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He left his high-flying corporate job as Vodafone’s chief marketing officer in January.
Regional alliance pushes for more fibre
The government's $300 million rural broadband plan doesn't go far enough according to the New Zealand Regional Fibre Group (NZRFG).
Will Chorus open its ducts?
Whether Telecom will allow its extensive network of underground ducting to be open to competitors is shaping up to be a key factor in the success of the government’s Ultra Fast Broadband rollout.
Telecom’s separation – one step forward, one step sideways
Telecom has met the deadline to produce accounting separation reports – but is asking for a variation on milestones its wholesale service is required to meet.
Govt. $1.5b fibre network recipe for disaster – WorldxChange
Nationwide Fibre to the Home service provider WorldxChange claims the government’s $1.
Mother of all IT programmes
As part of Operational Separation, Telecom must comply with a complex set of undertakings which affect the way its IT systems are managed.
Joyce evasive on Telecom separation – Labour
Labour spokesperson for telecommunications Clare Curran claims that ICT Minister Steven Joyce is being deliberately evasive on the government's view about whether Telecom should structurally separate.
Analysts hammer Telecom on govt. broadband plan
Telecom’s Q1 results briefing was dominated by one question today – what is the company going to do about Ultra Fast Broadband? Analyst after analyst questioned CEO Paul Reynolds on what it will do to company profits, the kind of modelling the company is undertaking, whether it should partner with Vector in Auckland, what the ROI on an LFC is likely to be, if Chorus makes up 40% of EBITDA today, how will it effect future earnings.
More bang for your bandwith buck
Users have high expectations about the speed it should take to send and receive large files.
FONTERRA is the largest commercial organisation in the country.
I really enjoyed being on the panel assessing the Top 40 Influencers in New Zealand Telecommunications, published by TR last month.
Separation on the agenda - Labour
Opposition communications spokesperson Clare Curran claims in the
Akaroa to get $1.8m fibre link
Chorus has begun work on building a 35 km fibre optic cable from Little River to Akaroa in Canterbury at a cost of $1.
Tsunami-disaster aided by free calling
Telcos say helping out those affected by the tsunami that struck the islands of Samoa, American Samoa and Tonga was "the right thing to do".
Structural separation not on govt agenda - Reynolds
Since the government announced its final $1.
Union pickets Telecom AGM, customers face delays
Visionstream, which officially began its contract to maintain Telecom’s network in Northland and Auckland today, faces a backlog of work – in Northland alone there are around 900 outstanding faults.
Evolution to Fibre to the Home – the Chorus way
In its final plan for ultra-fast broadband the government rejected Telecom’s proposals, but it didn’t shut the door on the incumbent.
Telecom’s network division Chorus installed its 1000th cabinet last month, of which 400 have been installed in Auckland.
Jewel in the crown
Since Telecom launched its XT Network in May, Gen-i has been clocking up the wins from its arch rival Vodafone, turning the signing of every a major client into a media event.
Business case for high-speed broadband
The National Government’s $1.
You be the Judge
At noon on Thursday 7 May in Courtroom 12 at the Auckland High Court, Justice Geoffrey Venning was to rule on the injunction Vodafone had sought to delay the launch of Telecom’s 3G network.
Race Driver: GRID
"YOU’RE forgiven but not forgotten".