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Orcon: ComCom decision means better deals for Kiwis
Chief Executive Scott Bartlett sees substantial reduction of broadband and telephone packages following a recent Commerce Commission ruling.
Telecom under ComCom investigation
Is Telecom Wholesale likely to have discriminated against telecos in favour of Telecom Retail?
Backhaul services draft reports released
The Commerce Commission seeks feedback on a revised draft report on copper local loop backhaul services.
Government not "ambitious enough" in rural broadband plans
Federated Farmers says the potential of rural broadband is being underplayed...
Last orders called on rural broadband plans
The government has issued a request for the final proposals for its Rural Broadband initiative.
SolarWinds takes 'trial and error' out of Philippine Veterans Bank's network management
Since implementing SolarWinds' Orion Network Performance Monitor (NPM) solution, Philippine Veterans Bank has streamlined its network management and eliminated any trial and error from network diagnostics.
Sitecore appoints leading Enterprise CMS Sales Executive
Sitecore has named Open Text/RedDot Solutions veteran Robert Holliday as Sales Executive for Australia and New Zealand (ANZ).
Xero launches new system GST rates
Online accounting software asks that you to publish all your GST returns from now on.
SafeNet seeks partners
SafeNet's regional sales manager is in the country with the aim of acquiring new partners for the company.
Draft review released for backhaul services
A draft review of the unbundled local loop backhaul services has been released by the Commerce Commission.
Doing it right
Technology projects can grab the headlines for the wrong reasons, but it does not need to be that way.
Business NZ members break ranks over regulation
An influential lobby group has broken ranks with Business NZ in a cross-submission supporting the regulation of Mobile Termination Rates
Spotting the lemon
False claims about green IT can be damaging to all concerned.
IT AS A CURE
Johan Vendrig, CIO for the Auckland District Health Board, sees technology and its processes as the answer to uniting the health sector in its common cause.
Exit Interview - Matt Crockett
On July 1st, four years to the day that he took over as the boss at Telecom’s wholesale division, Matt Crockett will wake up and no longer be a paid-up, senior member of New Zealand’s telecommunications industry.
ComCom flip flops on mobile rates
The Commerce Commission is recommending that ICT Minister Steven Joyce reject Vodafone's and Telecom's undertakings and regulate Mobile Termination Rates.
How I avoid high mobile charges - TUANZ Chair
TUANZ Chairman and Rank Group CIO Pat O'Connell says telecommunications is the bane of the business traveller's life and users are forced to jump through a myriad of hoops to avoid bill shock.
NZ telco market worth $5.5b - ComCom
The total fixed line and mobile telecommunications revenue in New Zealand for 2008/09 is estimated by the Commerce Commission to be $5.
Top ten from Telco Day
The 2010 TUANZ Telecommunications Day on Tuesday was a nine-hour talkfest that provided a comprehensive insight into the thinking of telcos, users, regulators and policy makers.
Vodafone's $12 plan prompts ComCom rethink
ICT Minister Steven Joyce claims his decision on whether to regulate mobile termination rates is on track, despite the Commerce Commission appearing to back down on its recommendation.
ComCom ordered to reconsider TSO
The Commerce Commission has been ordered by the High Court to reconsider the way it calculates the amount telcos must pay to enable a rural telephony service.
Credibility of ComCom in question - 2degrees
2degrees claims the credibility of the Commerce Commission has been drawn into question following its recommendation that mobile termination rates not be regulated.
US backer eyes full ownership of 2degrees
The US investor in 2degrees has been cleared by the Overseas Investment Office to acquire 100% of the fledgling mobile company.
2degrees slams ComCom recommendation
[UPDATED - Vodafone, Telecom, TUANZ reaction] The Commerce Commission has "squandered a golden opportunity" according to 2degrees regulatory and commercial manager Bill McCabe.