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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.
Faster fibre plans, says Commerce Commission
The performance of Fibre Max plans has substantially improved, according to the Commerce Commission’s Measuring Broadband New Zealand report.
Vodafone NZ fast-tracks regional investment programme
Vodafone New Zealand is fast-tracking its regional investment program to improve mobile phone and internet coverage across the country.
First West Coast fibre enabled RCG site goes live
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.
Chorus looking to spend $1.6 billion - ComCom seeks feedback
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.
Commerce Commission to promote competition in telco markets
Commerce Commission launches survey for stakeholders to provide input on new regulations for fibre service providers in New Zealand.
Christchurch's Enable chief exec to step down
Fuller has led the fibre network provider since its inception in 2007. He will step down between July and September in 2021.
ComCom testing programme improves NZ broadband performance
The Commerce Commission's Measuring Broadband New Zealand programme has helped to identify and fix network problems.
ComCom seeks increase in telecommunications, fibre funding
Commerce Commission seeks feedback on funding for regulation of telecommunications, electricity, and gas sectors. Increased funding proposed.
Commerce Commission finalises consumer protections for withdrawal of copper phone and broadband services
The code sets out the requirements Chorus must meet before it can stop providing wholesale copper phone and broadband services, including ADSL and VDSL.
Chorus launches Hyperfibre across New Zealand
Chorus has launched Hyperfibre, the next-gen broadband technology, across New Zealand, offering faster speeds and changing the digital landscape for Kiwis.
The growing need for a dual focus with enterprise connectivity
COVID-19 has highlighted the need for reliable enterprise networks to accommodate remote access, with Chorus offering connectivity solutions for businesses.
Commerce Commission confirms approach to enforcing telco obligations
Commerce Commission releases guidance on monitoring and enforcing obligations of telecom operators to offer wholesale services on non-discriminatory basis.
Commerce Commission unveils proposed approach to fibre regulation
New Zealand's Commerce Commission has outlined its proposed process and approach to regulate fibre access services.
Enable urges Christchurch locals to switch to fibre broadband
More than 120,000 customers in Christchurch are now using fibre broadband for their internet connections, according to provider Enable.
Chorus describes goals as it posts $52m profit
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.
'Money grabbing, tone deaf' - Vocus, Vodafone, 2degrees slam Chorus over fibre price increases
Vocus, Vodafone and 2degrees criticize Chorus for raising wholesale broadband prices amidst a looming economic crisis.
Chorus deploys new submarine fibre optic cable to Waiheke Island
Chorus has begun work on a second submarine fibre optic cable to Waiheke Island, significantly increasing its internet and data capacity.
ComCom report 'proof' of the need of fibre - Chorus
Chorus hails fibre as lockdown shows no net speed drop in NZ's broadband, citing the latest report.