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Changes to New Zealand’s Ultrafast Fibre Broadband (UFB) network will overcome problems for consumers connecting to the network, according to telco and communications provider Spark.

Published in Telecoms & NBN
Thursday, 09 May 2013 14:31

Huawei welcome in NZ, shame about Australia

Banned from the NBN in Australia on security grounds, Huawei will be a major part of the New Zealand equivalent.

Published in Networking
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Thursday, 28 March 2013 06:38

Land of the Long Dark Fibre

Telecom New Zealand has announced the official name and the retail pricing of its NBN equivalent – the Ultra Fibre broadband (UFB).

Published in Government Tech Policy
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The New Zealand Government says its national broadband network initiative has exceeded initial targets with fibre reaching 76,000 urban premises, but only 1200 customers have signed up for FTTP services to date.

Published in Government Tech Policy

New Zealand's Commerce commission has released a report warning that cost and, lack of understanding of costs, could hamper the uptake of FTTP delivered broadband services. While some of the issues raised are specific to New Zealand, there are lessons here for Australia.

Published in Home Tech
Thursday, 09 February 2012 14:02

Cloudy outlook for the NBN - but that's good news

A New Zealand study into the potential applications and demand for high-speed broadband services has concluded that cloud computing services for consumers could be a major driver.

Published in Cloud Computing
Friday, 04 November 2011 16:12

Huawei wins NZ fibre to the home contract


New Zealand's Ultrafast Fibre will use Huawei equipment to deliver fibre to the home connections in certain parts of the country.


Published in Deals

Ericsson has been awarded a contract to supply optical fibre cable for the New Zealand Government's Ultra Fast Broadband network - the equivalent of Australia's NBN.

Published in Deals

New Zealand telcos and user organisations are proposing changes to the enabling legislation for the country's Ultrafast Broadband Network (UFB) that, as it stands, would give providers a ten-year holiday from pricing regulation. Instead they want to see Australian style 'special access undertakings' adopted.

Published in Technology Regulation

Telecom New Zealand says it has submitted its final proposal in it bid to win the lion's share of the New Zealand Government's planned FTTH network, warning that it will compete if its proposal is not accepted.

Published in Strategy
Tuesday, 02 November 2010 14:44

NZ Government's FTTH plan could breach WTO rules

New Zealand's Internet industry association, InternetNZ, has warned that the New Zealand Government's plan to quarantine its planned FTTH network from independent regulatory oversight could put the country in breach of its international trade obligations.

Published in Technology Regulation




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