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  • 7 Aug, 2017 8:20am
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COMMENT: How to get the best out of your broadband provider.
  • 24 Jul, 2017 4:02pm
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Last year was the first time we'd talked more on our cellphones than landlines.
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  • 5 Jul, 2017 5:00am
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COMMENT: There are signs much of the country is in great shape for new connected world.
  • 21 Jun, 2017 9:39am
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Kiwis are paying about $4 a month less for their broadband than they were a year ago
  • 19 Jun, 2017 11:10am
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An Auckland man is unhappy after fibre-optic installation left a 3m crack in his driveway
  • 8 Jun, 2017 8:48pm
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The Government's flagship Ultra-Fast Broadband project is now exceeding expectations
  • 11 May, 2017 2:13pm
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Ultra-Fast Broadband uptake has hit over 33 per cent according to latest figures.
  • 24 Apr, 2017 2:11pm
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Chorus joins ASX200, bringing to 8 the number of NZX-listed Kiwi firms in Aussie benchmark
  • 4 Apr, 2017 3:43pm
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Vodafone, Spark, and Vodafone are pooling together to pitch for rural services contract.
  • 26 Mar, 2017 5:00am
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Officials will remind all schools that compulsory "BYO device" policies are illegal.
  • 21 Mar, 2017 6:30am
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New Zealand forces will get higher speed data in the field from a satellite launched as part of a multi-national project.
  • 2 Mar, 2017 3:32pm
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Some 50,000 Slingshot customers will be offered power to go along with their broadband this month as the company branches into new
  • 23 Feb, 2017 10:26am
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Sky TV's shares have been hammered with investors wiping $293 million off the value.
  • 20 Feb, 2017 5:58pm
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Mark Ratcliffe says he has achieved more than he dreamed was possible as chief executive of Chorus and that he is leaving the telecommunications
  • 20 Feb, 2017 3:55pm
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Chorus is boosting efforts to switch customers using ADSL copper-based broadband services to faster VDSL or fibre technology.
  • 30 Jan, 2017 12:00pm
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Plea after man punched Police are appealing for information after an 18-year-old was punched in the neck as he worked on his tablet
  • 27 Jan, 2017 7:00am
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Twenty-one Northland towns are to get hooked up in a $33 million rollout of ultra fast broadband (UFB) over the next six years, under
  • 26 Jan, 2017 12:02pm
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The Government's Ultra-Fast Broadband (UFB) programme is being extended to 10 more towns in the Bay of Plenty, including Te Puke and
  • 22 Dec, 2016 10:48am
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The Commerce Commission has backed away from Spark's wholesale voice services and asks Simon Bridges revisit the issue in two years.
  • 13 Dec, 2016 12:39pm
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Waikato towns are on the list but businesses are sick of waiting for ultra-fast broadband. And some have even taken matters into their own hands. Made with funding from NZ On Air.
  • 12 Dec, 2016 11:28am
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Billing disputes are the main issue for utility customers but the number of those complaining about disconnections is growing.
  • 8 Dec, 2016 3:21pm
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The Ultra-Fast Broadband build on Auckland's Waiheke Island is now complete, meaning more than 5600 local homes and businesses can
  • 15 Nov, 2016 2:27pm
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West Coast residents have been asked to protect the broadband fibre optic cable after the eastern cable was lost in the earthquakes early yesterday.
  • 14 Nov, 2016 4:12pm
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What you need to know about the earthquake and tsunami and what people in the above coastal areas should do.
  • 1 Nov, 2016 1:51pm
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Chorus director Mark Cross sees an opportunity for the telecommunications network operator's share price to be re-rated by the market.
  • 28 Oct, 2016 12:35pm
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Some 400k internet users in NZ are on a slower form of internet connection than is available, with almost no cost involved in changing to the faster version.
  • 19 Oct, 2016 7:05am
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Watch NZH Focus: The project to lay a submarine cable connecting New Zealand Australia is about to enter its final stage.
  • 11 Oct, 2016 2:59pm
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COMMENT: The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphone is an unmitigated disaster for the Korean electronics giant, writes Juha Saarinen.
  • 5 Oct, 2016 8:10pm
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COMMENT: If you send anything sensitive, embarrassing, private or otherwise risky stuff, use strong encryption.
  • 30 Sep, 2016 12:18pm
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Software engineer Donald Gordon moved to Whanganui because of the local council's investment in fibre broadband. Now other councils are being urged to take lead in boosting regional economies. Made with funding from NZ on Air
  • 28 Sep, 2016 8:27am
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COMMENT: We need to stop handing criminals and spies easy access to digital weapons of mass destruction.
  • 22 Sep, 2016 2:29pm
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Trustpower has been hauled through the courts and fined $390,000 for misleading consumers over a campaign for an unlimited broadband deal.
  • 21 Sep, 2016 2:00pm
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Imagine being able to download the entire Game of Thrones series in high definition in less than one second.
  • 21 Sep, 2016 5:00am
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COMMENT: Plethora of sub-sea cables blast away tyranny of distance as New Zealand's internet just gets faster.
  • 14 Sep, 2016 12:10pm
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Australian internet users are casting a jealous eye over the Tasman and liking the look of the speeds we're being offered.
  • 8 Aug, 2016 3:45pm
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The Government's latest quarterly report shows up to 2.4 million Kiwis can now get access to high-speed internet.
  • 25 Jul, 2016 10:15am
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The AOL-Yahoo merger could take place in a wholly unexpected manner - thanks to Verizon, the largest phone carrier in the US.
  • 19 Jul, 2016 5:30am
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A growing number of people say they are frustrated and annoyed with telecommunications provider Chorus.
  • 8 Jul, 2016 3:10pm
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Following the Herald's coverage of poorly laid fibre cables, Chorus' CEO says his workforce is stretched beyond capacity.
  • 6 Jul, 2016 11:51am
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Chorus was warned standards would fall, says union.
  • 6 Jul, 2016 5:00am
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Newly installed fibre broadband wires were chewed by a pet dog after installers nailed the cables to the dog enclosure, an internet user complains.
  • 2 Jun, 2016 3:00pm
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The final cell site in the nationwide Rural Broadband Initiative has been switched on in Waipu.
  • 3 May, 2016 10:16am
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  • 31 Jan, 2016 8:00am
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Three of the Bay's most remote schools are part of 49 country schools now connected to faster broadband just in time for the start of term one, says Communications Minister Amy Adams.
  • 10 Dec, 2014 5:00am
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If there is any justice, there is a special place reserved in hell for people who make a living designing the way computers "talk" to you. The capacity of programmers to make stuff only they can understand flash up on the screen is as mysterious as the Im
  • 26 Nov, 2014 7:25pm
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  • 17 Oct, 2014 8:37am
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Chorus has decided not to anger its customers, and has pulled the proposals that could have led to slower broadband performance for everyone.
  • 18 Sep, 2014 5:00am
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TheCloud chief executive Bruce Trevarthen says cloud computing is entering an evolutionary phase where cloud services will be available on an hourly basis.