A little bit creepy
Stories by Sarah Putt
InspireNet, a Manawatu-based provider of rural fibre broadband, has been shut out of the $300 million Rural Broadband Initiative (RBI) following the government’s announcement yesterday that it will only consider national proposals.
The examined life
If Telecom fails in its bid to become the government’s sole partner in the $1.5 billion fibre network, it would be unlikely to participate at all.
Netbooks are cheaper, lighter and generally operate more slowly than an ordinary laptop -- but should their expected lifespan be shorter?
Ernie sails off into the sunset
[UPDATED] TUANZ CEO Ernie Newman has resigned after twelve years in the role.
It’s not often that a vendor pays a call on a client and comes away with a new job, a new country of residence, and a new life. But that’s effectively what happened to Telecom Group CTO David Havercroft.
My telco week
The telecommunications industry is almost united in opposing Telecom’s latest request to delay its operational separation undertakings.
Telecom's is seeking relief on its operational separational undertakings in a proposal to the government known as Variation 4, but what are these undertakings and why does the telco want them delayed, or possibly scrapped?
Vector CEO Simon Mackenzie claims that if Telecom partner with the government in its Ultra Fast Broadband, the fibre network will be delayed.
ICT Minister Steven Joyce has accepted the Commerce Commission’s recommendation to regulate mobile termination rates (MTRs).
2degrees is promising to launch post-pay deals before Christmas, but at today’s 3G launch it stuck to a pre-pay data offering.
First you say you will, then you don’t, then you do (sort of)