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Spark joins Dunedin’s Gigatown party
Spark Gigabit broadband plans and GigaWiFi coming to Dunedin next year
Chorus completes first Ultra-fast broadband town
Chorus has today announced Oamaru is the first town in New Zealand to have its fibre network completed under Chorus’ ultra-fast broadband programme.
Labour calls out John Key over phone and internet price hikes
Labour ICT spokesperson Clare Curran says John Key can’t duck the blame for internet and phone price increases.
Lower-end customers to be affected as Spark ups prices following ComCom decision
"Given this negative uncertainty, Spark has no choice but to change its prices now."
Spark launches 'urgent review' of pricing
"Given today’s decision, we feel we have no choice but to undertake an urgent review of our current pricing across both voice and broadband plans."
Commerce Commission releases draft Chrous FPP prices
The Commission is seeking views from submitters to see if they think the final UCLL price should be backdated, and if so, what would be an appropriate date for this.
Whanganui 'already a Gigatown', but congrats, Dunedin
"I am sure that if we had been able to participate, we would have done very well in the competition".
Dunedin named winner of Chorus Gigatown competition
As the winner of the Chorus competition, Dunedin is set to become New Zealand’s first Gigatown.
Orcon reveals Gigatown launch plans ahead of tonight's Gigatown announcement
The offer includes personal account managed installation support as well as a free Roku 3 TV streaming player so Gigatown residents can make the most out of their lightning fast internet.
Chorus reduces UFB connection cost guidance
Chorus has signed new service company agreements for the cost of connections to its ultra-fast broadband network.
Wanaka to get locally funded UFB
Chorus has teamed up with Wanaka businesses and Queenstown Lakes District Council to build a UFB network for the town's CBD.
Huge educational spinoffs if Timaru wins Gigatown competition
As Gigatown, Timaru would have the country’s fastest internet. Cabrera says this would increase the institute’s ability to deliver quality education to the region and beyond
Spark, Chorus and Vodafone to pay 90 percent of telco levy
This morning the Commerce Commission has released its draft decision regarding the liability allocation for telecommunications providers.
Commerce Commission Chorus investigation on hold
An investigation into Chorus' plans to constrain copper broadband services has been put on hold.
Chorus connections up; Boost HD 'on hold'
Fixed line connections are up for Chorus, but the company admits its Boost HD is now 'on hold'.
Where is the government's UFB rollout up to
In a recent update, Chorus says New Zealand is ranked first for growth in fibre coverage from 2012 to 2013 worldwide.
How I would spend Chorus’ marketing dollar
It seems as if ‘Gigatown’ is the single marketing focus for Chorus, we look into this obsession.
Chorus outlines UBA and Boost proposals...
"Perhaps the biggest change is the explosion in the number of end-user devices, and the seemingly ever increasing demand for HD streamed online video."
Commission welcomes Chorus appeal judgement
"Today’s decision will allow the Commission and industry to focus on the cost modelling required to set the UBA price in accordance with the 'final pricing principle'."
Commission to investigate Chorus broadband complaint...
The Commerce Commission will investigate a complaint that Chorus’ proposed changes to the regulated unbundled bitstream access (UBA) service are an enforceable breach under the Telecommunications Act.
Is taxpayer cash being used to plug Chorus' copper hole?
"Chorus has had three years warning of the inevitable fall in copper prices."
Govt welcomes Chorus / Crown Fibre UFB deal...
"The Government’s priority is to ensure the UFB roll out programme stays on track and this agreement helps ensures that the build programme will not be disrupted."
Chorus strikes up early Crown Fibre funding deal
Conditional gives Chorus the option to bring forward part of CFH’s existing investment funding earlier in the build of the ultra-fast broadband (UFB) network.
Commission consults on approach to copper cost modelling
"We have been working closely with our external advisors to formulate a set of proposals on building cost models for the telecommunication services we are pricing."