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Fibre stories - Page 3

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High-speed fibre overtakes DSL internet for first time in OECD countries
Tue, 3rd Aug 2021
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High-speed fibre internet subscriptions have overtaken copper-wire DSL connections across OECD countries, according to new data.
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NEC uses AI to detect and locate optical fibre issues by analysing vibrations
Thu, 1st Jul 2021
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NEC launches AI solution to detect and pinpoint issues in optical fibre by analysing vibrations, aiding in infrastructure maintenance.
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Orcon launches 8Gbps broadband plan
Wed, 2nd Jun 2021
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Orcon launches 8Gbps broadband plan, doubling the speed of its fastest plan less than 18 months after its 4Gbps launch.
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Commerce Commission lays out max revenues for Chorus
Tue, 1st Jun 2021
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The Commerce Commission has revealed its draft decisions on price-quality regulation for Chorus and information disclosure requirements for fibre companies.
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Commerce Commission maintains regulation of telco services to protect consumers
Wed, 12th May 2021
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UK regulators uphold regulation on three wholesale telecoms services to maintain competition and protect consumers.
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ComCom to revise process for implementing new regulatory regime for Chorus
Sat, 1st May 2021
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Since receiving Chorus proposal, the Commission has identified the need to update the indicative process it set out in September 2020.
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Faster fibre plans, says Commerce Commission
Tue, 13th Apr 2021
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The performance of Fibre Max plans has substantially improved, according to the Commerce Commission’s Measuring Broadband New Zealand report.
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Vodafone NZ fast-tracks regional investment programme
Thu, 18th Feb 2021
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Vodafone New Zealand is fast-tracking its regional investment program to improve mobile phone and internet coverage across the country.
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First West Coast fibre enabled RCG site goes live
Wed, 17th Feb 2021
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The first West Coast fibre enabled cell site, called Fox West, has gone live providing 4G wireless broadband and mobile calling services in New Zealand.
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Chorus looking to spend $1.6 billion - ComCom seeks feedback
Mon, 15th Feb 2021
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The Commerce Commission is consulting on a proposal from Chorus to spend $1.6 billion over the first three years of the new fibre regulatory regime.
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Commerce Commission to promote competition in telco markets
Tue, 2nd Feb 2021
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Commerce Commission launches survey for stakeholders to provide input on new regulations for fibre service providers in New Zealand.
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Christchurch's Enable chief exec to step down
Tue, 15th Dec 2020
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Fuller has led the fibre network provider since its inception in 2007. He will step down between July and September in 2021.
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ComCom testing programme improves NZ broadband performance
Fri, 11th Dec 2020
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The Commerce Commission's Measuring Broadband New Zealand programme has helped to identify and fix network problems.
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ComCom seeks increase in telecommunications, fibre funding
Thu, 10th Dec 2020
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Commerce Commission seeks feedback on funding for regulation of telecommunications, electricity, and gas sectors. Increased funding proposed.
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Commerce Commission finalises consumer protections for withdrawal of copper phone and broadband services
Thu, 10th Dec 2020
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The code sets out the requirements Chorus must meet before it can stop providing wholesale copper phone and broadband services, including ADSL and VDSL.
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Chorus launches Hyperfibre across New Zealand
Mon, 2nd Nov 2020
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Chorus has launched Hyperfibre, the next-gen broadband technology, across New Zealand, offering faster speeds and changing the digital landscape for Kiwis.
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The growing need for a dual focus with enterprise connectivity
Wed, 7th Oct 2020
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COVID-19 has highlighted the need for reliable enterprise networks to accommodate remote access, with Chorus offering connectivity solutions for businesses.
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Commerce Commission confirms approach to enforcing telco obligations
Fri, 2nd Oct 2020
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Commerce Commission releases guidance on monitoring and enforcing obligations of telecom operators to offer wholesale services on non-discriminatory basis.
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Commerce Commission unveils proposed approach to fibre regulation
Wed, 16th Sep 2020
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New Zealand's Commerce Commission has outlined its proposed process and approach to regulate fibre access services.
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Enable urges Christchurch locals to switch to fibre broadband
Mon, 31st Aug 2020
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More than 120,000 customers in Christchurch are now using fibre broadband for their internet connections, according to provider Enable.
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Chorus describes goals as it posts $52m profit
Mon, 24th Aug 2020
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As the copper withdrawal looms, Chorus is looking at how it can leverage its fibre network to provide new products and services across the country.
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'Money grabbing, tone deaf' - Vocus, Vodafone, 2degrees slam Chorus over fibre price increases
Tue, 14th Jul 2020
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Vocus, Vodafone and 2degrees criticize Chorus for raising wholesale broadband prices amidst a looming economic crisis.
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Chorus deploys new submarine fibre optic cable to Waiheke Island
Fri, 19th Jun 2020
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Chorus has begun work on a second submarine fibre optic cable to Waiheke Island, significantly increasing its internet and data capacity.
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ComCom report 'proof' of the need of fibre - Chorus
Tue, 26th May 2020
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Chorus hails fibre as lockdown shows no net speed drop in NZ's broadband, citing the latest report.