
New Zealanders love the internet – and we love Fortnite even more.
16 Jan 2019
Opinion: Why it's important to build tomorrow's 10G future today
ADTRAN's Ronan Kelly shares his insights on how 10G in A/NZ will be crucial for enterprises.
11 Jan 2019
ComCom releases findings from fibre services study
The Commerce Commision has released the summary report for its study to inform the development of regulations for Chorus and other fibre companies.
20 Dec 2018
InternetNZ welcomes Govt's 99.8% broadband coverage plan
The additional coverage will roll out over the next four years as part of the Rural Broadband Initiative phase two/Mobile Black Spots Fund (RBI2/MBSF) programme expansion.
18 Dec 2018
Vertiv to build AU$35 million submarine cable landing station
The cable landing station, located in Maroochydore, will help deliver Australia’s fastest data connection to Asia.
03 Dec 2018
NBN releases new offering for enterprise
The new wholesale product aims to deliver symmetrical speeds and enhanced service levels.
30 Oct 2018
97% of Chorus subcontractors fail employment standards inspection
73 of 75 inspected subcontractors found to be in breach of minimum employment standards, which could have ramifications across the channel.
08 Oct 2018
Exclusive: Kacific makes a bid for the APAC satellite broadband market
"As the region progresses to 5G, traditional telecommunications networks will need to be innovative in how they meet the immense demand for bandwidth."
17 Sep 2018
TeamTalk posts profit, continues investment in infrastructure
The company aims to have its digital radio network fully rolled out across New Zealand by mid-2019.
25 Aug 2018
Industrial revolution will shape NZ's dairy and farming industries
“With IoT, data is coming so fast and being produced so quickly we need to be very, very efficient."
27 Jun 2018
Kiwis dump VDSL in favour of new broadband prospects
Around 34% are now on fibre and 16% on wireless broadband.
21 Jun 2018