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Flip
Who’s the greatest NZ Internet provider of them all? Winners announced
​The inaugural Broadband Compare Awards ceremony took place last night to determine New Zealand’s best broadband provider. So who won?
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Digital Transformation
Ghana’s oldest ISP turns 20, says bright times ahead for IT in Africa
AfricaOnline says they will continue to invest in Africa's digital economy thereby continuing their journey together into the digital world.
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Chorus
When are HSNS tail extensions going to be a thing?
Chorus HSNS pricing makes no sense and makes the product harder to buy.
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Telecommunications
Will newcomer internet provider Rain reign supreme?
The new internet provider is taking the slow and steady route to win over the South African market, but will it be enough?
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VoIP / SIP
Voyager follows Actrix Networks deal with another acquisition
This marks the latest in a recent suite of similar deals for Voyager, such as the acquisition of Actrix Networks in October 2016.
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Email
Vodafone shuts down 20-year-old Paradise and Clear email platforms
For customers who are keen to still receive the emails sent to their old account, Vodafone will offer a free auto forwarding service.
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Telecommunications
Chunghwa Telecom conducts major senior management shakeup
Chunghwa Telecom’s management team has received a shakeup, with three major appointments to its executive team.
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Telcos
Vodafone shows improved average surf speeds in May
After noticing Vodafone delivered slower average speeds than other ISPs in April, TrueNet have announced a significant improvement in May results.
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Ransomware
ISPs build backdoors into customer modems, creating security breach
Vodafone and Spark are among the ISPs. Their policy is to use the access for troubleshooting, but it still raises red flags.
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Unlimited Internet
Auckland ISP sets up shop in provincial New Zealand
Unlimited Internet has established a Customer Service Centre in Palmerston North from where it will grow its customer base further throughout NZ.
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Bigpipe
Speed isn't everything: 3 vital things to look for in your ISP
ISPs will always try to woo customers with impressive connection speeds - here are 3 crucial factors to consider before signing that contract.
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Cybersecurity
Indirect damage: Why service providers should care about customer security
Offering reliable security solutions from a respected security vendor can be the difference that helps MSPs and ISPs build their brand.
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Fibre
Revealed: Who is New Zealand’s cheapest non-contract ISP?
When it comes to Internet in New Zealand, many Kiwis are led to believe there are only a few options from the major players. However, this isn't true.
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Bigpipe
Kiwi ISP releases 'groundbreaking' app feature
“Customers also face a myriad of issues that can be caused by home equipment. An ISP can't directly control many of these factors."
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Unlimited Internet
What has NZ's leading owned-and-operated ISP been up to?
HD is one of New Zealand’s leading owned and operated ISP’s and they've been very busy over the last 12 months, with new opportunities for clients.
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Internet Service Provider / ISP
Kiwi ISPs in the spotlight - does your provider steal the show?
It's about to get a whole lot easier for Kiwis to choose the best internet service provider based on your needs, and ISPs can no longer hide.
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DTS
UFB business services – how much are ISPs really making?
How much money is being generated by ISPs in NZ from selling UFB business services, uptake of UFB business services and a few other bits and pieces?
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Trustpower
Rumour mill – New Zealand-based ISP about to fail
The IT industry loves a good gossip, and in recent weeks I have heard multiple times that a fairly sizeable ISP in NZ is close to failing.
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Internet
Australia: Good to be an ISP/bad to be an end user
Many people think Australia provides better Internet options for businesses, but this assumption is completely wrong.
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Internet
When should you price match?
Brendan Ritchie's basis for choosing whether or not to match the competitions pricing.
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Flip
Flip winner in customer satisfaction, but Kiwis losing in bundling deals
Flip has come out on top in a new survey of internet service provider customer satisfaction - but are Kiwis paying too much for their bundled deals?
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Internet Service Provider / ISP
Global Mode is dead: a winning move for ISPs
Calling a halt to global mode is the smartest move possible for ISPs in a potentially unwinnable legal dust-up with TV networks.
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Orcon
How to calculate the purchase price of an ISP
It all comes down to how much the buyer wants the transaction to happen and the drivers the vendor has for selling.
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Internet Service Provider / ISP
How to make money as an ISP
Recent changes to the telecommunications landscape have reduced margins on almost every product/service that the average ISP/telco sells.