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How Assurity took the headaches out of Enable’s ERP upgrade testing
Fri, 14th Oct 2022
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microsoft
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network management
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Christchurch-based Enable has enlisted Assurity Consulting to provide automated testing services, reducing upgrade costs and saving time for its ERP software.
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Vodafone NZ to rebrand as One New Zealand in early 2023
Wed, 28th Sep 2022
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broadband
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contact centre
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5g
Vodafone NZ has announced a significant rebrand, with the company announcing it is changing its name to One New Zealand in early 2023.
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Chorus posts $959 million 2022 revenue for fibre broadband
Tue, 23rd Aug 2022
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broadband
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chorus
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Chorus' fibre broadband demand fuels revenue growth of $959m, exceeding its goal of one million fibre connections by December.
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Orcon brings faster fibre to Christchurch with Hyperfibre offering
Mon, 1st Aug 2022
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fibre
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orcon
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connectivity
Orcon has today launched the next generation of fibre speeds in Christchurch, bringing its Hyperfibre offering to the city.
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Southern Cross Cable launches the SX NEXT cable to connect NZ to the world
Thu, 7th Jul 2022
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colocation
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undersea cables
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cable
New submarine cable launched to enhance connectivity between New Zealand, Australia, and the US, doubling capacity.
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Mercury launches broadband and fibre packages for NZ customers
Thu, 16th Jun 2022
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broadband
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data centre maintenance / management
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power / energy
Mercury has officially launched Mercury Broadband, giving its electricity and gas customers the ability to add fibre to their existing Mercury account.
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ComCom finds NZ broadband compares well with Australia
Wed, 1st Jun 2022
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cloud services
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broadband
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wireless networks
A new report published by the Commerce Commission has found New Zealand's Ultra-Fast Broadband (UFB) compares well to Australia's National Broadband Network.
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Voyager Internet announces new pricing changes to broadband offerings
Wed, 1st Jun 2022
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big data
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bi
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data analytics
Voyager Internet is making changes to its residential broadband, voice offerings and pricing in the wake of rising third-party costs and inflation.
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Chorus and Nokia launches first trial of 25G PON broadband
Fri, 27th May 2022
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smartphones
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technology gifts
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Chorus and Nokia have announced the successful demonstration of 25 gigabit per second fibre (Gbps) broadband technology at the Chorus Fibre Lab in Auckland.
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Telstra enters into new RSP agreement with Opticomm
Fri, 20th May 2022
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network infrastructure
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network management
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broadband
Telstra has entered into an RSP agreement with Opticomm (A Uniti Group Limited subsidiary) to provide network fibre services to customers.
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ComCom appeals $2.25 million fine in Vodafone FibreX case
Wed, 18th May 2022
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broadband
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retail
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fibre
The Commerce Commission has filed an appeal in the High Court against a $2.25 million fine imposed on Vodafone NZ for its offending under the Fair Trading Act.
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BW Digital completes acquisition of Hawaiki Submarine Cable
Mon, 16th May 2022
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colocation
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undersea cables
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cable
BW Digital has completed its full acquisition of Hawaiki Submarine Cable, with all applicable regulatory filings and approvals now received.
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New high-performance cable in the works for Asia
Fri, 13th May 2022
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network management
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network infrastructure
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undersea cables
A new high-performance submarine cable is being built to enhance connectivity between Hong Kong, China and Southeast Asia.
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Chorus enhances West Coast infrastructure for upgraded telecoms
Mon, 2nd May 2022
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network infrastructure
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network management
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4g technology
Chorus has announced the completion of a 250km infrastructure project set to provide the West Coast with upgraded and enhanced telecommunications.
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Chorus appoints Programmed as new caretaker for NZ sites
Thu, 31st Mar 2022
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management
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chorus
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fibre
Programmed wins multi-million dollar contract to maintain Chorus' property portfolio in New Zealand, creating over 100 jobs.
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Zayo makes waves with world's longest 800G optical wave
Fri, 18th Mar 2022
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cloud services
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network infrastructure
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network management
Zayo Group has made history with the world's longest 800G optical wave, beating the former world record by 74.5km.
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Kiwis are switched on when it comes to telecommunications
Thu, 17th Mar 2022
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broadband
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commerce commission
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fibre
New Zealanders are tech-savvy telecom users, embracing new technology and flexibility, according to a report by the Commerce Commission.
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Copper cabinet phase out to start for Chorus mid-March
Mon, 14th Mar 2022
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cloud services
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commerce commission
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chorus
Copper cabinets are soon to be a thing of the past for many Kiwis, with Chorus announcing it will switch off its first copper cabinets in mid-March.
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NeoPhotonics tech demonstration proves enhanced data center capabilities
Fri, 4th Mar 2022
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network infrastructure
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network management
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colocation
NeoPhotonics has announced new technology components set to enhance data center and telecom networks by providing better operational support.
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Vodafone New Zealand completes Australasian telco first
Mon, 21st Feb 2022
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cloud services
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dr
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fibre
Vodafone has expanded its partnership with FiberSense to Wellington, and is the first company in NZ to utilise existing underground fibre cables.
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DSL still experiencing rapid rates of decline in OECD countries
Fri, 11th Feb 2022
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big data
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bi
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data analytics
High-speed fibre internet continues to be the most significant player in OECD countries, with growth rates still powering ahead of DSL.
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UCG secures Chorus contracts for fibre & network infrastructure across North Island
Fri, 4th Feb 2022
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network management
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network infrastructure
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sdn
UCG secures infrastructure contracts with Chorus for Auckland and the entire North Island, spanning network services, maintenance, and fibre provisioning.
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Chorus fibre upgrade complete with faster broadband
Mon, 6th Dec 2021
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broadband
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internet
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chorus
Chorus completes major performance upgrade for New Zealand fibre customers, boosting download speeds and aiming for top 10 global broadband ranking.
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Fibre the most environmentally friendly broadband option according to new research
Fri, 3rd Dec 2021
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broadband
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sustainable it
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fibre
New research has determined that fibre is the best broadband option for consumers concerned about carbon emissions.