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InternetNZ research highlights Kiwis' concerns about online world
Wed, 21st Feb 2024
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InternetNZ's upcoming research, unveiling NZ's attitudes to the online world and AI, also highlights increasing concerns about cyberbullying and online harm.
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Chorus announces major growth of New Zealand's fibre network
Thu, 15th Feb 2024
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Chorus unveils plans to expand New Zealand's fibre network, bringing high-speed internet to an additional 10,000 businesses and homes across 59 communities nationwide.
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Unison Group sells fibre subsidiary to Tuatahi First Fibre
Fri, 2nd Feb 2024
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network management
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Unison Group has sold its fibre subsidiary, Unison Fibre, to Tuatahi First Fibre, expanding the provider's network across the North Island and promising enhanced services for its customers.
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CommScope reveals next-gen SYSTIMAX 2.0 connectivity portfolio
Thu, 1st Feb 2024
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network infrastructure
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colocation
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edge data centre
CommScope unveils SYSTIMAX 2.0, the next generation of its building and data centre connectivity portfolio, offering advanced solutions in structured cabling to tackle evolving technological infrastructural demands.
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St Michaels development in Manchester to receive 10Gbps business internet
Mon, 29th Jan 2024
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telco
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construction
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The £400m St Michaels development in Manchester will provide top-tier office space and luxury apartments with up to 10Gbps internet within 24 hours of installation, courtesy of Telcom's Preconnect service.
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Vocus to deploy Ciena's WL6e tech for high-capacity, energy-efficient networks
Tue, 23rd Jan 2024
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ciena
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nz
Vocus will become the first operator to deploy Ciena's cutting-edge WaveLogic 6 Extreme (WL6e) technology, enhancing network capacity and energy efficiency amid increasing bandwidth requirements.
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Maximizing fibre speed and reliability through advanced orchestration and assurance solutions
Wed, 20th Sep 2023
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network management
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The demand for faster connectivity has led to the rise of fibre optics, but challenges remain. Here are the enablers for successful network transformation.
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Hybrid fibre coaxial market to be US$24 billion by 2033: FMI
Wed, 20th Sep 2023
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network infrastructure
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sdn
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broadband
Market players overspend on research and development to enhance their product portfolio and collaborate with other businesses.
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ComCom seeks views on revenue limits, service quality standards for Chorus
Fri, 1st Sep 2023
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chorus
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commerce commission
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The Commerce Commission is seeking feedback on resetting revenue limits for Chorus, New Zealand's largest telecoms infrastructure provider.
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New Zealanders in line for fibre broadband cost hikes
Fri, 11th Aug 2023
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broadband
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fibre
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telco
Consumers who remain loyal to their existing broadband providers are paying significantly higher prices compared to those who regularly switch.
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Back on track: Chorus clears nationwide fibre backlogs
Thu, 10th Aug 2023
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Customers hoping to connect to Chorus fibre will no longer face the significant delays experienced in many parts of the country over the past year.
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Why should businesses care about the PSTN/ISDN switch-off?
Thu, 10th Aug 2023
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Investing in a solution that can support your telecommunication requirements both now and in the future is crucial.
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Superloop covers four key tiers of business with new plans
Tue, 25th Jul 2023
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support
Superloop has announced four new product offerings that provide businesses of all sizes with a more flexible range of tailored fibre plans.
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Improvement in communication technology to aid FTTx tester market: FMI
Mon, 26th Jun 2023
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testing
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The FTTx tester demand is anticipated to be valued at US$13.9 billion in 2022, forecasted to grow at a CAGR of 7% to US$27.34 billion from 2022 to 2032.
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Fibre optic test equipment market to be US$1,779.9 million by 2033: FMI
Thu, 18th May 2023
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wireless networks
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facilities management
The fibre optic test equipment market is to be US$923 million in 2023 and is expected to reach US$1,779.9 million by 2033, with a 6.8% CAGR.
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Case Study: Optical technologies light the way for agriculture
Mon, 15th May 2023
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telco
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Guangxi, China's largest producer of dragon fruit, is using network and agricultural technology to boost income and improve farming.
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Case study: Bringing the digital world to remote Thailand
Mon, 15th May 2023
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telco
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A new chapter began for Maetoh as broadband and Wi-Fi networks were connected, giving the village access to the entirety of the internet.
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1 million more homes and businesses eligible for fibre now
Thu, 16th Feb 2023
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broadband
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nbn
A million more homes and businesses are now eligible to choose faster and more reliable broadband as Australia's full fibre rollout continues.
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Gigaclear appoints Clancy for fibre broadband roll-out
Wed, 25th Jan 2023
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broadband
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fibre
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gigaclear
Clancy will manage the installation from Gigaclear's telecoms exchange to customer premises, delivering new connections to households across the county.
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Chorus sees spike in business demand for faster fibre connections
Fri, 9th Dec 2022
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broadband
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chorus
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Businesses are spending more on super fast, commercial grade, fibre network connections as more of their operations move online.
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Govt paper pushes case for fibre connectivity in rural NZ
Mon, 5th Dec 2022
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Chorus has welcomed the New Zealand Government's release of a new paper that sets out the country's high-level connectivity vision over the next decade.
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ComCom announces a much broader next phase of MBNZ
Tue, 29th Nov 2022
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broadband
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commerce commission
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fibre
The Commerce Commission has unveiled the next phase of Measuring Broadband New Zealand (MBNZ), widening the programme to cover new technologies.
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NZIER and Chorus find economic potential in rural connectivity
Tue, 15th Nov 2022
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network management
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network infrastructure
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Closing rural-urban digital divide in New Zealand could bring economic benefits of NZD$16.5bn over 10 years, says NZIER report commissioned by Chorus.
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Superloop completes acquisition of smart building provider
Tue, 1st Nov 2022
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network infrastructure
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network management
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Superloop has completed its acquisition of VostroNet, an infrastructure owner and internet provider with customers such as Queensland University of Technology.