UFB / Ultra Fast Broadband stories
ComCom finds NZ broadband compares well with Australia
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.
Chorus commissions new core routers as part of $50m network investment
Chorus completes build of two core Ethernet switches in Auckland as part of $50m network investment to increase capacity and support broadband retailers.
Chorus to resume non-essential fibre installs at alert level 3
Chorus will resume installations of fibre when New Zealand moves out of lockdown and into alert level 3 next week, the company has announced.
Hands-on review: D-Link Talkbox 2800 DVA-2800 VoIP modem
The D-Link Talkbox 2800 is an AC1600 NBN (AU) and UFB (NZ) compatible modem/router with ADSL2+ and VDSL2 functionality.
30,000 Kiwis get ultra-fast broadband early
Ultrafast Fibre completes UFB rollout early, adds 27 towns and 30K customers to its fast, reliable network.
Clear winners and losers in UFB race, research finds
New research indicates that the adoption of Ultra Fast Broadband in New Zealand has led to 'winners and losers' among businesses.
Ultrafast Fibre to trial 10Gbps fibre broadband
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.
Chorus to roll out broadband offering with 10Gbps speeds
Chorus launches Hyperfibre, eyeing 10Gbps speeds for NZ's Internet era, with 2-8Gbps services soon.
Commerce Commission seeks to upgrade NZ’s emergency calling code
New Zealand regulator proposes rules to protect consumers during power cuts as country shifts to new telecom technologies.
Vodafone, Vocus welcome Com Com scrutiny on unbundled broadband
The Commerce Commission's scrutiny on unbundled broadband pricing is a step in the right direction, according to Vocus Group and Vodafone.
Enable celebrates 100,000th connection as Rugby World Cup nears
Enable nets 100k users, urges switch to fibre for Rugby Cup streams.
Chorus says the clock's ticking if you want UFB before the Rugby World Cup
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.
Vodafone and PNSol champion new ‘invisble network’ broadband project
Broadband Forum has launched Broadband QED, a project aimed at enhancing the quality of broadband networks, led by Vodafone and Predictable Network Solutions.
Chorus to expand Wi-Fi trials following Christchurch success
Chorus and N4L announced they are expanding a trial that uses Chorus network infrastructure to bring free internet into the homes of students.
Vocus Group and Vodafone partner to unbundle UFB services
The two companies say the move will reduce the dependence on Chorus for themselves and other RSPs.
Stuff takes 100% ownership of Stuff Fibre
Media entity Stuff has acquired the internet service provider Stuff Fibre, allowing it to continue building a great internet service for New Zealanders.
Bridging the gap: how to bring world-class fibre speeds to rural businesses
Why the UFB's urban focus shouldn't inhibit rural businesses from attaining a fibre-grade broadband connection.
Kiwis across the country continue to embrace UFB
The number of New Zealand households and businesses connected to ultra-fast broadband (UFB) has increased by 11%...
Let's be known for punching above our weight - IDC releases annual telco report
IDC report reveals New Zealand's telecom retailers shifting to digital services providers in the land of digital opportunities.
Who offers the best broadband for gaming? We're about to find out
The finalists of the Broadband Compare awards have been announced in anticipation of the event, set to take place November 2nd 2017.
When are HSNS tail extensions going to be a thing?
Chorus HSNS pricing makes no sense and makes the product harder to buy.
Kiwi health group concerned about Govt. rural broadband pledge
Why should New Zealanders who don’t live in cities be the last to be supported?.
Ultra-fast broadband is coming your way as government invests another $270 million
The UK Government is investing £270 million to extend broadband coverage to more towns and households, bringing the completion of the network forward by two years.
New consent regime makes access to ultra-fast broadband easier & faster
This will help us achieve our target of providing up to 85% of New Zealanders with access to fibre by the end of 2024.