Parliament Techsploded!

, posted: 4-May-2006 18:32

From the Hansard, Question Time in Parliament :
Hon BILL ENGLISH (National-Clutha-Southland) to the Prime Minister: How did Telecom New Zealand Ltd obtain a copy of a commercially sensitive Cabinet document?

Hon STEVE MAHAREY ( (read the entire post)...



Telecom in the clear on disclosure obligations, says NZX

, posted: 4-May-2006 17:37

In the wake of Telecom New Zealand receiving a leaked copy of the cabinet minutes and regulatory proposal, there has been speculation that the telco may have breached its continual disclosure obligations to the NZ Stock Exchange.

The NZX i (read the entire post)...



It's official: Telecom New Zealand to be unbundled

, posted: 3-May-2006 17:24

Telecommunications minister David Cunliffe surprised everyone in New Zealand, including incumbent Telecom, by announcing local and sub-local loop unbundling this afternoon on May 3.

It's the whole works:

Local Loop Unbundlin (read the entire post)...



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):

xxxxxx@geekzone.co.nz
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 customers.read 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)...





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