Fibre stories - Page 2
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.
Voyager Internet announces new pricing changes to broadband offerings
Voyager Internet is making changes to its residential broadband, voice offerings and pricing in the wake of rising third-party costs and inflation.
Chorus and Nokia launches first trial of 25G PON broadband
Chorus and Nokia have announced the successful demonstration of 25 gigabit per second fibre (Gbps) broadband technology at the Chorus Fibre Lab in Auckland.
Telstra enters into new RSP agreement with Opticomm
Telstra has entered into an RSP agreement with Opticomm (A Uniti Group Limited subsidiary) to provide network fibre services to customers.
ComCom appeals $2.25 million fine in Vodafone FibreX case
The Commerce Commission has filed an appeal in the High Court against a $2.25 million fine imposed on Vodafone NZ for its offending under the Fair Trading Act.
BW Digital completes acquisition of Hawaiki Submarine Cable
BW Digital has completed its full acquisition of Hawaiki Submarine Cable, with all applicable regulatory filings and approvals now received.
New high-performance cable in the works for Asia
A new high-performance submarine cable is being built to enhance connectivity between Hong Kong, China and Southeast Asia.
Chorus enhances West Coast infrastructure for upgraded telecoms
Chorus has announced the completion of a 250km infrastructure project set to provide the West Coast with upgraded and enhanced telecommunications.
Chorus appoints Programmed as new caretaker for NZ sites
Programmed wins multi-million dollar contract to maintain Chorus' property portfolio in New Zealand, creating over 100 jobs.
Zayo makes waves with world's longest 800G optical wave
Zayo Group has made history with the world's longest 800G optical wave, beating the former world record by 74.5km.
Kiwis are switched on when it comes to telecommunications
New Zealanders are tech-savvy telecom users, embracing new technology and flexibility, according to a report by the Commerce Commission.
Copper cabinet phase out to start for Chorus mid-March
Copper cabinets are soon to be a thing of the past for many Kiwis, with Chorus announcing it will switch off its first copper cabinets in mid-March.
NeoPhotonics tech demonstration proves enhanced data center capabilities
NeoPhotonics has announced new technology components set to enhance data center and telecom networks by providing better operational support.
Vodafone New Zealand completes Australasian telco first
Vodafone has expanded its partnership with FiberSense to Wellington, and is the first company in NZ to utilise existing underground fibre cables.
DSL still experiencing rapid rates of decline in OECD countries
High-speed fibre internet continues to be the most significant player in OECD countries, with growth rates still powering ahead of DSL.
UCG secures Chorus contracts for fibre & network infrastructure across North Island
UCG secures infrastructure contracts with Chorus for Auckland and the entire North Island, spanning network services, maintenance, and fibre provisioning.
Chorus fibre upgrade complete with faster broadband
Chorus completes major performance upgrade for New Zealand fibre customers, boosting download speeds and aiming for top 10 global broadband ranking.
Fibre the most environmentally friendly broadband option according to new research
New research has determined that fibre is the best broadband option for consumers concerned about carbon emissions.
High-speed fibre overtakes DSL internet for first time in OECD countries
High-speed fibre internet subscriptions have overtaken copper-wire DSL connections across OECD countries, according to new data.
NEC uses AI to detect and locate optical fibre issues by analysing vibrations
NEC launches AI solution to detect and pinpoint issues in optical fibre by analysing vibrations, aiding in infrastructure maintenance.
Orcon launches 8Gbps broadband plan
Orcon launches 8Gbps broadband plan, doubling the speed of its fastest plan less than 18 months after its 4Gbps launch.
Commerce Commission lays out max revenues for Chorus
The Commerce Commission has revealed its draft decisions on price-quality regulation for Chorus and information disclosure requirements for fibre companies.
Commerce Commission maintains regulation of telco services to protect consumers
UK regulators uphold regulation on three wholesale telecoms services to maintain competition and protect consumers.
ComCom to revise process for implementing new regulatory regime for Chorus
Since receiving Chorus proposal, the Commission has identified the need to update the indicative process it set out in September 2020.