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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.
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Telecommunications
NZ has about 80 ISPs… for now
Considering that DTS only provides services to businesses, 22nd out of 80 odd providers in New Zealand is not a bad result.
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Cloud
Slingshot best performing broadband provider
Slingshot has been named as the best performing broadband provider in New Zealand for the second year running.
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Wireless Nation
Wireless Nation takes fast broadband to far reaches of NZ
Wireless Nation’s satellite network is taking internet access where traditional broadband doesn't reach and has made it twice as fast.
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Telecommunications
Reduced profits and fewer ISPs – the NZ ISP Market In 2015
Brendan Ritchie takes a look at the increasing difficulty ISPs face in their quest to return a profit for their shareholders
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NSA
Net Neutrality itself might kill our online privacy
In recent weeks, there have been advances in the USA towards providing legislation towards net neutrality.
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NetGuide Web Awards
Spark wins big, pulls trifecta at NetGuide Web Awards
General Manager of Spark Corporate Relations, Andrew Pirie says the NetGuide awards reflected the efforts Spark was making to help its customers take advantage of the digital revolution.
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Fibre
Faster internet and cost savings with Auckland Peering Exchange
When a CDN connects to a Peering Exchange, all the ISPs and other clients in the Peering Exchange can exchange traffic directly with the CDN, resulting in substantial savings on transit costs for both the Peering Exchange participants and the CDN.
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Gaming
New entrant hits Kiwi ISP space
Fibre-only internet provider MyRepublic is taking on the New Zealand market.
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Internet
New ISP scrapes the bottom of the broadband barrel
No limits, no contracts, just broadband. That’s the slogan of New Zealand’s latest contender into the ISP market...
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Next Generation Wholesale
Boost for ISP market as Kiwi wholesaler targets "big three"
"New Zealand consumers and businesses need more choice of providers who can deliver high quality product and enhanced customer service at similar prices to the big three."
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Internet
The simple but effective way to conquer the NZ tech space...
"I’m no Steve Jobs," laughs Seeby Woodhouse, the Voyager founder currently ripping up the Internet Service Provider market in New Zealand.
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Government
State of Orcon; Timeline of events…
Orcon’s on the market, again. Less than a year after Kordia sold the ISP to a buyer group of Kiwi businesspeople, the firm is once again being touted to bidders. Check out Techday’s run-down of events during the past twelve months...
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Internet
Flip becomes one of the fastest growing ISPs
Broadband provider, Flip, has amassed more than 10,000 New Zealand customers in just over a year.
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Cybersecurity
One in eight NZ business IPs exposed on weekly basis
One in approximately eight New Zealand business IPs are exposed to one or more web threats on a typical weekday, according to new Trend Micro research released this week.
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Internet
Cheap trumps fast or bundled as reason to pick ISP in NZ
Among New Zealand consumers who chose their current Internet Service Provider (ISP) within the last 12 months, by far the most common reason for the choice was to get a cheaper or better deal.
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Cloud
Tauranga ISP’s cow* to jump over the moon**
Tauranga ISP wins global competition to send artefact to the edge of space, dispatches toy bovine.
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Kordia
~$80-mil Orcon deal? No comment, says key man
The rumour mill fires up, delivers big numbers as Kordia's sale of Orcon looks a dead-cert - though the man apparently at the centre of everything won't speak.
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Cisco
Who is Sandvine and why should ISPs care?
Techday discovers how the Canadian telco equipment supplier is progressing in the Asia Pacific region.
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Lume
Are ISPs selling more expensive UFB plans?
ISPs are selling Ultrafast Broadband plans that are no faster than dialup, just more expensive.
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Australia
Running an ISP in NZ vs. Australia – Key Differences
Running an ISP that operates in both Australia and NZ puts me in a fairly unique position, one that should allow me to give a bit of an insight into the differences in service delivery on each side of the ditch.
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Unified Communications
Vadacom kicks off in the cloud
VadaXchange business communication system offered off-premise for first time.
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Datacom
Management shuffle at WorldxChange
Kiwi ISP WorldxChange has undergone a leadership reshuffle, following a management buyout that has seen a number of key managers take up stakeholding positions in the company.
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EOL
UFB for $59 per month?
Tauranga-based ISP offers ultra-low prices for Ultra Fast Broadband – so what’s the catch?