Cunliffe to announce unbundling of Telecom New Zealand at 5.15 today (May 3)

, posted: 3-May-2006 16:47

The minister of Telecommunications, David Cunliffe, will make a "major announcement" at 5.15pm today in Parliament according to his press secretary, David McLoughlin.

Cunliffe will announce that Telecom New Zealand will b (read the entire post)...

SORBS wrongly listing New Zealand IP space

, posted: 2-May-2006 13:51

I tried to respond to an email from the Geekzone Master himself this morning, but it bounced back as undeliverable with this error message (various details removed to protect the innocent):
SMTP error fro (read the entire post)...

Telstra's CDMA network cannot be sold off

, posted: 2-May-2006 11:03

Well, there goes Telecom New Zealand's hope for providing CDMA roaming in Australia in the future. The spectrum is being redeployed for Telstra's UMTS or WCDMA network instead, which means that soon, Telecom New Zealand will be the only CDMA (read the entire post)...

Woosh upgrades to 1Mbit/s

, posted: 1-May-2006 09:11

An email from Woosh arrived in my inbox this morning:

Dear Juha, At Woosh we strive to give you the best value phone and broadband packages possible. To further enhance your online experience we are pleased to inform you that we are (read the entire post)...

Windows Live Shopping - but only with Internet Explorer

, posted: 30-Apr-2006 11:12

The excellent TechCrunch site reports that Microsoft has launched its Windows Live Shopping site (hmm... shouldn't that be Live Windows Shopping instead?). But, Firefox users are once again shut out, ditto Opera 8.5x and Apple Safari the entire post)...

Telecom New Zealand's local loop to be unbundled next week

, posted: 28-Apr-2006 18:32

Rumours from Wellington - and that's all what they are at the moment - say the New Zealand government is not just fed up with Telecom's slow progress when it comes to rolling out broadband in the country but will actually do something about (read the entire post)...

Record Skype calls and get Outlook integration with Skylook

, posted: 27-Apr-2006 17:57

Seeing that the Geekzone blogs are abuzz with Skype related stuff at the moment, I thought I should add my 2c to the hullaballo. One thing that I've wanted for a long time is a way to record calls over Skype and thanks to Jeremy Wagstaff's Lo (read the entire post)...

BBC 2.0 going down the YouTubes

, posted: 26-Apr-2006 10:17

I guess it was inevitable given the enormous success "community content" has had lately, but it still seems wrong for Auntie Beeb to head in that direction as well. Wrong in the sense that the tax-payer funded broadcaster does "traditional" stuff pro (read the entire post)...

NVIDIA's Nzone says no need to buy new hardware

, posted: 25-Apr-2006 15:44

A press release arrived from Nvidia earlier, about a new feature on their Nzone "stealth sales portal". Quiet day, and I haven't checked out Nvidia's stuff for ages, so thought I'd write a few lines about the Husdawg-supplied System Requi (read the entire post)...

UK broadband: miles ahead

, posted: 23-Apr-2006 16:41

As I wrote in this blog entry, Telecom New Zealand is trying to soften up public opinion so that people will think everyone's getting 24Mbit/s broadband this year (they're not) and the heat will come off the government to introduce further re (read the entire post)...


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