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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.

Spark to test high speed Gigabit nnections in Christchurch

Spark to test high speed Gigabit nnections in Christchurch New Zealand telco Spark has starting testing high speed Gigabit connections over Enable’s UFB fibre network in Christchurch.According to Spark, with Enable making the speeds available on their network, Spark has started testing its own residential and business customer equipment across a variety of scenarios through the Enable lab and into the Spark core network, to ensure the speeds can be achieved consistently.

mmunities transform - Whakatane UFB build now mplete

mmunities transform - Whakatane UFB build now mplete Ian Bonnar, executive member of Chorus, says UFB has the potential to transform New Zealand’s economy and its communities.“So we’re really looking forward to seeing how the Whakatane community can take advantage of having world-class connectivity right on their door step,” he says.

Fibre driving increase in switching broadband providers

Fibre driving increase in switching broadband providers More Kiwis than ever before are looking to switch broadband providers, according to New Zealand broadband comparison site Broadband Compare.The company says January saw a record number of Kiwis switching broadband connections after comparing internet providers on the Broadband Compare website, with more than 22,000 Kiwis comparing broadband plans and internet connectivity options at their address.

InternetNZ welmes govt's Tel Act Review

InternetNZ welmes govt's Tel Act Review The organisation says it is particularly pleased with the focus on fibre broadband.We think it will deliver the fair broadband prices Kiwis deserve," explains Jordan Carter, InternetNZ chief executive.

Orn & Slingshot offer quick fix for fibre broadband limbo

Orn & Slingshot offer quick fix for fibre broadband limbo Telecommunications providers Orcon and Slingshot have launched a new service to help prevent Kiwis landing in broadband limbo when they move into a fibre-ready home.“We have customers who are moving into a new house, see that the house can get fibre, and place an order for fibre broadband,” says Taryn Hamilton, general manager, Consumer, Orcon and Slingshot.

Chorus' year ahead: UFB roll outs and increased customer focus

Chorus' year ahead: UFB roll outs and increased customer focus Operating revenues were $529 million and operating expenses were $194 million.“It’s our intention to bolster the support we offer retailers in migrating customers to our fibre network where it’s available, or to VDSL as a fibre-ready transition step in other areas.

Fibre-focused future for tel regulation welme, says InternetNZ

Fibre-focused future for tel regulation welme, says InternetNZ The Government’s proposal on telco regulation is a welcome one, according to InternetNZ, who says it offers a clear and simple framework for future regulation.” The Government has proposed a "utility-style" approach to regulating fibre infrastructure from 2020.