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It's official: 1.2 million Kiwis now have access to faster internet

It's official: 1.2 million Kiwis now have access to faster internet 2 million New Zealanders can now connect to faster and more reliable internet, thanks to the Government’s Ultra-Fast Broadband (UFB) and Rural Broadband Initiative (RBI) rollouts.A total of 142 newly built Rural Broadband towers are in operation, making the new tower build 92% complete.

Simplified UFB nsent ming for shared property & apartment dwellers

Simplified UFB nsent ming for shared property & apartment dwellers Category One includes installation methods that will have no lasting impacts on shared property, such as installation in grass on the side of a driveway.This doesn't require consent, but will require a minimum of 5 working days' notice.

Govt makes law changes to simplfy UFB rollout

Govt makes law changes to simplfy UFB rollout Category One includes installation methods that will have no lasting impacts on shared property, such as installation in grass on the side of a driveway.This doesn't require consent, but will require a minimum of 5 working days' notice.

Chorus calls for 250 technicians to manage fault & fibre demand

Chorus calls for 250 technicians to manage fault & fibre demand However Beattie says that with a staff shortage, it has become difficult to respond immediately to longer fault timeframes.“We have scoured New Zealand for potential technicians, and also brought in technicians from around the world to help meet the demand, but it’s still not enough.

US internet speeds jump, but still lag worldwide: Ookla

US internet speeds jump, but still lag worldwide: Ookla net report for the US is in, and it’s got some good news: internet speeds have become noticeably faster.Broadband customers across the US are now seeing average speeds over 50Mps down for the first time — specifically, 54.

Comcast thinks it should be able to charge more to preserve your privacy

Comcast thinks it should be able to charge more to preserve your privacy People get up in arms when it comes to privacy on services like Google and Facebook, but your ISP could gather much, much more information about you if it wanted.The cable giant thinks your privacy should come with an added fee.

Results are in: Quarterly UFB figures show Kiwis remain ‘enthusiastic’

Results are in: Quarterly UFB figures show Kiwis remain ‘enthusiastic’ The results are in: Communications Minister Amy Adams has released the latest quarterly report on the Ultra Fast Broadband and Rural Broadband Initiative.The results reveal demand for faster and more reliable internet amongst Kiwis is still going strong.

More than 300,000 to benefit as first phase of RBI mpleted

More than 300,000 to benefit as first phase of RBI mpleted More than 300,000 homes and businesses across the country can benefit from improved broadband, with the first phase of the Government’s Rural Broadband Initiative has coming to an end.“Under the programme, rural communities around New Zealand have significantly improved broadband, thanks to the Government’s $300 million investment into RBI,” she says.

2degrees wants to bridge nnections for SuperGold Card holders

2degrees wants to bridge nnections for SuperGold Card holders Spread the word amongst your families - SuperGold Card holders signed up to 2degrees can now get up to $20 discounted off their Pay Monthly and home broadband plans.690,000 SuperGold Card holders can receive a $5 per month discount on Pay Monthly plans, or a $5 per month discount on home broadband plans.

Kiwis can now mpare 94 different internet providers

Kiwis can now mpare 94 different internet providers Founded by Gavin Male and Alex Grace, the site, which officially launched on June 30th, lists more than 2800 different broadband packages from 94 different New Zealand ISPs.The company say the new support will help those who aren’t entirely comfortable committing to a new broadband plan without discussing the options first.

Kiwis love streaming: Almost half of all broadband nnections have unlimited data

Kiwis love streaming: Almost half of all broadband nnections have unlimited data Kiwis are loving unlimited internet connections, with Statistics NZ reporting almost half of all broadband connections across the country had unlimited data plans as of 30 June 2016.The organisations says 2016 has seen 43% more unlimited data plans than in 2015, when only around one-third of connections were unlimited.

Spark waives early termination & moving fees for quake-affected customers

Spark waives early termination & moving fees for quake-affected customers “For those people it must be a hugely stressful time, and the news they may need to move is always devastating.We think the most important thing we can do is help make this process as smooth as we can at our end, and waiving fees is the right thing to do,” he says.