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Waiuku 17th New Zealand town to get ultra fast broadband
The ultra-fast-broadband (UFB) installation complete in the Waikato town of Waiuku, potentially connecting over 3628 homes, schools & businesses
Case study: How did Ultrafast Fibre solve their communication issues?
Ultrafast Fibre were trying to operate in a highly-competitive environment using a legacy phone system from the late 1990s - here's how they fixed it.
It's official: 1.2 million Kiwis now have access to faster internet
“Access to better broadband means more New Zealand businesses and students can make the most of the digital economy.”
Kordia speaks out against Chorus and NZ Telco infrastructure
"New Zealand’s UFB network started off with such promise. Do we really want Chorus becoming the NBN of New Zealand?"
How do NZ's SMEs really feel about cyber security, connectivity and more?
“By making it easy as possible for businesses in every sector to adopt the newest technologies, NZ’s economy will become even more competitive."
Rolleston leading the pack in UFB adoption
“It’s a fitting accolade that New Zealand’s town of the future should be leading Ultra-Fast Broadband adoption."
Fibre unbundling will unlock full potential of UFB, says Vodafone
Vodafone is welcoming confirmation from the Government that the promise to open fibre networks to increased competition will remain.
Hamilton's $85 million UFB build comes to an end
The rollout has taken close to five years with a price tag that exceeds $85 million.
Further changes to speed up apartment UFB connections
“Half a million New Zealanders live in multi-dwelling units and apartments and I want all New Zealanders who can access UFB to be able to do so."
Broadbandmap.nz: What technologies can you access?
With the NZ UFB roll out making great headway, interest in what broadband technology you can get has never been stronger.
Hamilton businesses encouraged to make the most of UFB
“Having UFB available now in Hamilton means our business community has access to the country’s best digital infrastructure,”
Chorus pushing away business with security review
I had heard some rumblings about Chorus reviewing its financial security arrangements, asking for double the usual amount - today they did just that.
It’s official: Tauranga is all fibred up
"Access to faster and more reliable broadband is vital in opening up opportunities for those living in Tauranga.”
UFB 'game changer' for Kiwi school
“We’ve found that UFB is the game changer because once you have it, everything then becomes possible; it’s transforming the way kids learn."
NZ's fastest growing city encouraged to utilise UFB
"Having Ultra-Fast Broadband (UFB) available in Tauranga means greater opportunities for our residents, schools and businesses.”
UFB demand strong, says Amy Adams
"All the indicators are that demand for UFB is strong, not just in the cities, but in our provincial towns too."
Tauranga event looks 'Beyond Broadband' to innovative NZers
"We want to encourage everyone across the city to see the benefits and opportunities of getting connected. The Expo is a great way to learn more."
UFB installs to be faster and less painful, Govt says
“New Zealanders want changes made to make it easier and quicker to connect to UFB."
Christchurch: NZ's IoT and smart city extraordinaire?
"Cantabrians are taking to UFB with gusto, with almost one-fifth of all orders in New Zealand in December coming from Christchurch alone."
Copper pricing hurts Chorus profits
"Financial result was, as expected, down sharply on the prior period because of lower regulated copper prices."
Govt signs off another UFB completion
New Plymouth has joined the growing list of New Zealand towns with access to the Government's Ultra Fast Broadband.
Time to reassess your internet services
“Our focus now needs to turn to how we are going to use UFB and RBI to turn New Zealand into a digital economy."
NZers 'chomping at the bit' for faster broadband
Ultra-Fast Broadband (UFB) connections are up 135% around the country, according to latest figures regarding the Government’s UFB programme.
New Plymouth UFB expo offering free workshops for all
A New Plymouth UFB expo is offering free workshops for students, educators, businesses and consumers next week.