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UFB / Ultra Fast Broadband stories

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ComCom finds NZ broadband compares well with Australia
Wed, 1st Jun 2022
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A new report published by the Commerce Commission has found New Zealand's Ultra-Fast Broadband (UFB) compares well to Australia's National Broadband Network.
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Chorus commissions new core routers as part of $50m network investment
Wed, 8th Jul 2020
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Chorus completes build of two core Ethernet switches in Auckland as part of $50m network investment to increase capacity and support broadband retailers.
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Chorus to resume non-essential fibre installs at alert level 3
Thu, 23rd Apr 2020
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Chorus will resume installations of fibre when New Zealand moves out of lockdown and into alert level 3 next week, the company has announced.
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Hands-on review: D-Link Talkbox 2800 DVA-2800 VoIP modem
Tue, 17th Mar 2020
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The D-Link Talkbox 2800 is an AC1600 NBN (AU) and UFB (NZ) compatible modem/router with ADSL2+ and VDSL2 functionality.
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30,000 Kiwis get ultra-fast broadband early
Mon, 17th Feb 2020
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Ultrafast Fibre completes UFB rollout early, adds 27 towns and 30K customers to its fast, reliable network.
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Clear winners and losers in UFB race, research finds
Fri, 13th Dec 2019
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dei
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broadband
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ufb
New research indicates that the adoption of Ultra Fast Broadband in New Zealand has led to 'winners and losers' among businesses.
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Ultrafast Fibre to trial 10Gbps fibre broadband
Wed, 11th Dec 2019
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New Zealand businesses with a need for cutting-edge performance cloud software and transfer vast amounts of data are expected to be early adopters of the trial.
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Chorus to roll out broadband offering with 10Gbps speeds
Mon, 18th Nov 2019
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broadband
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Chorus launches Hyperfibre, eyeing 10Gbps speeds for NZ's Internet era, with 2-8Gbps services soon.
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Commerce Commission seeks to upgrade NZ’s emergency calling code
Fri, 13th Sep 2019
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broadband
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commerce commission
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emergency services
New Zealand regulator proposes rules to protect consumers during power cuts as country shifts to new telecom technologies.
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Vodafone, Vocus welcome Com Com scrutiny on unbundled broadband
Fri, 21st Jun 2019
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broadband
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commerce commission
The Commerce Commission's scrutiny on unbundled broadband pricing is a step in the right direction, according to Vocus Group and Vodafone.
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Enable celebrates 100,000th connection as Rugby World Cup nears
Thu, 13th Jun 2019
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broadband
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crown fibre holdings
Enable nets 100k users, urges switch to fibre for Rugby Cup streams.
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Chorus says the clock's ticking if you want UFB before the Rugby World Cup
Fri, 15th Mar 2019
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Less than 90,000 fibre connections are available on Chorus' network before Rugby World Cup 2019 starts. Online viewing is expected to cause a data spike.
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Vodafone and PNSol champion new ‘invisble network’ broadband project
Thu, 17th Jan 2019
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vodafone
Broadband Forum has launched Broadband QED, a project aimed at enhancing the quality of broadband networks, led by Vodafone and Predictable Network Solutions.
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Chorus to expand Wi-Fi trials following Christchurch success
Mon, 18th Jun 2018
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cloud services
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Chorus and N4L announced they are expanding a trial that uses Chorus network infrastructure to bring free internet into the homes of students.
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Vocus Group and Vodafone partner to unbundle UFB services
Tue, 5th Jun 2018
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broadband
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Vocus and Vodafone team up to unbundle NZ's UFB, promising innovation and competitive prices.
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Stuff takes 100% ownership of Stuff Fibre
Fri, 25th May 2018
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broadband
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stuff
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ufb
Media entity Stuff has acquired the internet service provider Stuff Fibre, allowing it to continue building a great internet service for New Zealanders.
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Bridging the gap: how to bring world-class fibre speeds to rural businesses
Tue, 10th Apr 2018
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cloud services
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network infrastructure
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network management
Why the UFB's urban focus shouldn't inhibit rural businesses from attaining a fibre-grade broadband connection.
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Kiwis across the country continue to embrace UFB
Mon, 11th Dec 2017
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nz
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The number of New Zealand households and businesses connected to ultra-fast broadband (UFB) has increased by 11%...
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Let's be known for punching above our weight - IDC releases annual telco report
Wed, 11th Oct 2017
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broadband
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telco
IDC report reveals New Zealand's telecom retailers shifting to digital services providers in the land of digital opportunities.
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Who offers the best broadband for gaming? We're about to find out
Thu, 28th Sep 2017
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gaming
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broadband
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technology gifts
The finalists of the Broadband Compare awards have been announced in anticipation of the event, set to take place November 2nd 2017.
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When are HSNS tail extensions going to be a thing?
Tue, 26th Sep 2017
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broadband
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chorus
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isp
Chorus' HSNS tail extension pricing baffles, hindering easy access to a service with promised high returns for RSPs.
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Kiwi health group concerned about Govt. rural broadband pledge
Wed, 6th Sep 2017
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broadband
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RHAANZ welcomes Govt's $270m rural broadband expansion but seeks fair costs for remote Kiwi communities.
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Ultra-fast broadband is coming your way as government invests another $270 million
Wed, 30th Aug 2017
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Superfast broadband boost as Gov't pledges £270m to connect 264,000 more homes and businesses by 2022.
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New consent regime makes access to ultra-fast broadband easier & faster
Wed, 23rd Aug 2017
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broadband
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This will help us achieve our target of providing up to 85% of New Zealanders with access to fibre by the end of 2024.