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Increased demand for digital infrastructure sees Teltrac expand to southern NZ
Thu, 8th Apr 2021
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Teltrac will open in the southern region of the country with presence across three cities, Dunedin, Invercargill and Queenstown.
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nbn sets world record for long-range 5G transmission
Thu, 14th Jan 2021
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Achieved a stable 5G mmWave transmission of close to 1Gbps at 7.3km, double the distance recorded three months ago, and a new record globally.
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Telecom equipment market returns to growth in 2Q20
Wed, 9th Sep 2020
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smartphones
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According to research by Dell’Oro shows that the global market is finding its feet again with vendor ranking remaining stable.
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Chorus describes goals as it posts $52m profit
Mon, 24th Aug 2020
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cloud services
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As the copper withdrawal looms, Chorus is looking at how it can leverage its fibre network to provide new products and services across the country.
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Vodafone seeing traffic increasing up to 100% more than February
Fri, 3rd Apr 2020
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Vodafone says it has added more capacity and has changed the way it manages voice and data traffic across the network.
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New Zealand's national broadband map gets a revamp
Thu, 5th Mar 2020
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broadband
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internetnz
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broadband infrastructure
New Broadband Map NZ launches, offering precise wireless coverage data.
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Ultrafast Fibre to trial 10Gbps fibre broadband
Wed, 11th Dec 2019
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broadband
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retail
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ultrafast fibre
New Zealand businesses with a need for cutting-edge performance cloud software and transfer vast amounts of data are expected to be early adopters of the trial.
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Vocus adds Hawaiki capacity, network upgrades
Wed, 4th Sep 2019
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broadband
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undersea cables
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telecommunications
Vocus ups Hawaiki cable ante, boosts NZ, AU networks for top-tier connectivity.
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Gravity and Kacific partner to bring broadband to rural NZ
Tue, 3rd Sep 2019
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broadband
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broadband infrastructure
Gravity ties with Kacific for a pivotal satellite broadband deal, set to revolutionize NZ's rural internet.
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Broadband access equipment revenue dips to $2.9B
Thu, 13th Jun 2019
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broadband
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dsl
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cable
Global broadband equipment revenue dips 2% to $2.9B, fibre growth offsets cable slump.
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Chorus’ message: just be more committed to paying
Tue, 2nd Apr 2019
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broadband
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internet new zealand
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fibre
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.
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NZ among the world’s countries with the fastest internet
Fri, 1st Mar 2019
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The latest data from OECD's broadband portal has found that New Zealand is punching well above its weight in high-speed fibre.
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Kiwis paying more than $100m too much for inferior internet
Thu, 28th Feb 2019
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Kiwis overpaying £105M for broadband could save hundreds by switching to UFB, research reveals.
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Vodafone and PNSol champion new ‘invisble network’ broadband project
Thu, 17th Jan 2019
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Broadband Forum has launched Broadband QED, a project aimed at enhancing the quality of broadband networks, led by Vodafone and Predictable Network Solutions.
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ComCom releases findings from fibre services study
Thu, 20th Dec 2018
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broadband
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chorus
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commerce commission
The Commerce Commision has released the summary report for its study to inform the development of regulations for Chorus and other fibre companies.
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Vertiv to build AU$35 million submarine cable landing station
Mon, 3rd Dec 2018
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network management
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network infrastructure
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The cable landing station, located in Maroochydore, will help deliver Australia’s fastest data connection to Asia.
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Exclusive: Kacific makes a bid for the APAC satellite broadband market
Mon, 17th Sep 2018
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Kacific Broadband Satellites has appointed Matteo Catanuto as VP of Sales for NZ and APAC, as it aims to expand its satellite broadband services in the region.
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TeamTalk posts profit, continues investment in infrastructure
Sat, 25th Aug 2018
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network infrastructure
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network management
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digital transformation
TeamTalk posts £4.4m profit, sees growth and debt reduction in 2018 fiscal year.
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NBN warns users about scammers posing as staff to swipe financial details
Fri, 6th Jul 2018
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broadband
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email security
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cybersecurity
It says scammers are increasingly taking the opportunity to impersonate NBN employees to take advantage of consumers.
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Chorus posts profit, trims staff - will invest in infrastructure, CX
Mon, 26th Feb 2018
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crm
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cx
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broadband
Chorus nets $47m in profit. CEO says company will continue to improve customer experience and invest in infrastructure across NZ.
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PM ignored Huawei concerns: Labour
Thu, 5th Apr 2012
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cloud services
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nz
John Key needs an 'elegant solution' to counter his opponents' jibes - and he needs it now.
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Ericsson shows off next-level LTE
Thu, 30th Jun 2011
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broadband
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ericsson
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broadband infrastructure
Ericsson's unveiling of LTE Advanced promises mobile broadband speeds nearing 1GB/s by 2023, revolutionising connectivity in the UK.
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Rural women slam govt broadband plan
Tue, 26th Jan 2010
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cloud services
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The organisation that represents rural households is calling on the government to rethink its $300 million plan to upgrade rural broadband infrastructure.
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Demysifying ICT
Tue, 1st Dec 2009
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fibre
In the latest installment of Industry Voice, NZICT Group CEO Brett O’Riley explains that the key to improving New Zealand’s ICT skills lies not only in training, but explaining its importance to the public.