WiMAX versus ADSL2+?

, posted: 25-Mar-2006 10:35

"The technologies behind WiMAX should allow for wireless data speeds of up to 40 Mbit/s over
a distance of 10 kilometres using relatively inexpensive equipment. These same technologies could also
offer faster data transfers to mobile device (read the entire post)...



Palmerston North broadband speeds past others

, posted: 13-Jul-2004 23:39

While most New Zealand's broadband customers consider themselves lucky to get connection speeds in the hundreds of kilobit per second range, Palmerston North's business district can network at 10 and 100 megabit per second thanks to a local i (read the entire post)...



Decision on telcos slammed

, posted: 22-Jun-2004 23:32

A scathing peer review commissioned by the Ministry of Economic Development says the Commerce Commission erred in under-estimating the net benefits of local loop unbundling and drew conclusions not supported by even its own analysis.

Local (read the entire post)...



Telecom 'subsidy' hits rivals

, posted: 8-Jun-2004 23:26

Hopes for rural broadband competition have been dealt another blow with Telecom revealing it is using its Project Probe funding from the Government to slash the price of its wireless broadband services.

The result is, in effect, a subsidy. (read the entire post)...



Net voice calls a threat to telcos

, posted: 4-Jun-2004 23:21

For all the ballyhoo about fast internet access, bog-standard telephone calls are still the bread-and-butter
business of Telecom and competing telcos. However, internet voice calls are threatening this cosy revenue stream. Forget about call spe (read the entire post)...



Paying the price of peer pressure

, posted: 1-Jun-2004 23:18

How would you like an internet where your neighbour can watch webcasts of the latest Peter Jackson film premiere in Wellington, but you can't?

Let's imagine that you come up with a Kiwi version of online auction site Ebay. It is a (read the entire post)...



'Peering' changes set to hit internet businesses

, posted: 25-May-2004 23:15

Internet backbone providers TelstraClear and Telecom are changing their policies around "internet peering", spelling profound changes for the internet industry. Peering is internet jargon for the exchange of similar amounts and types of data between (read the entire post)...



Telco's refusal to peer angers providers

, posted: 25-May-2004 23:12

TelstraClear's recently announced policy of charging for peering with its New Zealand network has met with anger from internet providers, some of which threaten to take their business elsewhere.

Under the new peering regime, data traff (read the entire post)...



Wholesale deal better than unbundling, says Orcon

, posted: 20-Apr-2004 23:00

Albany internet provider Orcon is first out of the blocks with a wholesale agreement that allows it to resell a
range of telco products and services to residential users. Inked on the fifth of this month but not released to media until 10 days (read the entire post)...



Internet provider Fast Access in murky domain name deal

, posted: 16-Mar-2004 22:47

Sahil Gupta, the owner of Hamilton internet provider Fast Access, is again embroiled in controversy. Gupta faces accusations of having hijacked fellow Hamilton internet provider Netstream's domain names to enforce
payment of debts owed to h (read the entire post)...





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