Broadband infrastructure stories
Increased demand for digital infrastructure sees Teltrac expand to southern NZ
Teltrac will open in the southern region of the country with presence across three cities, Dunedin, Invercargill and Queenstown.
nbn sets world record for long-range 5G transmission
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.
Telecom equipment market returns to growth in 2Q20
According to research by Dell’Oro shows that the global market is finding its feet again with vendor ranking remaining stable.
Chorus describes goals as it posts $52m profit
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.
Vodafone seeing traffic increasing up to 100% more than February
Vodafone says it has added more capacity and has changed the way it manages voice and data traffic across the network.
New Zealand's national broadband map gets a revamp
New Broadband Map NZ launches, offering precise wireless coverage data.
Ultrafast Fibre to trial 10Gbps fibre broadband
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.
Vocus adds Hawaiki capacity, network upgrades
Vocus ups Hawaiki cable ante, boosts NZ, AU networks for top-tier connectivity.
Gravity and Kacific partner to bring broadband to rural NZ
Gravity ties with Kacific for a pivotal satellite broadband deal, set to revolutionize NZ's rural internet.
Broadband access equipment revenue dips to $2.9B
Global broadband equipment revenue dips 2% to $2.9B, fibre growth offsets cable slump.
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.
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.
Kiwis paying more than $100m too much for inferior internet
Kiwis overpaying £105M for broadband could save hundreds by switching to UFB, research reveals.
Vodafone and PNSol champion new ‘invisble network’ broadband project
Broadband Forum has launched Broadband QED, a project aimed at enhancing the quality of broadband networks, led by Vodafone and Predictable Network Solutions.
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.
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.
Exclusive: Kacific makes a bid for the APAC satellite broadband market
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.
TeamTalk posts profit, continues investment in infrastructure
TeamTalk posts £4.4m profit, sees growth and debt reduction in 2018 fiscal year.
NBN warns users about scammers posing as staff to swipe financial details
It says scammers are increasingly taking the opportunity to impersonate NBN employees to take advantage of consumers.
Chorus posts profit, trims staff - will invest in infrastructure, CX
Chorus nets $47m in profit. CEO says company will continue to improve customer experience and invest in infrastructure across NZ.
PM ignored Huawei concerns: Labour
John Key needs an 'elegant solution' to counter his opponents' jibes - and he needs it now.
Ericsson shows off next-level LTE
Ericsson's unveiling of LTE Advanced promises mobile broadband speeds nearing 1GB/s by 2023, revolutionising connectivity in the UK.
Rural women slam govt broadband plan
The organisation that represents rural households is calling on the government to rethink its $300 million plan to upgrade rural broadband infrastructure.
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.