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New funding for internet research made available
"The money will help our internet community dive into important research that could improve the internet for all New Zealanders."
Online GST changes a mixed bag for Kiwis, says InternetNZ
InternetNZ is pleased the Government has decided on an appropriate threshold for overseas internet-based retailers before GST collection is required."
InternetNZ on how the TPPA impacts internet policy
“Copyright should not be subject to closed door deals. This approach breeds distrust and suspicion."
InternetNZ's new grants round open for applications
"Contributing this money to the work of others means that we can really help New Zealanders make the most of the internet in this country."
InternetNZ on Harmful Digital Communications Bill: education top priority
"The best way to help people deal with the challenges they encounter online is through making sure they have the skills to do so."
InternetNZ announces new funding for internet research
"This most recent allocation of funds shows the diversity of applications the internet has," says John Carter, InternetNZ chief executive.
Industry groups off-chorus on ComCom delays
Acting in haste in ComCom’s wholesale broadband pricing decision could leave ‘the rabbit in charge of the carrot patch’.
D-Day: InternetNZ chief slams Global Mode legal action
“Until they are, any demands for shutting down or public statements prostrating oneself should be treated with the contempt they deserve.”
Lightbox, SKY, TVNZ legal action won't stop piracy
"Efforts to undermine competition like this aren't innovation: they are just trying to reduce our choices," says InternetNZ chief executive.
InternetNZ boss slams mass collection of Pacific data
“NZ should not be collecting mass data on New Zealanders or on anyone else," says Jordan Carter on allegations NZ has conducted mass data harvesting.
Have you registered your .nz domain name?
Do you have a .nz domain name? You may have special registration and reservation rights for the new .nz version, but you’ve only got until 31 March.
InternetNZ to give away $80,000 in research grants
InternetNZ will be giving away $80,000 to help fund individuals and organisations conducting research projects focused on internet topics and issues.
600,000 Kiwi businesses using .nz domain name
.nz continues to be the domain name of choice for New Zealanders in the face of growing competition in the market.
Spark's free Lightbox offer earns praise
Spark offering the service for free to its 600,000 customers is exactly the sort of thing that helps push internet-based solutions into the limelight for mainstream New Zealanders.
Are Vodafone and Spark using ComCom copper prices as an excuse to charge more?
"There occurs the slightest hint of a wholesale price rise and the providers are sending out letters to their customers telling them they have to pay more."
Top 10 internet predictions for 2015, by InternetNZ
"In the spirit of bravery and with the knowledge of almost certainly being proven wrong on many," InternetNZ provides insight into where the internet is going in 2015.
InternetNZ welcomes new trans-tasman internet cable
InternetNZ says the plan to have a new internet cable to New Zealand by June/July 2016 is ambitious but welcome.
Spark launches 'urgent review' of pricing
"Given today’s decision, we feel we have no choice but to undertake an urgent review of our current pricing across both voice and broadband plans."
You can now register a .nz domain
From 1pm today a new .nz registration option launches
Just days to go until more choice in .nz domain names
In just under a week the second level .nz hierarchy you’re so used to seeing will undergo a major change.
Kiwis get ready... for more .NZ domain name choices
Have you ever looked at a .nz website or email address and gotten a kick out of the second level hierarchy? Of course you have.
Policy ushers in new era of choice in .nz domain names
"The change keeps all the advantages of the current system while expanding choice..."
Commerce Commission extends copper pricing consultation
"We take the industry’s concerns seriously and believe that the benefits of ensuring effective industry input outweigh any extended period of uncertainty."
Research grants awarded to find a ‘better internet’
Around the country this week recipients of several InternetNZ grants were a step closer to realising their research goals.