Sunday, 31 August 2014 / Published in News, News, Views & Coffee Breaks
InternetNZ has welcomed a move by ICT Minister Amy Adams to top up the six-year, $300 million Rural Broadband Initiative (RBI) with $100 million more in contestable funding if National is re-elected. Ms Adams has also promised $50 million to boost mobile phone coverage in remote areas. The policy would be funded by extending the
Sunday, 29 June 2014 / Published in News, Views & Coffee Breaks, Radicall
2degrees has switched on its 4G network in Auckland this morning, following a three-month trial. 4G now live on 2degrees in 72 sites around central Auckland (see a coverage map here). The carrier says it will triple Auckland coverage by the end of the year. It also expects to make 4G available in Hamilton, Wellington and
Monday, 19 May 2014 / Published in News, News, Views & Coffee Breaks
Telecom NZ suffers large-scale systems failure Nationwide issue also downs Chorus. A systems failure this morning has taken a large portion of Telecom New Zealand’s nationwide users offline, leaving customers without access to online systems for several hours and with no service restoration in sight. The ongoing fault follows a planned upgrade yesterday. Telecom NZ-related
Thursday, 10 April 2014 / Published in News, News, Views & Coffee Breaks