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LPWAN market about to boom, hand-in-hand with IoT - IDC NZ
The low power WAN market is about to get competitive thanks to the rise of IoT, according to a new IDC NZ report.
The Warehouse Group creates new executive role to drive "crucial" IT transformation
“Our strategy is to fix the retail fundamentals and invest in our digital future."
Has Chorus broken the law?
Chorus may have broken the law, or at least proved that they can beat it.
Chorus has an Internet of Things network in the works
"We will be able to offer levels of IoT network coverage that competing networks will struggle to achieve."
4 major telcos pay 90% of $50m development levy in ComCom's draft decision
Today’s draft decision sees Spark, Vodafone, Chorus, and 2degrees Mobile collectively paying for more than 90% of the $50 million levy.
How Kiwis use artificial intelligence in everyday life
Whether we know it or not, many of us are already using artificial intelligence several times a day...
Let's be known for punching above our weight - IDC releases annual telco report
“Having this superb digital infrastructure across the country means New Zealand can take a slice of the growing digital marketplace.”
When are HSNS tail extensions going to be a thing?
Chorus HSNS pricing makes no sense and makes the product harder to buy.
Chorus completes $7 million broadband upgrade to speed up rural internet
Before the upgrades, the residents and businesses in these rural areas could only access broadband speeds of 5Mbps or less.
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.
Dunedin’s free gig-enabled WiFi network expands, creating opportunities
It seems like it was only yesterday that people were getting excited about free public phones, but they are well and truly in the dusty past now.
2degrees names Chorus the primary provider of national backhaul
2degrees and Chorus will commission the new 100Gb/s capacity during August. 2degrees is Chorus’ first national 100Gb/s customer.
Chorus promises to keep Kiwi networks ahead of the curve
Chorus is one of the first NZ organisations to formalise a commitment to a network that exceeds demand...
Chorus continues to make progress on countrywide network upgrade
More than 8,000 households, businesses, schools and healthcare facilities now have access to fibre in Levin...
Consumers gain $4/month net decrease from wholesale broadband price drop
In December 2015, the Commission announced its final decisions on the wholesale prices Chorus could charge internet providers.
Orcon says average monthly data usage (currently 150MB) soon to hit 1TB
Data. You can almost never get enough, which has made it both the bane and blessing of modern life - Orcon says usage is about to skyrocket.
Phase 2 of Ultra-Fast Broadband build underway - who’s town is next?
The second phase of the government’s Ultra-Fast Broadband initiative is underway, with one South Island town and one North Island town first up.
Hokitika region next to get UFB access in latest rollout
“Fibre provides the broadband equivalent of an autobahn right to the door of homes and businesses, and it will future-proof Hokitika."
Fibre providers chime in on country's fastest broadband regions
Chorus’ latest survey of the top ten fastest services for broadband has ruffled feathers amongst three of the country’s local fibre companies.
Chorus reveals top 10 Kiwi cities to live in for fast broadband
“The results show that New Zealanders are downloading, streaming TV and gaming at a huge rate."
Chorus network capacity will continue to grow to meet customer demand
The Commerce Commission just released the final decision in its review of the non‑price features of the Unbundled Bitstream Access (UBA) service.
Chorus' year ahead: UFB roll outs and increased customer focus
“It’s our intention to bolster the support we offer retailers in migrating customers to our fibre network where it’s available."
Kiwis’ broadband habits revealed
"What these numbers are overwhelmingly telling us is that as a nation our average data use is growing fast.”
Creative accounting? Labour questions Phase 2 of govt's UFB plan
"It sounds like creative accounting, and the indications are that Chorus has played hard ball to get the biggest share of the deal on its terms."